Garath McCleary

Date of birth15 May 1987
Place of birthOxford
NationalityJamaican
Weight79 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionMidfielder/Forward

Gareth McCleary previously played for Oxford City.

His contract at Nottingham Forest was extended to June 2012 in July 2009.

He joined Reading in July 2012 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2017 in October 2014 and to June 2020 in January 2017.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Slough Town 01 Nov 2005 01 Jan 2007
Bromley 01 Jan 2007 25 Jan 2008
Nottingham Forest 25 Jan 2008 30 Jun 2012
Reading 01 Jul 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2007-08 Nottingham Forest League One 3
5
1
2008-09 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 1
1
1
2008-09 Nottingham Forest League Championship 14
25
1
3
2008-09 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
1
2009-10 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 1
1
2009-10 Nottingham Forest League Championship 1
23
1
1
2009-10 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
2010-11 Nottingham Forest FA Cup
2
2010-11 Nottingham Forest League Championship 7
11
2
3
2010-11 Nottingham Forest League Championship Play-Offs
1
2010-11 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
1
2011-12 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 1
2011-12 Nottingham Forest League Championship 21
1
9
2
1
2012-13 Reading FA Cup 3
1
2012-13 Reading League Cup 2
1
2012-13 Reading Premier League 15
16
3
2013-14 Reading FA Cup 1
2013-14 Reading League Championship 35
7
5
3
2014-15 Reading FA Cup 3
1
2
2014-15 Reading League Championship 22
4
1
5
2015-16 Reading FA Cup 2
1
2015-16 Reading League Championship 20
14
4
3
2015-16 Reading League Cup
2
1
2016-17 Reading FA Cup 1
2016-17 Reading League Championship 39
2
9
6
1
2016-17 Reading League Championship Play-Offs
2
2016-17 Reading League Cup 1
1
2017-18 Reading FA Cup 2
2017-18 Reading League Championship 9
9
2
2017-18 Reading League Cup 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
03 Mar 2008 Nottingham Forest v Carlisle United L 0-1 League One
24 Mar 2008 Nottingham Forest v Brighton and Hove Albion D 0-0 League One
01 Apr 2008 Carlisle United v Nottingham Forest W 0-2 League One
05 Apr 2008 Nottingham Forest v Cheltenham Town W 3-1 League One
08 Apr 2008 Nottingham Forest v Bristol Rovers D 1-1 League One
12 Apr 2008 Tranmere Rovers v Nottingham Forest W 0-2 League One
19 Apr 2008 Nottingham Forest v Luton Town W 1-0 League One
26 Apr 2008 Hartlepool United v Nottingham Forest W 0-1 League One
10 Aug 2008 Nottingham Forest v Reading D 0-0 League Championship
13 Aug 2008 Nottingham Forest v Morecambe W 4-0 League Cup 1st round
16 Aug 2008 Swansea City v Nottingham Forest L 3-1 League Championship
23 Aug 2008 Nottingham Forest v Watford W 3-2 League Championship
27 Aug 2008 Nottingham Forest v Sunderland L 1-2 League Cup 2nd round
30 Aug 2008 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Nottingham Forest L 5-1 League Championship
13 Sep 2008 Nottingham Forest v Burnley L 1-2 League Championship
16 Sep 2008 Preston North End v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Championship
20 Sep 2008 Nottingham Forest v Charlton Athletic D 0-0 League Championship
27 Sep 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Championship
30 Sep 2008 Sheffield Wednesday v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Championship
04 Oct 2008 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace L 0-2 League Championship
18 Oct 2008 Queens Park Rangers v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Championship
21 Oct 2008 Nottingham Forest v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Championship
25 Oct 2008 Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City L 0-1 League Championship
28 Oct 2008 Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 League Championship
02 Nov 2008 Derby County v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
08 Nov 2008 Nottingham Forest v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Championship
15 Nov 2008 Bristol City v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Championship
22 Nov 2008 Nottingham Forest v Norwich City L 1-2 League Championship
29 Nov 2008 Nottingham Forest v Barnsley W 1-0 League Championship
06 Dec 2008 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Championship
20 Dec 2008 Southampton v Nottingham Forest W 0-2 League Championship
23 Jan 2009 Derby County v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
27 Jan 2009 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 League Championship
