Brad McDonald

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Brad McDonald
Brad McDonald.jpg
McDonald playing for Central Coast Mariners in 2012
Personal information
Full name Bradley James McDonald
Date of birth (1990-02-17) 17 February 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth Kudijip, Papua New Guinea
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Left Back
Club information
Current team
Manly United
Number 8
Youth career
2008–2009 Brisbane Roar
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Brisbane City
2010 Brisbane Strikers 20 (0)
2010–2011 North Queensland Fury 25 (0)
2011 Brisbane Strikers 6 (1)
2011–2013 Central Coast Mariners 1 (0)
2013 Central Coast Mariners Academy 10 (2)
2014 APIA Leichhardt 20 (4)
2015– Manly United 2 (0)
National team
2014– Papua New Guinea 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 March 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 January 2015

Bradley James McDonald (born 17 February 1990) is a Papua New Guinean international footballer currently playing as a left back for Manly United in the National Premier Leagues NSW.


McDonald began his career with the Brisbane Roar in their youth system before heading to the Brisbane Strikers in the QSL competition.

On 12 August 2010, McDonald was signed by the North Queensland Fury.[1] McDonald made his debut for the club against Adelaide United coming off the bench. He has been a regular started since his debut.[2]

On 15 April 2011 he signed for A-League outfit Central Coast Mariners.[3] He made only one first team league appearance for the side, starting in a 2–1 win over Melbourne Heart on 30 March 2013.[4] He also appeared in one AFC Champions League match, coming on as a late substitute in a loss to Guizhou Renhe in April 2013.[5]



McDonald was called up by Aurelio Vidmar for an Australia U-23 training camp in October 2011. At the time, he stated that he was still potentially interested in playing for Papua New Guinea as an alternative to Australia.[6]

Papua New Guinea[edit]

In September 2014, McDonald made his debut for Papua New Guinea, coming on as a substitute and setting up a goal in a 2–1 loss to Singapore.[7]



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