Tyler Blackett

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Tyler Blackett
Personal information
Full name Tyler Nathan Blackett[1]
Date of birth (1994-04-02) 2 April 1994 (age 20)[2]
Place of birth Manchester, England[2]
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Left-back
Club information
Current club Birmingham City
(on loan from Manchester United)
Number 37
Youth career
2002–2012 Manchester United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Manchester United 0 (0)
2013–2014 Blackpool (loan) 5 (0)
2014– Birmingham City (loan) 7 (0)
National team
2009 England U16 2 (0)
2011 England U17 2 (0)
2011–2012 England U18 2 (0)
2012–2013 England U19 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:26, 30 March 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Tyler Nathan Blackett (born 2 April 1994) is an English footballer who plays as a left-back for Birmingham City on loan from Manchester United. Born in Manchester, Blackett joined Manchester United in 2002, and has also played on loan for Blackpool.

Career[edit]

Manchester United[edit]

Born in Manchester, Blackett signed for Manchester United in 2002, when he was eight years old.[2]

Blackpool (loan)[edit]

On 1 November 2013, Blackett signed for Championship club Blackpool on a month-long loan.[3] The next day, he made his debut for the Seasiders, playing the whole 90 minutes in a 1–0 league win at Nottingham Forest.[4] On 5 December 2013, Blackpool extended Blackett's loan until 1 January 2014.[5]

Birmingham City (loan)[edit]

On 31 January 2014, Blackett signed for Championship club Birmingham City on a youth loan until the end of the season.[6] Together with fellow Manchester United loanee Tom Thorpe, Blackett started the next day's match, at home to Derby County. After 38 minutes, he tripped Will Hughes to concede a penalty, which Darren Randolph saved. Birmingham came back from 3–1 down to draw, the equaliser scored by a third United loanee, Federico Macheda, in stoppage time.[7]

International career[edit]

Under-16s[edit]

In September 2009, Blackett was called up to the England U16 squad for the 2009 Victory Shield match against Wales.[8] On 15 October, he started the 1–0 win against Wales, but was replaced by Alex Henshall a few minutes before half-time.[9] Blackett was recalled to the squad for the final Victory Shield match against Scotland in November 2009;[10] he replaced Sam Magri in the 69th minute as England won 2–1 at the Tynecastle Stadium in Edinburgh.[11] The victory sealed England's ninth consecutive Victory Shield.[11]

Under-17s[edit]

Blackett was called up to the England U17 squad for the Algarve Tournament in February 2011.[12] He started England's opening game of the tournament on 24 February, playing the full 90 minutes in a 1–1 draw with Romania.[13] He was an unused substitute in the 3–1 defeat against Germany,[14] but came on to replace Alex Henshall in the 76th minute of the 2–2 draw with Portugal.[15]

Under-18s[edit]

In November 2011, Blackett was called up to the England U18 squad for a friendly against Slovakia.[16] On 16 November, he started the 1–1 draw with Slovakia, before being replaced by Courtney Meppen-Walter in the 65th minute.[17] He retained his place in the squad for the friendly against Poland in February 2012,[18] coming on at half-time as England won 3–0 at the Alexandra Stadium.[19]

Under-19s[edit]

In August 2012, Blackett was called up to the England U19 squad for a friendly against Germany.[20] On 6 September, he started the game in Hamburg, playing the whole 90 minutes as England lost 3–1.[21] Blackett earned his second call up for a friendly with Denmark in January 2013,[22] he started the game before being replaced by Lewis Baker in the 67th minute as England won 3–1 at the Keepmoat Stadium.[23]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 29 March 2014
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other[a] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Manchester United 2012–13 Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013–14[24] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Blackpool (loan) 2013–14[24] Championship 5 0 5 0
Birmingham City (loan) 2013–14[24] Championship 7 0 7 0
Career total 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
  1. ^ Includes other competitive matches, including the FA Community Shield

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

England U16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barclays Premier League Squad Lists 2013/14 are revealed". PremierLeague.com (Premier League). 4 September 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Tyler Blackett". ManUtd.com. Manchester United. 4 November 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Blackett joins Blackpool". ManUtd.com (Manchester United). 1 November 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Nottingham Forest 0–1 Blackpool". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 2 November 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Blackett Extends Loan". BlackpoolFC.co.uk (Blackpool FC). 5 December 2013. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Birmingham bring in Man Utd's Blackett". BCFC.com. Birmingham City FC. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Birmingham 3–3 Derby". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 1 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Squad named for Victory Shield opener". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 28 September 2009. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Late Ansah strike defeats plucky Welsh". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 15 October 2009. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Swain selects his 18 for trip to Scotland". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 13 November 2009. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  11. ^ a b "Shield success in Scotland". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 26 November 2009. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "Squad named for Algarve trip". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 4 February 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  13. ^ "All level in Lagos". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 24 February 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  14. ^ "Peacock magnanimous in defeat". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 25 February 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "All square in the Algarve". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 26 February 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  16. ^ "Squad named for Slovakia trip". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 4 November 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  17. ^ "Lions denied by late leveller". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 16 November 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  18. ^ "Squad named for Polish test". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 13 February 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  19. ^ "Young Lions seal comfortable win in Crewe after finding their flow". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 7 March 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  20. ^ "Squad named for season opener". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 22 August 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  21. ^ "Young Lions lose season opener". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 6 September 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  22. ^ "Squad named for Danish test". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 17 January 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  23. ^ "Samuel see off Danes at Doncaster". TheFA.com (The Football Association). 5 February 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  24. ^ a b c "Tyler Blackett". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 

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