| Michael Bernard Raynes|
| (1987-10-15) 15 October 1987 (age 28)|
Carlisle United F.C. (#5 / Defender)
PFA Player in the Community
Michael Raynes Wikipedia
Michael Bernard Raynes (born 15 October 1987) is an English professional footballer who plays for Crewe Alexandra as a centre-back.
Born in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, Raynes began his career as a trainee at Stockport County. He made his debut in a 2–1 FA Cup 2nd round replay defeat at Swansea City in December 2004, two months after his 17th birthday, and became a regular in the first team during the second half of the 2004–05 season. By the end of the 2007–08 season, he had made over 90 league and cup appearances for Stockport. He signed a new contract in January 2008, keeping him at Stockport until 2010.
He signed a 2 1⁄2-year contract with Scunthorpe United on 1 February 2010, for an undisclosed fee.
He joined Rotherham United but was transfer-listed by the club in May 2012, and left by mutual consent later in the same month.
He signed a contract with Oxford United on 11 July 2012.
At the end of 2014/2015 season Raynes was released by Mansfield Town after only making a handful of appearances for the club since joining in January 2015. However, he was not a free agent for long as on 20 May 2015 Raynes was signed by Carlisle United F.C by manager Keith Curle on a one-year contract. Raynes smashed home a brace in a 3–2 home victory against League Two strugglers Yeovil Town in October.
In May 2017, he signed a two-year contract with Crewe Alexandra, after turning down a new offer at Brunton Park.
He graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in July 2016 with a bachelor's degree in Sports Science.As of 10 September 2017