Chris Smalling

Born: November 22, 1989 (age 26)

Height: 6'4" (193cm)

Hometown: London, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Centre-back
Team: Manchester United (no. 12)
Chris Smalling of Manchester United gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Career History
Senior2010-Manchester United
International2011-England
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Chris Smalling and Mark Noble in action during the FA Cup replay between West Ham United and Manchester United on April 13, 2016
West Ham United plot move for Manchester United's Chris Smalling
Manchester United's Chris Smalling is reportedly a summer transfer target of West Ham United, who are said to value the defender at £20m.
May 3, 15:55
Daley Blind and John Obi Mikel in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on February 7, 2016
Daley Blind gets Wayne Rooney's Player of the Year vote
Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney says that his vote for the Players' Player of the Year award went to centre-back Daley Blind and not favourite David de Gea.
May 2, 20:35
Wes Morgan celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Southampton on April 3, 2016
Result: Leicester City made to wait for historic title after being held at Old Trafford
Wes Morgan cancels out Anthony Martial's opener to earn Leicester City a 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford, keeping the Foxes' title hopes well on track.
May 1, 15:55
Everton's US goalkeeper Tim Howard (L) watches as Bournemouth's English midfielder Junior Stanislas (C) scores his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Bournemouth and Everton at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth,
Preview: Everton vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League match at Goodison Park as Everton entertain Bournemouth.
Apr 29, 17:22
Louis van Gaal is ready for his close-up during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Louis van Gaal to discuss Manchester United future with board
Louis van Gaal insists that he is not looking beyond the end of the season following Manchester United's stoppage-time win over Everton in the FA Cup semi-finals.
Apr 23, 22:31
David De Gea celebrates his side going ahead during the FA Cup semi-final between Everton and Manchester United on April 23, 2016
David de Gea hails "unbelievable" Manchester United teammate Anthony Martial
David de Gea heaps praise on "unbelievable" Manchester United teammate Anthony Martial after he scored a 93rd-minute winner to down Everton in the FA Cup semi-finals.
Apr 23, 21:03
Anthony Martial celebrates his last-minute winner during the FA Cup semi-final between Everton and Manchester United on April 23, 2016
Result: Late Anthony Martial strike wins thrilling FA Cup tie for Manchester United
Manchester United beat Everton 2-1 at Wembley in the semi-final of the FA Cup, courtesy of a late Anthony Martial strike.
Apr 23, 19:07
Marouane Fellaini celebrates his goal during the FA Cup semi-final between Everton and Manchester United on April 23, 2016
Live Commentary: Everton 1-2 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Manchester United's 2-1 win over Everton, as the Red Devils booked their place in the FA Cup final.
Apr 23, 16:15
A general view of Wembley Stadium on May 3, 2012
Preview: Everton vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's FA Cup semi-final showdown between Everton and Manchester United at Wembley.
Apr 21, 17:39
Chris Smalling and Bojan Krkic in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke on February 2, 2016
Chris Smalling relishing Everton FA Cup clash
Chris Smalling is looking forward to Manchester United's FA Cup semi-final with Everton.
Apr 21, 16:48
Chris Smalling of Manchester United gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Chris Smalling: 'Early goal made the difference'
The early goal set Manchester United on their way to a routine win over Crystal Palace, according to defender Chris Smalling.
Apr 20, 22:15
Marcus Rashford is congratulated by Juan Mata after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Result: Marcus Rashford goal seals relegation for Aston Villa
Aston Villa are relegated from the Premier League for the first time courtesy of a 1-0 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Apr 16, 16:53
Chris Smalling and Bojan Krkic in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke on February 2, 2016
Manchester United's Chris Smalling enjoying Daley Blind partnership
Manchester United's Chris Smalling believes that his defensive partnership with Daley Blind is bringing the best out of both players.
Apr 6, 10:07
Chris Smalling of Manchester United gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Report: West Ham United to bid £20m for Manchester United's Chris Smalling
West Ham United are reportedly planning to launch a £20m bid for Manchester United defender Chris Smalling in the summer transfer window.
Apr 5, 14:14
Louis van Gaal manager of Manchester United celebrates victory with winning goalscorer Chris Smalling in the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford on September 30, 2015
Chris Smalling pleased with "scrappy" win
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling admits that his team's 1-0 win over Everton on Sunday was "a little bit scrappy".
Apr 3, 18:19
Anthony Martial celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton on April 3, 2016
Result: Manchester United move to within point of fourth position
Manchester United move to within one point of the top four in the Premier League table with a 1-0 win over Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Apr 3, 17:52
Danny Drinkwater during an England training session on March 22, 2016
Team News: Danny Drinkwater handed England debut
Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater is handed his England debut for the friendly against Netherlands at Wembley.
Mar 29, 18:48
Danny Welbeck of England celebrates scoring the second goal during the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between England and Lithuania at Wembley Stadium on March 27, 2015
Team News: Danny Welbeck, Harry Kane start in Berlin
Danny Welbeck and Harry Kane start for England in the friendly clash with Germany in Berlin.
Mar 26, 19:02
Roberto Firmino celebrates with Emre Can during the Europa League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on March 10, 2016
Result: Liverpool take control of Europa League tie with Manchester United
Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-0 in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 clash to put one foot in the quarter-finals of the competition.
Mar 10, 21:54
Chris Smalling of Manchester United wins a header from Adam Lallana of Liverpool on January 17, 2016
