Alex McCarthy

Born: December 3, 1989 (age 26)

Height: 6'4" (193cm)

Hometown: Guildford, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Goalkeeper
Team: Crystal Palace (no. 12)
Alex McCarthy of Crystal Palace during the 2015 Cape Town Cup Final match between Crystal Palace FC and Sporting Lisbon at Cape Town Stadium on July 26, 2015
Career History
Senior2007-2014Reading
→ 2007Woking (loan)
→ 2008Cambridge United (loan)
→ 2009Aldershot Town (loan)
→ 2009-2010Yeovil Town (loan)
→ 2010Brentford (loan)
→ 2011-2012Leeds United (loan)
→ 2012Ipswich Town (loan)
2014-2015Queens Park Rangers
2015-Crystal Palace
Sports Mole has 221 articles about Alex McCarthy. Articles 1 to 40:
Alex McCarthy of Crystal Palace during the 2015 Cape Town Cup Final match between Crystal Palace FC and Sporting Lisbon at Cape Town Stadium on July 26, 2015
Alex McCarthy apologises to Crystal Palace fans for error against Liverpool
Crystal Palace goalkeeper Alex McCarthy apologises to fans for his error that gifted 10-man Liverpool a route back into their Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Mar 6, 21:10
Joe Ledley celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on March 6, 2016
Joe Ledley: 'Defeat to Liverpool is devastating'
Crystal Palace midfielder Joe Ledley admits that his side's 2-1 defeat to 10-man Liverpool at Selhurst Park is "devastating".
Mar 6, 16:21
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew salivates during the game at Bournemouth on December 26, 2015
Alan Pardew feels "robbed" after loss to Liverpool
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew feels that his side were "robbed" in their 2-1 defeat to Liverpool after the 10-man Reds won with a late Christian Benteke penalty.
Mar 6, 16:12
Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on March 6, 2016
Result: Ten-man Liverpool end Crystal Palace hoodoo with late penalty
Liverpool come from behind with 10 men to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 courtesy of a late Christian Benteke penalty at Selhurst Park.
Mar 6, 15:28
Daniel Sturridge looks on during the Europa League game between Liverpool and Augsburg on February 25, 2016
Team News: Philippe Coutinho, Daniel Sturridge on Liverpool's bench
Philippe Coutinho and Daniel Sturridge will start Liverpool's match away at Crystal Palace among the substitutes.
Mar 6, 12:41
Divock Origi and Yohan Cabaye in action during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on March 6, 2016
Live Commentary: Crystal Palace 1-2 Liverpool - as it happened
Relive Liverpool's dramatic 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park as Christian Benteke scores a 96th-minute winner from the penalty spot.
Mar 6, 12:30
Alex McCarthy of Crystal Palace during the 2015 Cape Town Cup Final match between Crystal Palace FC and Sporting Lisbon at Cape Town Stadium on July 26, 2015
Alex McCarthy's Fulham switch collapses?
A report claims that Fulham's pursuit of Crystal Palace goalkeeper Alex McCarthy has fallen through.
Feb 1, 21:57
Alex McCarthy of Crystal Palace during the 2015 Cape Town Cup Final match between Crystal Palace FC and Sporting Lisbon at Cape Town Stadium on July 26, 2015
Report: Alex McCarthy nears Fulham loan
A report claims that Fulham are on the verge of securing the loan services of Crystal Palace goalkeeper Alex McCarthy.
Feb 1, 19:41
Rob Green in action for QPR on December 26, 2014
Crystal Palace 'close to Rob Green deal'
Crystal Palace are reportedly close to a deal to bring in goalkeeper Rob Green from Championship side Queens Park Rangers.
Feb 1, 12:31
Julian Speroni in action for Crystal Palace on October 4, 2014
Newcastle United keen on Julian Speroni?
Newcastle United are hoping to secure the services of Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni, according to a report.
Nov 4, 14:42
Crystal Palaces French midfielder Yohan Cabaye (C) celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole previews all of the coming Premier League action as Crystal Palace welcome visiting West Bromwich Albion to Selhurst Park.