31 Jan 2009 Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest L 2-0 League Championship
04 Feb 2009 Nottingham Forest v Derby County L 2-3 FA Cup 4th round replay
07 Feb 2009 Nottingham Forest v Queens Park Rangers D 2-2 League Championship
14 Feb 2009 Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest L 2-0 League Championship
18 Feb 2009 Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Championship
21 Feb 2009 Nottingham Forest v Derby County L 1-3 League Championship
28 Feb 2009 Reading v Nottingham Forest W 0-1 League Championship
03 Mar 2009 Nottingham Forest v Preston North End W 2-1 League Championship
07 Mar 2009 Nottingham Forest v Swansea City D 1-1 League Championship
10 Mar 2009 Watford v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Championship
14 Mar 2009 Burnley v Nottingham Forest L 5-0 League Championship
21 Mar 2009 Nottingham Forest v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-1 League Championship
04 Apr 2009 Barnsley v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
11 Apr 2009 Nottingham Forest v Bristol City W 3-2 League Championship
13 Apr 2009 Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Championship
18 Apr 2009 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City W 1-0 League Championship
25 Apr 2009 Blackpool v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
03 May 2009 Nottingham Forest v Southampton W 3-1 League Championship
08 Aug 2009 Reading v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Championship
12 Aug 2009 Nottingham Forest v Bradford City W 3-0 League Cup 1st round
22 Aug 2009 Queens Park Rangers v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
29 Aug 2009 Nottingham Forest v Derby County W 3-2 League Championship
12 Sep 2009 Sheffield Wednesday v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
15 Sep 2009 Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
03 Oct 2009 Peterborough United v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 League Championship
24 Oct 2009 Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
01 Nov 2009 Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
07 Nov 2009 Nottingham Forest v Bristol City D 1-1 League Championship
21 Nov 2009 Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
28 Nov 2009 Nottingham Forest v Doncaster Rovers W 4-1 League Championship
05 Dec 2009 Nottingham Forest v Leicester City W 5-1 League Championship
08 Dec 2009 Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Championship
12 Dec 2009 Swansea City v Nottingham Forest W 0-1 League Championship
19 Dec 2009 Nottingham Forest v Preston North End W 3-0 League Championship
28 Dec 2009 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City W 2-0 League Championship
02 Jan 2010 Nottingham Forest v Birmingham City D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2010 Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
13 Feb 2010 Doncaster Rovers v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Championship
06 Mar 2010 Nottingham Forest v Swansea City W 1-0 League Championship
20 Mar 2010 Nottingham Forest v Peterborough United W 1-0 League Championship
23 Mar 2010 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace W 2-0 League Championship
29 Mar 2010 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest L 2-0 League Championship
03 Apr 2010 Bristol City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
05 Apr 2010 Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City D 0-0 League Championship
02 May 2010 Scunthorpe United v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Championship
10 Aug 2010 Bradford City v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Cup 1st round
15 Aug 2010 Nottingham Forest v Leeds United D 1-1 League Championship
14 Sep 2010 Preston North End v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 League Championship
28 Sep 2010 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Championship
20 Nov 2010 Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest W 0-2 League Championship
29 Nov 2010 Leicester City v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Championship
18 Dec 2010 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace W 3-0 League Championship
01 Jan 2011 Nottingham Forest v Barnsley D 2-2 League Championship
08 Jan 2011 Preston North End v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round
25 Jan 2011 Nottingham Forest v Bristol City W 1-0 League Championship
30 Jan 2011 West Ham United v Nottingham Forest L 3-2 FA Cup 4th round
16 Feb 2011 Scunthorpe United v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Championship
