Forward Jamie Maclaren
- Height 179cm
- Weight 76kg
- D.O.B. 29/7/93
- Born Melbourne
Club: Hibernian (loan)
Previous clubs: Perth Glory, Brisbane Roar, SV Darmstadt 98
Socceroos cap number: 584
Debut: 27/05/2016 v England
Maclaren’s career began with Perth Glory, making 38 appearances and scoring 11 goals, moving to Brisbane Roar in 2015. Maclaren took his game to another level at the Roar, being named Young Player of the Year in his two season with the club and also winning the Golden Boot for the 2016/17 season. This strong form for the Roar saw Maclaren break into the Socceroos squad for the first time, making his debut against England in 2016.
Following the 2016/17 season, Maclaren secured a move to Europe, signing with German second division club SV Darmstadt 98. Struggling for game time in Germany, Maclaren signed a loan deal with Scottish side Hibernian for the second half of the 2017/18 season. His form for the Scottish club, including a hat trick on the final day of the season, have seen him force his way back into Bert’s World Cup plans.
Maclaren made a name for himself in the A-League making 91 appearance for Perth Glory and Brisbane Roar and scoring 51 goals. Twice named Young A-League Footballer of the Year, Maclaren also won the Golden Boot during the 2016/17 season, scoring 20 goals.
Did you know?
Maclaren is eligible to represent Malta through his mother, however turned away their advances as he dreamt of playing for the Socceroos.
World Cup 2018
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Jamie Maclaren joins Caltex Socceroos in Turkey
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Watch: Maclaren's hat-trick in wild 5-5 draw
Jamie Maclaren has put himself in strong contention to be included in Bert van Marwijk’s extended Caltex Socceroos squad, set to be announced tomorrow, after he scored a hat-trick in a wild 5-5 Scottish Premier League game. Maclaren, who has now scored eight goals in 13 appear