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Chris McCready

Personal information
Full nameChristopher James McCready
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubMorecambe

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Christopher James "Chris" McCready (born 5 September 1981, Chester, England) is an English footballer, currently playing for Morecambe FC. He is able to play in right, left and central defence.

Prior to joining Tranmere in 2006, McCready had spent his entire professional career at Crewe, joining the club as a schoolboy and graduating through its prolific youth system. At the age of 14, McCready went to the FA national school at Lilleshall where he played with peers including Joe Cole, he also represented England schoolboys through to under 17 level. McCready made over 70 appearances for Crewe, as well as making six appearances on loan at Hyde United.

He rejected the offer of a new contract at the end of the 2005 06 season following the clubs relegation from the Championship, and joined Tranmere on a one-year contract for 2006 07, after impressing on trial.

McCready established himself as a regular in the Rovers defence, playing in all but four of Tranmere's league games. He re-joined Crewe on a two year contract on 7 June 2007. At the end of that two year spell, he was told that he would not be offered a new contract at Crewe, so was released by the club. He joined Northampton on 3 August, after a successful trial.

In January 2010 he rejoined Tranmere Rovers on loan for the remainder of the season.

In July 2010 he signed a 2 year deal with Morecambe. His younger brother Tom plays in America(USA).

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