|Full name||Joshua McCloughan|
|Date of birth||12 December 1975|
|Place of birth||Auburn, Australia|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Playing position||Left Back, Centre Back|
|2001–2002||Gold Coast City|
|2003||Gold Coast Knights|
|2011||Southern Cross United|
|2012–2014||QAS / Brisbane Roar|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 February 2009.
Joshua McCloughan (born 12 December 1975, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) is a former A-League footballer who played as a central defender. An FFA A-Licence coach, he has spent time within Ange Postecoglou’s Caltex Socceroos coaching setup and as a Joey's (Australian U17's) assistant. Josh managed the Brisbane Roar FC Youth team in the 2015/16 season. Josh is studying a Bachelor of Sport Management at Griffith University, and regularly commentates A-League football for ABC Grandstand.
In 2005, he signed with A league club Brisbane Roar where he was a first team regular. He played 16 games in his first season with the club. In 2010, he retired from professional football. He played 90 games for the Brisbane Roar, scoring 5 goals despite playing as a defender.
Josh commenced his coaching career under significant mentorship from an array of highly experienced coaches, supported by Football Queensland and the FFA. Josh assisted the Queensland NTC program in 2013 and managed the 2014 campaign. After coaching the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) side in 2013 and 2014, in 2015 Josh returned to the Brisbane Roar as their under 18's Academy/QAS head coach. He then assumed the head coach role of the Brisbane Roar Youth Team for the 2015/16 season. The widely regarded young coach terminated his contract at the troubled Roar for professional reasons in August 2016.
He played a key role in Ange Postecoglou’s scouting setup in the Caltex Socceroos AFC Asian Cup Championship in 2015 and World Cup Qualifiers, and acted as assistant coach for the U17 Australian team (Joeys) and the Socceroos on tours in 2015.
1 - includes A-League final series statistics
2 - includes FIFA Club World Cup statistics; AFC Champions League statistics are included in season commencing after group stages (i.e. ACL and A-League seasons etc.)
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