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Scott Carson

Charlton Athletic FC, Liverpool FC, Aston Villa FC, West Bromwich Albion FC, Bursaspor KD
4 appearances, 4 goals against

P 4 W 3 D 0 L 1 F 6: A 4
*(actual F 4: A 4)
75% successful

2005-12

disciplined:
none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Scott Paul Carson

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

Born 3 September 1985 in Cleater Moor, Cumbria. [There is no birth registration for Carson]
Attended Ehenside School
Married to Amiee Barton, in Egremont, 17 May 2008. One daughter, Hayden
Height/Weight 6' 3", 13st 7lb. [2004]

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2005] &

Club Career

Club(s) As a Leeds United AFC trainee, Carson signed professionally on 5 September 2002.  After only two league starts, Carson signed for Liverpool FC on 21 January 2005 for £750,000, rising to £1 million.  Loaned to Sheffield Wednesday FC for part of the 2005-06 season for nine league appearances, and signed for a season-long loan at Charlton Athletic FC on 14 August 2006, another 36 league appearances followed.  Another season-long loan ensued as Carson joined Aston Villa FC on 10 August 2007 for 35 Premier League appearances.  Carson finally moved away from Anfield after only four league appearances, and joined West Bromwich Albion FC on 18 July 2008 for £3.25 million and would go on to complete 110 league appearances. On 1 July 2011, Carson was signed for Turkish club Bursaspor KD for an undisclosed fee and made 63 Turkish league appearances, he returned to England when he signed for Wigan Athletic FC on 4 July 2013 for £700,000. He played in 47 Championship appearances up until 12 June 2015, when he was signed by Derby County FC, where he had completed 158 Championship appearances up until 8 August 2019, when he moved to Manchester City FC for a season-long loan.
Club honours UEFA Champions League winner 2004-05; UEFA Super Cup winner 2005; FIFA Club World Championship runners-up 2005; Football League Championship runners-up 2009-10, play-off finalist 2017-18; Turkish Cup runners-up 2011-12; FA Community Shield runners-up 2013;
Individual honours Charlton Athletic FC Supporters Player of the Year 2006-07; EFL Championship Player of the Month December 2017;
Distinctions None

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2009].

England Career

Player number 1152nd player to appear for England. 105th goalkeeper to appear.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 859, 16 November 2007, Austria 0 England 1, a friendly match, at Ernst-Happel Stadion, Wien, aged 22 years 74 days;
Last match No. 902, 15 November 2011, England 1 Sweden 0, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (ht), aged 26 years 73 days;
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2006.
Team honours None
Individual honours England B (two appearances), England U21 (29 appearances), England U18 (two appearances).
Distinctions None

 

The Numbers
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Starts sub unused minutes GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
19 4 1 2 2
0
19 270 4 68 min 3 2 50% none none
Minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
4 3 0 1 6 4 +2 0 2 1.50 1.00 75.0 +2

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 0 1 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
Away 2 2 0 0 3 1 +2 0 1 1.50 0.50 100.0 +2

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Purple 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Yellow 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 0.00 -1
Blue 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Green 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
European Championship 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 00.0 -1
Friendly 3 3 0 0 4 1 +3 0 2 1.333 0.333 100.0 +3

Tournament Record

World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2008-10 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
WCP 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 2006 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0

European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2006-08 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 00.0 -1
ECP 2010-12 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
ECP All 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 00.0 -1

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 00.0 -1
1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 00.0 -1

Match History

 Club: Liverpool F.C. - no full appearances

coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - no full appearancesx


Age 19
827 28 May 2005 - USA 1 England 2, Soldier Field, Chicago tour AW unused sub 22
828 31 May 2005 - Colombia 2 England 3, Giants Stadium, East Rutherford NW 20
  

