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James McArthur
James McArthur
Personal information
Full name James McArthur
Date of birth 7 October 1987 (1987-10-07) (age 32)
Place of birth    Glasgow, Scotland Scotland
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Central Midfielder
Club information
Current club England Crystal Palace
Number 18
Youth clubs




2003–2005
Scotland Rangers South BC
Scotland St Johnstone
Scotland Rangers SABC
Scotland Clyde
Scotland Hamilton Academical
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2005–2010
2010–2014
2014–
Scotland Hamilton Academical
England Wigan Athletic
England Crystal Palace
168 0(10)
129 0(11)
122 0(14)   
National team
2008
2010–
Scotland Scotland U21
Scotland Scotland
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032 00(4)

James McArthur (born 7 October 1987) is a Scottish footballer who currently plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Scotland national football team.

McArthur started his career at Hamilton Academical and was part of the team that won the 2007–08 Scottish First Division title. He made over 190 appearances for Hamilton before joining Wigan Athletic in July 2010. McArthur helped Wigan win the FA Cup in 2013. He was transferred to Crystal Palace in the summer of 2014.

External links

Crystal Palace FC
Crystal Palace F.C. squad - 2020–21

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