26 Feb 2011 Millwall v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Championship
01 Mar 2011 Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
05 Mar 2011 Nottingham Forest v Hull City L 0-1 League Championship
08 Mar 2011 Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Championship
12 Mar 2011 Nottingham Forest v Doncaster Rovers D 0-0 League Championship
19 Mar 2011 Swansea City v Nottingham Forest L 3-2 League Championship
02 Apr 2011 Leeds United v Nottingham Forest L 4-1 League Championship
09 Apr 2011 Nottingham Forest v Reading L 3-4 League Championship
12 Apr 2011 Nottingham Forest v Burnley W 2-0 League Championship
12 May 2011 Nottingham Forest v Swansea City D 0-0 League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
03 Dec 2011 Brighton and Hove Albion v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Championship
10 Dec 2011 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace L 0-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2011 Nottingham Forest v Peterborough United L 0-1 League Championship
31 Dec 2011 Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City L 0-1 League Championship
02 Jan 2012 Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest W 1-3 League Championship
07 Jan 2012 Nottingham Forest v Leicester City D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2012 Nottingham Forest v Southampton L 0-3 League Championship
21 Jan 2012 West Ham United v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Championship
31 Jan 2012 Nottingham Forest v Burnley L 0-2 League Championship
11 Feb 2012 Nottingham Forest v Watford D 1-1 League Championship
14 Feb 2012 Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Championship
18 Feb 2012 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City W 2-0 League Championship
25 Feb 2012 Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 League Championship
03 Mar 2012 Barnsley v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
06 Mar 2012 Nottingham Forest v Doncaster Rovers L 1-2 League Championship
10 Mar 2012 Nottingham Forest v Millwall W 3-1 League Championship
13 Mar 2012 Derby County v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Championship
20 Mar 2012 Leeds United v Nottingham Forest W 3-7 League Championship
24 Mar 2012 Nottingham Forest v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Championship
31 Mar 2012 Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest W 0-3 League Championship
07 Apr 2012 Nottingham Forest v Bristol City L 0-1 League Championship
09 Apr 2012 Peterborough United v Nottingham Forest W 0-1 League Championship
28 Apr 2012 Nottingham Forest v Portsmouth W 2-0 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
2012-13 Jamaica FIFA World Cup 2
2013-14 Jamaica FIFA World Cup 1
2014-15 Jamaica CONCACAF Gold Cup 6
2
2
2014-15 Jamaica Copa America 3
2014-15 Jamaica International Friendly 1
2015-16 Jamaica Copa America 3
2015-16 Jamaica FIFA World Cup 1
2015-16 Jamaica International Friendly 1
1
2016-17 Jamaica FIFA World Cup 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
06 Feb 2013 Mexico v Jamaica D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF North & Central American qualifier
07 Jun 2013 Jamaica v USA L 1-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
06 Sep 2013 Panama v Jamaica D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
27 Mar 2015 Jamaica v Venezuela W 2-1 International Friendly
13 Jun 2015 Uruguay v Jamaica L 1-0 Copa America Group B
16 Jun 2015 Paraguay v Jamaica L 1-0 Copa America Group B
20 Jun 2015 Argentina v Jamaica L 1-0 Copa America Group B
08 Jul 2015 Costa Rica v Jamaica D 2-2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B
11 Jul 2015 Jamaica v Canada W 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B
14 Jul 2015 Jamaica v El Salvador W 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B
18 Jul 2015 Haiti v Jamaica W 0-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-final
22 Jul 2015 USA v Jamaica W 1-2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-final
26 Jul 2015 Jamaica v Mexico L 1-3 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final
13 Nov 2015 Jamaica v Panama L 0-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF preliminary
27 May 2016 Chile v Jamaica W 1-2 International Friendly
05 Jun 2016 Jamaica v Venezuela L 0-1 Copa America Group C
09 Jun 2016 Mexico v Jamaica L 2-0 Copa America Group C
13 Jun 2016 Jamaica v Uruguay L 0-3 Copa America Group C
03 Sep 2016 Panama v Jamaica L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF group B


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