Brendan Hamill (footballer)

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Brendan Hamill
Personal information
Full name Brendan Michael Hamill
Date of birth (1992-09-18) 18 September 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current team
Western Sydney Wanderers
Number 5
Youth career
Marconi Stallions
Parramatta Eagles
Sydney Wanderers
2008–2009 NSWIS
2009–2010 AIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Melbourne Heart 35 (1)
2012–2014 Seongnam 8 (1)
2013 Gangwon (loan) 0 (0)
2014– Western Sydney Wanderers 2 (0)
National team
2007–2009 Australia U-17 16 (4)
2009–2011 Australia U-20 14 (1)
2012– Australia U-23 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 October 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 August 2011

Brendan Hamill (born 18 September 1992) is an Australian professional footballer who plays for Western Sydney Wanderers in the A-League.

Club career[edit]

Hamill played for the Australian Institute of Sport in the 2009-10 A-League National Youth League where they failed to win a single game. Hamill was selected for the 'Come Play XI' which was thrown together in order to play a friendly against Melbourne Victory as a testimonial game for Kevin Muscat.[1]

Melbourne Heart[edit]

On 23 April 2010 Hamill rejected numerous offers from English Premier League clubs to sign his first professional contract with Melbourne Heart along with fellow U-20 players, Kliment Taseski and Eli Babalj.[2] On 5 August 2010, he became the youngest player to play for Heart, at 17 years and 321 days old.

Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma[edit]

On the 16 July 2012, Hamill joined K-League side Seongnam.[3]

Western Sydney Wanderers[edit]

On 26 June 2014, Hamill signed for Western Sydney Wanderers.[4]

International career[edit]

In 2009 Hamill was called up to the Australian U-20 squad for the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship qualification as a replacement for the injured Trent Sainsbury.[5]

On 7 March 2011 he was selected to represent the Australia Olympic football team in an Asian Olympic Qualifier match against Iraq.[6]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Western Sydney Wanderers

International[edit]

Australia U-19
Australia U-16

References[edit]

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