Craig Cathcart

Date of birth06 February 1989
Place of birthGlengormley
NationalityNorthern Irish
Weight73 kg
Height1.88 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

Craig Cathcart joined Watford in July 2014 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2019 in July 2015, to June 2021 in June 2017 and to June 2023 in June 2019.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 07 Feb 2006 11 Aug 2010
Royal Antwerp 30 Aug 2007 31 May 2008 L
Plymouth Argyle 08 Aug 2008 31 May 2009 L
Watford 14 Sep 2009 01 Jan 2010 L
Blackpool 11 Aug 2010 30 Jun 2014
Watford 01 Jul 2014

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2008-09 Plymouth Argyle FA Cup 1
2008-09 Plymouth Argyle League Championship 30
1
1
1
2008-09 Plymouth Argyle League Cup 1
2009-10 Watford League Championship 12
1
2010-11 Blackpool Premier League 28
2
1
1
2011-12 Blackpool FA Cup 2
2011-12 Blackpool League Championship 27
2
2012-13 Blackpool FA Cup
1
2012-13 Blackpool League Championship 22
3
1
3
2013-14 Blackpool FA Cup 1
2013-14 Blackpool League Championship 29
1
1
2
2013-14 Blackpool League Cup 1
2014-15 Watford FA Cup 1
2014-15 Watford League Championship 28
1
3
6
2015-16 Watford FA Cup 5
1
2015-16 Watford Premier League 34
1
1
3
2016-17 Watford FA Cup 1
2016-17 Watford Premier League 13
2
3
2017-18 Watford Premier League 5
2
1
2018-19 Watford FA Cup 4
1
2018-19 Watford League Cup 1
2018-19 Watford Premier League 35
1
3
2
2019-20 Watford League Cup 1
2019-20 Watford Premier League 28
1
7


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
12 Aug 2008 Luton Town v Plymouth Argyle L 2-0 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
16 Sep 2008 Watford v Plymouth Argyle W 1-2 League Championship
20 Sep 2008 Crystal Palace v Plymouth Argyle W 1-2 League Championship
27 Sep 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Championship
30 Sep 2008 Bristol City v Plymouth Argyle D 2-2 League Championship
04 Oct 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Sheffield Wednesday W 4-0 League Championship
18 Oct 2008 Derby County v Plymouth Argyle L 2-1 League Championship
21 Oct 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Preston North End W 1-0 League Championship
25 Oct 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Ipswich Town L 1-3 League Championship
28 Oct 2008 Sheffield Wednesday v Plymouth Argyle W 0-1 League Championship
08 Nov 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Charlton Athletic D 2-2 League Championship
15 Nov 2008 Coventry City v Plymouth Argyle W 0-1 League Championship
22 Nov 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Cardiff City W 2-1 League Championship
25 Nov 2008 Southampton v Plymouth Argyle D 0-0 League Championship
29 Nov 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Blackpool L 1-2 League Championship
06 Dec 2008 Doncaster Rovers v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
20 Dec 2008 Barnsley v Plymouth Argyle L 2-0 League Championship
26 Dec 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Southampton W 2-0 League Championship
28 Dec 2008 Cardiff City v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
03 Jan 2009 Arsenal v Plymouth Argyle L 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round
17 Jan 2009 Nottingham Forest v Plymouth Argyle L 2-0 League Championship
27 Jan 2009 Plymouth Argyle v Bristol City L 0-2 League Championship
03 Feb 2009 Preston North End v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
07 Feb 2009 Plymouth Argyle v Derby County L 0-3 League Championship
14 Feb 2009 Charlton Athletic v Plymouth Argyle L 2-0 League Championship
17 Feb 2009 Plymouth Argyle v Crystal Palace L 1-3 League Championship
21 Feb 2009 Plymouth Argyle v Sheffield United D 2-2 League Championship
28 Feb 2009 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Plymouth Argyle W 0-1 League Championship
03 Mar 2009 Plymouth Argyle v Watford W 2-1 League Championship
07 Mar 2009 Plymouth Argyle v Reading D 2-2 League Championship
14 Mar 2009 Norwich City v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
21 Mar 2009 Plymouth Argyle v Burnley L 1-2 League Championship
04 Apr 2009 Blackpool v Plymouth Argyle W 0-1 League Championship