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling eagerly anticipating Liverpool clash
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is "looking forward" to facing Liverpool in their historic Europa League last-16 clash.
Mar 9, 14:35
Chris Smalling of Manchester United gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Chris Smalling "striving" for Champions League qualification
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling insists that the team are "striving" to avoid missing out on qualification for the Champions League again.
Mar 9, 14:22
Chris Smalling of Manchester United gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Team News: Chris Smalling returns for Manchester United
Chris Smalling recovers from an injury to start for Manchester United during their trip to West Bromwich Albion.
Mar 6, 15:03
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on February 28, 2016
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford to start against West Bromwich Albion?
Marcus Rashford will reportedly start his fourth Manchester United match in 11 days away at West Bromwich Albion this afternoon.
Mar 6, 12:22
Timothy Fosu-Mensah of Manchester United and Odion Ighalo of Watford battle for the ball on March 2, 2016
Louis van Gaal hails full debutant Timothy Fosu-Mensah
Young defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah impresses manager Louis van Gaal on his full Manchester United debut.
Mar 2, 23:01
Juan Mata of Manchester United on the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Juan Mata: "It was the perfect day for me"
Captain for the night Juan Mata admits that scoring the winning goal against Watford made it the "perfect day" for him.
Mar 2, 22:50
Memphis Depay of Manchester United scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Manchester United at Vicarage Road on November 21, 2015
Preview: Manchester United vs. Watford
Sports Mole looks ahead to Wednesday evening's Premier League encounter between Manchester United and Watford at Old Trafford.
Mar 1, 23:11
Anthony Martial of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Anthony Martial, Matteo Darmian, Chris Smalling in contention to face Watford
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal reveals that Anthony Martial, Matteo Darmian and Chris Smalling are all in contention to return from injury against Watford.
Mar 1, 15:53
Marcus Rashford celebrates with teammates during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on February 28, 2016
Result: Marcus Rashford hits brace in Manchester United win
Eighteen-year-old striker Marcus Rashford scores twice on his Premier League debut as Manchester United record a 3-2 win over Arsenal at Old Trafford.
Feb 28, 16:00
Composite image a comparision has been made between Louis van Gaal, manager of Manchester United and Arsene Wenger, manager of Arsenal
Preview: Manchester United vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Sunday's key Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford.
Feb 26, 15:20
A general view of Old Trafford is seen prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 4, 2015
Team News: Joe Riley makes full Manchester United debut
Youngster Joe Riley makes his first start for Manchester United during the Europa League clash with FC Midtjylland.
Feb 25, 19:01
Louis van Gaal and Jess Thorup prior to the Europa League round-of-32 first leg between FC Midtjylland and Manchester United on February 18, 2016
Preview: Manchester United vs. FC Midtjylland
Sports Mole previews the Europa League last-32 second leg between Manchester United and FC Midtjylland, with the Red Devils trailing 2-1 after the first leg.
Feb 25, 14:39
Antonio Valencia of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on September 23, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Antonio Valencia, Marcos Rojo return to Manchester United training
Long-term absentees Antonio Valencia and Marcos Rojo return to training with their Manchester United teammates.
Feb 24, 11:35
A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Chelsea eye young Millwall defender Christian Mbulu?
A report claims that Premier League side Chelsea are keeping a close eye on Millwall's young defender Christian Mbulu.
Feb 24, 11:09
Micky Mellon 'Sue' during the FA Cup game between Shrewsbury Town and Manchester United on February 22, 2016
Shrewsbury Town boss Micky Mellon pays tribute to Manchester United
Shrewsbury Town boss Micky Mellon concedes that his team were not good enough to beat Manchester United in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Monday night.
Feb 22, 22:07
Louis van Gaal during the FA Cup game between Shrewsbury Town and Manchester United on February 22, 2016
Louis van Gaal "satisfied" with FA Cup progression
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says that he was "satisfied" with his team's 3-0 win over Shrewsbury Town in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Monday night.
Feb 22, 22:00
Juan Mata scores from a free kick during the FA Cup game between Shrewsbury Town and Manchester United on February 22, 2016
Result: Manchester United ease into last eight of FA Cup
Manchester United ease into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup courtesy of a 3-0 win at League One side Shrewsbury Town on Monday night.
Feb 22, 21:36
Disgruntled ferret Louis van Gaal looks on during the Europa League game between FC Midtjylland and Manchester United on February 18, 2016
Team News: Louis van Gaal makes three changes to United team for Shrewsbury FA Cup tie
Louis van Gaal makes three changes to his Manchester United team for tonight's FA Cup fifth-round tie against Shrewsbury Town.
Feb 22, 18:50
Louis van Gaal Manager of Manchester United reacts after the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on December 5, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Live Commentary: Shrewsbury Town 0-3 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the FA Cup fifth-round match between Shrewsbury Town and Manchester United, which saw the away team win 3-0.
Feb 22, 18:45
Chris Smalling and Bojan Krkic in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke on February 2, 2016
Chris Smalling: FA Cup "massive" for Manchester United
With very little else to play for, Chris Smalling concedes that the FA Cup is a "massive" competition for Manchester United.
Feb 21, 12:11
Chris Smalling of Manchester United gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Chris Smalling: Manchester United must "start rewarding" fans
In the wake of Manchester United's 2-1 defeat away at FC Midtjylland, Chris Smalling concedes that the club's supporters deserve better.
Feb 18, 21:35
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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