John Carew

A Norwegian Professional Association Football Player
Born Sep 5, 1979

John Alieu Carew, is a Norwegian professional footballer, who is currently a free agent and plays for the Norwegian national team. His father is Gambian and his mother is Norwegian; he was born and raised in Norway.

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1979 Birth Born on September 5, 1979.


1997 17 Years Old Of Gambian descent, Carew was born in Lørenskog, Akershus, Norway and began his career with his local club Lørenskog, a minor club in the Akershus region. He was already considered a highly talented youngster and had gained some media attention before he was acquired by Vålerenga in 1997, and in the same year Carew was a part of the team that gained promotion to Tippeligaen and won the Norwegian Football Cup. … Read More
1998 18 Years Old …  He made his full international debut on 18 November 1998, and was the first black player to represent Norway. … Read More
1999 19 Years Old During the summer of 1999, Carew joined Norwegian football's most successful club of the past decade and Champions League mainstays Rosenborg in a deal worth. … Read More


2001 21 Years Old Carew was part of the Valencia side that lost on penalties in the 2001 UEFA Champions League Final, though he scored his own penalty attempt. … Read More
2002 22 Years Old In the 2002–03 Champions League campaign, Carew was once again responsible for Arsenal's exit from the competition. … Read More
2003 23 Years Old He then spent the 2003–04 season on loan at Italian side Roma where he scored 7 goals in 26 games.
2004 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Carew then moved to Turkey in 2004 to play with Beşiktaş.
2007 27 Years Old On 22 January 2007, Carew signed for Aston Villa in an exchange deal with Lyon for Milan Baroš. … Read More
…  On 12 April 2008, Carew scored for Aston Villa against Derby County at Pride Park in the Premier League, in the 26th minute and Villa went on to win the game 6–0.
Carew played his first game after his injury on 31 January 2009 in a goalless draw with Wigan Athletic. … Read More


2010 30 Years Old Carew joined Stoke City on loan until the end of the 2010–11 season on 21 January 2011. … Read More
Carew made his debut for City the following day at Fulham where he came on as a substitute. He scored his first goal for Stoke in a 3–2 win against Sunderland on 5 February 2011. … Read More
2012 32 Years Old 1 More Event
The Bankruptcy Order was annulled on 4 July 2012.
2013 33 Years Old 1 More Event
He went on trial with Serie A team Internazionale in February 2013, but was not offered a contract as Inter were concerned over his fitness.
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