Scott Jamieson

Scott Jamieson
Scott Jamieson MCY.jpg
Jamieson with Melbourne City in 2019
Personal information
Full name Scott Alexander Jamieson
Date of birth (1988-10-13) 13 October 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth Auburn, Sydney, Australia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Left Back
Club information
Current team
Melbourne City
Number 3
Youth career
1994โ€“1998 Kings Langley
1998โ€“2003 Blacktown City
2005โ€“2006 Bolton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003โ€“2005 Blacktown City 1 (0)
2006โ€“2008 Bolton Wanderers 0 (0)
2008โ€“2010 Adelaide United 49 (0)
2010โ€“2012 Sydney FC 48 (1)
2012โ€“2015 Perth Glory 55 (1)
2015โ€“2016 Western Sydney Wanderers 29 (0)
2016โ€“2017 IFK Gรถteborg 13 (0)
2017โ€“ Melbourne City 94 (2)
National teamโ€ก
2005โ€“2006 Australia U17 3 (0)
2010โ€“2012 Australia 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 June 2021
โ€ก National team caps and goals correct as of 7 December 2012

Scott Alexander Jamieson (born 13 October 1988) is an Australian soccer player who plays as a left back and captains for Melbourne City in the A-League.

Club career

Blacktown City

Jamieson was born in Auburn, Sydney. He has previously played for the Blacktown City in the New South Wales Premier League and has also attended Westfields Sports High School before signing for English Premier League side Bolton Wanderers. In the summer of 2007 he made an appearance for Wanderers in their pre-season defeat against Hibernian.

Adelaide United

He ended a three-year stint in England with Bolton on 6 June by signing for Adelaide United on a two-year deal.[1] He made his first A-League appearance for Adelaide in the season opener on 17 August 2008 where he played a full game at left back.[2] Since his first game Jamieson has become a mainstay in the United backline contributing significantly in attack and from set plays. Jamieson was named man of the match for his performance in the Club World Cup game against Waitakere United on 11 December 2008. Jamieson capped off what was a terrific A-League debut season picking up the Rising Star Player of the Year award beating the likes of Michael Zullo, James Holland and Tarek Elrich.[3]

Before the start of the 2009โ€“10 A-League season, Jamieson was linked with moves to several Dutch Eredivisie clubs, but declined all offers and stated his preference in staying in Australia for another season.[4]

After the end of the 2009โ€“10 A-League season, he trialled with German second division club Greuther Fรผrth.[5] Unfortunately the trial was unsuccessful and he returned to Australia undecided on his next move.[6][7]

Sydney FC

On 21 May 2010 he was signed to a two-year contract by Sydney FC.[8] Jamieson scored his first goal in the A-League against North Queensland Fury on 14 August 2010 with an unmarked header late in the game.[9]

Perth Glory

He was released from Sydney FC after his 2-year contract was not renewed. He announced via his Twitter, that he was moving to Western Australia to play for Perth Glory.[10]

Western Sydney Wanderers

After 3 seasons in Perth, Jamieson signed with Western Sydney Wanderers on 28 May 2015. In his first season with the club, Jamieson was named in the PFA Team of the Year.[11]

IFK Gรถteborg

In August 2016, Jamieson joined Swedish club IFK Gรถteborg.[12]

Melbourne City

The following year Scott returned to Australia for personal reasons and signed for Melbourne City on 26 September 2017 for a four-year contract.[13] Jamieson had his decision to chose on joining Melbourne City for the better chance to win his first domestic trophy in his career.[14] He made his debut for Melbourne City on 1 August 2017 in the FFA Cup against Peninsula Power in a 2โ€“0 win.[15]

As Jamieson finished his first season with Melbourne City in 2017โ€“18; On 13 October 2018 he was awarded to be the club's team captain to start the 2018โ€“19 A-League season, replacing the captaincy for Michael Jakobsen.[16]

After it was announced by Football Federation Australia that the remainder of the 2019โ€“20 A-League season from 24 March 2020 would be played in a New South Wales hub, Jamieson had decided on 17 August to return to Melbourne for the birth of his first child to his partner Vicky.[17] and give his captaincy to Josh Brillante for the rest of the A-League campaign.

On 22 May 2021, he earned a starting line-up role to give Melbourne City them and his first ever domestic league trophy by securing the A-League Premiership by winning 1โ€“0 against the Central Coast Mariners.[18] Jamieson officially became Melbourne City's all-time appearance maker with 104 appearances in Melbourne City's home semi-final on 20 June 2021 overtaking David Williams.[19] A week later, he captained Melbourne City in their first A-League Championship by winning 3โ€“1 against Sydney FC in the 2021 scored City's second goal to put City into the lead by a penalty.[20]

International career

He has represented Australia at U-17 level and was a member of Australia's squad for the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

After a string of impressive performances for Adelaide, Jamieson was called into Pim Verbeek's training squad for the match against Qatar in October 2008.[21] Jamieson was once again selected in the Australian squad for an Asian cup qualifying match against Indonesia on 28 January 2009, where he played his first full international for the Australian national team.[22]

