Tyler Blackett
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Personal information
Full name Tyler Nathan Blackett
Date of birth 2 April 1994 (1994-04-02) (age 26)
Place of birth    Manchester, Flag of England England
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Flag of England Manchester United
Number 42
Youth clubs
2002–2012 Flag of England Manchester United
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2012–
2013–2014
2014
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Flag of EnglandBlackpool (loan)
Flag of EnglandBirmingham City (loan)
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National team
2009
2011
2011–2012
2012–2013
2014-
Flag of England England U16
Flag of England England U17
Flag of England England U18
Flag of England England U19
Flag of England England U21
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Tyler Nathan Blackett (born 2 April 1994) is an English footballer who plays as a left-back or centre-back for Manchester United. Born in Manchester, Blackett joined Manchester United in 2002, and has also played on loan for Blackpool and Birmingham City.

Career

Manchester United

Born in Manchester, Blackett signed for Manchester United in 2002, when he was eight years old.

Blackpool (loan)

On 1 November 2013, Blackett signed for Championship club Blackpool on a month-long loan. The next day, he made his debut for the Seasiders, playing the whole 90 minutes in a 1–0 league win at Nottingham Forest. On 5 December 2013, Blackpool extended Blackett's loan until 1 January 2014.

Birmingham City (loan)

On 31 January 2014, Blackett signed for Championship club Birmingham City on a youth loan until the end of the season. Together with fellow Manchester United loanee Tom Thorpe, Blackett started the next day's match, at home to Derby County. After 38 minutes, he tripped Will Hughes to concede a penalty, which Darren Randolph saved. Birmingham came back from 3–1 down to draw, the equaliser scored by a third United loanee, Federico Macheda, in stoppage time.

International career

Background

Blackett qualifies through heritage to play for England, Barbados and Jamaica.

Under-16s

In September 2009, Blackett was called up to the England U16 squad for the 2009 Victory Shield match against Wales. On 15 October, he started the 1–0 win against Wales, but was replaced by Alex Henshall a few minutes before half-time. Blackett was recalled to the squad for the final Victory Shield match against Scotland in November 2009; he replaced Sam Magri in the 69th minute as England won 2–1 at the Tynecastle Stadium in Edinburgh. The victory sealed England's ninth consecutive Victory Shield.

Under-17s

Blackett was called up to the England U17 squad for the Algarve Tournament in February 2011. He started England's opening game of the tournament on 24 February, playing the full 90 minutes in a 1–1 draw with Romania. He was an unused substitute in the 3–1 defeat against Germany, but came on to replace Alex Henshall in the 76th minute of the 2–2 draw with Portugal.

Under-18s

In November 2011, Blackett was called up to the England U18 squad for a friendly against Slovakia. On 16 November, he started the 1–1 draw with Slovakia, before being replaced by Courtney Meppen-Walter in the 65th minute. He retained his place in the squad for the friendly against Poland in February 2012, coming on at half-time as England won 3–0 at the Alexandra Stadium.

Under-19s

In August 2012, Blackett was called up to the England U19 squad for a friendly against Germany. On 6 September, he started the game in Hamburg, playing the whole 90 minutes as England lost 3–1. Blackett earned his second call up for a friendly with Denmark in January 2013, he started the game before being replaced by Lewis Baker in the 67th minute as England won 3–1 at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 20 September 2014
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Manchester United 2012–13 Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014–15 Premier League 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Blackpool (loan) 2013–14 Championship 5 0 5 0
Birmingham City (loan) 2013–14 Championship 8 0 8 0
Career total 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0

Honours

International

England U16

External links

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