Matthew Mullen

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For the Grimsby Town player of the 1890s, see Matthew Mullen (Scottish footballer).
Matthew Mullen
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Personal information
Full name Matthew Peter Mullen
Date of birth (1989-02-24) 24 February 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Adelaide, Australia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Para Hills
Number 5
Youth career
2006–2007 SASI
2007 AIS
2008–2011 Adelaide United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Para Hills 17 (4)
2007–2008 AIS 26 (5)
2007–2011 Adelaide United 3 (0)
2009 Para Hills (loan) 15 (0)
2010 Para Hills (loan) 13 (3)
2011 Adelaide City (loan) 21 (0)
2012–2016 Adelaide City 72 (8)
2016 Adelaide Raiders 13 (2)
2017– Para Hills 0 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Australia U-20 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 February 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 September 2013

Matthew Mullen (born 24 February 1989 in Adelaide) is an Australian footballer who plays for Adelaide City in the National Premier Leagues. Matthew is the cousin of current Newcastle Jets player Daniel Mullen and the nephew of former Socceroo Joe Mullen.

Club career[edit]

Before joining Adelaide United for the A-League 2007-08 season, Mullen played for the Para Hills Knights in the South Australian Premier League and with the Australian Institute of Sport. He made two substitute appearances over his one-year contract with Adelaide and was signed as a youth player for the A-League 2008-09 season. After some impressive performances in the A-League National Youth League Mullen was awarded a place on the bench against Wellington Phoenix; he replaced Angelo Costanzo in the 67th minute playing his part in the 1–1 draw.[1]

Since 2009 he has been loaned out to local Adelaide clubs Adelaide City and Para Hills Knights during the A-League off season.

Career statistics[edit]

(Correct as of 22 December 2008)

Club Season League1 Cup International2 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Adelaide United 2007–08 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2008–09 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 3 0

1 - includes A-League final series statistics
2 - includes FIFA Club World Cup statistics; AFC Champions League statistics are included in season commencing after group stages (i.e. 2008 ACL in 2008-09 A-League season etc.)

Honours[edit]

With Australia:

  • Weifang Cup (U-18): 2007

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premiership to be decided in final round". Adelaide United. 2009-01-18. Retrieved 2009-01-23. 

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