Iain Ramsay

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Iain Ramsay
Iain Ramsay.jpg
Ramsay playing for Sydney FC Youth in 2009
Personal information
Full name Iain Ramsay
Date of birth (1988-02-27) 27 February 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Perth, Australia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Left Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Melbourne City
Number 7
Youth career
0000–2006 Llanelli
2006–2007 Gretna
2008–2009 Sydney Olympic
2009–2010 Sydney FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Sydney FC 1 (0)
2010 Sydney Olympic 37 (1)
2010–2013 Adelaide United 82 (11)
2013– Melbourne City[1] 26 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:57, 21 April 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Iain Ramsay (born 27 February 1988) is a Australian football (soccer) player who plays for Melbourne City in the A-League, as a left midfielder. He previously made competitive appearances for Sydney FC, Sydney Olympic and Adelaide United FC. Uncapped internationally, he is eligible to represent Australia, Scotland or the Philippines.

Career[edit]

Sydney Olympic[edit]

Ramsay signed for New South Wales Premier League team Sydney Olympic, returning to the club he played for as a youth[2]

Adelaide United[edit]

On 23 July 2010, Ramsay signed a one year professional contract with Adelaide United.[3] On the 20 August 2010, Ramsay scored two goals against Melbourne Heart, to help Adelaide win the game.[4] His third goal for Adelaide came against his former club Sydney FC in a come from behind 2-1 victory. Ramsay scored in extra time to give Adelaide the 3 points.[5]

Melbourne Heart[edit]

On 8 April 2013, Melbourne Heart announced Ramsay had signed with the club for the 2013/14 season.[6]

International[edit]

Apart from Australia, Ramsay is eligible to play for Scotland through his father who is originally from Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. Ramsay is also eligible to play for the Philippines through his mother's heritage.[7] Ramsay aims of playing for Australia but also considers the Philippines as "a great option" if he is not able to get a call-up from the Australian national team.[7]

Honours[edit]

With Sydney FC

Personal Honours

  • National Youth-League: Sydney FC National Youth League Player of the Year 2009-10
  • Adelaide United Rising Star: 2010–11

References[edit]

  1. ^ the team was known as Melbourne Heart prior to 2014
  2. ^ "Ramsay joins Olympic". Sydney Olympic. 2010-02-19. Retrieved 2010-03-19. 
  3. ^ "Adelaide United sign Sydney young gun". Adelaide United FC (A-League). 2010-07-23. Retrieved 2010-07-23. 
  4. ^ "Reds notch first win". A-League. 2010-08-20. Retrieved 23 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Adelaide Come from Behind to win". A-League. 4 October 2010. Retrieved 23 October 2010. 
  6. ^ https://twitter.com/MelbourneHeart/status/321121998208110592
  7. ^ a b Cockerill, Michael (2011-07-23). "Philippine temptation for Ramsay". SMH.com.au (The Sydney Morning Herald). Retrieved 2011-07-26. 

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