Macaulay Gillesphey

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Macaulay Gillesphey
Macaulay Gillesphey 19-09-2015 1.jpg
Gillesphey warming up for Carlisle United in 2015
Personal information
Full name Macaulay Gillesphey[1]
Date of birth (1995-11-24) 24 November 1995 (age 23)[2]
Place of birth Ashington, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[2]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Brisbane Roar
Number 6
Youth career
2011–2015 Newcastle United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2018 Newcastle United 0 (0)
2015–2016Carlisle United (loan) 23 (2)
2016–2017Carlisle United (loan) 32 (0)
2018–2019 Carlisle United 27 (0)
2019– Brisbane Roar 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:52, 25 June 2019 (UTC)

Macaulay Gillesphey (born 24 November 1995) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for the Brisbane Roar.


Newcastle United[edit]

Gillesphey played for Cramlington Juniors before being signed by Newcastle United where he progressed through the youth ranks at St James' Park and signed a professional contract in March 2015.[3] Gillesphey made his professional debut on 24 September 2015 in a 1–1 draw away at Liverpool in the League Cup.[4]

Carlisle United (loan)[edit]

He went out on loan to Carlisle United in September 2015 along with Newcastle teammate Alex Gilliead.[5] On 29 July 2016, Gillesphey re-joined Carlisle United on loan until 2 January 2017,[6] before later extending the deal to the end of the season.[7]

Carlisle United[edit]

Gillesphey re-joined Carlisle United on a permanent basis in June 2018, signing a two year contract with the club .[8] On 22 May 2019, the Club announced a mutual release so that Gillesphey could look for ‘new challenges‘.

Brisbane Roar[edit]

On 25 June 2019 the Brisbane Roar announced they had signed Gillesphey. [9] He was the fourth signing made by new manager Robbie Fowler.


  1. ^ "Clubs announce 2015/16 Barclays Premier League squads". Premier League. 3 September 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 September 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Macauley Gillesphey". 11v11. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Meet the Newcastle players who have just been handed their first professional contracts". Chronicle Live. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Liverpool 1–1 Carlisle". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Newcastle United transfers: Alex Gilliead and Macaulay Gillesphey join Carlisle on loan". Chronicle Live. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Macaulay Gillesphey: Carlisle United re-sign defender on loan from Newcastle". BBC Sport. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Gillesphey extends Carlisle loan" (Press release). Newcastle United. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Carlisle United: Gary Miller and Macauley Gillesphey join League Two club". BBC Sport. Retrieved 20 June 2018.
  9. ^ "Fourth international touches down in Brisbane". Brisbane Roar FC. Retrieved 25 June 2019.

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