Chris Smalling

Born: November 22, 1989 (age 28)

Height: 6'4" (193cm)

Hometown: London, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Centre-back
Team: Manchester United (no. 12)
Chris Smalling of Manchester United gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
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Career History
Senior2007-2008Maidstone United
2008-2010Fulham
2010-Manchester United
International2011-England
Sports Mole has 1,041 articles about Chris Smalling. Articles 1 to 40:
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Burton Albion
Ander Herrera: 'Chris Smalling and Phil Jones were amazing in FA Cup semi-final'
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera lauds the performances of centre-backs Chris Smalling and Phil Jones after the club's FA Cup win over Tottenham Hotspur.
19:36
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Result: Manchester United down Tottenham Hotspur to reach FA Cup final
Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera fire Manchester United into the FA Cup final at Tottenham Hotspur's expense.
19:11
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Manchester United's Chris Smalling happy with "perfect performance" at Bournemouth
Chris Smalling believes that Manchester United's 2-0 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday was the "perfect performance" ahead of this weekend's FA Cup semi-finals.
Apr 18, 23:01
Jose Mourinho winks during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Jose Mourinho pleased with "responsible" Manchester United display at Bournemouth
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is pleased with how "professional and responsible" his players were in their 2-0 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday night.
Apr 18, 22:18
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring the third during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke City on January 15, 2018
Result: Chris Smalling, Romelu Lukaku help Manchester United past Bournemouth
Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku net as Manchester United beat Bournemouth 2-0 at the Vitality Stadium to return to winning ways in the Premier League.
Apr 18, 21:35
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Team News: Jose Mourinho makes seven changes to Manchester United XI
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho makes seven changes to his XI for Wednesday's Premier League clash with Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.
Apr 18, 18:48
Jose Mourinho realises how many points adrift his side are during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on October 21, 2017
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 0-2 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Man United's 2-0 win over Bournemouth, as Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku helped the visitors to victory.
Apr 18, 18:45
Eric Bailly, Wilfred Ndidi and Jamie Vardy in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Eric Bailly welcomes defensive competition
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly welcomes the increased competition for places at Old Trafford.
Apr 18, 18:08
Jay Rodriguez in action for West Bromwich Albion during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal
Result: Manchester United slip up against West Bromwich Albion to hand Manchester City title
Jay Rodriguez earns West Bromwich Albion a shock 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford which crowns Manchester City as Premier League champions.
Apr 15, 17:53
Big Harry Maguire in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Report: Manchester United monitoring Leicester City defender Harry Maguire
Manchester United are reportedly looking to sign Leicester City and England defender Harry Maguire at the end of the season.
Apr 15, 11:12
Manchester United's Chris Smalling scores against Manchester City on April 7, 2018
Dermot Gallagher: 'No issue with winner from Manchester United's Chris Smalling'
Former Premier League official Dermot Gallagher says that there were no issues with Manchester United's winning goal against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
Apr 9, 16:31
Paul Pogba looks dejected during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United on April 7, 2018
Ander Herrera: 'Ashley Young, Michael Carrick inspired comeback'
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera opens up on the team talk that inspired his side to a 3-2 win over Manchester City, led by Ashley Young and Michael Carrick.
Apr 9, 13:26
Paul Pogba scores during the game between Manchester City and Manchester United on April 7, 2018
Manchester United's Paul Pogba: 'Manchester City title win like death'
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba says that allowing Manchester City to wrap up the league title under their noses would have been "like death".
Apr 7, 20:37
Paul Pogba scores during the game between Manchester City and Manchester United on April 7, 2018
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Paul Pogba's price tag has gone up'
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says that Paul Pogba's value on the transfer market has gone up following his brace against Manchester City.
Apr 7, 20:15
Jose Mourinho watches on during the FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion on March 17, 2018
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho sets sights on second place
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho admits that he was never concerned about spoiling Manchester City's title celebrations in the local derby.
Apr 7, 20:02
Manchester United's Chris Smalling scores against Manchester City on April 7, 2018
Manchester United's Chris Smalling: 'We deserved to beat Manchester City'
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling insists that his side were good value for their 3-2 victory over Manchester City.
Apr 7, 19:50
Manchester United's Chris Smalling scores against Manchester City on April 7, 2018
Result: Manchester United comeback puts Manchester City title celebrations on hold
Manchester City miss out on the chance of securing the Premier League title in a record time as they lose 3-2 to rivals Manchester United.
Apr 7, 19:23
Paul Pogba scores during the game between Manchester City and Manchester United on April 7, 2018
Live Commentary: Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Man City's 3-2 defeat to Man United, as the Red Devils recovered from two down to claim all three points.
Apr 7, 16:29
Jan Vertonghen grapples with Sokratis Papastathopoulos during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Manchester United 'eye summer Sokratis Papastathopoulos move'
