Karl Munroe

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Karl Munroe
Personal information
Full name Karl Augustus Munroe
Date of birth (1979-09-23) 23 September 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Manchester, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
FC United of Manchester
Youth career
1994–1997 Swansea City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Swansea City 1 (0)
1999–2004 Macclesfield Town 119 (1)
2004–2005 Northwich Victoria 16 (0)
2005 Halifax Town 6 (0)
2005 Northwich Victoria 7 (0)
2005–2007 Altrincham 86 (2)
2007–2008 Droylsden 24 (1)
2008–2009 Hyde United 29 (0)
2010– FC United of Manchester[1] 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:14, 9 November 2012 (UTC).

Karl Augustus Munroe (born 23 September 1979) is an English football defender who plays for FC United of Manchester. FC United is his eighth club. He has had spells with Macclesfield Town making 119 league appearances, Altrincham, where he played 86 games scoring two goals and Hyde United.


Early career[edit]

Munroe started off playing for Oldham Athletic as a schoolboy. He also played for Manchester schoolboys alongside Manchester United player Wes Brown.[2]

Swansea City[edit]

In 1994, he joined Swansea City as a schoolboy, in 1997 he broke through into the first team. He left them in 1999 having made only one senior appearance for the club.[3]

Macclesfield Town[edit]

In summer 1999, Munroe joined Macclesfield Town where he stayed until 2004. In his five years with them he made a total of 119 league appearances, scoring one goal for the club, playing mostly in the centre of midfield. In summer of 2004, he left the club.[3]


In summer 2005, Munroe joined Conference National newcomers Altrincham. He broke straight into the first team there, where he also played most of his games in central midfield. He stayed at the club until summer 2007, when he left the club having made a total of 86 appearances scoring two goals.[3]


In summer 2007, He joined Conference North club Droylsden where he spent a season, mostly in the starting 11, but missed a few games through injury.


In summer 2008, Munroe joined Conference North side Hyde United. He made his debut for the club in a 3–2 defeat to Alfreton Town on 8 August 2008.[4] He spent a season at Hyde, making his last appearance for the club on 25 April 2009, in the 3–1 win over Solihull Moors in the last game of the 2008–09 Conference North season.[5] He made a total of 33 appearances scoring once for the club in all competitions.[6]

FC United of Manchester[edit]

In late August 2010, Munroe signed for Northern Premier League Premier Division outfit FC United of Manchester. He signed after appearing as a trialist for the club in pre season.[7]


  1. ^ "1st Team Statistics". FCUM in Russia. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Karl Munroe- Alty". Altrincham FC. 18 September 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "Karl Munroe- Soccerbase". Soccerbase. 18 September 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Match Details: Alfreton Town 3–2 Hyde". hydefc.co.uk. 8 August 2008. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "Match Details: Hyde 3–1 Solihull Moors". hydefc.co.uk. 24 April 2009. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 
  6. ^ "Player Statistics: Karl Munroe". hydefc.co.uk. 24 April 2009. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 
  7. ^ "United kick-off home campaign tonight". FC United of Manchester. 25 August 2010. Retrieved 28 August 2010. 

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