Goodwin playing for Newcastle Jets in 2012
|Full name||Craig Alexander Goodwin|
|Date of birth||16 December 1991|
|Place of birth||Adelaide, Australia|
|Playing position||Left Winger/ left back|
|Munno Para City|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 November 2014.
He started his career playing for amateur club Munno Para City Football Club. He later signed for one of the top local Adelaide sides Adelaide Raiders who play in the South Australian Super League. After being cut during the Adelaide United youth team trials he moved to Melbourne where he signed with Victorian Premier League side Oakleigh Cannons.
On 2 September 2011 it was announced he had signed with the Melbourne Heart youth team who play in the National Youth League. He made his senior professional debut for Melbourne Heart during the 2011–12 A-League campaign in a round 19 fixture against Melbourne Victory in which he received the man of the match award.
On 7 May 2012 it was announced he had signed a two-year contract with A-League club Newcastle Jets. At Newcastle, Goodwin is known for his finishing and accurate crossing, which benefits strikers Emile Heskey and Ryan Griffiths. He scored his first A-League goal against Sydney FC on 13 October 2012. His goal proved to be the winner in a 3–2 victory. Due to his consistent amazing performances Craig was nominated for NAB Young Footballer Of The Year in October. On 8 April 2013 Goodwin joined English Premier League side Reading on trial for two weeks.
- "Goodwin trains with Royals". Reading FC. Retrieved 8 April 2013.
- "Goodwin returns home to Adelaide". FourFourTwo. 7 September 2014.