Manchester United reportedly want to sign Borussia Dortmund centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos in this summer's transfer window.
Apr 6, 22:08
Paul Pogba in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
How Manchester United could line up against Manchester City
Sports Mole looks at the starting lineup Jose Mourinho may go with for Manchester United's meeting with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
Apr 6, 17:00
Jose Mourinho watches on during the FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion on March 17, 2018
Manchester United to back Jose Mourinho with £200m?
A report claims that Manchester United's transfer plans are being finalised by vice-chairman Ed Woodward, who has informed Jose Mourinho that he has £200m to spend.
Apr 1, 20:58
Luke Shaw in action for Manchester United on March 17, 2018
Manchester United to demand big fees for summer sales?
Manchester United reportedly have no intention of accepting any cut-price fees for players that they wish to sell during the summer transfer window.
Mar 26, 12:01
Chris Smalling celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Report: Everton interested in Manchester United defender Chris Smalling
Everton are reportedly thinking of making a move for Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling this summer.
Mar 25, 12:12
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Manchester United 'consider £40m Raphael Varane bid'
Manchester United consider a £40m bid for Real Madrid centre-back Raphael Varane, according to a report.
Mar 22, 11:39
Jose Mourinho covers his ears during the FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion on March 17, 2018
Jose Mourinho 'lines up mass summer exodus'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly willing to offload as many as 10 players as part of a mass overhaul of his squad this summer.
Mar 19, 09:33
Romelu Lukaku scores the opener during the FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion on March 17, 2018
Result: Lethargic Manchester United overcome Brighton & Hove Albion for place in semis
Nemanja Maric sets up one and scores the other as Manchester United overcome Brighton & Hove Albion 2-0 for a place in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Mar 17, 21:37
Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United prepares to take a corner during the Premier League match against Huddersfield Town on February 3, 2018
Team News: Alexis Sanchez dropped to Manchester United bench
Jose Mourinho drops Alexis Sanchez to the bench for Manchester United's FA Cup quarter-final with Brighton & Hove Albion.
Mar 17, 18:34
Wissam Ben Yedder celebrates scoring with Pablo Sarabia during the Champions League round-of-16 game between Manchester United and Sevilla on March 13, 2018
Result: Manchester United crash out of Champions League with home Sevilla defeat
Manchester United are out of the Champions League courtesy of a second-half double from substitue Wissam Ben Yedder in Sevilla's 2-1 win at Old Trafford.
Mar 13, 21:38
Manchester United's Eric Bailly during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Team News: Eric Bailly starts for Manchester United against Liverpool
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly starts for the club in their crunch match against Liverpool.
Mar 10, 11:33
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Huddersfield Town on February 3, 2018
Jose Mourinho hails 'trustworthy' striker Romelu Lukaku
Jose Mourinho talks up striker Romelu Lukaku's importance to Manchester United ahead of this weekend's meeting with Liverpool.
Mar 9, 16:11
Paul Pogba and Oriol Romeu in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Liverpool
Ahead of Saturday's Premier League showdown between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from both squads.
Mar 8, 14:30
Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic in action during a Premier League clash with West Ham United
Manchester United's Nemanja Matic: 'We have to play better against Liverpool'
Nemanja Matic says that Manchester United need to up their game for Saturday's Premier League clash against Liverpool at Old Trafford.
Mar 7, 19:31
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Burnley on December 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho questions Manchester United's home fans ahead of Liverpool clash?
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho appears to question the Old Trafford atmosphere ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash against Liverpool.
Mar 7, 11:56
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Chris Smalling: 'Manchester United proved togetherness at Crystal Palace'
Defender Chris Smalling claims that Manchester United displayed their team spirit as they overturned a two-goal deficit to defeat Crystal Palace on Monday night.
Mar 6, 16:52
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Burnley and Manchester United on January 20, 2018
Manchester United 'set for triple raid on Barcelona'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reportedly identifies Barcelona trio Samuel Umtiti, Andre Gomes and Marc-Andre ter Stegen as possible transfer targets.
Mar 6, 09:44
Roy Hodgson is having a mare during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson: 'No scandal if we had drawn against Man United'
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson says that it would not have been a "scandal" if his team had seen out a 2-2 draw with Manchester United.
Mar 5, 22:58
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Burnley on December 26, 2017
Man United boss Jose Mourinho slams "disgraceful, childish" goal conceded
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that the second goal conceded against Crystal Palace was 'disgraceful and childish'.
Mar 5, 22:38
Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic in action during a Premier League clash with West Ham United
Manchester United's Nemanja Matic: 'We need to do more'
Nemanja Matic says that Manchester United need to "do more" after suffering a scare in their dramatic 3-2 win over Crystal Palace.
Mar 5, 22:21
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Danny Mills: 'Jose Mourinho will be disappointed despite dramatic win'
Danny Mills claims that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho will be "disappointed" in his team's performance, despite their comeback win over Crystal Palace.
Mar 5, 22:12
Nemanja Matic in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Result: Nemanja Matic stunner snatches Manchester United late win over Crystal Palace
Nemanja Matic scores a stunning stoppage-time volley as Manchester United come from two down to beat Crystal Palace in a five-goal thriller at Selhurst Park.
Mar 5, 21:58

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