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.
Career History
Senior2007-2008Maidstone United
2008-2010Fulham
2010-Manchester United
International2011-England
Sports Mole has 963 articles about Chris Smalling. Articles 1 to 40:
Chris Smalling in action during an England training session on August 29, 2017
Chris Smalling: 'I have nothing to prove to Gareth Southgate'
Chris Smalling insists that he has nothing to prove to Gareth Southgate after the Manchester United defender was omitted from the latest England squad.
19:57
Victor Lindelof in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Victor Lindelof to be granted new Manchester United role?
Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof could be given a new role in midfield as manager Jose Mourinho looks to fit the Swede into his team.
17:27
Paul Pogba in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho: "Paul Pogba is a different class"
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho describes Paul Pogba as a "different class" after the Frenchman scored one and set up another in the 4-1 win over Newcastle United.
Nov 18, 20:17
Paul Pogba and Isaac Hayden in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Result: Paul Pogba stars on Manchester United return to knock off Newcastle United
Paul Pogba marks his return from a two-month layoff with a goal and an assist as Manchester United come from behind to beat Newcastle United 4-1 at Old Trafford.
Nov 18, 19:25
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Team News: Paul Pogba starts, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on bench
Paul Pogba starts and Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on the Manchester United bench against Newcastle United.
Nov 18, 16:32
Chris Smalling celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester United 4-1 Newcastle United - as it happened
Relive Manchester United's 4-1 victory over Newcastle United and the returns of Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic with Sports Mole's live text coverage from Old Trafford.
Nov 18, 16:30
Samuel Umtiti in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Manchester United 'planning Samuel Umtiti swoop'
Manchester United reportedly turn their interest to Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti after giving up hope of signing Raphael Varane from Real Madrid.
Nov 8, 19:49
Paul Pogba in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho confident over Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic fitness
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hopes to have Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo back in action in time for the festive fixtures next month.
Nov 7, 13:13
Chris Smalling does battle with Ollie McBurnie during the EFL Cup game between Swansea City and Manchester United on October 24, 2017
Chris Smalling: 'Manchester United will bounce back'
Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling warns Newcastle United to expect a backlash from the Red Devils when the pair meet at Old Trafford.
Nov 6, 14:46
Antonio Conte cuts a frustrated figure during the Champions League group game between Roma and Chelsea on October 31, 2017
Team News: David Luiz dropped by Chelsea for Manchester United visit
Chelsea defender David Luiz has been dropped by manager Antonio Conte as Manchester United travel to Stamford Bridge.
Nov 5, 15:34
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the EFL Cup game between Manchester United and Burton Albion on September 20, 2017
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Manchester United
Ahead of Sunday's Premier League showdown between Chelsea and Manchester United, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the two squads.
Nov 3, 10:12
Chris Smalling in action during an England training session on August 29, 2017
England boss Gareth Southgate: 'Chris Smalling dropped due to ability on ball'
England boss Gareth Southgate says that Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has been dropped from his squad due the level of his ability to play the ball out of defence.
Nov 2, 18:17
Jose Mourinho and Mauricio Pochettino embrace prior to the game between Spurs and Chelsea on November 29, 2015
Team News: Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur make three changes apiece
Jose Mourinho makes three changes to his Manchester United side for the Premier League visit of Tottenham Hotspur, while the visitors also bring in three new faces.
Oct 28, 11:34
Eric Bailly scores the opener during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Manchester United on August 19, 2017
Team News: Widescale changes for Swansea City, Manchester United
Swansea City and Manchester United make widescale changes ahead of Tuesday night's EFL Cup fourth-round tie at the Liberty Stadium.
Oct 24, 18:57
Aaron Mooy celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on October 21, 2017
Result: Huddersfield Town stun Manchester United at John Smith's Stadium for famous win
Huddersfield Town beat Manchester United 2-1 at the John Smith's Stadium to end the Red Devils' unbeaten start to the season.
Oct 21, 16:53
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the EFL Cup game between Manchester United and Burton Albion on September 20, 2017
Team News: Marcus Rashford on Manchester United bench
Marcus Rashford starts on the bench as Manchester United travel to Huddersfield Town.
Oct 21, 14:05
Chris Smalling of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Chris Smalling: 'Not many teams will stop Manchester United from scoring'
Few sides will be able to prevent Manchester United from scoring this season, according to defender Chris Smalling.
Oct 21, 10:13
United go a goal up during the Champions League group game between Benfica and Manchester United on October 18, 2017
Result: Manchester United move onto nine points in Group A
Manchester United extend their lead at the top of Group A courtesy of a 1-0 win at Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
Oct 18, 21:40
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the EFL Cup game between Manchester United and Burton Albion on September 20, 2017
Team News: Marcus Rashford, Juan Mata start for Manchester United
Marcus Rashford and Juan Mata start for Manchester United in their trip to Benfica.
