Andrew Thomas ‘Andy’ Carroll is an English football player who currently features for the English Premier League club Liverpool. He plays as a striker.
Carroll developed at the youth academy of Newcastle United and made his debut for the first team in a UEFA Cup tie against Palermo on November 2006 when he appeared as a late substitute and became the youngest ever player to represent Newcastle in Europe - he was 17 years and 300 days at the time.
Carroll made his Premier League debut for Newcastle United in February 2007 against Wigan Athletic as he came on as a substitute. IN 2007 he won the Wor Jackie Milburn Trophy, an honour bestowed each year to the rising star of the north east football.
He was loaned out to Preston Northend for the 2007-2008 season and was drafted back into the Newcastle first team. His impressive performance for Newcastle in the first half of the 2010-11 campaign earned him a move to Liverpool in January.
Carroll made his international debut for England in 2010.