Steven Caulker is an English footballer who plays for London club Queens Park Rangers and the England national football team. Caulker is a product of the Tottenham Hotspur Academy and he is most notably for his tall build and strength. Caulker began his career at Spurs before joining several sides on loan. He also had a spell with Cardiff City in the 2013-14 season.
Caulker joined the Tottenham Hotspur youth team and having broken into the Under-18s side as an Under-16 player during the 2007-08 season. In the summer of 2009 Caulker went on loan to League One side Yeovil Town along with teammate Ryan Mason. He made his league debut at the start of the 2009-10 season against Tranmere Rovers, where Yeovil won 2-0.
He made his Tottenham debut in a 1-4 home defeat, after extra time, against Arsenal in the Carling Cup on 21 September 2010. Just five days after his Tottenham debut, Caulker was loaned out to Championship side Bristol City until the end of the season. In the 2011-12 season Caulker want out on loan to Swansea City. Caulker made his European debut in the UEFA Europa League group stage match against Lazio helping his side keep a clean sheet in a 0-0 draw and having a goal harshly disallowed. On 31 July 2013, Cardiff City announced that they had signed Caulker from Tottenham Hotspur for a club record fee in excess of £8million. In the summer of 2014 Caulker moved from his relegated side Cardiff City to promoted side Queens Park Rangers.
Having played for England at the Under-19 and Under-21 level Caulker made his senior debut For England in a friendly against Sweden in November 2012 in a 4-2 loss. Caulker also scored a goal on his debut.