Jamie Pace

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Jamie Pace
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Personal information
Date of birth (1977-01-01) 1 January 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Hammersmith, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Balzan
Number 11
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1998 Tooting & Mitcham 72 (42)
1998–1999 Sutton United 23 (16)
1999–2000 Barton Rovers 51 (21)
2000–2001 Carshalton Athletic 18 (6)
2001–2003 Pietà Hotspurs 44 (8)
2003 Sliema Wanderers (loan) 10 (0)
2004 Valletta (loan) 7 (1)
2004–2008 Marsaxlokk 77 (7)
2008– Valletta 52 (8)
2012– Balzan (loan) 20 (1)
National team
2005– Malta 48 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 October 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 October 2012

Jamie Pace (born 1 January 1977) is a professional footballer who plays for Balzan Youths, on loan from Valletta in the Maltese Premier League, as a Central midfielder.

Playing career[edit]

Pace joined Marsaxlokk in 2005 from Valletta, during his time in Malta he has also played for Sliema Wanderers and Pietà Hotspurs. He played with various clubs in London before coming to Malta including 1997–98 with Barton Rovers making 51 appearances and scoring 21 goals, Tooting & Mitcham during 1999–2001. Pace had his first trial with Crystal Palace at the age of 17.

International career[edit]

Pace had a three way option of which nation he wished to play his international football for. He could have chosen to stick with England, his country of birth, Malta, through his Maltese mother Maria-Teresa Pace or Jamaica through his father (the late Keith McDonald), who played for Chelsea. Jamie is the first cousin of ex under-21 Malta international and Marsaxlokk left back Andrew Spiteri.

Pace decided to declare his nationality to Malta after he settled in Malta and learnt the language. In 2005, he received a call up to join the Maltese national football team, and Jamie made his debut on 9 February 2005 against Norway.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Marsaxlokk

Club[edit]

Valletta F.C.

International goals[edit]

Scores show Malta's goals first

Jamie Pace: International Goals
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 2 September 2006 Ta' Qali Stadium, Ta' Qali  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1–1 2–5 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
2. 23 March 2008 Ta' Qali Stadium, Ta' Qali  Liechtenstein 4–0 7–1 Friendly
3. 2 September 2010 Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan  Israel 1–1 1–3 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying

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