Paul Izzo

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Paul Izzo
Paul Izzo 2013.jpg
Izzo with the Young Socceroos in 2013
Personal information
Full name Paul David Izzo[1]
Date of birth (1995-01-06) 6 January 1995 (age 22)
Place of birth Adelaide, Australia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Adelaide United
Youth career
0000–2010 Campbelltown City
2010–2011 A.I.S.
2011–2012 Adelaide United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2015 Adelaide United 6 (0)
2015–2017 Central Coast Mariners 42 (0)
2017– Adelaide United 0 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Australia U17 13 (0)
2011–2014 Australia U20 15 (0)
2015– Australia U23 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 February 2017

Paul David Izzo (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpul ˈitsˈɔ]; born 6 January 1995) is an Australian professional football (soccer) player, who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Adelaide United FC in the A-League.

Izzo played youth football at the Australian Institute of Sport before making his professional debut for Adelaide United. In 2015, he joined Central Coast Mariners before returning to Adelaide United in 2017.

He has appeared numerous times for the Australian under-20 side.

Club career[edit]

Adelaide United[edit]

Izzo made his professional debut against the Central Coast Mariners away at Bluetongue Stadium on 1 December 2012, replacing Eugene Galeković who was unavailable as a result of international duties. His first home game appearance for Adelaide United was against Melbourne Victory on 7 December 2012.[3][4][5]

Central Coast Mariners[edit]

Izzo was released by Adelaide United on 8 July 2015, and subsequently signed with the Mariners for two years.[6]

Return to Adelaide United[edit]

In April 2017, Izzo returned to hometown club Adelaide United on a three-year contract.[7]

International career[edit]

Izzo represented Australia at U20 level at the 2012 AFC U-19 Championship in United Arab Emirates.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 17 April 2017[8]
Club Season Division League1 Cup International2 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Adelaide United 2011–12 A-League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012–13 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2013–14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014–15 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
Total 6 0 1 0 0 0 7 0
Central Coast Mariners 2015–16 A-League 21 0 1 0 0 0 22 0
2016–17 21 0 0 0 0 0 21 0
Total 42 0 1 0 0 0 43 0
Adelaide United 2017–18 A-League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 48 0 2 0 0 0 50 0

1 - includes A-League final series statistics
2 - AFC Champions League statistics are included in season ending during group stages (i.e. ACL 2012 and A-League season 2011–12 etc.)

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Adelaide United

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players — 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Paul Izzo". Central Coast Mariners FC. Retrieved 6 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Paul Izzo". footballaustralia.com.au. Retrieved 18 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Paul Izzo". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 18 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Adelaide United FC vs Melbourne Victory FC: Team lineup". footballaustralia.com.au. Retrieved 16 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Izzo inks with Mariners". Central Coast Mariners. 8 July 2015. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  7. ^ Fruci, Joel (19 April 2017). ""I always wanted to come back" – Adelaide United confirm Paul Izzo signing". Outside90.com. Retrieved 19 April 2017. 
  8. ^ "Paul Izzo (Central Coast Mariners)". Ultimate A-League. 

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