Chris Carruthers

Date of birth19 August 1983
Place of birthKettering
NationalityEnglish
Weight78 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionDefender

A local youngster, Chris made his debut for Northampton Town shortly before the end of the 2000-01 season against Port Vale.

A promising central defender or midfielder, he created an immediate impression by 'nutmegging' a Vale player with almost his first touch of the ball.

He went on to feature twice more for the Cobblers.

Chris' contract at Northampton Town was extended to June 2006 in February 2004 before joining Bristol Rovers in July 2005 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2008 in July 2007.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Northampton Town 09 Apr 2002 01 Jul 2005
Hornchurch 19 Nov 2004 19 Dec 2004 L
Kettering Town 21 Jan 2005 21 Feb 2005 L
Bristol Rovers 24 Mar 2005 11 May 2005 L
Bristol Rovers 01 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2008
Oxford United 05 Jul 2008 06 Jan 2010
York City 02 Oct 2009 05 Jan 2010 L
York City 06 Jan 2010 30 Jun 2011
Gateshead 27 Jul 2011 30 Jun 2012
Hereford United 20 Jul 2012 30 Jun 2013
Corby Town 01 Jul 2013

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Northampton Town League Division 2 1
2
2001-02 Northampton Town LDV Vans Trophy 1
2001-02 Northampton Town League Division 2 6
7
1
2002-03 Northampton Town FA Cup 3
1
2002-03 Northampton Town LDV Vans Trophy
1
2002-03 Northampton Town League Cup 1
2002-03 Northampton Town League Division 2 26
7
2003-04 Northampton Town FA Cup 4
2003-04 Northampton Town LDV Vans Trophy 2
1
2003-04 Northampton Town League Cup 1
2003-04 Northampton Town League Division 3 19
5
1
2004-05 Bristol Rovers League Two 2
3
2004-05 Northampton Town LDV Vans Trophy
1
2004-05 Northampton Town League Cup
1
2004-05 Northampton Town League Two
1
2005-06 Bristol Rovers FA Cup 3
2005-06 Bristol Rovers LDV Vans Trophy
1
2005-06 Bristol Rovers League Cup
1
2005-06 Bristol Rovers League Two 39
1
1
2
2006-07 Bristol Rovers FA Cup 5
2006-07 Bristol Rovers Johnstones Paint Trophy 7
2006-07 Bristol Rovers League Cup 1
2006-07 Bristol Rovers League Two 33
5
4
2006-07 Bristol Rovers League Two Play-Offs 3
2007-08 Bristol Rovers FA Cup 3
1
2007-08 Bristol Rovers Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2007-08 Bristol Rovers League Cup 2
2007-08 Bristol Rovers League One 13
4
5
2008-09 Oxford United FA Cup 3
1
2009-10 York City FA Cup 3
2010-11 York City FA Cup 2
2011-12 Gateshead FA Cup 2
1
2013-14 Corby Town FA Cup 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
26 Apr 2001 Northampton Town v Port Vale L 0-2 League Division 2
28 Apr 2001 AFC Bournemouth v Northampton Town L 2-0 League Division 2
05 May 2001 Northampton Town v Walsall L 0-3 League Division 2
08 Sep 2001 Colchester United v Northampton Town L 3-1 League Division 2
18 Sep 2001 Cardiff City v Northampton Town L 2-0 League Division 2
22 Sep 2001 Port Vale v Northampton Town W 0-1 League Division 2
25 Sep 2001 Northampton Town v Blackpool L 1-3 League Division 2
29 Sep 2001 Northampton Town v Swindon Town D 1-1 League Division 2
16 Oct 2001 Northampton Town v Oxford United W 2-0 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
20 Oct 2001 Queens Park Rangers v Northampton Town W 0-1 League Division 2
23 Oct 2001 Northampton Town v Huddersfield Town L 0-3 League Division 2
