Mike Petersen

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Mike Petersen
Personal information
Full name Michael Petersen
Date of birth (1965-05-06) 6 May 1965 (age 51)
Place of birth Melbourne, Australia
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Port Melbourne
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1984 Heidelberg United 39 (3)
1984–1985 Roda JC 1 (0)
1984–1986 Brunswick Juventus 34 (5)
1987 Ajax 1 (0)
1988 Brunswick Juventus 17 (0)
1989–1997 South Melbourne 171 (8)
National team
1985–1992 Australia 32 (1)
Teams managed
1999–2000 St. Albans
2000–2001 South Melbourne
2001 Auckland Football Kingz

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 September 2008.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 September 2008

Michael Petersen (born 6 May 1965) is an Australian former soccer player. He is an inductee of the Football Federation Australia - Football Hall of Fame.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Petersen played for Heidelberg United, Brunswick and South Melbourne in Australia, as well as in the Netherlands with Roda JC and Ajax.[1][2]

He played nine seasons with South Melbourne between 1989 and 1997, winning the NSL Championship in 1991.[3]

International career[edit]

In all Petersen represented Australia 50 times including 32 A International matches.[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Slater & Johnston Head Hall Of Fame Inductees". Football Federation Australia. 21 September 2005. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Peterson, Mike". Australian Player Database. OzFootball. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Team of the Century Midfielder Nominees". South Melbourne Official Website. South Melbourne FC. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  4. ^ The Australian National Men’s Football Team: Caps And Captains. Football Federation Australia.