Age 20
1 b 25 May 2006 - England 1 Belarus A 2, Madejski Stadium, Reading Fr HW sub 53 22
Sven-Göran Eriksson had named a provisional 23-man England squad, with a five-man standby list that included Carson, on 8 May 2006. The Final Squad was announced on 15 May. Carson later replaced Rob Green in the main squad after he withdrew on 25 May, through injuring his groin.
836 30 May 2006 - England 3 Hungary 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW unused sub 22
837 3 June 2006 - England 6 Jamaica 0, Old Trafford, Manchester HW 22
838 10 June 2006 - England 1 Paraguay 0, Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt
WCF
NW
unused sub

22
839 15 June 2006 - England 2 Trinidad & Tobago 0, Frankenstadion, Nürnberg NW
840 20 June 2006 - Sweden 2 England 2, Rhein Energy Stadion, Köln ND
841 25 June 2006 - England 1 Ecuador 0, Gottlieb Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart NW
842 1 July 2006 - England 0 Portugal 0, Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen ND
  

    

coach: Steve McClaren - two full appearances (180 min)x


Age 21
850 24 March 2007 - Israel 0 England 0, The National Stadium, Ramat Gan ECP AD squad member
851 28 March 2007 - Andorra 0 England 3, Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, Barcelona AW
2 b 25 May 2007 - England 3 Albania A 1, Turf Moor, Burnley Fr HW Start 1
852 1 June 2007 - England 1 Brazil 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HD unused sub 13
853 6 June 2007 - Estonia 0 England 3, A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn ECP AW 13

 Club: Liverpool F.C., on loan to Aston Villa F.C. - two full appearances (180 min)  

854 22 August 2007 - England 1 Germany 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HL unused sub 22

Age 22
855 8 September 2007 - England 3 Israel 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW squad member
856 12 September 2007 - England 3 Russia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
857 13 October 2007 - England 3 Estonia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW squad member
858 17 October 2007 - Russia 2 England 1, Olimpiyskiy Kompleks Luzhniki Stadion, Moskva AL
1 859 16 November 2007 - Austria 0 England 1, Ernst-Happel Stadion, Wien Fr AW Start 1
2 860 21 November 2007 - England 2 Croatia 3, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HL Start 1

    

manager: Fabio Capello - two full appearances (180 min)x


861 6 February 2008 - England 2 Switzerland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 12
862 26 March 2008 - France 1 England 0, Stade de France, Saint-Denis Fr AL injured
squad member
  

 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - one full appearances (45 min)  

Age 23
868 11 October 2008 - England 5 Kazakhstan 1, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 12
869 15 October 2008 - Belarus 1 England 3, Dinamo Stadion, Minsk AW 12
3 870 19 November 2008 - Germany 1 England 2, Olympiastadion, Berlin (substituted @ 0-1) Fr AW sub ht 12
  
874 6 June 2009 - Kazakhstan 0 England 4, Ortalyk Tsentralnyi Stadium, Almaty WCP AW squad member
875 10 June 2009 - England 6 Andorra 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
  

Age 25
890 3 September 2010 - England 4 Bulgaria 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW withdrawn
squad member
891 7 September 2010 - Switzerland 1 England 3, Sankt-Jakob Park, Basel AW
  
895 26 March 2011 - Wales 0 England 2, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff ECP AW late
squad member
896 29 March 2011 - England 1 Ghana 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HD unused sub 20
897 4 June 2011 - England 2 Switzerland 2, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HD squad member
  

 Club: Bursaspor K.D. - one full appearances (45 min)  

Age 26
900 7 October 2011 - Montenegro 2 England 2, Stadion Pod Goricom, Podgorica ECP AD unused sub 12
901 12 November 2011 - England 1 Spain 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 12
4 902 15 November 2011 - England 1 Sweden 0, The National Stadium, Wembley (substituting @ 1-0) HW sub ht 12

    

caretaker manager: Stuart Pearce - no full appearancesx


903 29 February 2012 - England 2 Netherlands 3, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HL unused sub 21
  

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