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 2018
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