Gareth Gerald McAuley is a Northern Irish former professional footballer who played as a centre back, most recently for Scottish Premiership club Rangers. He represented Northern Ireland at senior international level, being capped on 80 occasions between 2005 and 2019. McAuley began his career playing in Northern Irish football with Linfield, Ballyclare Comrades, Crusaders and Coleraine before joining English side Lincoln City in the summer of 2004. He impressed enough at Sincil Bank to earn a move to Championship side Leicester City. He moved on to Ipswich Town in June 2008 following Leicester's relegation and then on to Premier League side West Bromwich Albion in July 2011. McAuley won West Brom's player of the year award for the 2012–13 season.
About Gareth McAuley
Irish defender who won the Irish Cup title with Coleraine in 2003 and has gone on to become a star player with clubs like Ipswich Town and West Bromwich Albion. He has also served as the captain of Northern Ireland internationally.
He began his senior career with Linfield in 1996.
He received the Players' Player of the Year and Supporters' Player of the Year awards for his standout 2012-13 season at West Bromwich Albion.
He was born in Larne, Northern Ireland.
He has played under manager Tony Pulis at West Bromwich Albion.
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- Ballyclare Comrades F.C. players
- Sportspeople from County Antrim
- Northern Ireland B international footballers
- Coleraine F.C. players
- Crusaders F.C. players
- Linfield F.C. players
- Northern Ireland international footballers
- UEFA Euro 2016 players
- Ipswich Town F.C. players