Warren Moon (footballer)

Warren Moon (born 27 May 1982) is an Australian footballer.

Warren Moon
Personal information
Full name Warren Moon
Date of birth (1982-05-27) 27 May 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth Gravesend, England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Number 10
Youth career
Taringa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Brisbane Strikers
2005–2006 Queensland Roar 16 (3)
2006–2007 Queen of the South 15 (2)
2008 Eastern Suburbs 12 (0)
2009 Brisbane Strikers
2010–2014 Peninsula Power
2014–2016 Queensland Lions 34 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 September 2016

BiographyEdit

Moon completed his schooling at Marist College Rosalie in Brisbane. He was signed by Queen of the South on 31 August 2006, after he had an unsuccessful trial spell with Hibernian.[1] Moon had previously played with the Queensland Roar in the new Australian A-League. He signed for Brisbane Premier League First Division team Eastern Suburbs in 2008. Moon took charge of Eastern Suburbs in the Brisbane Premier League Division 1 for 2008. there in his first full year of coaching he took the club from 10th the previous year to champions, on the way making it to the Premier Cup Grand Final where they were beaten on penalties by Peninsula Power. 2009 Moon signed for the Brisbane Strikers in the Queensland state league. After securing the 2009 QSL champions medal, Moon signed for the 2009 Brisbane Premier League champions Peninsula Power. In 2012 Moon was appointed head coach along with longtime friend and player Scott Macnicol. At the end of the 2014 season he was offered head coach of Queensland Lions, where he once trained with the Queensland Roar. Moon also coached the Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie) First XI, with his last season at the school being in 2019. Moon left Churchie after accepting an offer to become the new General Manager of the Brisbane Roar Academy in 2019.[2]

Anglican Church Grammar SchoolEdit

Warren Moon was head coach of the First XI at Anglican Church Grammar School.[3] In 2019, he coached the school to their first GPS Football premiership.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 October 2006. Retrieved 2006-08-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link), The Scotsman
  2. ^ "Lions FC's Warren Moon appointed Brisbane Roar Academy General Manager". Football Queensland. 21 August 2019. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  3. ^ http://www.brisbaneroar.com.au/article/anglican-church-grammar-school-open-their-doors-to-the-roar/1qwm0wxjhgl8e10d1itl3nolcv
  4. ^ https://gpsqld.org.au/historic-2019-gps-football-premiership-win-for-churchie/