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James McArthur




Date of birth



James McArthur made the move to south London in September, 2014, and made his debut against Burnley at Selhurst Park in the next first-team fixture later that month.

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The midfielder soon became an integral part of the Palace midfield for many a manager and the former Scotland international chalked up his first 100 appearances by September, 2017, when he took his place in Roy Hodgson’s first game in charge.

The former Wigan Athletic man made his second appearance in an FA Cup final in 2016 when he was named in Alan Pardew’s starting line-up against Manchester United, having appeared in the same stage of the competition for the Latics three years earlier.

In October, 2018, the Glasgow-born midfielder retired from international football having won 32 caps – his first appearances coming in 2010 against the Faroe Islands.

READ MORE: McArthur 'honoured' to play for 'incredible club' in 200th appearance

Signed from Wigan Athletic, 01/09/2014
Debut v Burnley (H) 13/9/2014
Managers at Palace Neil Warnock, Keith Millen,  Alan Pardew, Sam Allardyce, Frank de Boer, Roy Hodgson.
Appearances 216
Goals 19
International caps 32

Statistics correct as of Wednesday 2nd December, 2020.