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 29)
Place of birth Netherton, England
Playing position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
City of Liverpool
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Everton 0 (0)
2010Accrington Stanley (loan) 1 (0)
2010–2012 Aberystwyth Town 55 (5)
2012–2019 Warrington Town
2019Bamber Bridge (loan)
2019– City of Liverpool
* 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 who plays 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.

On 8 February 2019, McCarten was loaned out from Warrington Town to Bamber Bridge to get back to full fitness after an injury.[5]

On 20 March 2019, he then joined City of Liverpool FC on a dual registration.[6][7]


  1. ^ "James McCarten wants first team place". Liverpool Echo. 14 May 2009. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  2. ^ "Accrington sign Everton defender James McCarten". BBC Sport. 11 March 2010. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Accrington 2-3 Grimsby". BBC Sport. 5 April 2010. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Two ex-Everton youths for Aberystwyth". welsh-premier.com. 11 August 2010. Retrieved 8 September 2010.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ PLAYER NEWS: James McCarten heading to Irongate, pitchero.com, 8 February 2019
  6. ^ Profile at Footballdatabase, footballdatabase.eu
  7. ^ COLFC News, colfc.co.uk

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