Craddock broke into league football at Cambridge United in the mid 1990s before spending six years at Sunderland, with whom he won promotion to the Premier League. When they were relegated in 2003 he switched to newly-promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers where he eventually became club captain and has made over 200 appearances.
After four seasons at Cambridge, his talent was noted by Sunderland and he joined for £300,000 in August 1997. His second season with the Black Cats saw him help them to promotion to the top level, however, he ended up spending part of their first Premier League campaign on loan at Sheffield United.
When Sunderland were relegated after four seasons in the Premier League in 2003, Craddock was sold to newly-promoted Wolves for £1.75million to replace the injured Joleon Lescott at centre back. He has remained with the club since and was made captain at the start of the 2006–07 season by new manager Mick McCarthy. He found himself sent to Stoke City on loan in August 2007 though, but this... Read More