Marc Warren (footballer)

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Marc Warren
Personal information
Full name Marc Warren
Date of birth (1992-02-11) 11 February 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Sutherland, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Perth Glory
Number 3
Youth career
Menai Hawks
Sutherland Sharks
2007–2008 NSWIS
2008–2009 Sydney
2009–2010 AIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Central Coast Mariners 0 (0)
2011–2012 Sheffield United 0 (0)
2012–2013 Airdrie United 26 (1)
2013–2014 Sydney FC 8 (0)
2014–2015 APIA Leichhardt 28 (2)
2015– Perth Glory 22 (0)
National team
2007–2009 Australia U-17 13 (4)
2010–2011 Australia U-20 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 April 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:30, 7 August 2011 (UTC)

Marc Warren (born 11 February 1992) is an Australian professional football (soccer) player who plays as a left back for Perth Glory in the A-League.

He is a product of the Australian Institute of Sport Football Program having played for them in the 2009–10 A-League National Youth League. Born in Sutherland, Australia, Warren spent some time in the United Kingdom where he played for Sheffield United and Airdrie United, and has also represented his country at under 17 and under 20 level.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Warren grew up in the Sutherland area of Sydney, and played for local clubs Menai Hawks and Sutherland Sharks before being selected for the 2009–10 season squad with the Australian Institute of Sport Football Program. He was then signed by the Central Coast Mariners for the 2010–11 season.[1] In July 2010, Warren and fellow Central Coast Mariners team mate Trent Sainsbury were chosen to spend two weeks at Sheffield United's Academy as part of the two clubs' partnership.[2][3]

Sheffield United[edit]

In January 2011, Warren signed for Sheffield United on a two-year contract. Warren showed that he was a bright young talent and proved he was a versatile left sided player. training with the 1st team and Captain of the reserve team Warren showed leadership and determination. Warren also sat on the bench for the 1st team at a young age.

Airdrie United[edit]

Following his release from Sheffield United, Warren was linked with a move back to his first club Western Sydney Wanderers, joining them on trial in order to earn a contract.[4] Warren failed to impress the club enough to earn a new deal,[5] and the Wanderers declined to offer him a contract.[6] Having failed to secure a move back to Australia, Warren returned to the United Kingdom, joining Scottish Division One side Airdrie United on a one-year contract.[7] Warren left Airdrie to come back to Sydney fc.

Sydney[edit]

On 14 June 2013, Warren signed a one-year deal with Hyundai A-League side Sydney FC, returning to Australia for the first time in a year.[8] After the move, Warren described his return as a "great feeling", with Manager Frank Farina describing Warren as a "local boy". After a strong start to the season Warren picked up a red card, and was off the park for a few weeks. On his return picked up a groin injury that sat him out for the rest of the season.[9]

APIA Leichhardt[edit]

On 17 April 2014, Warren signed a remainder of the NSW Premier League deal with APIA Leichhardt.[10]

Perth Glory[edit]

Warren made a return to professional football, after accepting a 1-year contract from A-League club Perth Glory, following a 3-week trial.[11]

International career[edit]

Warren represented Australia at the 2007 International Youth Football Championship and played 3 times, scoring once against South Korea.[12] Warren represented Australia with the Young Soccerooss at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Columbia.

Personal life[edit]

With the club promoting their coaching in the community project, Warren revealed he taking up coaching sessions and said: "I’ve done bits and pieces of coaching back home in Australia. The club asked if I was interested in being part of this and I said yes. I really enjoyed coming in to teach the kids."[13]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Central Coast Mariners 2010–11 A-League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sheffield United 2010–11 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011–12 League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Airdrie United 2012–13 Scottish First Division 27 0 3 0 0 0 30 0
Sydney FC 2013–14 A-League 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
APIA Leichhardt Tigers 2014 National Premier Leagues 14 1 0 0 0 0 14 1
2015 14 1 4 0 0 0 18 1
Tigers total 28 2 4 0 0 0 32 2
Perth Glory 2015–16 A-League 22 0 5 0 0 0 27 0
2016–17 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Perth total 22 0 7 0 0 0 29 0
Career total 85 2 14 0 0 0 99 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mariners picture special". Central Coast Mariners. 18 June 2010. Retrieved 18 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mariners' duo to sharpen their skills at Blades Academy". ccmariners.com.au. 5 July 2010. Retrieved 5 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Blades Stint For Mariners Duo". Australian FourFourTwo. 16 July 2010. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Wanderers Rule Out Inzaghi Swoop". Australian FourFourTwo. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Last Chance Saloon Out West". Australian FourFourTwo. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "Sydney to Airdrie: Marc Warren's journey". Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser. 13 March 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  7. ^ "SIGNING NEWS". airdriefc.com. 27 July 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  8. ^ "Sydney FC sign former Young Socceroo". Football Australia. 14 June 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  9. ^ "Warren returns home with Sydney FC". Goal.com. 14 June 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  10. ^ Stavroulakis, Mark. "APIA snap up Marc Warren". Football NSW. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  11. ^ "Perth Glory picks up ex-Sydney defender Warren". SBS. 5 August 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  12. ^ "Joeys Finish With a Win For Fifth". FourFourTwo Australia. 13 Aug 2007. Retrieved 18 June 2010. 
  13. ^ "Airdrie FC launch community coaching scheme". Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser. 6 March 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 

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