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Corey Gameiro (born 7 February 1993) is an Australian football player of Portuguese ancestry who plays as a Forward for A-League club Brisbane Roar.

Corey Gameiro
Personal information
Full name Corey James Gameiro
Date of birth (1993-02-07) 7 February 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Port Kembla, Australia
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Brisbane Roar
Number 11
Youth career
1997–2000 Lake Heights
2000–2010 South Coast Wolves
2008–2009 Sydney FC
2011–2013 Fulham
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 South Coast Wolves 6 (1)
2011–2013 Fulham 0 (0)
2011 Hayes & Yeading (loan) 5 (0)
2012–2013 FC Eindhoven (loan) 8 (0)
2012–2013 Wellington Phoenix (loan) 7 (1)
2013–2015 Sydney FC 21 (4)
2015–2017 Melbourne City 5 (0)
2017– Brisbane Roar 1 (0)
National team
2011–2012 Australia U20 11 (6)
2014 Australia U23 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 November 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2014

Contents

Club careerEdit

Fulham (2011–2013)Edit

Gameiro signed a professional contract with Fulham in August 2009 and he signed a contract extension in May 2012 that saw him remain at Fulham until the summer 2013.[1]

He was one of 12 players released by Fulham at the end of the 2012–13 Premier League season.[2]

Loan to Hayes & Yeading UnitedEdit

Gameiro was loaned out to Hayes & Yeading for one month on 24 November 2011[3]

Loan to EindhovenEdit

The following season, he joined FC Eindhoven on a four-month loan on 31 August 2012.[4] The same day he made his professional debut in the Eerste Divisie, in a match against FC Volendam, coming of the bench in the 64th minute.[5]

Loan to Wellington PhoenixEdit

Gameiro joined Wellington Phoenix on a loan deal until the end of the 2012-13 A-League season on 9 February 2013.[6]

Sydney FC (2013–2015)Edit

On 28 June 2013, Gameiro signed for A-League team Sydney FC on a two-year deal.[7]

On 3 January 2014, Gameiro scored his first goal for Sydney FC, scoring against Adelaide United with a header from a Nikola Petković free kick.[8]

Gameiro was released by Sydney FC following the 2014-15 A-League season. He rejected Sydney's contract in order to find another team.[9]

Melbourne City (2015–2017)Edit

On 22 June 2015, Melbourne City announced they had recruited Gameiro on a 2-year deal despite injury concerns.[10]

On 1 May 2017, Melbourne City announced Gameiro would not be offered a new contract and effectively released him from the club.[11] Gameiro was injured for the bulk of his time at Melbourne City and played only a handful of games for the club.

Brisbane Roar (2017–)Edit

On 4 July 2017, Gamerio joined Brisbane Roar.[12] and played his first game making his debut in a 2-0 preseason win over Sydney F.C. on 16 Sept 2017. Gameiro announced his delight at returning to football after 22 months saying “He [John Aloisi] was the one who put his hand out to me when I needed it. I really am so thankful and I won’t ever let him down because he didn’t let me down in my time of need".[13]

International careerEdit

Gameiro scored a hat-trick during the 2012 AFC U-19 Championship match against Jordan, securing a place at the U20 World Cup to be held in Turkey in June 2013.[14]

Club statisticsEdit

As of 2 November 2014
Club Season League Cup Asia Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sydney FC 2013–14 15 2 15 2
2014–15 4 2 2 1 6 3
Total 19 4 2 1 0 0 21 5
Career total 19 4 2 1 0 0 21 5



HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Corey Gameiro – Fulham FC Player Profile". Fulhamweb. Retrieved 9 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Summer transfer window: Ins and Outs". Premier League. Archived from the original on 1 January 2016. Retrieved 7 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Gameiro Loaned". Fulham FC. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Gameiro Goes Dutch". Fulham FC. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Matchcenter – Jupiler League". jupilerleague.nl. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "Phoenix Sign Young Fulham Striker". footballaustralia.com.au. Retrieved 9 February 2013. 
  7. ^ "Sydney FC Signs Young Socceroos Corey Gameiro". Football Federation Australia. 28 June 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  8. ^ Barrett, Steve (3 January 2014). "Adelaide denied by 10-man Sydney FC". Football Federation Australia. 
  9. ^ Hassett, Sebastian (3 June 2015). "All change at Sydney FC as Graham Arnold dumps key players and lose Bernie Ibini". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 4 June 2015. 
  10. ^ "City strengthen with Gameiro addition". FourFourTwo Australia. 22 June 2015. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 
  11. ^ "Melbourne City FC Player Update". Melbourne City FC. 1 May 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2017. 
  12. ^ "Brisbane Roar give Gameiro shot at reviving career". The World Game. SBS. 4 July 2017. 
  13. ^ "Gameiro vows to repay Roar's faith". Retrieved 2017-09-17. 
  14. ^ "Gameiro Hits Hat-Trick". Fulham FC. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 

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