Craig Cathcart

Born: February 6, 1989 (age 27)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Nationality: Northern Ireland flag Northern Irish

Position: Centre-back
Team: Watford (no. 15)
Craig Cathcart of Watford during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Wimbledon and Watford at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on July 11, 2015
Career History
Youth2005-2007Manchester United
Senior2007-2010Manchester United
→ 2007-2008Royal Antwerp (loan)
→ 2008-2009Plymouth Argyle (loan)
→ 2009Watford (loan)
2010-2014Blackpool
2014-Watford
Sports Mole has 115 articles about Craig Cathcart. Articles 1 to 40:
Troy Deeney scores his side's third goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Aston Villa on April 30, 2016
Result: Ten-man Aston Villa denied late on by Troy Deeney-inspired Watford
Aston Villa twice let a one-goal lead slip at Vicarage Road as they fell to a 3-2 defeat in the Premier League.
16:56
Connor Wickham scores Palace's second goal with a header during the FA Cup semi-final between Watford and Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium on April 24, 2016
Result: Crystal Palace beat Watford to make FA Cup final
Crystal Palace overcome fellow Premier League side Watford to reach the final of the 2016 FA Cup, where they will meet Manchester United.
Apr 24, 17:55
Ben Watson celebrates with Troy Deeney and Odion Ighalo during the game between Watford and Man City on January 2, 2016
Team News: Watford strikers Troy Deeney, Odion Ighalo missing at West Ham United
Both Troy Deeney and Odion Ighalo drop out of Watford's starting XI for Wednesday night's Premier League match at West Ham United.
Apr 20, 18:49
Quique Flores looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Watford at Old Trafford on March 2, 2016
Team News: Four changes for Watford against West Bromwich Albion
Watford make four changes as they travel to take on West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns.
Apr 16, 14:11
Gareth Barry celebrates scoring during the game between Everton and Swansea on January 24, 2016
Team News: Gareth Barry back for Everton
Gareth Barry returns to the Everton starting XI for their trip to Watford.
Apr 9, 14:05
Craig Cathcart of Northern Ireland holds off David Cotterill of Wales during the international friendly match on March 24, 2016
Joe Allen: 'Lots to do for Wales'
Wales midfielder Joe Allen says that the team have much to do if they want to compete at Euro 2016 after scraping a 1-1 home draw with Northern Ireland.
Mar 24, 22:12
Simon Church celebrates scoring a late penalty during the friendly between Wales and Northern Ireland on March 24, 2016
Result: Late penalty earns Wales a draw
A late penalty from striker Simon Cox rescues Wales a 1-1 draw from their home friendly encounter against Northern Ireland.
Mar 24, 21:38
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Live Commentary: Wales 1-1 Northern Ireland - as it happened
Find out how Wales nabbed a 1-1 draw against Northern Ireland with Sports Mole's text updates.
Mar 24, 18:45
Craig Cathcart of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal against Newcastle United at Vicarage Road on January 23, 2016
Craig Cathcart: 'Watford deserve more credit'
Watford defender Craig Cathcart claims that his side have not received enough credit for all but securing their Premier League status and reaching the FA Cup semi-finals.
Mar 22, 20:27
Craig Cathcart of Watford during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Wimbledon and Watford at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on July 11, 2015
Craig Cathcart draws comparisons between Quique Flores, Michael O'Neill
Watford and Northern Ireland defender Craig Cathcart draws comparisons between his club manager Quique Flores and national team boss Michael O'Neill.
Mar 22, 20:14
Gabriel tends to Per Mertesacker during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 6, 2016
Team News: Gabriel Paulista, Per Mertesacker start for Arsenal
Arsenal are able to call upon the defensive duo of Gabriel Paulista and Per Mertesacker for their FA Cup quarter-final against Watford.
Mar 13, 12:38
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal and Troy Deeney of Watford compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on October 17, 2015 in Watford, England.
Preview: Arsenal vs. Watford
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final between holders Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium.
Mar 11, 14:35
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City scores his team's second goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Watford at The King Power Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Preview: Watford vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's evening Premier League kickoff as Watford host leaders Leicester City at Vicarage Road.
