England Football Online
Goalkeepers Index Page Last Updated
23 November 2020
 
 

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

Timeline

  Alex Simon McCarthy

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

Birth 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] &

Playing 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. Woking Town FC, Cambridge United FC in March 2008, where he made one Conference appearance. Team Bath FC the following season. On 2 February 2009, he joined Aldershot Town FC on loan. McCarthy spent the 2009-10 season on loan at Yeovil Town FC. He was loaned to Brentford AFC at the start of the 2010-11 season. It was later in that season that McCarthy made his Reading debut. On 4 November 2011, he was loaned to Leeds United AFC. On 8 January 2012, McCarthy joined Ipswich Town FC on loan. On 29 August 2014, McCarthy turned down Liverpool FC to sign for Queen's Park Rangers FC, being understudy to Rob Green. On 23 July 2015, McCarthy joined Crystal Palace FC for £3.5 million, before joining Southampton FC on 1 August 2016, as understudy to Fraser Forster. Made made the number one jersey his own.

League honours
225+3 appearances,
two red cards
Aldershot FC 2009 loan 2013 three+one appearances
debut (league two): 14 February 2009 Exeter City FC 3 Aldershot Town FC 2.
Yeovil Town FC 2009-10 loan 44 appearances
debut (league one): 8 August 2009 Yeovil Town FC Tranmere Rovers FC 0.
Brentford AFC 2010 loan three appearances
debut (league one): 14 August 2010 Brentford AFC 1 Walsall FC 2.
Reading FC 2011-15 69+one appearances
debut (championship): (sub) 19 February 2011 Reading FC 1 Watford FC 1.
Leeds United AFC 2011 loan six appearances
debut (championship): 6 November 2011 Leicester City FC 0 Leeds United AFC 1.
Ipswich Town FC 2012 loan ten appearances
debut (championship): 11 January 2012 Birmingham City FC 2 Ipswich Town FC 1.
Queen's Park Rangers FC 2014-15 three appearances
debut: 19 October 2014 Queen's Park Rangers FC 2 Liverpool FC 3.
Crystal Palace FC 2015-16 seven appearances
debut: 8 August 2015 Norwich City FC 1 Crystal Palace FC 3.
Southampton FC 2017-20 eighty appearances
debut: 30 December 2017 Manchester United FC 0 Southampton FC 0.
Club honours Football League Championship fifth place 2020-11 (13 apps);
FA Cup runners-up 2015-16 (0);
Individual honours Football League Young Player of the Month March 2011
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 6' 4", 14st 0lb [2010].

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 unused Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt.
5 1 0 0 ▲1
0
6 45 0 0 min none 1 100% 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
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 (⮀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

____________________

CG