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
2010-11 Northern Ireland Nations Cup 2
2010-11 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
2011-12 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1
1
2012-13 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1
2012-13 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1
2013-14 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1
2013-14 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
2014-15 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
2014-15 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship
2
2015-16 Northern Ireland International Friendly 5
1
2015-16 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 6
1
1
2016-17 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
2017-18 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2
1
2018-19 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2
2018-19 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 4
2018-19 Northern Ireland UEFA Nations League 3
2019-20 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
2019-20 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 4


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
03 Sep 2010 Slovenia v Northern Ireland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
25 Mar 2011 Serbia v Northern Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
29 Mar 2011 Northern Ireland v Slovenia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group C
24 May 2011 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland L 5-0 Nations Cup
27 May 2011 Wales v Northern Ireland L 2-0 Nations Cup
10 Aug 2011 Northern Ireland v Faroe Islands W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group C
02 Sep 2011 Northern Ireland v Serbia L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
06 Sep 2011 Estonia v Northern Ireland L 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
07 Oct 2011 Northern Ireland v Estonia L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group C
15 Aug 2012 Northern Ireland v Finland D 3-3 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Russia v Northern Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
16 Oct 2012 Portugal v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
14 Nov 2012 Northern Ireland v Azerbaijan D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
06 Feb 2013 Malta v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
14 Aug 2013 Northern Ireland v Russia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
11 Oct 2013 Azerbaijan v Northern Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
15 Oct 2013 Israel v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
05 Mar 2014 Cyprus v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2014 Hungary v Northern Ireland W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
31 May 2015 Northern Ireland v Qatar D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Jun 2015 Northern Ireland v Romania D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
08 Oct 2015 Northern Ireland v Greece W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
11 Oct 2015 Finland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
13 Nov 2015 Northern Ireland v Latvia W 1-0 International Friendly
24 Mar 2016 Wales v Northern Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2016 Northern Ireland v Slovenia W 1-0 International Friendly
27 May 2016 Northern Ireland v Belarus W 3-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2016 Slovakia v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Jun 2016 Poland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group C
16 Jun 2016 Ukraine v Northern Ireland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group C
21 Jun 2016 Northern Ireland v Germany L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
25 Jun 2016 Wales v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals - Round of 16
26 Mar 2017 Northern Ireland v Norway W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
24 Mar 2018 Northern Ireland v Korea Republic W 2-1 International Friendly
30 May 2018 Panama v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
03 Jun 2018 Costa Rica v Northern Ireland L 3-0 International Friendly
08 Sep 2018 Northern Ireland v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 1-2 UEFA Nations League League B Group B3
11 Sep 2018 Northern Ireland v Israel W 3-0 International Friendly
12 Oct 2018 Austria v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA Nations League League B Group B3
15 Oct 2018 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Northern Ireland L 2-0 UEFA Nations League League B Group B3
15 Nov 2018 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
21 Mar 2019 Northern Ireland v Estonia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
24 Mar 2019 Northern Ireland v Belarus W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
08 Jun 2019 Estonia v Northern Ireland W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
11 Jun 2019 Belarus v Northern Ireland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
09 Sep 2019 Northern Ireland v Germany L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
10 Oct 2019 Netherlands v Northern Ireland L 3-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
14 Oct 2019 Czech Republic v Northern Ireland W 2-3 International Friendly
16 Nov 2019 Northern Ireland v Netherlands D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
19 Nov 2019 Germany v Northern Ireland L 6-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C


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