Jake McGing

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Jake McGing
Personal information
Full name Jake McGing
Date of birth (1994-05-22) 22 May 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Right back[1]
Club information
Current team
Brisbane Roar
Number 22
Youth career
Marconi Stallions
2012–2014 Western Sydney Wanderers
2014–2015 Central Coast Mariners
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Marconi Stallions 31 (1)
2015 CCM Academy 12 (2)
2015–2019 Central Coast Mariners 82 (4)
2019 Wisła Płock 12 (0)
2019– Brisbane Roar 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 July 2019

Jake McGing (born 22 May 1994) is an Australian professional footballer who plays as a right back for the Brisbane Roar.

Born in Sydney, McGing first played senior football for Marconi Stallions before joining A-League side Central Coast Mariners in 2015. He stayed at the Mariners for four years before moving to Poland for a brief stint in 2019, before returning to the A-League in June 2019.

Playing career[edit]

In February 2015, McGing signed a professional contract with A-League side Central Coast Mariners, having previously played for the Mariners' youth team.[2] McGing made his debut for the Central Coast in a loss to Wellington Phoenix in the 2015 FFA Cup.[3] He signed a two-year extension with the club in August 2015.[4]

Originally a midfielder, McGing moved into centre back under Mariners coach Tony Walmsley.[5] McGing scored his first A-League goal for the Mariners in November 2016, from a header in a draw against Newcastle Jets in the F3 Derby.[6] In the 2016–17 season, McGing increasingly played back in midfield.[7] The 2017–18 season again saw a positional shift, this time to right back.[8]

He signed a two-year contract extension with the Mariners in January 2018.[8]

In March 2019, it was announced that McGing would leave the Mariners, having signed with Polish Ekstraklasa side Wisła Płock.[9] McGing left the club in June 2019, having made 12 appearances.[10]

In June 2019, it was announced McGing would return to Australia to join new manager Robbie Fowler at the Brisbane Roar.[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jake McGing at WorldFootball.net
  2. ^ "News:McGing and Bingham promoted". Central Coast Mariners FC. 4 February 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Match summary: Mariners defeated 1–0 in FFA Cup". Central Coast Mariners FC. 11 August 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  4. ^ Simkin, Emma (28 August 2019). "Central Coast Mariners extend deal for talented young A-League defender". ABC News. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  5. ^ Prichard, Greg (25 September 2015). "McGing central to new Mariners style". The World Game. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  6. ^ Davidson, John (23 November 2016). "McGing on his maiden strike". FTBL.com.au. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  7. ^ Davidson, John (9 February 2017). "McGing makes good with midfield move". FTBL.com.au. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Jake McGing hopes to thrive in surrounds of Central Coast's defensive support network". The Daily Football Show. 28 January 2018. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Jake McGing departs Mariners for Poland". The Newcastle Herald. 1 March 2019. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Wisła Płock. Jake McGing rozwiązał kontrakt z klubem" [Wisła Płock: Jake McGing terminates contract with club] (in Polish). Interia. 15 June 2019. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  11. ^ "McGing & Mells locked in for Season 2019/20". Brisbane Roar FC. Retrieved 26 June 2019.

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