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One to watch: Graham Carey

9 March 2018

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Plymouth Argyle midfielder Graham Carey is this weekend’s one to watch ahead of their trip to the Fylde Coast.

The 28-year-old attacking midfielder started off his career in Ireland in the Shelbourne youth set-up, before flying across the Irish Sea to Scottish side Celtic.

In the six years Carey was at the Hoops, he spent time on loan at Bohemians, St Mirren and at Huddersfield Town. Whilst back in Ireland, he played 15 times and scored two goals and repeated that statistic when he joined St Mirren in the 2010.

He was recalled back to Celtic and then was sent back out on loan to League One side Huddersfield Town, with Lee Clark at the helm. The club reached the Play-Off Final at Old Trafford against Peterborough United, with United winning 3-0 on the day to win promotion to The Championship.

After the season on loan, he then signed for St Mirren on a permanent basis after his successful spell 12 months earlier. Carey and St Mirren reached the Scottish League Cup Final where he came on as a substitute in the 81st minute at Hampden Park and was part of the winning side in the 3-2 victory over Hearts.

After two seasons at St Mirren, he moved to Ross County where he scored thee goals in 38 appearances. He met current manager Derek Adams’ at County but it was a short spell, however the two re-united in Devon.

On 2nd July 2015, Carey signed for Plymouth Argyle on a one-year-contract. He scored on his debut against AFC Wimbledon, and that saw a run of four goals in his first five league games for the Pilgrims. He went onto score 12 goals that season and picked up the club’s Player of the Year award.

The Blanchardstown born man has played over 130 times for Plymouth since 2015, and has scored 37 goals in all competitions.

He has represented Ireland at U21s level, and scored his first and only goal in their away game in Georgia.

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