Oct 18, 18:36
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Combined XI: Liverpool vs. Manchester United
Ahead of Saturday's Premier League showdown between Liverpool and Manchester United, Sports Mole assembles a combined XI from the two teams.
Oct 13, 09:39
Eric Bailly in action for Manchester United on August 15, 2016
Eric Bailly: 'I must fight for Manchester United spot'
Defender Eric Bailly says that no-one is automatically entitled to a starting place at Manchester United.
Oct 6, 17:24
 A general view of the groudn prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Stoke City at Selhurst Park on December 13, 2014
Crystal Palace, Fulham chase Sittingbourne defender Lex Allan?
Crystal Palace and Fulham reportedly show an interest in Sittingbourne defender Lex Allan.
Oct 5, 16:36
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata wheels away in celebration after opening the scoring during the Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on September 30, 2017
Result: Manchester United beat Crystal Palace to go clear at summit
Manchester United move three points clear at the top of the Premier League courtesy of a 4-0 win over Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.
Sep 30, 16:52
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Team News: Chris Smalling in for Eric Bailly
Chris Smalling comes back into the fold as Manchester United welcome Crystal Palace.
Sep 30, 14:04
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Result: Romelu Lukaku nets brace in strong Manchester United win
Manchester United make it two wins from two Group A matches after recording a 4-1 victory over CSKA Moscow in Wednesday night's Champions League clash.
Sep 27, 21:35
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in action during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Team News: Ander Herrera starts for Manchester United
Ander Herrera starts for Manchester United in their Champions League trip to CSKA Moscow.
Sep 27, 18:34
Luke Shaw of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Team News: Luke Shaw named on Manchester United bench for EFL Cup tie against Burton
Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw returns to the squad on the bench for tonight's EFL Cup tie against Burton Albion.
Sep 20, 19:11
A dejected Wayne Rooney during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Everton
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Manchester United and Everton as Wayne Rooney and Romelu Lukaku both face their former clubs at Old Trafford.
Sep 15, 15:10
Jose Mourinho winks during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Jose Mourinho confirms two Manchester United players to start against Everton
Jose Mourinho suggests that Phil Jones and Eric Bailly could return to the Manchester United starting XI to face Everton this weekend.
Sep 13, 12:19
Romelu Lukaku bags the second during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Result: Manchester United start Champions League campaign with a win
Manchester United open their 2017-18 Champions League Group A campaign with a 3-0 win over Swiss champions Basel at Old Trafford.
Sep 12, 21:36
Anthony Martial celebrates the fourth during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Manchester United on August 19, 2017
Team News: Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku up front for Manchester United
Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku start up front as Manchester United welcome Basel in the Champions League.
Sep 12, 18:39
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'I have no concerns over Victor Lindelof'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that he has no concerns over giving a debut to Victor Lindelof in the Champions League clash with Basel.
Sep 11, 16:22
Jose Mourinho waves after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Preview: Stoke City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Stoke City and Manchester United at the bet365 Stadium.
Sep 7, 14:51
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Chris Smalling to remain at Manchester United?
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reportedly decides to keep defender Chris Smalling at Old Trafford for the upcoming campaign.
Aug 31, 11:37
Victor Lindelof during the international friendly between Sweden and Czech Republic at Friends Arena on March 29, 2016
Victor Lindelof: 'It has been tough start to Manchester United career'
Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof admits that he has found life "tough" at the club so far, having been made to wait for his competitive debut.
Aug 30, 11:23
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Manchester United on August 19, 2017
Jose Mourinho confirms next Victor Lindelof start
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho confirms that Victor Lindelof will make his next start for the Red Devils in the Champions League clash with Basel.
Aug 28, 09:40
Andros Townsend in action for Crystal Palace on August 27, 2016
Leicester City 'launch £27m Andros Townsend bid'
Leicester City reportedly make a £27m offer for Crystal Palace attacker Andros Townsend ahead of the close of the transfer window.
Aug 27, 22:45
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Leicester City 'eye Chris Smalling'
Leicester City reportedly prepare a bid for Manchester United's out-of-favour centre-back Chris Smalling.
Aug 27, 13:40
Harry Maguire celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion on August 19, 2017
Leicester City's Harry Maguire "delighted" with England call-up
Harry Maguire intends to "keep working hard" in order to force his way into England boss Gareth Southgate's plans for a starting spot against Malta and Slovakia.
Aug 26, 21:00
Daley Blind mounts Romelu Lukaku during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Manchester United on August 19, 2017
Ryan Giggs: 'Manchester United will be very tough to stop'
Ryan Giggs believes that rival sides face a tricky task attempting to stop Manchester United lifting the league title following his former side's impressive start.
Aug 22, 15:14



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1Manchester CityMan City1211104073334
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Watford125341921-218
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124441313016
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham122371125-149
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185
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