Brent Griffiths

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Brent Griffiths
Personal information
Full name Brent Griffiths
Date of birth (1990-01-25) 25 January 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Stoke-on-Trent, England
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Central Defender
Club information
Current team
Central Coast Mariners
Number 6
Youth career
2006–2008 Blackburn Rovers
2008–2009 Perth Glory Youth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Perth Glory 9 (0)
2011 Stirling Lions
2011–2012 Wellington Phoenix 7 (0)
2012 Heidelberg United 9 (1)
2012– Central Coast Mariners 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 March 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Brent Griffiths (born 24 March 1990) is an Australian footballer who plays for Central Coast Mariners in the A-League.

Early life[edit]

Griffiths was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England and raised in Perth, Western Australia.

Club career[edit]

Perth Glory[edit]

In May 2009, Griffiths was signed to a professional contract by Perth Glory after playing a season in the national youth league.[1]

Stirling Lions[edit]

After being released by the Glory, Griffiths joined local Perth team Stirling Lions. While at the club Griffiths went on trial with A-League teams Adelaide United and Central Coast Mariners.[2][3]

Wellington Phoenix[edit]

After failing to gain an A-League contract in Australia Griffiths crossed the ditch to trial with the Wellington Phoenix.[4] On 30 September 2011, Griffiths was signed by A-League club Wellington Phoenix on a 1 year contract after a successful trial.[5]

Central Coast Mariners[edit]

On 30 July 2012 it was announced he had signed a one year deal to play for Central Coast Mariners in the A-League.[6]

Personal life[edit]

His elder brother, Rostyn Griffiths plays for Chinese Super League team Guangzhou R&F. The brothers were together, during their stints in the youth set up of English Premier League side, Blackburn Rovers.

A-League career statistics[edit]

(Correct as of 6 February 2012)

Club Season League Finals Asia Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Perth Glory 2010–11 9 0 0 - - - - - - 9 0 0
Wellington Phoenix 2011–12 7 0 0 - - - - - - 7 0 0
Total 16 0 0 - - - - - - 16 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Glory add three from youth SBS' The World Game May 2nd, 2009
  2. ^ "Reds balk at problem new pitch". adelaidenow.com.au. 20 June 2011. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mariners Shake Out Cobwebs With Win". FourFourTwo Australia. 14 September 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Central defender set to head Phoenix's way". stuff.co.nz. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Griffiths joins Phoenix". footballaustralia.com.au. 30 September 2011. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  6. ^ http://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/a-league/news/1114718/Brent-Griffiths-joins-Mariners

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