Mick McCarthy was born in Barnsley, England on Feb. 7, 1959. As a professional football coach, pundit and former player, Mick McCarthy won 2 goals for the Ireland national football team at 57 matches. In 1977, he started his playing career at Barnsley. He also played with Manchester City, Celtic, Lyon and finally Millwall, prior to retiring in 1992.
In the history of his playing career, he has worked for many football clubs and competed in a then-Fourth Division Barnsley on August 20, 1977. For the promotion of the Maine Road club in McCarthy’s first full season, he won the opportunity to play at the highest level. But unfortunately, the club was relegated in the following year. In May 1987, He had to face the fact and move to Celtic.
He won his first silverware at the Scottish club while the club won the league and cup in his first season. Although the club had won the 3rd place in the league, McCarthy won a Scottish Cup winners medal.
In 1989, he move to a new country one again, joining in club Lyon. However, things did not work out in France, and he returned to England in loan. In spite of relegation of London side, he signed permanently in May 1990. For the sake of injuries, his appearances was limited in the next two season.