Brendan Hamill (footballer)

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Brendan Hamill
Personal information
Full name Brendan Michael Hamill
Date of birth (1992-09-18) 18 September 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Western Sydney Wanderers
Number 5
Youth career
Marconi Stallions
Parramatta Eagles
Sydney Wanderers
2008–2009 NSWIS
2009–2010 AIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Melbourne Heart 35 (1)
2012–2014 Seongnam 8 (1)
2013 Gangwon (loan) 0 (0)
2014– Western Sydney Wanderers 35 (0)
National team
2007–2009 Australia U-17 16 (4)
2009–2011 Australia U-20 14 (1)
2012 Australia U-23 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 March 2016

Brendan Michael Hamill (born 18 September 1992) is an Australian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Western Sydney Wanderers in the A-League.

Club career[edit]

Hamill played for the Australian Institute of Sport in the 2009-10 A-League National Youth League where they failed to win a single game. Hamill was selected for the 'Come Play XI' which was thrown together in order to play a friendly against Melbourne Victory as a testimonial game for Kevin Muscat.[1]

Melbourne Heart[edit]

On 23 April 2010 Hamill rejected numerous offers from English Premier League clubs to sign his first professional contract with Melbourne Heart along with fellow U-20 players, Kliment Taseski and Eli Babalj.[2] On 5 August 2010, he became the youngest player to play for Heart, at 17 years and 321 days old.

Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma[edit]

On the 16 July 2012, Hamill joined K-League side Seongnam.[3]

Western Sydney Wanderers[edit]

On 26 June 2014, Hamill signed for Western Sydney Wanderers.[4]

International career[edit]

In 2009 Hamill was called up to the Australian U-20 squad for the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship qualification as a replacement for the injured Trent Sainsbury.[5]

On 7 March 2011 he was selected to represent the Australia Olympic football team in an Asian Olympic Qualifier match against Iraq.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 25 September 2016
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Melbourne Heart 2010–11 A-League 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2011–12 23 1 0 0 0 0 23 1
Heart total 35 1 0 0 0 0 35 1
Seongnam 2012 K League Classic 8 1 0 0 0 0 8 1
2013 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Seongnam total 8 1 0 0 0 0 8 1
Gangwon (loan) 2013 K League Classic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Western Sydney Wanderers 2014–15 A-League 15 0 0 0 7 0 22 0
2015–16 6 0 2 1 0 0 8 1
2016–17 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 1
Wanderers total 21 0 5 2 7 0 33 2
Career total 64 2 5 2 7 0 76 4

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Western Sydney Wanderers

International[edit]

Australia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Come Play XI squad named for Muscat Testimonial". SportsAustralia. 12 May 2010. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Heart Sign Qantas Young Socceroo Trio Archived 20 February 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ http://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/a-league/news/1113316/Hamill-completes-Korea-move
  4. ^ "Wanderers lure Hamill home". footballaustralia.com.au. Archived from the original on 7 July 2014. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Brendan Hamill added to Qantas Young Socceroos Squad". Football Federation Australia. 2 November 2009. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  6. ^ http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/news-display/Vidmar-names-U23s-squad-to-face-Iraq/45985

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