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Benni McCarthy

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Name Benni McCarthy
Age 36
Club Orlando Pirates
Position Striker
Squad No 17
Born Cape Town, South Africa
Height 1.83m

Latest News

12/08/11 - McCarthy scores in Bucs win

Benni McCarthy hit the back of the net on his debut as Orlando Pirates beat Black Leopards 2-0 at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Friday.

19/05/10 - What's Benni's weight in Gould?

During his admittedly illustrious career, Benni McCarthy's ego trips must have earned him a massive amount of air miles.

03/05/10 - King Carlos: Striking a balance

Now that we know the names of the strikers that will represent South Africa at the World Cup, Richard Ferraris wonders how they'll line up.

22/01/10 - Benni on his way to West Ham

Bafana Bafana's Benni McCarthy could be on his way to West Ham after they made a £1.2m offer for the striker.

30/12/09 - McCarthy: Enough's enough

Benni McCarthy has had enough at Blackburn Rovers and wants to find a new club during the January transfer window.

02/12/09 - McCarthy to analyse WC draw

Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy has been roped in by broadcaster CNN to cover Friday's World Cup draw.

Benni McCarthy transfer history

From To Date Fee
Unassigned Players Orlando Pirates 02/08/2011 Free Transfer
West Ham United Unassigned Players 13/04/2011 Cancelled Contract
Blackburn Rovers West Ham United 01/02/2010 2,500,000
FC Porto Blackburn Rovers 28/07/2006 Undisclosed
Celta Vigo FC Porto 17/07/2003 Undisclosed
Celta Vigo FC Porto 20/12/2001 On Loan

Apps : from start (from bench)
* Stats for current season

Current Season Match Events

Match DateHome TeamAway TeamStarterGoalBookingSubstitution
05/12/12 Chippa Utd Orlando Pirates Y -- -- --
69 mins
10/03/12 eThekwini Coastal Orlando Pirates Y -- -- --
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