(born 8 June 1975, Nottingham
) is an English
soccer player who plays at centre back
. Until the end of the 2007–08 season
, he played for . Prior to that, he played for the New Zealand Knights
in the Hyundai A-League
. He has previously played in the English Premiership
for Derby County
and the English First Division
for West Bromwich Albion
, alongside spells in lower divisions.
Carbon started his career with Lincoln City
in the lower English
league, before signing for Derby County F.C.
in 1996 in a £385,000 deal. Carbon helped Derby win promotion to the Premier League and contributed to Derby's impressive mid-table finish in 1996-97
, playing twelve times. Carbon made a further four appearances in 1997-98
, before sealing an £800,000 move to First Division side West Brom. Carbon became a regular during his time at The Hawthorns
, making over 100 league appearances before his free transfer move to Walsall
in 2001. Over fifty league appearances were made for the Saddlers, with a free transfer to Barnsley
also bringing 50 games and a goal against Port Vale. In 2006, Carbon moved to the A-League
to play for New Zealand Knights
but never featured, spending only one game on the bench before being released. He signed for Milton Keynes on an initial two month deal on 4 December 2007.
Carbon has played four times for the England
- at official MK Dons......