Midfielder James Jeggo
- Height 178cm
- Weight 71kg
- D.O.B. 12/2/92
- Born Wien
Debut: 20/11/2018 v Lebanon
Socceroos Cap Number: 601
Caps (Goals): 5 (0)
Current Club: Aris Thessaloniki FC
Previous clubs: Melbourne Victory, Adelaide United, Sturm Graz, Austria Wien
Jeggo debuted for Melbourne Victory as a 19-year-old in 2011 and quickly became a fan favourite throughout his three year stay at the club.
The midfielder departed Victory in 2014 for rivals Adelaide United as he went in search of more game time.
He was a regular under Josep Gombau at Hindmarsh Stadium and was a member of the squad that won the 2014 FFA Cup Final.
Jeggo sealed his dream move overseas in 2016 when he joined Austrian Bundesliga side Sturm Graz.
After a two-and-a-half year spell with Graz he joined Austria Wien.
His Socceroos debut arrived in 2018 after his club form caught the eye of Socceroos coach Graham Arnold.
The 28-year-old departed Wien at the end of the 2019/20 season before agreeing to a two-year deal at Greek side Aris Thessaloniki.
After injury ruled him out of Socceroos action in June 2021, Jeggo returned to fitness and earned a re-call ahead of September’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
Did you know?
Jeggo was born in Austria and holds both an Australian and Austrian passport.
Qualifying World Cup 2022
They're back: Mooy, Rogic and more return for September's qualifiers
After missing out on June's first Socceroos action in 18 months, there are plenty of exciting additions itching for their chance to finally pull on the Green and Gold again come September. The likes of Aaron Mooy, Tom Rogic and Daniel Arzani all return to camp as Australia ki
'Hopefully they'll still have me': Jeggo's dreams to reunite with brother at NPL level
When James Jeggo moved from Austria to Australia as a child, his family immediately found a home with Green Gully Soccer Club. The Victorian club was where Jeggo and his brother played their first football on Australian soil, creating some treasured memories in the process.
Aussies Abroad Preview: Jeggo, Mabil, Irvine & Boyle chase important victories
Our Socceroos in Greece, Denmark and Scotland are preparing for some high-stakes matches over the weekend as the first stage of their seasons come to a close! James Jeggo's club Aris will be hoping to cling onto second spot in the Greek Super League. The final matchday in
Socceroos Podcast | James Jeggo: Thriving in Greece with Champions League in sight
On the latest episode of The Socceroos Podcast, we chat with Socceroo cap #601, James Jeggo. After almost five years playing in Austria's top flight, the Socceroos midfielder decided to take up a new challenge in joining Greek Super League side Aris FC. So far the move has
'They're not alone': James Jeggo shines light on cancer battle
Having recovered from the condition himself, James Jeggo knows as well as anyone the challenging journey that Rebekah Stott has in front of her after the New Zealand international was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. The Socceroos midfielder also praised international teamm
'He's always been so consistent': How 200-game Grant impressed Jeggo as a teenager
Both James Jeggo and Rhyan Grant made their Socceroos debuts when Australia faced Lebanon in November 2018. However the start of their relationship spans back much further, as opponents at youth level nearly a decade earlier. As the Sydney FC fullback prepares to reach the
Aussies Abroad Preview: Jeggo prepares for Greek derby as Socceroos' clubs face off in Denmark
James Jeggo is preparing to line up against fierce rivals PAOK Thessaloniki in Greece while a Danish Superligaen clash on Sunday could see three Socceroos go head-to-head. There will be an Aussie connection taking place as Awer Mabil's Midtjylland entertain Alex Gersbach and
Aussies Abroad Preview: Hrustic to face friend Sane, Jeggo prepares for top of table clash
Ajdin Hrustic will be going head to head with good friend Leroy Sane as his Eintracht Frankfurt take on Bayern Munich while James Jeggo's Aris gear up for a showdown with Olympiacos. There will be a reunion of sorts in the Bundesliga on Saturday as Hrustic goes head to head wi
Aussies Abroad: Joey Caleb Watts debuts in the Premier League
It has been a week to remember for 19-year-old Australian midfielder Caleb Watts. Seven days after he was handed his Southampton senior debut in the FA Cup, the Joeys representative became the 52nd Australian to take to the pitch in an English Premier League fixture.
Aussies Abroad: Sainsbury and Leckie return to action as Ryan joins Arsenal squad
Socceroos duo Trent Sainsbury and Matthew Leckie both featured for the first time in 2021 as our Aussies Abroad experienced a weekend of mixed fortunes. The FA Cup fourth round also saw Maty Ryan appear in an Arsenal matchday squad for the first time. Here is a wrap of th
Aussies Abroad: Dougall keeps his cool in impressive 'cupset'
Kenny Dougall scored a penalty to help secure Blackpool a famous FA Cup boilover over the weekend, while the other Aussies in third round action did not fare as successfully. Here is your wrap of everything the Socceroos got up to during their most recent club fixtures throug