Career statistics

Club

As of 27 June 2021[23]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup[a] Continental[b] Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Blacktown City 2003โ€“04 NSW Premier League 1 0 โ€” โ€” โ€” 1 0
Bolton Wanderers 2005โ€“06 Premier League 0 0 โ€” โ€” โ€” 0 0
2006โ€“07 0 0 โ€” โ€” โ€” 0 0
2007โ€“08 0 0 โ€” โ€” โ€” 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Adelaide United 2008โ€“09 A-League 25 0 3 0 6 0 3[c] 0 37 0
2009โ€“10 24 0 โ€” 6 0 โ€” 30 0
Total 49 0 3 0 12 0 3 0 67 0
Sydney FC 2010โ€“11 A-League 26 1 โ€” 6 0 โ€” 32 1
2011โ€“12 A-League 22 0 โ€” 0 0 โ€” 22 0
Total 48 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 53 1
Perth Glory 2012โ€“13 A-League 23 0 โ€” โ€” โ€” 23 0
2013โ€“14 7 0 โ€” โ€” โ€” 7 0
2014โ€“15 26 1 4 0 โ€” โ€” 30 1
Total 55 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 56 1
Western Sydney Wanderers 2015โ€“16 A-League 29 0 2 0 โ€” โ€” 31 0
IFK Gรถteborg 2016 Allsvenskan 13 0 4 0 2[d] 0 โ€” 19 0
2017 2 0 โ€” โ€” โ€” 2 0
Total 15 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 21 0
Melbourne City 2017โ€“18 A-League 28 0 3 0 โ€” โ€” 31 0
2018โ€“19 A-League 23 0 3 0 โ€” โ€” 26 0
2019โ€“20 A-League 22 0 5 0 โ€” โ€” 27 0
2020โ€“21 A-League 21 3 โ€” โ€” โ€” 21 3
Total 94 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 105 3
Career total 291 5 24 0 20 0 3 0 338 5

Notes

  1. ^ Includes the Pre-Season Challenge Cup, FFA Cup and Svenska Cupen
  2. ^ All appearances in the AFC Champions League, unless otherwise noted.
  3. ^ Three appearances in the FIFA Club World Cup
  4. ^ Two appearances in the UEFA Europa League

International

As of match played 11 June 2021
National team Year Competitive Friendly Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Australia 2011 2 0 0 0 2 0
2012 0 0 2 0 2 0
Total 2 0 2 0 4 0

Honours

Melbourne City

Individual

References

  1. ^ "Reds sign former Wanderer". Adelaide United FC. 6 June 2008. Retrieved 12 January 2009.
  2. ^ "Dodd scores winner in 100th appearance for Reds". Adelaide United FC. 17 August 2008. Retrieved 12 January 2009.
  3. ^ "Scotty Is The Rising Star". 2 February 2009. Retrieved 2 February 2009.
  4. ^ Scott Jamieson To Chase European Dream At End Of Season
  5. ^ Jamieson weighs up options with German trial
  6. ^ Adelaide Unitedโ€™s Jamieson fails in Germany bid Archived 25 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Future of Adelaide duo uncertain
  8. ^ Sydney FC snares Scott Jamieson
  9. ^ "North Queensland 2 Sydney FC 1". A-League. 14 August 2010. Retrieved 16 August 2010.
  10. ^ Ormond, Aiden (16 May 2012). "Thwaite And Jamieson Head For Glory". FourFourTwo Australia. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
  11. ^ "Top honour for Roar ironman". 27 April 2016.
  12. ^ Lewis, Dave (11 August 2016). "Jamieson agrees to go wandering in Gothenburg". The World Game. SBS.
  13. ^ "Experienced defender Scott Jamieson joins Melbourne City". Melbourne City FC. 26 September 2017.
  14. ^ "Jamieson: I like City's ambition". Melbourne City FC. 5 July 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
  15. ^ @MelbourneCity (1 August 2017). "Our starting XI is IN! @ScottJamieson to make his competitive debut, while @StefanMauk returns to the line-up for the first time #PENvMCY" (Tweet) โ€“ via Twitter.
  16. ^ "Melbourne City FC announces Scott Jamieson as Captain". Melbourne City FC. 13 October 2018.
  17. ^ "Jamieson to remain in Melbourne after birth of first child". Melbourne City FC. 17 August 2020.
  18. ^ Trevenen, Brett (22 May 2021). "Match Report: City 1โ€“0 Central Coast". Melbourne City FC.
  19. ^ "Officially our most capped player. Congrats, @ScottJamieson". Twitter. Melbourne City FC. 20 June 2021.
  20. ^ Comitto, Matthew (27 June 2021). "Champions at last: City dominate ten-man Sky Blues in 3-1 Grand Final triumph". A-League.
  21. ^ Ritson, Jon (7 October 2008). "Verbeek Culls Injury-Hit Roos Squad". FourFourTwo. Retrieved 12 January 2009.
  22. ^ "Galekovic, Jamieson and Reid make Socceroo debut". 1 February 2009. Retrieved 2 February 2009.
  23. ^ Scott Jamieson at Soccerway
  24. ^ "PFA reveals LUCRF Super A-League Team of the Season". 23 June 2021. Retrieved 23 June 2021.

External links

Copyright