Cameron Carter-Vickers

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Cameron Carter-Vickers
Personal information
Full name Cameron Robert Carter-Vickers[1]
Date of birth (1997-12-31) 31 December 1997 (age 21)[2]
Place of birth Southend-on-Sea, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[2]
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Stoke City
(on loan from Tottenham Hotspur)
Number 12
Youth career
0000–2009 Catholic United
2009–2016 Tottenham Hotspur
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– Tottenham Hotspur 0 (0)
2017–2018Sheffield United (loan) 17 (1)
2018Ipswich Town (loan) 17 (0)
2018–2019Swansea City (loan) 30 (0)
2019–Stoke City (loan) 10 (0)
National team
2014 United States U18 3 (0)
2014–2017 United States U20 17 (1)
2014– United States U23 11 (1)
2017– United States 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:05, 4 November 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 5, 2019

Cameron Robert Carter-Vickers (born 31 December 1997) is a professional association football player who plays as a centre-back for Stoke City on loan from Tottenham Hotspur and the United States national team.

Carter-Vickers began his career at the Tottenham Hotspur Academy. He made his debut in the 2016–17 season, playing in cup competitions. He has spent time out on loan at Championship clubs, Sheffield United, Ipswich Town and Swansea City.

Although born in England, he represents the United States at international level.

Club career[edit]

Tottenham Hotspur[edit]

Carter-Vickers joined the academy system at Tottenham Hotspur at the age of eleven having caught the eyes of scouts as a ten-year-old playing in the youth teams at Catholic United.[3][4]

He was fast tracked through the academy and under manager Mauricio Pochettino, he made his first match-day squad against Ligue 1 team AS Monaco in the UEFA Europa League on 10 December 2015.[5] Carter-Vickers featured in the 2016 International Champions Cup held in Melbourne and made two starts against Juventus and Atlético Madrid and was given the jersey number 38 for the 2016–17 season.[6] On 21 September 2016, he made his first team debut for the club in the third round of the EFL Cup against Gillingham in which Spurs won 5–0.[7] He also featured in the next round away at Liverpool which Spurs lost 2–1.[8] He played to two FA Cup matches in January 2017 firstly against Aston Villa then Wycombe Wanderers.[9][10]

Loans[edit]

The defender signed a season-long loan deal with newly promoted Championship side Sheffield United on 25 August 2017.[11] On his debut and his first career league game, Carter-Vickers scored the only goal of the game, a 33rd-minute winner against Bolton Wanderers.[12] After playing 18 games for Sheffield United and scoring one goal, Carter-Vickers returned to Tottenham on 15 January 2018 having been recalled ending his loan spell.[13]

On 19 January 2018, Ipswich Town signed Carter-Vickers on loan until the end of the season.[14] He made his Ipswich Town debut away to Bolton Wanderers on 20 January 2018.[15] Carter-Vickers played 17 times for the Tractor Boys as they finished in a mid-table position of 12th.[16]

On 25 August 2018, Swansea City signed Carter-Vickers on loan until the end of the season.[17] At Swansea he formed a partnership alongside Mike van der Hoorn at centre back after the injury to first choice Joe Rodon.[18] In total, he made 33 appearances in all competitions for Swansea,[19] impressing partially due to his passing ability from the centre back position.[20]

On 8 August 2019, Carter-Vickers joined Stoke City on loan for the 2019–20 season.[21]

International career[edit]

United States youth teams[edit]

In the summer of 2014 Carter-Vickers was playing for Tottenham's academy side at the IMG Cup in Bradenton, Florida where they beat the U.S. U17 team 5–3. During the game, he caught the eye of American coaches who had learned of his possible eligibility for a U.S. passport.[3][22]

Carter-Vickers represented the United States for the first time at U18 level in August 2014 and by October 2014 was a member of the U.S. U23 team.[23] He represented the United States U-20 National Team at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup, and started several games despite being only 17 at the time. The team were knocked out by Serbia in the quarter finals.[24][25]

In September 2016, it was reported that the English FA had made inquiries about Carter-Vickers and that the USMNT were prepared to fast track the player into their senior set up.[26][27] On 10 October 2016, Carter-Vickers captained U.S. U20 in a 2–0 loss against his native England.[28]

United States national team[edit]

On 6 November 2016, Carter-Vickers received his first call up to the senior U.S. squad.[29] He made his senior debut appearance on 14 November 2017 in a friendly as a substitute against Portugal.[30]

Style of play[edit]

Carter-Vickers is known as a ball playing centre-back with accurate passing ability.[31]

Personal life[edit]

