Lindsay Wilson (footballer)

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Lindsay Wilson
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-05-04) 4 May 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1999 Canberra Cosmos 48 (2)
1999–2002 Sydney Olympic 82 (5)
2002–2006 PSV 0 (0)
2003–2004 Volendam (loan) 26 (0)
2004–2005 Helmond Sport (loan) 27 (2)
2006 Kilmarnock (loan) 13 (0)
Total 196 (9)
National team
1998–1999 Australia U20 8 (0)
2001 Australia 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Lindsay Wilson (born 5 April 1979) is an Australian former international soccer player who played professionally in Australia, the Netherlands, and Scotland, as a defender. Wilson made a total of 196 league career appearances, and scored 9 league goals.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Born in Sydney, Wilson began his career in his native Australia for Canberra Cosmos and Sydney Olympic between 1996 and 2002.[1] He then moved to the Netherlands to play with PSV Eindhoven, where he spent loan spells at FC Volendam and Helmond Sport,[2] as well as Scottish side Kilmarnock.[3] At Kilmarnock, Wilson made 13 appearances in the Scottish Premier League.[4][5] After leaving PSV, Wilson trialled with English side Derby County and Scottish side Dundee United.[6][7]

International career[edit]

Wilson earned 8 caps for the Australian under-20 team in 1998 and 1999.[8][9]

Wilson won two caps for the Australian national team in 2001,[10] both of which came in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wiblen-Witschge". Oz Football. 
  2. ^ "Profile" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. 
  3. ^ "Killie give Wilson World Cup hope". BBC Sport. 2 February 2006. 
  4. ^ Lindsay Wilson at Soccerbase
  5. ^ "Kilmarnock : 1946/47 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. 
  6. ^ "Bell extends contract with Killie". BBC Sport. 24 January 2006. 
  7. ^ "Wilson fails to impress Brewster". BBC Sport. 17 July 2006. 
  8. ^ "Young Socceroo Matches for 1998". Oz Football. 
  9. ^ "Young Socceroo Matches for 1999". Oz Football. 
  10. ^ "Lindsay Wilson". National-Football-Teams.com. 
  11. ^ Lindsay WilsonFIFA competition record

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