James McCarthy

Date of birth12 November 1990
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
NationalityIrish
Weight72 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionMidfielder

James McCarthy joined Wigan Athletic in July 2009 with a four-year contract that was extended to June 2016 in August 2011.

He joined Everton in September 2013 with a five-year contract for a reported fee of £13million - a record for a Scottish-born player.

His contract at Everton was extended to June 2020 in August 2015.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Hamilton Academical 01 Jun 2008 20 Jul 2009
Wigan Athletic 20 Jul 2009 02 Sep 2013
Everton 02 Sep 2013 08 Aug 2019
Crystal Palace 08 Aug 2019

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2009-10 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 2
1
1
2009-10 Wigan Athletic League Cup 1
2009-10 Wigan Athletic Premier League 19
1
1
3
2010-11 Wigan Athletic FA Cup
1
2010-11 Wigan Athletic League Cup
2
2010-11 Wigan Athletic Premier League 24
3
2
2011-12 Wigan Athletic League Cup 1
2011-12 Wigan Athletic Premier League 33
7
2012-13 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 3
1
2012-13 Wigan Athletic Premier League 38
3
7
2013-14 Everton FA Cup 4
1
2013-14 Everton League Cup 1
1
2013-14 Everton Premier League 31
3
1
5
2013-14 Wigan Athletic FA Community Shield 1
2013-14 Wigan Athletic League Championship 5
1
2014-15 Everton League Cup
1
2014-15 Everton Premier League 27
1
2
7
2014-15 Everton UEFA Europa League 7
1
2015-16 Everton FA Cup 4
2
2015-16 Everton League Cup 2
2
2015-16 Everton Premier League 29
2
5
1
2016-17 Everton League Cup 1
2016-17 Everton Premier League 7
5
1
2
2017-18 Everton FA Cup 1
1
2017-18 Everton League Cup 1
1
2017-18 Everton Premier League 3
1
2018-19 Everton Premier League
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
22 Aug 2009 Wigan Athletic v Manchester United L 0-5 Premier League
26 Aug 2009 Blackpool v Wigan Athletic L 4-1 League Cup 2nd round
02 Jan 2010 Wigan Athletic v Hull City W 4-1 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 2010 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic W 0-2 Premier League
23 Jan 2010 Notts County v Wigan Athletic D 2-2 FA Cup 4th round
27 Jan 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
30 Jan 2010 Wigan Athletic v Everton L 0-1 Premier League
02 Feb 2010 Wigan Athletic v Notts County L 0-2 FA Cup 4th round replay
06 Feb 2010 Sunderland v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
09 Feb 2010 Wigan Athletic v Stoke City D 1-1 Premier League
17 Feb 2010 Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers D 0-0 Premier League
21 Feb 2010 Wigan Athletic v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-3 Premier League
27 Feb 2010 Birmingham City v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 Premier League
08 Mar 2010 Wigan Athletic v Liverpool W 1-0 Premier League
13 Mar 2010 Bolton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic L 4-0 Premier League
16 Mar 2010 Wigan Athletic v Aston Villa L 1-2 Premier League
20 Mar 2010 Wigan Athletic v Burnley W 1-0 Premier League
29 Mar 2010 Manchester City v Wigan Athletic L 3-0 Premier League
04 Apr 2010 Fulham v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
14 Apr 2010 Wigan Athletic v Portsmouth D 0-0 Premier League
18 Apr 2010 Wigan Athletic v Arsenal W 3-2 Premier League
24 Apr 2010 West Ham United v Wigan Athletic L 3-2 Premier League
03 May 2010 Wigan Athletic v Hull City D 2-2 Premier League
09 May 2010 Chelsea v Wigan Athletic L 8-0 Premier League
14 Aug 2010 Wigan Athletic v Blackpool L 0-4 Premier League
21 Aug 2010 Wigan Athletic v Chelsea L 0-6 Premier League
24 Aug 2010 Hartlepool United v Wigan Athletic W 0-3 League Cup 2nd round
28 Aug 2010 Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic W 0-1 Premier League
11 Sep 2010 Wigan Athletic v Sunderland D 1-1 Premier League
19 Sep 2010 Wigan Athletic v Manchester City L 0-2 Premier League
22 Sep 2010 Wigan Athletic v Preston North End W 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
25 Sep 2010 Birmingham City v Wigan Athletic D 0-0 Premier League
02 Oct 2010 Wigan Athletic v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 Premier League
16 Oct 2010 Newcastle United v Wigan Athletic D 2-2 Premier League
23 Oct 2010 Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 Premier League
25 Jan 2011 Wigan Athletic v Aston Villa L 1-2 Premier League
29 Jan 2011 Bolton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic D 0-0 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 2011 West Bromwich Albion v Wigan Athletic D 2-2 Premier League
05 Feb 2011 Wigan Athletic v Blackburn Rovers W 4-3 Premier League
12 Feb 2011 Liverpool v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
26 Feb 2011 Wigan Athletic v Manchester United L 0-4 Premier League
05 Mar 2011 Manchester City v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 Premier League
19 Mar 2011 Wigan Athletic v Birmingham City W 2-1 Premier League
02 Apr 2011 Wigan Athletic v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 Premier League
09 Apr 2011 Chelsea v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 Premier League
16 Apr 2011 Blackpool v Wigan Athletic W 1-3 Premier League
23 Apr 2011 Sunderland v Wigan Athletic L 4-2 Premier League
30 Apr 2011 Wigan Athletic v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
07 May 2011 Aston Villa v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
15 May 2011 Wigan Athletic v West Ham United W 3-2 Premier League
22 May 2011 Stoke City v Wigan Athletic W 0-1 Premier League
13 Aug 2011 Wigan Athletic v Norwich City D 1-1 Premier League
20 Aug 2011 Swansea City v Wigan Athletic D 0-0 Premier League
13 Sep 2011 Crystal Palace v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
17 Sep 2011 Everton v Wigan Athletic L 3-1 Premier League
24 Sep 2011 Wigan Athletic v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 Premier League
01 Oct 2011 Aston Villa v Wigan Athletic L 2-0 Premier League
15 Oct 2011 Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers L 1-3 Premier League
19 Nov 2011 Wigan Athletic v Blackburn Rovers D 3-3 Premier League
