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Alex McCarthy Biography

Alex Simon McCarthy is an English football player who is a goalkeeper for Reading. A product of the Reading academy, he joined Conference National team Cambridge United on work experience on 26 March 2008 and made his debut two days later in a 3–0 defeat to Kidderminster Harriers. On 2 February 2009, he was on a month's loan with Aldershot Town. He also played with League One team Yeovil on loan until January 2010, during which McCarthy played 44 of their 46 league games keeping all 12 of their clean sheets. Having played on loan with a number of teams, he finally joined Brentford for the first month of the season 2010-11 and played in the FA Cup against Everton. Thereafter, he signed on with Leeds United for a one month loan on November 4th 2011. On January 21st 2012, he joined Ipswich Town until the end of the season. McCarthy has also represented England U21's and was named as part of the 31 man squad to face both Denmark in Viborg and Iceland at Deep Dale, Preston.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Alex McCarthy
Nationality England
Position Goalkeeper
Last Club Leeds United
Shirt Number 21
Career
Clubs
Leeds United Nov 2011 - Jan 2012
Southampton Aug 2016 - Present
Crystal Palace Jul 2015 - Aug 2016
Ipswich Town Jan 2012 - Mar 2012
Queens Park Rangers Aug 2014 - Jul 2015
Brentford Aug 2010 - Aug 2010
Reading Sep 2010 - Nov 2011
Reading Jul 2010 - Aug 2010
Reading Mar 2012 - Aug 2014
Yeovil Town Jul 2009 - Jun 2010
Aldershot Town Feb 2009 - Jun 2009
Southampton Under 23 Aug 2016 - Present
Team Bath Oct 2008 - Nov 2008
Southampton Under 21 Jul 2017 - Present
National
England Under 21 Jun 2011 - Jun 2011
England Jan 2013 - Sep 2016
Stats
Clubs
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Leeds United
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2011/2012 Championship 6 0 0 0 0 540
Total 6 0 0 0 0 540
Southampton
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Crystal Palace
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Ipswich Town
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Queens Park Rangers
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Brentford
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Reading
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Reading
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Reading
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Yeovil Town
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Aldershot Town
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Southampton Under 23
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Team Bath
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Southampton Under 21
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National
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England
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
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England Under 21
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Alex McCarthy Latest News & Articles

Watch out Joe Hart – 6 English goalkeepers waiting to replace you
Watch out Joe Hart – 6 English goalkeepers waiting to replace you
Since Joe Hart’s loss of form, a lot of people have been worried about the state of English goalkeeping. While Fraser Forster may be his only serious challenger now. That doesn’t mean there’s not any that could challenge and will challenge in the future. Here’s some goalkeeper that have the potential to challenge the current […]The post Watchout Joe Hart – 6 English GoalKeepers Waiting To Replace You appeared first on SoccerSouls.
Infographic: Best relegated performers in Europe's top 5 leagues 2012/13
Infographic: Best relegated performers in Europe's top 5 leagues 2012/13
McCarthy, Carroll get England call-ups
McCarthy, Carroll get England call-ups
Analysing the Transfer Gossip (19th April, 2013)
Analysing the Transfer Gossip (19th April, 2013)
There’s always plenty of transfer talk throughout the season. So how much of it makes sense, and how much of it is just rumour? Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal for Bayer Leverkusen striker Andre Schurrle, 22. The German club’s representatives are in London to finalise the transfer. Full story: talkSPORT What’s the story? [...]
Reading 0-0 Liverpool: Match Review - The tomfoolery continues
Reading 0-0 Liverpool: Match Review - The tomfoolery continues
Just gonna share my thoughts pretty quickly about what went down at the Madejski Stadium earlier on today. My word. What do Liverpool have to do sometimes to get the goal. We had 28 blimin’ shots on goal. This even comprises of 11 shots on goal. I guess some credit …
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