15 Dec 2001 Northampton Town v AFC Bournemouth W 1-0 League Division 2
19 Jan 2002 Bristol City v Northampton Town W 1-3 League Division 2
09 Feb 2002 Northampton Town v Queens Park Rangers D 2-2 League Division 2
06 Apr 2002 Northampton Town v Wycombe Wanderers W 4-1 League Division 2
13 Apr 2002 Wigan Athletic v Northampton Town L 3-0 League Division 2
20 Apr 2002 Northampton Town v Cambridge United D 2-2 League Division 2
10 Aug 2002 Northampton Town v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League Division 2
17 Aug 2002 Cardiff City v Northampton Town W 1-2 League Division 2
27 Aug 2002 Chesterfield v Northampton Town L 4-0 League Division 2
31 Aug 2002 Northampton Town v Barnsley W 1-0 League Division 2
06 Sep 2002 Bristol City v Northampton Town L 3-0 League Division 2
10 Sep 2002 Northampton Town v Wigan Athletic L 0-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
14 Sep 2002 Northampton Town v Huddersfield Town D 0-0 League Division 2
17 Sep 2002 Northampton Town v Colchester United W 4-1 League Division 2
21 Sep 2002 Swindon Town v Northampton Town L 2-0 League Division 2
28 Sep 2002 Northampton Town v Mansfield Town W 2-0 League Division 2
05 Oct 2002 Plymouth Argyle v Northampton Town D 0-0 League Division 2
12 Oct 2002 Northampton Town v Brentford L 1-2 League Division 2
19 Oct 2002 Notts County v Northampton Town L 2-1 League Division 2
22 Oct 2002 Hereford United v Northampton Town W 3-4 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
26 Oct 2002 Northampton Town v Cheltenham Town L 1-2 League Division 2
02 Nov 2002 Northampton Town v Luton Town W 3-0 League Division 2
09 Nov 2002 Queens Park Rangers v Northampton Town W 0-1 League Division 2
16 Nov 2002 Northampton Town v Boston United W 3-2 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
23 Nov 2002 Northampton Town v Port Vale W 3-0 League Division 2
30 Nov 2002 Wigan Athletic v Northampton Town L 1-0 League Division 2
07 Dec 2002 Cambridge United v Northampton Town D 2-2 FA Cup 2nd round
14 Dec 2002 Northampton Town v Tranmere Rovers L 0-4 League Division 2
17 Dec 2002 Northampton Town v Cambridge United L 0-1 FA Cup 2nd round replay
20 Dec 2002 Stockport County v Northampton Town L 4-0 League Division 2
26 Dec 2002 Northampton Town v Chesterfield L 0-1 League Division 2
28 Dec 2002 Peterborough United v Northampton Town D 0-0 League Division 2
04 Jan 2003 Northampton Town v Wycombe Wanderers L 0-5 League Division 2
18 Jan 2003 Blackpool v Northampton Town L 2-1 League Division 2
25 Jan 2003 Northampton Town v Peterborough United L 0-1 League Division 2
01 Feb 2003 Crewe Alexandra v Northampton Town D 3-3 League Division 2
04 Feb 2003 Northampton Town v Cardiff City L 0-1 League Division 2
08 Feb 2003 Northampton Town v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division 2
15 Feb 2003 Luton Town v Northampton Town L 3-2 League Division 2
22 Feb 2003 Northampton Town v Bristol City L 1-2 League Division 2
01 Mar 2003 Huddersfield Town v Northampton Town L 2-0 League Division 2
22 Mar 2003 Northampton Town v Oldham Athletic L 0-2 League Division 2
26 Apr 2003 Northampton Town v Plymouth Argyle D 2-2 League Division 2
03 May 2003 Mansfield Town v Northampton Town L 2-1 League Division 2
05 Sep 2003 Cheltenham Town v Northampton Town L 4-3 League Division 3
13 Sep 2003 Huddersfield Town v Northampton Town L 3-0 League Division 3
16 Sep 2003 Northampton Town v Carlisle United W 2-0 League Division 3
