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.
Qualifying World Cup 2022
Aussies Abroad: Boyle nets a double, Irvine sets up Hull winner
Martin Boyle produced a man-of-the-match display, scoring a stunning second-half brace as Hibernian recorded a big win in the Scottish Premiership overnight. In just his second start of the campaign as he continues his return to full fitness after a long-term injury, the Calte
Aussies Abroad Preview: Rogic seeks 12th Celtic medal in Old Firm League Cup Final
Tom Rogic can add a fourth Scottish League Cup winner's medal to his sparkling collection as Celtic face Old Firm rivals Rangers in Monday's final (AEDT). The Caltex Socceroos' wizard has celebrated 11 titles in his six years with the Hoops, with Rogic already clutching four S
Aussies Abroad: Ryan to face sparkling Liverpool attack, Taggart goes for gold
Caltex Socceroos number one Maty Ryan faces the potent attack of European Champions Liverpool in the early hours of Sunday morning AEDT. Ryan and Aussie teammate Aaron Mooy travel to the home of the runaway Premier League leaders, Anfield, hoping to spring an upset against Jür
Aussies Abroad: Boyle on comeback trail, Hrustic’s side keep rolling
Martin Boyle continued to build match fitness ahead of the Caltex Socceroos' FIFA World Cup 2022? qualifier in Jordan with a cameo for Scottish Premier League outfit Hibernian. The 26-year-old made his fourth substitute appearance since returning from a three-month absence aft
Aussies Abroad: Ryan and Irvine celebrate big wins
Maty Ryan's Brighton and Jackson Irvine's Hull City are on their rise as both teams continued their red-hot form in England. Ryan was barely troubled as Brighton & Hove Albion breezed past Norwich City, 2-0, in their third straight AMEX Stadium win and climbed to eighth place
Aussies Abroad: Ryan keeps Brighton alive before late comeback against Everton
Mat Ryan's Brighton & Hove Albion snatched a dramatic late winner to earn three Premier League points in a 3-2 victory over Everton. Lucas Digne's own goal four minutes into stoppage time clinched the victory after the Seagulls had fallen behind with 10 minutes to play at the
Aussies Abroad Preview: Borrello and Freiburg eyeing Bundesliga summit
The summit of the Bundesliga table is in sight of Brandon Borrello's Freiburg SC heading into Sunday morning's (AEDT) home clash with RB Leipzig. Borrello is set to feature for the high-flying club, who have surprised many to sit in sixth spot after eight games, just two point
Aussies Abroad: Degenek’s Red Star secure precious Champions League win
Caltex Socceroos defender Milos Degenek has helped Red Star Belgrade to a memorable win in the UEFA Champions League group stage on Wednesday morning (AEST). Degenek played a full match in the heart of defence as the Serbian outfit came from a goal down to beat Greek giants Ol
Aussies Abroad: Degenek’s Red Star march on, Ryan voted star man as Brighton fall to Chelsea
Milos Degenek's fairytale season continues at Red Star Belgrade, while Mat Ryan was voted Brighton fans' man of the match in the 2-0 loss against Chelsea. Aaron Mooy made his first Brighton & Hove Albion start last week and the Caltex Socceroos playmaker was called upon again
Aussies Abroad: Sainsbury makes derby debut in Israel
Caltex Socceroos defender Trent Sainsbury made his Israeli Premier League debut as Maccabi and Hapoel shared the points in the Haifa derby. Sainsbury signed for Maccabi Haifa from Dutch club PSV Eindhoven on Friday and was thrust into the action against city rivals Hapoel in t