Jason Hoffman

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Jason Hoffman
Jason Hoffman.jpg
Hoffman after signing for the Newcastle Jets in 2007
Personal information
Full name Jason Michael Hoffman
Date of birth (1989-01-28) 28 January 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Newcastle, Australia
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Full Back, Forward
Club information
Current team
Newcastle Jets
Number 3
Youth career
Mayfield United
Hamilton Olympic
2005–2006 NSWIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Hamilton Olympic
2007–2010 Newcastle Jets 15 (2)
2008 AIS Football Program 4 (2)
2010 Richmond SC 6 (3)
2011–2015 Melbourne City 80 (3)
2015– Newcastle Jets 75 (7)
National team
2007–2009 Australia U-20 11 (4)
2008–2012 Australia U-23 13 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 January 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 June 2011

Jason Hoffman (born 28 January 1989) is an Australian association football player who plays as a right back for Newcastle Jets in the A-League.

Club career[edit]

Hoffman training with the Newcastle Jets.

Hoffman was developed through NSWIS and Hamilton Olympic Warriors FC. He started as trainee at the Newcastle Jets and became a part of the first team squad.[citation needed]

On 2 September 2007 he made his A-League debut for the Jets as a substitute in Round 2 of the 2007–08 season,[1][2] and scored his first goal for the club in Matchday 6 of the Asian Champions League against Ulsan Hyundai.[3]

Hoffman broke his 20 match goal drought in the A-League by scoring twice in the first half of the Jets 09/10 season opener against the Wellington Phoenix.[4]

On 8 January 2010, he signed a two-year deal with Melbourne Heart.[5][6]

After being released by Melbourne City in 2015, Hoffman returned to the Newcastle Jets on a one-year deal.[7][8] He started in 25 of Newcastle's 27 league games that season and signed a two-year contract extension upon the conclusion of the 2015-16 A-League season.[9]

In Round 24 of the 2017-18 A-League season Hoffman played his 100th A-League game for Newcastle but was sent off in the 78th Minute.

Honours[edit]

With Australia:

  • Weifang Cup (U-18): 2007

With Newcastle Jets:

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