20 Sep 2003 Northampton Town v Macclesfield Town D 0-0 League Division 3
23 Sep 2003 Portsmouth v Northampton Town L 5-2 League Cup 2nd round
27 Sep 2003 Oxford United v Northampton Town L 3-0 League Division 3
30 Sep 2003 Lincoln City v Northampton Town D 0-0 League Division 3
04 Oct 2003 Northampton Town v Hull City L 1-5 League Division 3
17 Oct 2003 Northampton Town v Scunthorpe United D 1-1 League Division 3
21 Oct 2003 Northampton Town v Kidderminster Harriers L 0-1 League Division 3
25 Oct 2003 Leyton Orient v Northampton Town D 1-1 League Division 3
01 Nov 2003 Southend United v Northampton Town W 0-1 League Division 3
04 Nov 2003 Hereford United v Northampton Town D 1-1 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - southern section
08 Nov 2003 Northampton Town v Plymouth Argyle W 3-2 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
17 Nov 2003 Northampton Town v Swansea City W 2-1 League Division 3
19 Dec 2003 Northampton Town v Cambridge United L 1-2 League Division 3
26 Dec 2003 Bristol Rovers v Northampton Town W 1-2 League Division 3
28 Dec 2003 Northampton Town v Cheltenham Town W 1-0 League Division 3
03 Jan 2004 Northampton Town v Rotherham United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 2004 Rotherham United v Northampton Town W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
17 Jan 2004 Northampton Town v York City W 2-1 League Division 3
20 Jan 2004 Northampton Town v Colchester United L 2-3 LDV Vans Trophy Semi-final - southern section
25 Jan 2004 Northampton Town v Manchester United L 0-3 FA Cup 4th round
30 Jan 2004 Doncaster Rovers v Northampton Town L 1-0 League Division 3
03 Feb 2004 Northampton Town v Yeovil Town W 2-0 League Division 3
07 Feb 2004 Northampton Town v Bristol Rovers W 2-0 League Division 3
14 Feb 2004 Northampton Town v Rochdale W 3-1 League Division 3
17 Feb 2004 Darlington v Northampton Town W 1-2 League Division 3
28 Feb 2004 Northampton Town v Leyton Orient W 1-0 League Division 3
24 Apr 2004 Swansea City v Northampton Town W 0-2 League Division 3
01 May 2004 Northampton Town v Bury W 3-2 League Division 3
22 Sep 2004 Northampton Town v Southampton L 0-3 League Cup 2nd round
02 Nov 2004 Torquay United v Northampton Town W 1-3 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - southern section
05 Mar 2005 Northampton Town v Macclesfield Town W 1-0 League Two


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 England Toulon Tournament 3
2002-03 England Toulon Under-21 1
2002-03 England Under-20 2
2002-03 England Under-20 Four Nations Competition 1
2003-04 England FIFA Under-20 World Cup 2
2003-04 England Under-20 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
12 Dec 2002 England v Switzerland L 0-2 Under 20
19 Mar 2003 Switzerland v England D 1-1 Under-20
21 May 2003 Italy v England L 3-0 Under-20 Four Nations Competition
11 Jun 2003 England v Portugal L 0-3 Toulon Under-21 Group B
13 Jun 2003 England v Argentina L 0-8 Toulon Under-21 Group B
15 Jun 2003 England v Turkey L 0-1 Toulon Under-21 Group B
19 Jun 2003 England v Japan L 0-1 Toulon Tournament Group B
09 Oct 2003 England v Czech Republic W 2-0 Under-20
14 Nov 2003 England v Wales W 2-0 Under-20
29 Nov 2003 Japan v England L 1-0 FIFA Under-20 World Cup Group D
02 Dec 2003 England v Egypt L 0-1 FIFA Under-20 World Cup Group D


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.