|Full name||Louis Anthony Carey|
|Date of birth||22 January 1977|
|Place of birth||Bristol, England|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Playing position||Central defender|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:06, 7 May 2014 (UTC).
Louis Anthony Carey (born 22 January 1977) is a former professional footballer who played as a central defender. Though born in England, Carey was eligible to play for Scotland at international level through his grandparents, and played once for the Scotland U21 team.
Carey is a Bristol City supporter and came up through the ranks at Bristol City made his City debut in October 1995, and was a regular in the first team both as a right back and centre back for 9 seasons, and was part of the side which won promotion to the Championship in 1997/1998. He signed a four-year deal in July 2000.
Carey spent 6 months at Coventry City under Peter Reid and was in and out of the first team, playing 27 games in all competitions, before then Bristol City manager Brian Tinnion signed him back after his contract was cancelled.
In July 2013, Carey was three games shy of equalling John Atyeo's appearance record for the club, which he equalled in December 2013. On 29 December 2013, Carey made his 646th appearance for Bristol City to become the club's new record holder.
He left the club at the end of the 2013–14 season.
On 16 January 2015, Carey signed for Western Premier League side Shepton Mallet on a one-year deal.
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- Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2003). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2003/2004. Queen Anne Press. p. 78. ISBN 1-85291-651-6.
- Bristol City official profile
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- Scotland profile at Fitbastats