Josh Risdon

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Josh Risdon
Personal information
Full name Joshua Risdon
Date of birth (1992-07-27) 27 July 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Bunbury, Australia
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)[1]
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Perth Glory
Number 19
Youth career
0000–2008 ECU Joondalup
2007–2009 WA NTC
2008–2014 Perth Glory
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Perth Glory 142 (2)
National team
2015– Australia 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 May 2016

Joshua "Josh" Risdon (born 27 July 1992) is an Australian professional football (soccer) player who plays as a right back for A-League club Perth Glory.

Risdon has represented Australia on three occasions, debuting in 2015.

Club career[edit]

Risdon made his senior debut for Perth Glory on 28 November 2010, starting against the North Queensland Fury.[2] During his debut season he made six appearances in total, including three straight starts between rounds 24 and 26.[3]

In the 2011–12 season Risdon established himself as a regular starting 24 matches at 19 years of age.[4]

He scored his first career goal in round 26 of the 2012-13 A-League season with the winning goal in the 94th minute against Melbourne Victory (3–2).[5]

On 20 July 2013, Risdon played for the A-League All-Stars against Manchester United in a friendly match.

Injury plagued his 2013–14 season before he returned to the starting side for 25 appearances in the 2014–15 season. He also scored his second career goal on 28 March 2015 with an 88th minute winner over Western Sydney Wanderers (3–2).[6]

International career[edit]

On 7 March 2011 he was selected to represent the Australia Olympic football team in an Asian Olympic Qualifier match against Iraq.[7]

Risdon made his senior debut for the Socceroos in a 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Bangladesh on 17 November 2015.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 30 April 2017[9]
Club Season League Cup Asia Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Perth Glory 2010–11 A-League 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2011–12 24 0 0 0 0 0 24 0
2012–13 26 1 0 0 0 0 26 1
2013–14 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2014–15 25 1 5 0 0 0 30 1
2015–16 23 0 5 0 0 0 28 0
2016–17 26 0 1 0 0 0 27 0
Total 142 2 11 0 0 0 153 2

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Josh Risdon". perthglory.com.au. Perth Glory FC. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Brave Glory hold Fury". Perth Glory. 28 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Josh Risdon through the years". Perth Glory. Retrieved 2015-11-30. 
  4. ^ "Josh Risdon through the years". Perth Glory. Retrieved 2015-11-30. 
  5. ^ Hand, Guy (March 23, 2013). "Josh Risdon scores in the 94th minute to deliver Perth Glory a thrilling win over Melbourne Victory". Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Josh Risdon stunner lifts Perth Glory to victory over Western Sydney Wanderers". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2015-11-30. 
  7. ^ "Vidmar names U23s squad to face Iraq". Football Federation Australia. 7 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "Socceroo Risdon's memorable Dhaka debut". au.news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2015-11-30. 
  9. ^ "Josh Risdon (Perth Glory)". Ultimate A-League. 

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