Oct 1, 18:58
Dwight Gayle of Crystal Palace in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on September 12, 2015
Team News: Dwight Gayle handed Crystal Palace start
Dwight Gayle is included in the Crystal Palace XI for this afternoon's Premier League clash away at Watford.
Sep 27, 15:03
Alan Pardew, manager of Crystal Palace looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on April 6, 2015
Team News: Crystal Palace make six changes for Charlton Athletic visit
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew makes seven changes to his side for the League Cup third-round tie with Charlton Athletic.
Sep 23, 18:53
Alex McCarthy of Crystal Palace during the 2015 Cape Town Cup Final match between Crystal Palace FC and Sporting Lisbon at Cape Town Stadium on July 26, 2015
James McArthur defends Crystal Palace teammate Alex McCarthy
Crystal Palace midfielder James McArthur insists that goalkeeper Alex McCarthy is not to blame for the defeat at Tottenham Hotspur.
Sep 22, 17:50
Headshot of Sam Matterface dated August 10, 2015
In Off The Post: Sam Matterface's say on the weekend's Premier League action
In his weekly column for Sports Mole, Sam Matterface pays particular attention to the plights of Newcastle United and Sunderland.
Sep 22, 14:35
Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min celebrates with Tottenham Hotspur's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen (L) after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at
Match Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Crystal Palace
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Tottenham's 1-0 victory over London rivals Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane.
Sep 20, 16:16
Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min (L) vies with Crystal Palace's Scottish midfielder James McArthur (R) during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane in north London o
Hugo Lloris: Son Heung-min will help Tottenham Hotspur go forward'
Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris believes that new forward Son Heung-min will "help the team go forward".
Sep 20, 15:53
Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min celebrates with Tottenham Hotspur's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen (L) after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at
Son Heung-min "very happy" with first Tottenham Hotspur Premier League goal
Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min admits that he is "very happy" after clinching his first Premier League goal following his side's 1-0 win against Crystal Palace.
Sep 20, 15:38
Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min celebrates with Tottenham Hotspur's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen (L) after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at
Result: Son Heung-min seals narrow win for Tottenham Hotspur against Crystal Palace
Tottenham Hotspur edge into ninth place in the Premier League after Son Heung-min's goal earns his side a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace in Sunday's game at White Hart Lane.
Sep 20, 15:22
Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min (L) vies with Crystal Palace's Scottish midfielder James McArthur (R) during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane in north London o
Half-Time Report: All square between Tottenham Hotspur, Crystal Palace
It is goalless at the break between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace in Sunday's Premier League clash at White Hart Lane.
Sep 20, 14:18
Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates scoring the winner for Man City against Palace on September 12, 2015
Player Ratings: Crystal Palace 0-1 Manchester City
Sports Mole rates each player who took part in the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Manchester City, which finished 1-0 to the Citizens.
Sep 12, 18:37
Man City's Wilfried Bony is brought down by Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha on September 12, 2015
Match Analysis: Crystal Palace 0-1 Manchester City
Sports Mole determines whether Manchester City were worthy winners over Crystal Palace in their Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Sep 12, 17:59
Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates scoring the winner for Man City against Palace on September 12, 2015
Result: Manchester City strike late to edge out Crystal Palace
Kelechi Iheanacho scores an injury-time winner as Manchester City register a narrow 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
Sep 12, 17:04
Man City striker Sergio Aguero lies injured during the game with Crystal Palace on September 12, 2015
Half-Time Report: Sergio Aguero injured as Crystal Palace hold Manchester City
Kevin De Bruyne replaces the injured Sergio Aguero for his Manchester City debut against Crystal Palace in a goalless first half at Selhurst Park.
Sep 12, 15:56
Matej Vydra of Watford celebrates after scoring to make it 2-0 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Watford at Amex Stadium on April 25, 2015
Matej Vydra to wear No.7 shirt at Reading
Reading confirm that loan signing Matej Vydra will wear the No.7 shirt, while Lucas Piazon and Ola John will respectively wear 17 and 20.
Sep 4, 10:16
Joel Ward of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 29, 2015
Result: Bakary Sako, Joel Ward humble sorry Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea suffer their second Premier League defeat in four games by losing 2-1 at home to Crystal Palace.
