Jacob Pepper

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Jacob Pepper
Personal information
Full name Jacob Scott Pepper
Date of birth (1992-05-08) 8 May 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Newcastle, Australia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Centre Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Newcastle Jets
Number 16
Youth career
West Wallsend
2007–2008 NSWIS
2008– Newcastle Jets
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Newcastle Jets 50 (2)
2012 NJ Youth (State League) 7 (1)
National team
2012– Australia U-23 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 February 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 October 2010

Jacob Pepper (born 8 May 1992 in Newcastle, Australia) is an Australian football (soccer) player who plays for Newcastle Jets.

Career[edit]

On 18 December 2010, Pepper made his senior debut in a 4-0 loss to Wellington Phoenix.[1] On 14 February 2012 it was announced he had signed a two year contract extension with Newcastle Jets.[2] Pepper has since cemented his spot in the starting XI with a string of impressive performances towards the backend of the 2011/12 season. This included a brace of goals in a 3-1 win away against a star-studded Melbourne Victory side, and a deserved call-up to the youth international scene.

International career[edit]

On 7 March 2011 he was selected to represent the Australia Olympic football team in an Asian Olympic Qualifier match against Iraq.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Hyundai A-League | Home". A-league.com.au. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  2. ^ "More Pepper for Jets : A League : The World Game on SBS". Theworldgame.sbs.com.au. 2012-02-14. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  3. ^ "Vidmar names U23s squad to face Iraq - Football Australia 2011". Footballaustralia.com.au. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 

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