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Alex McCarthy

Reading FC, Southampton FC

1 appearance, 0 goals against

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 3: A
0
*(actual F 1: A 0)
100% successful

2013-18


disciplined:
none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
45

Alex McCarthy

Profile

Full name Alex Simon McCarthy

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 3 December 1989 in Guildford, Surrey [registered in Surrey South Western, December 1989].
Height/Weight 6' 4", 14st 0lb [2010].

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2010] &

Club Career

Club(s) A product of Reading Academy, signing for Reading FC on 2 July 2008.  Has spent much of his playing career on loan at other clubs. Cambridge United FC in March 2008, he made one Conference appearance. On 2 February 2009, he joined Aldershot Town FC on loan, playing four league matches.  He spent the 2009-10 season on loan at Yeovil Town FC, keeping twelve clean sheets in 44 league matches. He was also sent-off. He made three league appearances with Brentford AFC at the start of the 2010-11 season. It was later in that season that McCarthy made his Reading debut, on 19 February 2011. On 4 November 2011, he was loaned to Leeds United AFC and made six league appearances. On 8 January 2012, McCarthy joined Ipswich Town FC on loan for another ten league matches. Up until 29 August 2014, he had played in seventy league matches for Reading before turning down Liverpool FC to sign for Queen's Park Rangers FC, he made just three Premier League appearances in his only season, being understudy to Rob Green. On 23 July 2015, McCarthy joined Crystal Palace FC for three and a half million pounds. He made seven Premier League appearances before joing Southampton FC on 1 August 2016, as understudy to the England understudy, Fraser Forster. He hade made eighteen Premier League appearances up until 2017-18 season.
Club honours None
Individual honours Football League Young Player of the Month March 2011
Distinctions None

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2010].

England Career

Player number 1240th player to appear for England, and the 113th goalkeeper
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First & Last match No. 990, 15 November 2018, England 3 USA 0, a Wayne Rooney Foundation friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (ht), aged 28 years 347 days
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England U21 (three appearances, 2010-11), England U19 (squad member 2009)
Distinctions None


The Numbers

Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Starts sub bench Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
5 1 0 0 ▲1
0
6 45 0 0 min none 1 100% none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

All Records

Venue/Colour/Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home venue
Yellow uniform
Friendly match
1 1 0 0 3 0 +1 0 0 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Tournament Record
 
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2016-18 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 =0 -0

 
Nations League Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
NLP 2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 =0 -0

Match History

 Club: Reading F.C. - no full appearances

Manager: Roy Hodgson - no full appearancesx


Age 23
919 29 May 2013 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley tour HD unused sub 20
920 2 June 2013 - Brazil 2 England 2, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio AD 18
  

 Club: Southampton F.C. - one full appearance (45 min)

Manager: Sam Allardyce - no full appearancesx


Age 26
960 4 September 2016 - Slovakia 0 England 1, Štadión Antona Malatinskeho, Trnava WCP AW unused sub 22
  

 

Manager: Gareth Southgate - one full appearance (45 min)x


Age 28
986 8 September 2018 - England 1 Spain 2, The National Stadium, Wembley NLP HL unused sub 22
987 11 September 2018 - England 1 Switzerland 0, King Power Stadium, Leicester Fr HW 21
988 12 October 2018 - Croatia 0 England 0, Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka NLP AD withdrawn
squad member
989 15 October 2018 - Spain 2 England 3, Estadio Benito Villamarín, Sevilla AW
1 990 15 November 2018 - England 3 USA 0, The National Stadium, Wembley (substituting @ 2-0) Fr HW sub ▲ht 21
991 18 November 2018 - England 2 Croatia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley NLP HW unused sub 21

Matches in pics
Alex McCarthy

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