Aug 29, 16:53
Connor Wickham of Crystal Palace and Nemanja Matic of Chelsea compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 29, 2015
Half-Time Report: Stubborn Crystal Palace frustrating Chelsea
Crystal Palace hold Chelsea to a 0-0 half-time draw on the day of Jose Mourinho's 100th Premier League game at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 29, 15:47
Scott Dann of Crystal Palace heads to score his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 22, 2015
Match Analysis: Crystal Palace 2-1 Aston Villa
Sports Mole analyses Crystal Palace's late 2-1 win over Aston Villa at Selhurst Park.
Aug 22, 17:33
Bakary Sako of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mate Jordon Mutch (L) during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 22, 2015
Result: Late Bakary Sako strike gives Crystal Palace win over Aston Villa
A late Bakary Sako goal gives Crystal Palace a 2-1 win over Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon.
Aug 22, 17:08
Glenn Murray of Crystal Palace and Ciaran Clark of Aston Villa compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 22, 2015
Half-Time Report: Gabby Agbonlahor, Carlos Sanchez spurn Aston Villa chances
Crystal Palace and Aston Villa spurn first-half chances at Selhurst Park to keep this afternoon's match goalless at the break.
Aug 22, 16:02
Bakary Sako of Wolves in action during the Sky Bet League One game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Brentford at Molineux on November 23, 2013
Team News: Bakary Sako to make Crystal Palace debut, Jack Grealish starts for Aston Villa
Bakary Sako is handed his debut for Crystal Palace against Aston Villa this afternoon, while the visitors give starts to Rudy Gestede and Jack Grealish.
Aug 22, 14:18
Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates with team mates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on April 4, 2015
Result: Damien Delaney own goal helps Arsenal edge past Crystal Palace
An Olivier Giroud volley and a Damien Delaney own goal help Arsenal secure a narrow 2-1 win away at Crystal Palace in their Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Aug 16, 15:21
Joel Ward in action for Crystal Palace on December 13, 2014
Half-Time Report: Joel Ward stunner pegs Crystal Palace back against Arsenal
Crystal Palace are holding Arsenal to a 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park as Joel Ward's long-range strike cancels out Olivier Giroud's volley.
Aug 16, 14:17
Alex Smithies of Huddersfield in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Huddersfield Town at The Den on August 17, 2013
Queens Park Rangers 'consider £1.5m Alex Smithies swoop'
Queens Park Rangers plot a move for Huddersfield Town's Alex Smithies, according to a report.
Aug 15, 13:48
Rob Green in action for QPR on December 26, 2014
Chris Ramsey: "Rob Green not going anywhere"
Chris Ramsey claims that no formal bids have been made for goalkeeper Rob Green, despite the England international being strongly linked with a move away.
Aug 10, 10:29
Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace and Robbie Brady of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Crystal Palace at Carrow Road on August 8, 2015
Match Analysis: Norwich City 1-3 Crystal Palace
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League match between Norwich City and Crystal Palace at Carrow Road
Aug 8, 17:41
Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Crystal Palace at Carrow Road on August 8, 2015
Result: Crystal Palace down Norwich City at Carrow Road
Goals from Wilfried Zaha, Damien Delaney and Yohan Cabaye give Crystal Palace a 3-1 win over Norwich City.
Aug 8, 16:54
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew looks on ahead of a Pre Season Friendly between Barnet and Crystal Palace at The Hive on July 11, 2015
Alan Pardew: 'No more Crystal Palace signings'
Alan Pardew insists that he will not be signing any more players following the arrival of Bakary Sako at Crystal Palace.
Aug 7, 01:11
Norwich City's English striker Cameron Jerome celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Championship play off final football match between Middlesbrough and Norwich City at Wembley Stadium in London on May 25, 2015
Preview: Norwich City vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole looks ahead to the opening day Premier League clash between newly-promoted Norwich City and Crystal Palace.
Aug 6, 17:09
Alan Pardew manager of Crystal Palace waves to the crowd prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Crystal Palace at Boleyn Ground on February 28, 2015
Alan Pardew praises new Crystal Palace signings
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew says that his summer signings have "youth, ambition and exuberance" ahead of the start of the new Premier League season.
Aug 5, 09:36
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CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516