Chris Jackson (New Zealand footballer)

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Chris Jackson
Personal information
Full name Chris Jackson
Date of birth (1970-07-18) 18 July 1970 (age 52)
Place of birth Napier, New Zealand
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) midfielder
Club information
Current team
Dapto Dandaloo Fury FC
Youth career
1983–1986 Napier City Rovers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1992 Napier City Rovers 120 (17)
1992 Melbourne Croatia 16 (2)
1993–1994 Fawkner Azzurri 38 (7)
1995 Napier City Rovers
1996–1997 Miramar Rangers 21 (7)
1998 Tampines Rovers FC 18 (5)
1998 Gombak United FC 6 (2)
1999 Napier City Rovers
1999–2004 The Football Kingz 99 (1)
2004–2006 Waitakere United (4)
2007–2010 Dandaloo FC 141 (31)
2010–2014 Dapto Dandaloo Fury
International career
1990–2003 New Zealand 60 (10)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 14 February 2008

Chris Jackson (born 18 July 1970) is a former association football player who represented New Zealand. He last played for Dapto Dandaloo Fury FC.

Club career[edit]

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.[1]

International career[edit]

Jackson made his full All Whites debut in the Kings Cup Thailand in January 1990 against North Korea.[2] He was included in the New Zealand side for the 1999 Confederations Cup finals tournament[3] 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.[4][5] 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.[2]


  • New Zealand Player of the Year:1992 and 1995[6]
  • New Zealand Young Player of the Year: 1988[6]
  • 2010 Illawarra player of the year


  1. ^ "Australian Player Database". OzFootball. Retrieved 3 September 2008.
  2. ^ a b "A-International Lineups". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
  3. ^ "1999 Confederation Cup Squad". NZ Football. Archived from the original on 23 July 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2008.
  4. ^ "A-International Appearances – Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 1 May 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
  5. ^ "A-International Scorers – Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 16 June 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
  6. ^ a b "Honours List". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 25 July 2008.

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