Midfielder Jackson Irvine
- Height 189cm
- Weight 70kg
- D.O.B. 7/3/93
- Born Melbourne
Club: Hull City
Previous clubs: Celtic, Kilmarnock (loan), Ross County, Burton Albion
Caltex Socceroos cap number: 568
Debut: 15/10/2013 v Canada
Scooped up by Celtic in 2012, Irvine spent time with Kilmarnock and Ross County where he developed a reputation as a versatile and energetic midfielder or centre-back.
His form in Scotland was noticed by Championship side Burton Albion, who successfully converted him into a box-to-box midfielder.
After finishing his debut season in England with 10 league goals and Burton's player of the year award, he was rewarded with a move to Hull City and is now an important figure at both club and international level.
Best Caltex Socceroos moment:
Dangerous from set-pieces or arriving late into the box, Irvine opened his Caltex Socceroos account with a thumping header in a 2-0 win over the United Arab Emirates in March 2017.
Hyundai A-League connection:
Irvine spent two years in Melbourne Victory's youth set-up before being spotted by Celtic.
Did you know?
Then aged 12, the Melburnian was in attendance at ANZ Stadium on the night Australia qualified for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
World Cup Qualifiers for 2018
From the stands to the pitch: Irvine ready to realise FIFA World Cup™ dream
Jackson Irvine was just a teenager when he watched from the stands in Kaiserslautern as the Caltex Socceroos won their first match at a FIFA World Cup™ against Japan in 2006. Tim Cahill’s stunning brace after coming off the bench inspired Australia to a 3-1 win, with Irvine pa
Caltex Socceroos squad: Midfielders
Bert van Marwijk has confirmed his 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ and it’s in midfield where the boss has a number of impressive options. The Dutchman has named six players who can play in the engine-room, with each bringing their own unique talent and skill set to
‘We’re finding ways to win’: game-changer praises Caltex Socceroos
Caltex Socceroos' midfielder Jackson Irvine says the side’s 2-1 victory over Hungary on Sunday morning highlights a newfound tenacity within the squad. While Australia didn’t quite muster a performance to rival their comprehensive 4-0 victory over Czech Republic nine days ago,
The two changes that sparked Caltex Socceroos' friendly win
Another week of training is gone, and another friendly win has been registered before the Caltex Socceroos travel to Russia for the FIFA World Cup™. The test of Hungary has been passed — a 2-1 win thanks to a Daniel Arzani debut goal and two own goals exchanged late in the mat
Why the Caltex Socceroos midfield core will be key in Russia
Jackson Irvine has lauded the strength and depth of the Caltex Socceroos’ midfield roster and says a core of UK-based players could make all the difference when Australia kicks off its 2018 World Cup campaign against France on June 16. The Hull City midfielder is one of severa
Aussies abroad weekend preview: Rogic eyeing Scottish title with Celtic
A number of Australian World Cup hopefuls are in action across Europe and the rest of the World over the coming days, and one of them could be lifting a Championship trophy. Here's our preview of the Aussies hoping to impress Caltex Socceroos boss Bert van Marwijk over the wee
Socceroos Spotlight: Sainsbury's surprise new role, Kruse a class above
Trent Sainsbury's much-anticipated first start in Switzerland contained an unexpected twist that earned the admiration of his manager. There was adulation for Robbie Kruse's latest performance in Germany, while Jackson Irvine's quality has been touted by a former coach. Cat
Aussies abroad: Irvine’s Hull secure huge result
Jackson Irvine’s Hull City have picked up another valuable point in their bid to avoid relegation from the Championship after holding runaway leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers to a draw on Wednesday morning (AEST). Despite being 17 places and 45 points behind Wolves on the ladde
Goal-scorer Irvine welcomes new Caltex Socceroos role
Jackson Irvine is confident of becoming a regular goal threat at international level after scoring his second Caltex Socceroos goal in the loss to Norway in Oslo. The Hull City star's thumping 19th-minute header - his second in national colours - was one of few positives for A
Championship wrap: Irvine stars in Hull City’s big win
Caltex Socceroos midfielder Jackson Irvine has continued his excellent form in the English Championship, setting up a goal in Hull City’s demolition of Ipswich Town on Wednesday morning (AEDT). Irvine provided the assist for the opening on 18 minutes, finding Markus Henriksen