26 Nov 2011 Sunderland v Wigan Athletic W 1-2 Premier League
03 Dec 2011 Wigan Athletic v Arsenal L 0-4 Premier League
10 Dec 2011 West Bromwich Albion v Wigan Athletic W 1-2 Premier League
17 Dec 2011 Wigan Athletic v Chelsea D 1-1 Premier League
21 Dec 2011 Wigan Athletic v Liverpool D 0-0 Premier League
26 Dec 2011 Manchester United v Wigan Athletic L 5-0 Premier League
31 Dec 2011 Stoke City v Wigan Athletic D 2-2 Premier League
03 Jan 2012 Wigan Athletic v Sunderland L 1-4 Premier League
16 Jan 2012 Wigan Athletic v Manchester City L 0-1 Premier League
21 Jan 2012 Queens Park Rangers v Wigan Athletic L 3-1 Premier League
31 Jan 2012 Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic L 3-1 Premier League
04 Feb 2012 Wigan Athletic v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
11 Feb 2012 Bolton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic W 1-2 Premier League
25 Feb 2012 Wigan Athletic v Aston Villa D 0-0 Premier League
03 Mar 2012 Wigan Athletic v Swansea City L 0-2 Premier League
11 Mar 2012 Norwich City v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
17 Mar 2012 Wigan Athletic v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 Premier League
24 Mar 2012 Liverpool v Wigan Athletic W 1-2 Premier League
31 Mar 2012 Wigan Athletic v Stoke City W 2-0 Premier League
07 Apr 2012 Chelsea v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
11 Apr 2012 Wigan Athletic v Manchester United W 1-0 Premier League
16 Apr 2012 Arsenal v Wigan Athletic W 1-2 Premier League
21 Apr 2012 Fulham v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
28 Apr 2012 Wigan Athletic v Newcastle United W 4-0 Premier League
07 May 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic W 0-1 Premier League
13 May 2012 Wigan Athletic v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-2 Premier League
19 Aug 2012 Wigan Athletic v Chelsea L 0-2 Premier League
25 Aug 2012 Southampton v Wigan Athletic W 0-2 Premier League
01 Sep 2012 Wigan Athletic v Stoke City D 2-2 Premier League
15 Sep 2012 Manchester United v Wigan Athletic L 4-0 Premier League
22 Sep 2012 Wigan Athletic v Fulham L 1-2 Premier League
29 Sep 2012 Sunderland v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 Premier League
06 Oct 2012 Wigan Athletic v Everton D 2-2 Premier League
20 Oct 2012 Swansea City v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
27 Oct 2012 Wigan Athletic v West Ham United W 2-1 Premier League
03 Nov 2012 Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic W 0-1 Premier League
10 Nov 2012 Wigan Athletic v West Bromwich Albion L 1-2 Premier League
17 Nov 2012 Liverpool v Wigan Athletic L 3-0 Premier League
24 Nov 2012 Wigan Athletic v Reading W 3-2 Premier League
28 Nov 2012 Wigan Athletic v Manchester City L 0-2 Premier League
03 Dec 2012 Newcastle United v Wigan Athletic L 3-0 Premier League
08 Dec 2012 Wigan Athletic v Queens Park Rangers D 2-2 Premier League
15 Dec 2012 Norwich City v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
22 Dec 2012 Wigan Athletic v Arsenal L 0-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2012 Everton v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
29 Dec 2012 Aston Villa v Wigan Athletic W 0-3 Premier League
01 Jan 2013 Wigan Athletic v Manchester United L 0-4 Premier League
12 Jan 2013 Fulham v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
19 Jan 2013 Wigan Athletic v Sunderland L 2-3 Premier League
29 Jan 2013 Stoke City v Wigan Athletic D 2-2 Premier League
02 Feb 2013 Wigan Athletic v Southampton D 2-2 Premier League
09 Feb 2013 Chelsea v Wigan Athletic L 4-1 Premier League
17 Feb 2013 Huddersfield Town v Wigan Athletic W 1-4 FA Cup 5th round
23 Feb 2013 Reading v Wigan Athletic W 0-3 Premier League
02 Mar 2013 Wigan Athletic v Liverpool L 0-4 Premier League
09 Mar 2013 Everton v Wigan Athletic W 0-3 FA Cup 6th round
17 Mar 2013 Wigan Athletic v Newcastle United W 2-1 Premier League
30 Mar 2013 Wigan Athletic v Norwich City W 1-0 Premier League
07 Apr 2013 Queens Park Rangers v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
13 Apr 2013 Millwall v Wigan Athletic W 0-2 FA Cup Semi-final
17 Apr 2013 Manchester City v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 Premier League
20 Apr 2013 West Ham United v Wigan Athletic L 2-0 Premier League
27 Apr 2013 Wigan Athletic v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 Premier League
04 May 2013 West Bromwich Albion v Wigan Athletic W 2-3 Premier League
07 May 2013 Wigan Athletic v Swansea City L 2-3 Premier League
11 May 2013 Manchester City v Wigan Athletic W 0-1 FA Cup Final
14 May 2013 Arsenal v Wigan Athletic L 4-1 Premier League
19 May 2013 Wigan Athletic v Aston Villa D 2-2 Premier League
03 Aug 2013 Barnsley v Wigan Athletic W 0-4 League Championship
11 Aug 2013 Manchester United v Wigan Athletic L 2-0 FA Community Shield
17 Aug 2013 AFC Bournemouth v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 League Championship
20 Aug 2013 Wigan Athletic v Doncaster Rovers D 2-2 League Championship
25 Aug 2013 Wigan Athletic v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Championship
31 Aug 2013 Wigan Athletic v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 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
2009-10 Republic of Ireland International Friendly
1
2010-11 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
2010-11 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship
1
2012-13 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 5
2012-13 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 5
2012-13 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 7
2012-13 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 7
2013-14 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 4
2013-14 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 4
2014-15 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1
2014-15 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
2
2015-16 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1
2015-16 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 10
1
2016-17 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 2


