Jonathan McKain

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Jon McKain
Jonathan McKain.jpg
McKain playing for Wellington Phoenix in 2009
Personal information
Full name Jonathan David McKain
Date of birth (1982-09-21) 21 September 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Brisbane, Australia
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Centre Back
Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kelantan FA
Number 4
Youth career
1998 QAS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2003 Brisbane Strikers 67 (3)
2003–2005 Naţional Bucureşti 47 (0)
2005–2008 Politehnica Timişoara 65 (2)
2008–2010 Wellington Phoenix 37 (2)
2010–2011 Al-Nassr 21 (1)
2011–2014 Adelaide United 48 (0)
2015– Kelantan FA 0 (0)
National team
2001 Australia U-20 10 (0)
2004 Australia U-23 4 (0)
2004–2011 Australia 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 March 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

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

Jonathan "Jon" McKain (born 21 September 1982) is a Scottish Australian football (soccer) player who plays for Kelantan FA in the Malaysia Super League. He is generally a defender but can also play as defensive midfielder.[1]

Club career[edit]

McKain was educated at the Anglican Church Grammar School,[1] and he joined Romania club FC Politehnica in the summer of 2005, from fellow Divizia A club FC Naţional Bucureşti. He has also played for the Brisbane Strikers in Australia.

McKain signed for the Wellington Phoenix for the 2008–2009 A-League season.[2] Despite several injuries McKain maintained good form when fit. On 14 June 2010, McKain signed a one-year renewable contract for Al-Nassr to be added to Walter Zenga squad.[3] A US$ 1.5 million transfer fee was paid.[4]

After his stint in the Middle East with Saudi Arabia club Al-Nassr, McKain returned to Australia, and signed an undisclosed contract with Adelaide United.[5]

In August 2011, McKain was named as Adelaide United's captain ahead of the 2011–12 A-League season.[6] In round 12 of the A-league Jon McKain gave up his captaincy. He was replaced as captain by Eugene Galeković.

In October 2014, McKain signed for Malaysia Super League club Kelantan FA.[7][8]

International career[edit]

McKain has represented Australia and made three appearances at the 2005 Confederations Cup in Germany. He also represented Australia at the 2004 Olympics.

A-League career statistics[edit]

All-Time Club Performances
Club Season Australia A-League Finals Series Asia Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
Wellington Phoenix F.C.
(A-League)
2008–09 18 0 18 0
2009–10 17 2 2 0 19 2
Club Total 35 2 2 0 37 2
Career totals
Last updated 1 June 2010

National team statistics[edit]

[9]

Australia national team
Year Apps Goals
2004 2 0
2005 8 0
2006 2 0
2007 0 0
2008 0 0
2009 0 0
2010 2 0
2011 2 0
Total 16 0

Honours[edit]

With Australia:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mason, James (2011). Churchie: The Centenary Register. Brisbane, Australia: The Anglican Church Grammar School. ISBN 978-0-646-55807-3. 
  2. ^ Star signings for Phoenix
  3. ^ McKain to Saudi Arabia. au.fourfourtwo.com.
  4. ^ Wellington Phoenix’s McKain set for Saudi Arabia move. tribalfootball.com.
  5. ^ Migliaccio, Val (19 July 2011). "Stout Australian stopper signs". Adelaide NOW. Retrieved 19 July 2011. 
  6. ^ McKain Named Reds Skipper. au.fourfourtwo.com.
  7. ^ "Forkey Doe, others under threat as Kelantan plan to offload foreign contingent". Insight Newspaper. 
  8. ^ "PLAYERS LIST NEW IMPORT Kelantan 2015" (in Malaysian). Ammboi. 30 October 2014. 
  9. ^ McKain, Jon at National-Football-Teams.com

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