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James McArthur Biography

James McArthur is a Scottish footballer who currently plays for Premier League club Wigan Athletic and the Scotland national football team. His profile is that of a central midfielder. McArthur started his career at Hamilton Academical and was part of the team that won the 2007–08 Scottish First Division title. He made over 190 appearances for Hamilton before joining Wigan in July 2010.. He made his debut in January 2005 against Ross County.. Such was his progress that he was given the captaincy for Hamilton against Aberdeen in February 2008 for a Scottish Cup tie and nominated for the First Division Player of the Year for the 2007–08 season, owing to his imporessive statistics. On 5 April 2010, McArthur went on a three-day visit to Premier League club Wigan Athletic with a view to a permanent move in the summer. He signed a four-year contract at the DW Stadium on 23 July for a fee of around £500,000. James scored his first goal for Wigan in a 3–1 loss to Tottenham Hotspur but followed it up two games later with a winning goal over Bolton.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name James McArthur
Nationality Scotland
Position Midfielder
Current Club Crystal Palace
Shirt Number 18
Career
Clubs
Crystal Palace Sep 2014 - Present
Wigan Athletic Jul 2010 - Aug 2014
Hamilton Academical Jul 2005 - Jul 2010
Crystal Palace Under 23 Jul 2017 - Present
National
Scotland Jan 2008 - Oct 2017
Stats
Clubs
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Crystal Palace
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Premier League 14 2 0 2 0 815
League Cup 1 2 0 0 0 90
2016/2017 Premier League 29 5 3 5 0 2010
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 61
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 25
2015/2016 Premier League 28 2 2 5 0 2193
FA Cup 2 0 0 1 0 136
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 75
2014/2015 Premier League 32 2 0 6 0 2607
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
Total 110 13 5 19 0 8102
Wigan Athletic
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Hamilton Academical
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National
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Scotland
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 8 2 1 2 0 428
2016 France EC Qualification 5 1 0 0 0 153
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 6 0 0 1 0 336
2011 Nations Cup 2 1 0 0 0 92
Total 21 4 1 3 0 1009

James McArthur Latest News & Articles

EPL 2016/17: Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United - 5 Talking Points
EPL 2016/17: Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United - 5 Talking Points
Manchester United saw off Crystal Palace to claim a vital three points.
EPL 2016/17: Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United: 5 takeaways from the game
EPL 2016/17: Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United: 5 takeaways from the game
Manchester United managed to sneak out a 2-1 win over the South London team, What happened in the game?
EPL 2016-17: Crystal Palace 2-4 Liverpool - 5 talking points
EPL 2016-17: Crystal Palace 2-4 Liverpool - 5 talking points
Liverpool and Crystal Palace were involved in a thrilling 6 goal affair and here are the 5 talking points from the game.
EPL 2016-17: Crystal Palace 2-4 Liverpool - Player Ratings
EPL 2016-17: Crystal Palace 2-4 Liverpool - Player Ratings
Liverpool put on an attacking masterclass to outscore Crystal Palace 4-2 at Selhurst Park, underlining their title credentials on the way.
Highlights: Thomas Muller brace gives Germany 3-2 win over Scotland in Euro 2016 qualifier
Highlights: Thomas Muller brace gives Germany 3-2 win over Scotland in Euro 2016 qualifier
Muller grabbed a brace and an assist in a Man of the Match performance against Scotland
European Team of the Week
European Team of the Week
Using our unique rating system, we formulate a highest rated XI from Europe's top 5 leagues this past week, featuring Barcelona's Lional Messi and West Ham United star Cheikhou Kouyaté...
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