Jobe Wheelhouse

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Jobe Wheelhouse
Personal information
Full name Jobe Wheelhouse
Date of birth (1985-05-14) 14 May 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth Newcastle, Australia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Lambton Jaffas
Number 6
Youth career
2002 AIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2013 Newcastle Jets 106 (7)
2013– Lambton Jaffas 82 (12)
National team
2003 Australia U-20 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 September 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:30, 13 November 2010 (UTC)

Jobe Wheelhouse (born 14 April 1985 in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian football (soccer) player who plays for Lambton Jaffas.

Club career[edit]

Wheelhouse was unavailable for the majority of the 2006-07 A-League season and made his return against Perth Glory in Round 1 of the 2007-08 season.

Since returning, the often unfairly maligned Wheelhouse has impressed for the Jets, one of the standouts in Newcastle's disastrous 2008-09 A-League campaign, where they plummeted from champions to wooden spooners in one season. Jobe scored one of the great A-League goals of all time in a Round 18 clash with Gold Coast United in season 2009-10; the goal was described by Gold Coast manager Miron Bleiberg as a "Maradona-style" goal.

On 23 September 2011 he was appointed captain of the Newcastle Jets for the 2011–12 A-League season.[1] After playing quite an important role in his captaincy, Jobe Wheelhouse was again appointed the captain of the Newcastle United Jets for the 2012/ 2013 Hyundai A-League Season.

On 31 January 2013 it was announced that Wheelhouse had quit the club and was taking the rest of the season off; the reason behind his departure was that his contract was not going to be renewed for the 2013/2014 season.[2] He is now playing for Northern NSW State League side Lambton Jaffas [3]

International career[edit]

Youth[edit]

He represented Australia at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship.

Honours[edit]

With Newcastle Jets:

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