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
02 Mar 2010 Republic of Ireland v Brazil L 0-2 International Friendly
26 Mar 2011 Republic of Ireland v FYR Macedonia W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
29 Mar 2011 Republic of Ireland v Uruguay L 2-3 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Serbia v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Kazakhstan v Republic of Ireland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
11 Sep 2012 Republic of Ireland v Oman W 4-1 International Friendly
12 Oct 2012 Republic of Ireland v Germany L 1-6 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
16 Oct 2012 Faroe Islands v Republic of Ireland W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
14 Nov 2012 Republic of Ireland v Greece L 0-1 International Friendly
06 Feb 2013 Republic of Ireland v Poland W 2-0 International Friendly
22 Mar 2013 Sweden v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
26 Mar 2013 Republic of Ireland v Austria D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
29 May 2013 England v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2013 Republic of Ireland v Georgia W 4-0 International Friendly
11 Jun 2013 Republic of Ireland v Spain L 0-2 International Friendly
14 Aug 2013 Wales v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Republic of Ireland v Sweden L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
10 Sep 2013 Austria v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
11 Oct 2013 Germany v Republic of Ireland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
15 Oct 2013 Republic of Ireland v Kazakhstan W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
15 Nov 2013 Republic of Ireland v Latvia W 3-0 International Friendly
19 Nov 2013 Poland v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
05 Mar 2014 Republic of Ireland v Serbia L 1-2 International Friendly
07 Sep 2014 Georgia v Republic of Ireland W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
29 Mar 2015 Republic of Ireland v Poland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
07 Jun 2015 Republic of Ireland v England D 0-0 International Friendly
13 Jun 2015 Republic of Ireland v Scotland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
04 Sep 2015 Gibraltar v Republic of Ireland W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
07 Sep 2015 Republic of Ireland v Georgia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
08 Oct 2015 Republic of Ireland v Germany W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
11 Oct 2015 Poland v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
13 Nov 2015 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying play-off 1st leg
16 Nov 2015 Republic of Ireland v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying play-off 2nd leg
25 Mar 2016 Republic of Ireland v Switzerland W 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2016 Republic of Ireland v Slovakia D 2-2 International Friendly
13 Jun 2016 Republic of Ireland v Sweden D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
18 Jun 2016 Belgium v Republic of Ireland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
22 Jun 2016 Italy v Republic of Ireland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
26 Jun 2016 France v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals - Round of 16
06 Oct 2016 Republic of Ireland v Georgia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
09 Oct 2016 Moldova v Republic of Ireland W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group D


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