Mar 3, 15:37
Odion Ighalo of Watford scores his team's first goal against Newcastle United on January 23, 2016
Result: Watford return to winning ways against Newcastle United
Watford end a four-game losing streak by securing a 2-1 victory over Newcastle United at Vicarage Road.
Jan 23, 18:14
Jack Cork of Swansea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015
Team News: Jack Cork comes in for Swansea City
Jack Cork replaces Modou Barrow in the Swansea City side for their home clash against Watford.
Jan 18, 19:03
Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster looks on during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Millwall and Southampton at The Den on August 26, 2014
Team News: Fraser Forster makes Southampton return after 10 months out
Goalkeeper Fraser Forster returns to the Southampton team in Wednesday's Premier League match against Watford after 10 months out injured.
Jan 13, 19:04
Son Heung-Min celebrates scoring the winner for Spurs against Watford on December 28, 2015
Result: Son Heung-Min snatches late win for Tottenham Hotspur at 10-man Watford
Son Heung-Min scores an 89th-minute winner to snatch all three points for Tottenham Hotspur against 10-man Watford in the Premier League.
Dec 28, 16:52
Odion Ighalo celebrates getting an equaliser for Watford against Spurs on December 28, 2015
Half-Time Report: Odion Ighalo brings Watford level against Tottenham Hotspur
Odion Ighalo scores four minutes before half time to help Watford get back on level terms at half time against Tottenham Hotspur.
Dec 28, 15:49
Nemanja Matic takes the ball from Daley Blind as Chelsea take on Manchester United on October 26, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to Monday evening's Premier League clash between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford.
Dec 27, 15:11
Heurelho Gomes of Watford gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on August 8, 2015
Heurelho Gomes suffers concussion in win over Aston Villa
Quique Sanchez Flores confirms that Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes suffered a concussion in the 3-2 win over Aston Villa.
Nov 28, 17:36
Craig Cathcart of Watford during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Wimbledon and Watford at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on July 11, 2015
Craig Cathcart: 'Watford devastated by late defeat to Manchester United'
Watford defender Craig Cathcart admits that his side's late defeat to Manchester United at Vicarage Road was "heartbreaking".
Nov 22, 09:33
Odion Ighalo of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and West Ham United at Vicarage Road on October 31, 2015
Result: Odion Ighalo gives Watford win over 10-man West Ham United
Odion Ighalo scores twice as Watford record back-to-back Premier League wins with a 2-0 victory over West Ham United, while James Collins receives a second-half red card.
Oct 31, 17:04
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Watford at Britannia Stadium on October 24, 2015
Live Commentary: Stoke City vs. Watford - as it happened
Relive all the action as Troy Deeney and Almen Abdi fire Watford to a 2-0 win at Stoke City in the Premier League with Sports Mole's text commentary.
Oct 24, 13:59
Craig Cathcart of Northern Ireland is mobbed after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifying match between Finland and Northern Ireland at the Olympic Stadium on October 11, 2015 in Helsinki, Finland.
Player Ratings: Finland 1-1 Northern Ireland
Sports Mole looks at which players stood out as Northern Ireland draw 1-1 with Finland in Helsinki to finish top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group.
Oct 11, 20:59
Craig Cathcart of Northern Ireland scores the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifying match between Finland and Northern Ireland at the Olympic Stadium on October 11, 2015 in Helsinki, Finland.
Match Analysis: Finland 1-1 Northern Ireland
Sports Mole reviews how Northern Ireland's 1-1 draw with Finland played out in Helsinki, as the visitors finished top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group.
Oct 11, 19:54
Craig Cathcart of Northern Ireland is mobbed after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifying match between Finland and Northern Ireland at the Olympic Stadium on October 11, 2015 in Helsinki, Finland.
Result: 1-1 draw with Finland secures top spot for Northern Ireland in Group F
Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland take a point away to Finland to ensure they finish as Group F winners.
Oct 11, 18:52
Craig Cathcart of Northern Ireland is mobbed after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifying match between Finland and Northern Ireland at the Olympic Stadium on October 11, 2015 in Helsinki, Finland.
Half-Time Report: Craig Cathcart heads Northern Ireland in front against Finland
Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland take a one-goal lead into half time against Finland thanks to a headed effort from Watford defender Craig Cathcart.
