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Roy Carroll

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Roy Carroll was our first Premier League winner, and he still couldn't command a regular place in the Northern Ireland team...

Name: Roy Eric Carroll
Born: 30 September 1977, Enniskillen
Height: 6.02 ft
Weight: 13.05 st
Position: Goalkeeper

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Full Caps (1997-date), 11 Under-21 Caps (1998-1999).
Club Honours: (with Wigan) Football League Trophy Winner 1998/99; (with Man. United) FA Premier League Champion 2002/03; FA Cup Winner 2003/04, Runner-Up 2004/05; (with Olympiacos) Greek Super League Champion 2012/13; Greek Cup Winner 2011/12, 2012/13; (with Linfield) NIFL Champion 2016/17, 2018/19; Irish Cup Winner 2016/17; Co Antrim Shield Winner 2016/17 (unused sub).
Awards: PFA Division Two Team of the Year 2000; The Golden Cage (Danish Goalkeeper of the Year) 2009; Northern Ireland International Personality of the Year 2013; NIFWA Goalkeeper of the Year 2017.

Club Career:
Clubs........ --Seasons-- Signed --Fee-- -League- -FACup- -FLCup- Europe -Other-
Fivemiletown United..................... (Fermanagh & Western League)
Ballinamallard United................... (Irish League 'B' Division)
Hull City.... 95/96-96/97 Sep-95 ..Youth .46(0)/0 .1(0)/0 .2(0)/0 ...... .1(0)/0
Wigan Ath. ...97/98-00/01 Apr-97 ..£350k 135(0)/0 .8(0)/0 11(0)/0 ...... 15(0)/0
Manchester U. 01/02-04/05 Jul-01 £2,500k .46(3)/0 .7(1)/0 .5(0)/0 10(0)/0
West Ham U... 05/06-06/07 Jun-05 ...Free .31(0)/0 .2(0)/0 ....... .2(0)/0
Rangers...... 07/08 ......Jul-07 ...Free ..0(0)/0 ........ 1(0)/0

Derby County. 07/08-08/09 Jan-08 ........ 30(0)/0 .1(0)/0 .7(0)/0
Odense BK ... 09/10-10/11 Aug-09 ...Free .46(0)/0 .3(0)/0 ........10(0)/0
Sheffield Utd ........... Feb-11 . Trial ..0(0)/0
Barnet .................. Apr-11 . Trial . 0(0)/0 

Preston N.E. ............ Jul-11 . Trial ..0(0)/0 

OFI Crete ... 11/12 ..... Aug-11 .. Free .16(0)/0
Olympiacos .. 11/12-13/14 Jan-12 .. £80k .18(0)/0 ................ 6(1)/0
Notts County. 14/15-15/16 Aug-14 ...Free .77(0)/0 .3(0)/0 .3(0)/0 ....... 2(0)/0
Linfield .... 16/17-18/19 May-16 .. Free .78(0)/0 
FC Mindwell . 20/21 ..... Sep-20
Dungannon Sw. 20/21- date Jan-20

Biography:
Roy Carroll agreed his release from Odense in January 2011 in an attempt to secure a move back to the UK. After several trials over a six month period he joined Greek Super League side, OFI Crete. His performances for Crete earned him a mid-season move to Greek giants, Olympiacos. He made his d├ębut in dramatic circumstances, coming off the bench to save a penalty in a 1-0 win Europa League win over Rubin Kazan.

After a near-six year absence from the international scene, Carroll was recalled by Michael O'Neill.

Carroll was a regular under O'Neill until losing his place to Michael McGovern after suffering a stomach injury mid-way through the successful Euro 2016 qualifying campaign. He remained a squad regular until after his return to the Irish League with Linfield. He won his 45th and final cap in 2017, just a few months short of his 40th birthday.

Carroll was released by Linfield following a serious injury in 2019. He returned to playing with FC Mindwell a year later, and at the age of 43, returned to the Irish League when signed by Dungannon Swifts in January 2021.

In February 2021 Carroll was announced as goalkeeping coach for Northern Ireland's Under-17 and Under-19 sides. The following month in stepped in to coach the senior side on a one-off basis.

To follow.

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Northern Ireland Cap Details:
21-05-1997 Thailand........... A D 0-0 FR sub
29-05-1999 Rep of Ireland..... A W 1-0 FR sub
23-02-2000 Luxemburg.......... A W 3-1 FR
28-03-2000 Malta.............. A W 3-0 FR
02-09-2000 Malta.............. H W 1-0 WCQ
07-10-2000 Denmark............ H D 1-1 WCQ
11-10-2000 Iceland............ A L 0-1 WCQ
24-03-2001 Czech Republic..... H L 0-1 WCQ
28-03-2001 Bulgaria........... A L 3-4 WCQ
27-03-2002 Liechtenstein...... A D 0-0 FR sub
17-04-2002 Spain.............. H L 0-5 FR sub
12-02-2003 Finland............ H L 0-1 FR sub
03-06-2003 Italy.............. A L 0-2 FR sub
28-04-2004 Serbia & Montenegro H D 1-1 FR sub
18-08-2004 Switzerland........ A D 0-0 FR
13-10-2004 Austria............ H D 3-3 WCQ
09-02-2005 Canada............. H L 0-1 FR sub
16-08-2006 Finland............ A W 2-1 FR sub
06-09-2006 Spain.............. H W 3-2 ECQ
02-06-2012 Netherlands........ A L 0-6 FR sub
15-08-2012 Finland............ H D 3-3 FR
07-09-2012 Russia............. A L 0-2 WCQ
11-09-2012 Luxembourg......... H D 1-1 WCQ
16-10-2012 Portugal........... A D 1-1 WCQ
14-11-2012 Azerbaijan......... H D 1-1 WCQ
26-03-2013 Israel............. H L 0-2 WCQ
14-08-2013 Russia............. H W 1-0 WCQ
Still active

Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details:
20-05-1998 Scotland........... N D 1-1 MT
22-05-1998 Rep of Ireland..... A W 1-0 MT
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31-03-1999 Moldova............ A D 0-0 ECQ
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Summary: 11/0.

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