Josh Mitchell

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Josh Mitchell
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Mitchell playing for Newcastle Jets in 2012
Personal information
Full name Josh Mitchell
Date of birth (1984-06-08) 8 June 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Central defender
Left-back
Club information
Current team
Eastern
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Central Coast Lightning 1 (0)
2002–2004 Newcastle Jets 21 (0)
2004–2005 Central Coast Lightning 25 (5)
2005–2009 Universitatea Craiova 107 (3)
2010–2012 Perth Glory 35 (2)
2012–2014 Newcastle Jets 27 (1)
2014–2015 Liaoning Whowin 23 (0)
2016– Eastern 15 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 May 2017.

Josh Mitchell (born 8 June 1984) is an Australian footballer playing for Eastern in Hong Kong Premier League.

Club career[edit]

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.[1] Then Mitchell played for his home club Newcastle Jets after signing a two-year deal on 28 June 2012.[2]

0n 25 June 2014, Mitchell transferred to Chinese Super League side Liaoning Whowin.[3]

On 7 July 2016, Mitchell signed to Hong Kong Premier League current champion Eastern.[4]

A-League career statistics[edit]

As of 1 November 2015
Club Season League Finals Asia Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Perth Glory 2010–11 18 1 18 1
2011–12 16 1 1 0 17 1
Total 35 2 1 0 0 0 35 2
Newcastle Jets 2012–13 15 1 15 1
2013–14 12 0 12 0
Total 27 1 0 0 0 0 27 1
Career total 62 3 1 0 0 0 62 3

Titles[edit]

Season Club Title
2005–06 Romania Universitatea Craiova Liga II

Other Interests[edit]

In 2015 Josh started a travel website which focuses better travel experience and a health website for improving health. This project aims to help in transitioning to life after professional football.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glory Bring Back Romania Aussies". Retrieved 15 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Jets sign Josh Mitchell". Football Federation Australia. 28 June 2012. Archived from the original on 4 October 2013. Retrieved 28 June 2012. 
  3. ^ 辽足宣布引进澳洲中后卫 at sina.com 2014-06-26 Retrieved 2014-06-27
  4. ^ 【東方足球隊宣佈簽入外援米曹】 東方足球隊 Eastern Football Team 2016年7月7日

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