Robert Younis

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Robert Younis
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Personal information
Full name Robert Younis
Date of birth (1985-08-14) 14 August 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Bonnyrigg White Eagles
Number 9
Youth career
Bankstown City Lions
Parramatta Power
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 APIA Leichhardt
2006 Fairfield City Lions
2006–2008 APIA Leichhardt 43 (39)
2008–2009 Adelaide United 12 (0)
2009–2012 APIA Leichhardt 49 (29)
2012– Bonnyrigg White Eagles 116 (82)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 September 2016

Robert Younis (born 14 August 1985) is a Lebanese-Australian footballer who plays for Bonnyrigg White Eagles FC in the New South Wales Premier League.

Club career[edit]

Younis signed for Adelaide in 2008 after an impressive two seasons for APIA Leichhardt in the NSW Premier League which saw him net a phenomenal 38 goals in just 43 appearances. After an indifferent start to his professional career at United, Robert came on as a 78th minute sub against Perth Glory[1] and made an immediate impact setting up Brazilian Alemão to equalise in the eventual 2–1 win.[2]

In April 2009, a goal shy Robbie was released from Adelaide United by mutual consent. He has since re-signed with former club, APIA Leichhardt for the 2009 NSW Premier League season.

As of 26 April 2009, Robbie has played 7 games for APIA and has yet to score a goal.

On 2 May 2009, Younis finally got on the scoresheet with a well taken penalty against bitter rivals Marconi Stallions.

Robbie continues to lead the line for APIA and had an exceptional 2010 season where he banged home 16 goals.

Younis has signed for the Bonnyrigg White Eagles for the 2012 NSWPL 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 2008–09 12 0 2 0 3 0 17 0
Total 17 0

1 – included A-League final series statistics
2 – includes Club World Cup statistics; Asian Champions League statistics included in season commencing after group stages.

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