Josh Carson

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Josh Carson
Josh Carson 04-01-2014 1.jpg
Carson playing for York City in 2014
Personal information
Full name Joshua Glyn Carson[1]
Date of birth (1993-06-03) 3 June 1993 (age 21)[2]
Place of birth Ballymena, Northern Ireland
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[2]
Playing position Midfielder / Winger
Club information
Current team
York City
Number 12
Youth career
2009–2010 Ipswich Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Ipswich Town 31 (5)
2013 York City (loan) 5 (0)
2013– York City 31 (4)
National team
Northern Ireland U16 5 (1)
Northern Ireland U17 12 (4)
Northern Ireland U18 2 (1)
Northern Ireland U19 7 (1)
2010– Northern Ireland U21 12 (0)
2011– Northern Ireland 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:21, 22 March 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:21, 22 March 2014 (UTC)

Joshua Glyn "Josh" Carson (born 3 June 1993) is a Northern Irish professional footballer who plays for York City as a midfielder or a winger.

Club career[edit]

Ipswich Town[edit]

Born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Carson played for Greenisland Boys before joining the Ipswich Town academy in February 2009.[3] He signed a two-year professional contract at Portman Road in July 2010.[3] He made his debut for Ipswich in the home game against Scunthorpe United on 19 March 2011.[4] Carson scored his first two senior goals on his third senior appearance for Ipswich in a 2–1 victory against Crystal Palace, at Portman Road on 9 April 2011.[5] He added to his tally by netting his third goal within a week, as Ipswich beat Bristol City 1–0.[5]

Carson signed a new two-year contract, with the option of a further year, at Ipswich in February 2012.[6] He joined League Two side York City on a one-month loan on 14 March 2013,[7] making his debut in a 2–0 home defeat to Port Vale two days later.[8] Having made five appearances for York he was ruled out for the remainder of the season with a broken foot, returning to Ipswich at the end of his loan on 11 April 2013.[9] He was released by Ipswich after his contract was cancelled by mutual consent on 2 September 2013, following trials with Bristol City, Notts County and Hibernian.[10]

York City[edit]

Carson signed for York City permanently on a contract until the end of the 2013–14 season on 12 September 2013.[11] His second debut for the club came two days later as a 63rd minute substitute for Sander Puri in a 2–1 home defeat to Mansfield Town.[12] He scored his first goal for York in a 3–0 win away to Torquay United on 5 October 2013.[12] On 13 February 2014, Carson signed a contract extension until the end of the 2014/15 season.[13]

International career[edit]

Carson has been capped at under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19 and under-21 level for Northern Ireland.[2] He made his senior international debut on 24 May 2011 in a 5–0 away defeat to the Republic of Ireland.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Carson attended Parkhall College in Antrim, County Antrim.[14]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 22 March 2014.
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ipswich Town 2010–11[5] Championship 9 3 0 0 0 0 9 3
2011–12[15] Championship 16 2 1 0 0 0 17 2
2012–13[8] Championship 6 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
Total 31 5 1 0 1 0 33 5
York City (loan) 2012–13[8] League Two 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
York City 2013–14[12] League Two 31 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 32 5
Total 36 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 37 5
Career total 67 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 70 10

International[edit]

As of match played 15 August 2012.[16]
International statistics
National team Year Apps Goals
Northern Ireland 2011 2 0
2012 2 0
Total 4 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain list & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 18 May 2013. p. 17. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Profile of Josh Carson". Irish Football Association. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Josh Carson". Pride of Anglia. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Carson and Lee-Barrett Start". TWTD.co.uk. 19 March 2011. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c "Games played by Josh Carson in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Josh Carson signs new Ipswich Town contract". BBC Sport. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "York City sign Ipswich midfielder Josh Carson on a month's loan". BBC Sport. 14 March 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  8. ^ a b c "Games played by Josh Carson in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  9. ^ Flett, Dave (9 April 2013). "Josh Carson ruled out of York City's relegation run-in". The Press (York). Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Carson Leaves Town". TWTD.co.uk. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  11. ^ "Josh Carson Signs For City". York City F.C. 12 September 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  12. ^ a b c "Games played by Josh Carson in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  13. ^ "Josh Carson Extends City Deal". York City FC. 13 February 2014. 
  14. ^ "Another football talent emerges from Parkhall Integrated College". Antrim Times. 26 March 2012. Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "Games played by Josh Carson in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  16. ^ "Josh Carson". National Football Teams. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 

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