Carter-Vickers is the son of Howard Carter, an American basketball player who spent his professional career in the NBA and Europe, and Geraldine Vickers, from Essex, England. He was raised in Essex and attended The Eastwood Academy in Leigh-on-Sea, while spending summers with his father in Louisiana.[32][33][3]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 4 November 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tottenham Hotspur 2016–17[34] Premier League 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 4 0
Sheffield United (loan) 2017–18[16] Championship 17 1 1 0 0 0 18 1
Ipswich Town (loan) 2017–18[16] Championship 17 0 17 0
Swansea City (loan) 2018–19[35] Championship 30 0 3 0 0 0 33 0
Stoke City (loan) 2019–20[36] Championship 10 0 0 0 3 0 13 0
Career Total 74 1 6 0 5 0 0 0 85 1

International[edit]

As of match played 5 June 2019[37]
National team Year Apps Goals
United States
2017 1 0
2018 6 0
2019 1 0
Total 8 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/12/2014 and 31/12/2014" (PDF). The FA. p. 1. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Cameron Carter-Vickers". 11v11.com. AFS Enterprises. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Tha Carter-VI".
  4. ^ "Carter-Vickers: 'I once broke my nan's wrist... we laugh about it now'". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. 26 October 2016. Retrieved 3 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Cameron Carter-Vickers loved making the match-day squad for the first time at Tottenham". Here Is The City. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  6. ^ Michael Stevenson (29 July 2016). "Tottenham player ratings vs Atletico Madrid: Vincent Janssen impresses despite narrow loss". HITC Sport. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Tottenham 5 – 0 Gillingham". BBC Sport. 21 September 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Liverpool 2–1 Tottenham". BBC Sport. 25 October 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Tottenham 2–0 Aston Villa". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Tottenham 4–3 Wycombe". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  11. ^ "Cameron Carter-Vickers: Sheffield United sign Tottenham defender on loan". BBC Sport. 25 August 2017. Retrieved 16 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Bolton Wanderers 0–1 Sheffield United". BBC Sport. 12 September 2017. Retrieved 16 November 2017.
  13. ^ "Tottenham recall U.S.'s Cameron Carter-Vickers from loan". ESPN. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  14. ^ "Town sign Carter-Vickers". Ipswich Town F.C. 19 January 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  15. ^ "Bolton 1-1 Ipswich". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  16. ^ a b c "Games played by Cameron Carter-Vickers in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  17. ^ "Swans sign Carter-Vickers - Swansea City FC". www.swanseacity.com.
  18. ^ "The loan situation with Swansea City's Cameron Carter-Vickers, Wigan and Ipswich interest and what Tottenham are likely to do". Wales Online. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  19. ^ "CAMERON CARTER-VICKERS". Soccerbase. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  20. ^ "TALKING TACTICS: CAMERON CARTER-VICKERS". Swansea City. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  21. ^ "Stoke City transfer news: Cameron Carter-Vickers becomes signing number nine". Stoke Sentinel. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  22. ^ "ASN article: Cameron Carter-Vickers: "I Am Leaning to the USA"".
  23. ^ "U.S. U-18 MNT Roster Named For Czech Republic Tournament".
  24. ^ "U-23 MNT Falls 3–0 to Brazil". U.S. Soccer. 13 October 2014. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  25. ^ "Herzog Calls 19 Players to Brazil as #RoadToRio Continues". ussoccer.com.
  26. ^ Cross, John (22 September 2016). "England vs USA battle looming over Spurs starlet Carter-Vickers". Mirror. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  27. ^ Sami Mokbel (22 September 2016). "Tottenham's US teenager Cameron Carter-Vickers is on England radar amid interest from Jurgen Klinsmann". Daily Mail. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  28. ^ Football Association, The. "England Under-20s win three in three at Four Nations Tournament after 2–0 victory over USA".
  29. ^ "Carter-Vickers gets first senior USA international call-up". tottenhamhotspur.com. 6 November 2016.
  30. ^ "Portugal 1 – 1 United States of America". Sky Sports. 14 November 2017. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  31. ^ "TALKING TACTICS: CAMERON CARTER-VICKERS". Swansea City. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  32. ^ "The Rise of American Soccer Talent Cameron Carter-Vickers". VICE Sports.
  33. ^ "Eastwood Academy proud of former pupil Cameron Carter-Vickers who now plays for Tottenham Hotspur". echo-news.co.uk. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  34. ^ "Games played by Cameron Carter-Vickers in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  35. ^ "Games played by Cameron Carter-Vickers in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  36. ^ "Games played by Cameron Carter-Vickers in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  37. ^ Cameron Carter-Vickers at National-Football-Teams.com

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