List of New Zealand Knights FC players

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New Zealand Knights Football Club was a New Zealand professional football club based in Auckland; the club was formed in 2004, and played their first competitive match in July 2005 when they participated in the 2005 A-League Pre-Season Challenge Cup. The club played its home matches at North Harbour Stadium; the Knights was dissolved in 2007, following two seasons of football.

New Zealand Knights' record appearance-maker was Darren Bazeley, with 47 appearances over 2 seasons, ahead of Noah Hickey with 43.

List of players[edit]

  • Appearances and goals are for first-team competitive matches only, including A-League and A-League Pre-Season Challenge Cup matches.
  • Players are listed according to the date of their first team debut for the club.
Table headers
  • Nationality – If a player played international football, the country/countries he played for are shown. Otherwise, the player's nationality is given as their country of birth.
  • New Zealand Knights career – The year of the player's first appearance for New Zealand Knights to the year of his last appearance.
  • Starts – The number of games started.
  • Sub – The number of games played as a substitute.
  • Total – The total number of games played, both as a starter and as a substitute.
Position key
GK Goalkeeper
DF Defender
MF Midfielder
FW Forward
U Utility player1
List of New Zealand Knights FC players
Name Nationality Position New Zealand
Knights career
Starts Subs Total Goals Ref
Appearances
Ronnie Bull  England DF 2005 10 0 10 0 [1]
Ben Collett  England MF 2005–2006 18 3 21 0 [2]
Sean Devine  Ireland FW 2005–2006 23 10 33 3 [3]
Neil Emblen  England MF 2005–2007 34 3 37 3 [4]
Steve Fitzsimmons  Australia U 2005 11 3 14 1 [5]
Danny Hay  New Zealand DF 2005 11 0 11 0 [6]
Danny Milosevic  Australia GK 2005–2006 23 0 23 0 [7]
Joshua Rose  Australia DF 2005–2006 12 3 15 1 [8]
John Tambouras  Australia DF 2005–2007 21 3 24 1 [9]
Cole Tinkler  New Zealand DF 2005–2006 11 2 13 0 [10]
Simon Yeo  England FW 2005 11 1 12 4 [11]
Noah Hickey  New Zealand MF 2005–2007 36 7 43 2 [12]
Zhang Xiaobin  China MF 2005–2006 4 11 15 1 [13]
Glen Moss  New Zealand GK 2005–2006 8 2 10 0 [14]
Frank van Eijs  Netherlands DF 2005–2006 15 0 15 0 [15]
Jeremy Brockie  New Zealand FW 2005–2006 9 5 14 4 [16]
Josh Maguire  Australia MF 2005–2006 8 6 14 0 [17]
Darren Bazeley  England DF 2005–2007 45 2 47 1 [18]
Jeremy Christie  New Zealand U 2005–2006 8 2 10 1 [19]
Zenon Caravella  Australia MF 2005–2006 20 1 21 0 [20]
Naoki Imaya  Japan U 2005–2006 6 5 11 0 [21]
Kris Bright  New Zealand FW 2005–2006 9 3 12 0 [22]
Sam Jasper  New Zealand MF 2006 1 1 2 0 [23]
Malik Buari  England MF 2006–2007 19 6 25 2 [24]
Che Bunce  New Zealand DF 2006–2007 22 0 22 1 [25]
Scot Gemmill  Scotland MF 2006–2007 14 4 18 0 [26]
Sime Kovacevic  Australia DF 2006 15 2 17 0 [27]
Jonti Richter  Australia FW 2006–2007 17 7 24 1 [28]
Jonas Salley  Ivory Coast MF 2006–2007 15 0 15 0 [29]
Michael Turnbull  Australia GK 2006 8 0 8 0 [30]
Michael White  New Zealand U 2006–2007 3 11 14 0 [31]
Grégory Duruz   Switzerland DF 2006 15 1 16 0 [32]
Adam Casey  Australia FW 2006 5 8 13 0 [33]
Dani Rodrigues  Portugal MF 2006 9 0 9 1 [34]
Richard Johnson  Australia MF 2006–2007 19 1 20 0 [35]
Ivan Necevski  Australia GK 2006 2 0 2 0 [36]
Franco Parisi  Australia FW 2006 0 1 1 0 [37]
Campbell Banks  New Zealand FW 2006 1 1 2 0 [38]
Hamza Mohammed  Ghana MF 2006 1 1 2 0 [39]
Fernando de Moraes  Australia MF 2006 2 3 5 0 [40]
Dustin Wells  Australia MF 2006 6 0 6 0 [41]
Alen Marcina  Canada FW 2006–2007 8 0 8 2 [42]
Mark Paston  New Zealand GK 2006–2007 10 0 10 0 [43]
Dean Gordon  England DF 2006–2007 6 0 6 0 [44]
Gao Leilei  China MF 2006–2007 6 1 7 1 [45]
Jeff Fleming  New Zealand MF 2006 1 0 1 0 [46]
Steven O'Dor  Australia DF 2006–2007 3 0 3 0 [47]
Li Yan  China MF 2006–2007 0 2 2 0 [48]

Club captains[edit]

Two players held the position of captain of the New Zealand Knights between 2005 and 2007; the first club captain was Danny Hay, who led the side in 2005.[49] The longest-serving captain was Darren Bazeley, who was captain from 2005 to 2007 after taking over from Hay.[50]

Dates Name Notes
2005 New Zealand Danny Hay[49]
2005–2007 England Darren Bazeley[50] Longest-serving captain in Knights' history

Notes[edit]

  • ^ A utility player is one who is considered to play in more than one position.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ronnie Bull". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Ben Collett". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Sean Devine". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Neil Emblen". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Steve Fitzsimmons". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  6. ^ "Danny Hay". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Danny Milosevic". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  8. ^ "Joshua Rose". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  9. ^ "John Tambouras". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  10. ^ "Cole Tinkler". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  11. ^ "Simon Yeo". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  12. ^ "Noah Hickey". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  13. ^ "Xiaobin Zhang". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  14. ^ "Glen Moss". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  15. ^ "Frank van Eijs". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  16. ^ "Jeremy Brockie". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  17. ^ "Joshua Maguire". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  18. ^ "Darren Bazeley". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  19. ^ "Jeremy Christie". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  20. ^ "Zenon Caravella". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  21. ^ "Naoki Imaya". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  22. ^ "Kris Bright". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  23. ^ "Sam Jasper". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  24. ^ "Malik Buari". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  25. ^ "Che Bunce". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  26. ^ "Scot Gemmill". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  27. ^ "Sime Kovacevic". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  28. ^ "Jonti Richter". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  29. ^ "Jonas Salley". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  30. ^ "Michael Turnbull". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  31. ^ "Michael White". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  32. ^ "Gregory Duruz". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  33. ^ "Adam Casey". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  34. ^ "Daniel Rodrigues". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  35. ^ "Richard Johnson". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  36. ^ "Ivan Necevski". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  37. ^ "Franco Parisi". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  38. ^ "Campbell Banks". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  39. ^ "Hamza Mohammed". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  40. ^ "Fernando de Moraes". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  41. ^ "Dustin Wells". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  42. ^ "Alen Marcina". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  43. ^ "Mark Paston". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  44. ^ "Dean Gordon". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  45. ^ "Leilei Gao". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  46. ^ "Jeff Fleming". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  47. ^ "Steven O'Dor". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  48. ^ "Li Yan". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  49. ^ a b "Knights cut skipper Hay". The World Game. 23 December 2005. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  50. ^ a b "Hyundai A-League set for big start". Football Federation Australia. 26 August 2006.