Roy Carroll Goalkeeper Net Worth with Biography

Published Date   20th Jan. 2018, 20:49 pm
Roy Carroll Goalkeeper Net Worth with Biography
Quick Info
Birth Name: Roy Carroll
Date of Birth: 30/09/1977
Age: 46 years old
Nationality: Northern Irish

Roy Carroll is a well-known Northern Irish professional footballer who is known best to be playing for the NIFL Premiership side Linfield as a goalkeeper. Roy Carroll goalkeeper career began from 1995 and had been running successfully till date. Roy Carroll net worth is known to have been amassed from his work for clubs like Hull City, Manchester United, Derby County, Olympiacos, and more.


Northern Irish professional football player Roy Carroll is a goalkeeper known best for having played for Manchester United from 2001 to 2005. Roy Carroll goalkeeper career has led him to work for teams like West Ham United, Notts County, Linfield, and more.

Early Life

Roy Eric Carroll was born on 30th September 1977 in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. He spent most of his childhood days in Tamlaght, County Fermanagh. Roy Carroll was born to Bob Carroll who persuaded him to take up a career in football.


Youth Career

Roy Carroll goalkeeper career began with him joining local team Fivemiletown United. Eventually, he went on to play for Ballinamallard United.

Senior Career

Roy Carroll goalkeeper senior career began in 1995 when he joined Hull City. He had made a total of 50 appearances for the club until 1997 when he left to sign a 350000 pound deal with Wigan Athletic. In the four years with Wigan, he went on to make 170 appearances and won Football League Trophy in 1998-99. He then joined Manchester United and stayed in the club till 2005. In 2005 he joined West Ham United where he performed in 31 matches till 2007. Carroll then joined Rangers in the 2007-2008 seasons. He appeared in 30 games of Derby County, 46 matches of Odense BK, and 16 matches of OFI Crete till 2011.

In 2012, he joined Olympiacos and made appearances in 19 matches. Along with the team, he has won Superleague Greece in 2011-12, 2012-13, and 2013-14. Roy Carroll then went on to sign with Notts County in 2014 and made appearances in 77 of the matches till 2016. In 2016, he signed with Linfield and appeared in 50 of its episode. Roy went on to win the NIFL Premiership in 2016-2017 with the team. Then it followed with the win of the Irish Cup and then Country Antrim Shield.

How did Roy Carroll play while with Manchester United?

Roy Carroll Manchester United career has been the longest compared to his loyalty with other clubs. While with United, Carroll along with the club went on to win the Premier League in 2002-2003. In 2003, they also won the FA Community Shield. The team won the FA Cup in 2003-2004. Roy Carroll has been with the club from 2001 to 2005. He went on to have 46 league appearances as a goalkeeper for the team. He has played exceptionally well for Manchester United and is renowned for his performance.

International Career

Roy Carroll made his debut in the international football arena on 21st May 1997 with a match against Thailand. He took part in the Euro 2008 qualifying match. For the North Ireland national team, he has made appearances in 45 of the games. Roy Carroll took part in the opening qualifier round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Net Worth and Salary

Roy Carroll net worth is estimated to be calculated in millions as per various sources. Roy Carroll goalkeeper career has led him to earn a huge salary.

What is Roy Carroll age?

Roy Carroll age at present is 40 years. Roy Carroll age has not stopped him from working as hard as he used to previously. Roy Carroll stands tall at the height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 80 kgs.

Personal Life

Roy Carroll girlfriend was Kerry Carroll. The couple was in a relationship for a long time after which they decided to get married. Roy Carroll has two children named Ellie Carroll and Jordan Carroll with his wife. Roy Carroll shared in an interview that he had almost lost his family due to his alcohol addiction.

Roy Carroll girlfriend was Kerry Carroll
Roy Carroll girlfriend Kerry Carroll

Honors and Awards

Roy Carroll goalkeeper career has led him to win many awards and honors to date. Roy Carroll has won a Second Division PFA Team of the Year award in 2000. In 2009, he won the Danish Goalkeeper of the Year while in 2013 he won the Northern Ireland International Personality of the Year.

Facts and Social Media Following

Roy Carroll fact shows that he was awarded a Red Cross Humanitarian Award in November 2001 for his support to a child having leukemia. An interesting Roy Carroll fact is that he had alcohol addiction which is why he went into rehabilitation. Roy Carroll social media accounts have numerous followers who keep track of his personal and professional life. Roy Carroll bio can be found on various sources like Wikipedia and sports sites.

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