Corey Gameiro

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Corey Gameiro
Personal information
Full name Corey James Gameiro
Date of birth (1993-02-07) 7 February 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Port Kembla, Australia
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Melbourne City
Number 7
Youth career
1997–2000 Lake Heights
2000–2010 South Coast Wolves
2008–2009 Sydney FC
2011–2013 Fulham
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 South Coast Wolves 6 (1)
2011–2013 Fulham 0 (0)
2011 Hayes & Yeading (loan) 5 (0)
2012–2013 FC Eindhoven (loan) 8 (0)
2012–2013 Wellington Phoenix (loan) 7 (1)
2013– 2015 Sydney FC 21 (4)
2015– Melbourne City 5 (0)
National team
2011–2012 Australia U20 11 (6)
2014 Australia U23 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 November 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2014

Corey Gameiro (born 7 February 1993) is an Australian football player of Portuguese ancestry who plays as a Forward for A-League club Melbourne City FC.

Club career[edit]

Fulham (2011–2013)[edit]

Gameiro signed a professional contract with Fulham in August 2009 and he signed a contract extension in May 2012 that saw him remain at Fulham until the summer 2013.[1]

He was one of 12 players released by Fulham at the end of the 2012–13 Premier League season.[2]

Loan to Hayes & Yeading United[edit]

Gameiro was loaned out to Hayes & Yeading for one month on 24 November 2011[3]

Loan to Eindhoven[edit]

The following season he joined FC Eindhoven on a four-month loan on 31 August 2012.[4] The same day he made his professional debut in the Eerste Divisie, in a match against FC Volendam, coming of the bench in the 64th minute.[5]

Loan to Wellington Phoenix[edit]

Gameiro joined Wellington Phoenix on a loan deal until the end of the 2012-13 A-League season on 9 February 2013.[6]

Sydney FC (2013–2015)[edit]

On 28 June 2013, Gameiro signed for A-League team Sydney FC on a two-year deal.[7]

On 3 January 2014, Gameiro scored his first goal for Sydney FC, scoring against Adelaide United with a header from a Nikola Petković free kick.[8]

Gameiro was released by Sydney FC following the 2014-15 A-League season. He rejected Sydney's contract in order to find another team.[9]

Melbourne City FC (2015–present)[edit]

On 22 June 2015, Melbourne City FC announced they had recruited Gameiro on a 2-year deal despite injury concerns.[10]

International career[edit]

Gameiro scored a hat-trick during the 2012 AFC U-19 Championship match against Jordan, securing a place at the U20 World Cup to be held in Turkey in June 2013.[11] He is the only player who score for Australia in whole tournament.

Club statistics[edit]

As of 2 November 2014
Club Season League Cup Asia Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sydney FC 2013–14 15 2 15 2
2014–15 4 2 2 1 6 3
Total 19 4 2 1 0 0 21 5
Career total 19 4 2 1 0 0 21 5



Honours[edit]

Distinctions

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corey Gameiro – Fulham FC Player Profile". Fulhamweb. Retrieved 9 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Summer transfer window: Ins and Outs". Premier League. Archived from the original on 1 January 2016. Retrieved 7 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Gameiro Loaned". Fulham FC. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Gameiro Goes Dutch". Fulham FC. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Matchcenter – Jupiler League". jupilerleague.nl. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "Phoenix Sign Young Fulham Striker". footballaustralia.com.au. Retrieved 9 February 2013. 
  7. ^ "Sydney FC Signs Young Socceroos Corey Gameiro". Football Federation Australia. 28 June 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  8. ^ Barrett, Steve (3 January 2014). "Adelaide denied by 10-man Sydney FC". Football Federation Australia. 
  9. ^ Hassett, Sebastian (3 June 2015). "All change at Sydney FC as Graham Arnold dumps key players and lose Bernie Ibini". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 4 June 2015. 
  10. ^ "City strengthen with Gameiro addition". FourFourTwo Australia. 22 June 2015. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 
  11. ^ "Gameiro Hits Hat-Trick". Fulham FC. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 

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