James McCarten

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James McCarten
Personal information
Full name James Phillip McCarten
Date of birth (1990-11-08) 8 November 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Netherton, England
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Warrington Town
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Everton 0 (0)
2010Accrington Stanley (loan) 1 (0)
2010–2012 Aberystwyth Town 55 (5)
2012– Warrington Town 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

James Phillip McCarten (born 8 November 1990 in Netherton, Merseyside) is an English semi-professional footballer who is currently playing for Warrington Town.


McCarten began his career as a youth player at Everton and was named Everton under-18's player of the year for the 2008–09 season. Academy manager Ray Hall described McCarten as "the type of player a young boy should look up to".[1] In March 2010, he joined Football League Two side Accrington Stanley on a short-term loan deal,[2] making one appearance during a 2–3 defeat to Grimsby Town.[3]

Released by Everton on his return, McCarten signed for Welsh Premier League side Aberystwyth Town.[4] He made a total of 55 appearances for the club.


  1. ^ "James McCarten wants first team place". Liverpool Echo. 2009-05-14. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
  2. ^ "Accrington sign Everton defender James McCarten". BBC Sport. 2010-03-11. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
  3. ^ "Accrington 2-3 Grimsby". BBC Sport. 2010-04-05. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
  4. ^ "Two ex-Everton youths for Aberystwyth". welsh-premier.com. 2010-08-11. Retrieved 2010-09-08.[permanent dead link]

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