Mitchell playing for Newcastle Jets in 2012
|Full name||Josh Mitchell|
|Date of birth||8 June 1984|
|Place of birth||Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Central defender
|2001–2002||Central Coast Lightning||1||(0)|
|2004–2005||Central Coast Lightning||25||(5)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 May 2017.
Josh Mitchell was born in Belmont, Newcastle and began playing football at the age of 4 at Swansea Swans Soccer Club and was selected for the Australian School Boys Football team in 2002. His professional career commenced in the 2002/2003 season with Newcastle United Jets, where he made his debut against NSL champions Perth Glory. In the 2003/2004 season Mitchell went on to become a regular starter in the Newcastle United side. After a brief stint with The Central Coast in the NSW Premier league, Mitchell signed in July 2005 with club Romanian club FC Universitatea Craiova.
In his first season with FC Universitatea Craiova, Mitchell started in 26 games helping the club in promotion back to the Liga 1 in Romania. On 15 April 2010 it was confirmed that Mitchell along with his FC Universitatea Craiova Michael Baird had returned home to sign for A league side Perth Glory. Then Mitchell played for his home club Newcastle Jets after signing a two-year deal on 28 June 2012.
A-League career statistics
- As of 1 November 2015
|2005–06||Universitatea Craiova||Liga II|
- "Glory Bring Back Romania Aussies". Retrieved 15 April 2010.
- "Jets sign Josh Mitchell". Football Federation Australia. 28 June 2012. Archived from the original on 4 October 2013. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
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