Luke Pilkington

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Luke Pilkington
Personal information
Full name Luke Thomas Pilkington
Date of birth (1990-07-12) 12 July 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Wanniassa, A.C.T., Australia
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Playing position Left Back, Left Winger
Club information
Current team
Bentleigh Greens
Number 20
Youth career
2009–2011 Melbourne Victory Youth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Melbourne Victory 3 (0)
2011 VTC Football 8 (0)
2011– Bentleigh Greens 106 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 February 2017.

Luke Pilkington (born 12 July 1990 in Canberra, Australia) is an Australian footballer, well known for winning the Foxtel Reality Television Show Football Superstar.

Club career[edit]

Pilkington was previously the captain of Australian National University Football Club. As a result of his victory on Football Superstar, Luke was awarded a contract with A-League franchise, Melbourne Victory F.C.. He was also awarded a scholarship with Monash University, one of Australia's premier sporting universities.[1] Pilkington made his first team debut for Melbourne Victory on 27 December 2009 in an A League match against North Queensland Fury, he has also been a regular fixture in their youth side. He also came on as a substitute in an Asian Champions League match in April 2010.[2]