Joey Gibbs

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Joey Gibbs
Joey Gibbs Training 1.jpg
Gibbs training with Western Sydney Wanderers in 2012
Personal information
Full name Joseph Arthur Gibbs
Date of birth (1992-06-13) 13 June 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Gosford, Australia
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Tai Po FC
Youth career
Manly United
2008–2010 Sydney FC
2011–2012 Sydney FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Manly United 14 (0)
2010 Sydney FC 1 (0)
2010 Manly United 11 (0)
2010–2011 Olympic Charleroi 0 (0)
2011 Manly United 21 (3)
2012 Marconi Stallions 25 (12)
2012–2013 Western Sydney Wanderers 13 (2)
2013–2014 Newcastle Jets 4 (1)
2014 APIA Leichhardt 8 (1)
2014– Tai Po FC 11 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17.9.14.
† Appearances (Goals).

Joseph "Joey" Arthur Gibbs (born 13 June 1992) is an Australian football (soccer) player who plays for Wofoo Tai Po in the Hong Kong Premier League.

Career[edit]

Gibbs made his senior A-League debut as a substitute for Sydney FC in the 2009–10 Grand Final against the Melbourne Victory being the youngest player to play in an A league grand final.[1] It was reported he had signed for Olympic Charleroi in the Belgian Third Division B.[2]

After his stint in Belgium, Gibbs returned to Australia where he signed with his former NSW Premier League club Manly United for the 2011 season.[3]

He played for the Marconi Stallions in the NSW Premier League for the duration of the 2012 season where he was selected in team of the season and helped Marconi to win the Australian state league grand final.[4]

Joey gibbs came on as a substitute in Western Sydneys first official game where he bagged an impressive 4 goals in one half. On 3 October 2012, just three days before their first match of the season, Gibbs signed a one-year deal with new A-League club Western Sydney Wanderers.[5]

He was released by the Wanderers along with Dino Kresinger, Tarek Elrich, and Rocky Visconte at the conclusion of the 2012–13 A-League season.[6][7]

On 13 May 2013, Gibbs signed with the Newcastle Jets for the 2013/14 season.

In his debut for the Newcastle Jets, he came on in the 88th minute and his first touch was a goal. Josh Brillante was released on the right and provided a pinpoint cross to Gibbs, who was under pressure by Michael Theo and a defender, off-balanced, he calmly put the ball between Theo's legs to give the Jets a 2-0 lead over Brisbane Roar.

Achievements[edit]

Gibbs was the recipient of the 2008 Lucas Neill scholarship award.[8] [check quotation syntax]

Honours[edit]

With Sydney FC:

With Marconi Stallions:

Personal life[edit]

Joey Gibbs is the younger brother of Tom Gibbs.[9] Also best friends with footballer, Sam Wainwright.

References[edit]