Oct 11, 17:48
Craig Cathcart of Northern Ireland scores the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifying match between Finland and Northern Ireland at the Olympic Stadium on October 11, 2015 in Helsinki, Finland.
Live Commentary: Finland 1-1 Northern Ireland - as it happened
Relive the action from Helsinki as Northern Ireland secured top spot in Group F after a 1-1 draw against Finland with Sports Mole's full text commentary.
Oct 11, 16:00
Steve Davis of Northern Ireland celebrates after scoring his side's third goal against Greece during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier between Northern Ireland and Greece at Windsor Park on October 8, 2015 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Match Analysis: Northern Ireland 3-1 Greece
Sports Mole reviews the action from Winsdor Park as Northern Ireland reach Euro 2016 with a 3-1 win over Greece in Belfast.
Oct 8, 22:18
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill after the Euro 2016 Qualifier between Northern Ireland and Faroe Islands at Windsor Park on October 11, 2014
Team News: Josh Magennis leads line for Northern Ireland in place of suspended Kyle Lafferty
Josh Magennis leads the line for Northern Ireland in place of Kyle Lafferty for their Euro 2016 qualifier against Greece at Windsor Park.
Oct 8, 18:52
Jonny Evans of West Bromwich Albion celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on September 19, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Report: Jonny Evans pulls out of Northern Ireland squad
A report claims that West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans will play no part in Northern Ireland's crucial Euro 2016 double-header next week due to injury.
Oct 4, 11:35
Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring Watford's opener against Swansea on September 12, 2015
Player Ratings: Watford 1-0 Swansea City
Sports Mole takes a look at the individual performances in Watford's 1-0 win over Swansea City.
Sep 12, 18:19
Alex Baptiste of Blackpool celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Wigan Athletic and Blackpool at the DW Stadium on August 14, 2010
On this day: Blackpool thrash Wigan Athletic on Premier League debut
On this day in 2010, Blackpool marked their first game in the Premier League with a 4-0 victory away at Wigan Athletic.
Aug 14, 08:00
Joe Mason of Cardiff City in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Cardiff City and Athletic Club de Bilbao at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 10, 2013
Result: Joe Mason brace downs Watford at Cardiff City Stadium
Newly-promoted Premier League outfit Watford suffer their first defeat of pre-season after falling 2-1 away at Cardiff City.
Jul 28, 21:38
Harry Kewell of Melbourne Heart waves to the crowd with his children after playing his final match and retiring from football after their round 27 A-League match on April 12, 2014
Ex-Liverpool, Leeds United winger Harry Kewell to join Watford as coach?
Watford reportedly want former Liverpool and Leeds United Harry Kewell to coach their Under-21 side.
Jul 4, 19:51
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Blackburn Rovers at Vicarage Road on March 25, 2014
Troy Deeney signs new Watford contract
Watford confirm that striker Troy Deeney has agreed a new five-year deal with the Premier League club.
Jul 3, 15:57
Craig Cathcart of Watford celebrates scoring the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Birmingham City at Vicarage Road on April 18, 2015
Craig Cathcart agrees new four-year Watford contract
Watford defender Craig Cathcart puts pen to paper on a new four-year contract with the newly-promoted Hornets.
Jul 2, 16:54
Craig Cathcart of Watford celebrates scoring the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Birmingham City at Vicarage Road on April 18, 2015
Watford's Craig Cathcart: "It couldn't have gone any better"
Watford defender Craig Cathcart admits that the last 12 months of his career could not have gone any better after his side were promoted to the Premier League.
May 30, 03:54
Craig Cathcart of Watford celebrates scoring the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Birmingham City at Vicarage Road on April 18, 2015
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole highlights those who stood out during matchday 44 in the Championship as the season's climax edges ever closer.
Apr 20, 17:47
Reading's foward Jamaican forward Garath McCleary celebrates after scoring during the FA Cup semi-final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley stadium in London on April 18, 2015
Preview: Reading vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole gives you the lowdown on Wednesday night's sole Championship game as beaten FA Cup semi-finalists Reading host Birmingham City.
Apr 20, 14:30
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