Chris Jackson (New Zealand footballer)
|Full name||Chris Jackson|
|Date of birth||18 July 1970|
|Place of birth||Napier, New Zealand|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Dapto Dandaloo Fury FC|
|1983–1986||Napier City Rovers|
|1986–1992||Napier City Rovers||120||(17)|
|1995||Napier City Rovers|
|1998||Tampines Rovers FC||18||(5)|
|1998||Gombak United FC||6||(2)|
|1999||Napier City Rovers|
|1999–2004||The Football Kingz||99||(1)|
|2010–||Dapto Dandaloo Fury|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 February 2008
Jackson was born in Napier, and began his senior career with Napier City Rovers, the team he joined while still a student at Napier Boys' High School. He subsequently moved to Australia to join Melbourne Knights in the National Soccer League in 1992. Jackson joined the Football Kingz when the New Zealand franchise were accepted into the A-League in 1999 captaining the first ever professional game in New Zealand soccer history.
Jackson made his full All Whites debut in the Kings Cup Thailand in January 1990 against North Korea. He was included in the New Zealand side for the 1999 Confederations Cup finals tournament and again when New Zealand qualified for the 2003 Confederations Cup. Jackson ended his international having played 72 times and scored 12 goals for New Zealand, including 60 A-international caps in which he scored 10 times. He captained the All Whites 10 times. His final international appearance was as a substitute in a 0–5 loss to France on 22 June 2003 as New Zealand bowed out of the Confederations Cup in the group stages.
- New Zealand Player of the Year:1992 and 1995
- New Zealand Young Player of the Year: 1988
- 2010 Illawarra player of the year
- "Australian Player Database". OzFootball. Retrieved 3 September 2008.
- "A-International Lineups". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
- "1999 Confederation Cup Squad". NZ Football. Archived from the original on 23 July 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2008.
- "A-International Appearances – Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
- "A-International Scorers – Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
- "Honours List". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 25 July 2008.