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Josh Risdon
Risdon
Personal information
Full name Joshua Robert Risdon
Date of birth 27 July 1992 (1992-07-27) (age 28)
Place of birth    Bunbury, Flag of Australia Australia
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6+12 in)
Playing position Right-back
Nationality Flag of Australia Australian
Club information
Current club Flag of Australia Western United
Youth clubs
0000–2008
2007–2009
2008–2014
Flag of Australia ECU Joondalup
Flag of Australia WA NTC
Flag of Australia Perth Glory
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2010–2017
2017–2019
2019–
Flag of Australia Perth Glory
Flag of Australia Western Sydney Wanderers
Flag of Australia Western United
142 00(2)
028 00(0)
0000(0)   
National team
2015– Flag of Australia Australia 014 00(0)

Joshua Robert Risdon (born 27 July 1992) is an Australian professional football (soccer) player who currently plays as a right back for Western United. Risdon has represented Australia on several occasions since debuting in 2015.

Club career

Perth Glory

Risdon made his senior debut for Perth Glory on 28 November 2010, starting against the North Queensland Fury. During his debut season he made six appearances in total, including three straight starts between rounds 24 and 26.

In the 2011–12 season Risdon established himself as a regular starting 24 matches at 19 years of age.

He scored his first career goal in round 26 of the 2012-13 A-League season with the winning goal in the 94th minute against Melbourne Victory (3–2).

On 20 July 2013, Risdon played for the A-League All-Stars against Manchester United in a friendly match.

Injury plagued his 2013–14 season before he returned to the starting side for 25 appearances in the 2014–15 season. He also scored his second career goal on 28 March 2015 with an 88th minute winner over Western Sydney Wanderers (3–2).

In May 2017, Risdon left the Glory.

Western United

On 12 February 2019, Risden signed on a two year deal for A-League expansion club Western United FC

Inernational career

On 7 March 2011 he was selected to represent the Australia Olympic football team in an Asian Olympic Qualifier match against Iraq.

Risdon made his senior debut for the Socceroos in a 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Bangladesh on 17 November 2015.

In May 2018 he was named in Australia’s 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Career statistics

Club

As of 27 May 2018
Club Season League Cup Asia Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Perth Glory 2010–11 A-League 60000060
2011–12 2400000240
2012–13 2610000261
2013–14 1200000120
2014–15 2515000301
2015–16 2305000280
2016–17 2601000270
Glory total1422110001532
Western Sydney Wanderers 2017–18 A-League 1804000220
Total 1602150001752

International

Statistics accurate as of match played 6 January 2019.
Australia
YearAppsGoals
201510
201620
201720
201880
201910
Total140

Honours

Individual

External links

Western United FC squad - 2020–21

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Australia – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Group stage

1. Ryan 2. Degenek 3. Meredith 4. Cahill 5. Milligan 6. Jurman 7. Leckie 8. Luongo 9. Juric 10. Kruse 11. Nabbout 12. Jones 13. Mooy 14. Maclaren 15. Jedinak (c) 16. Behich 17. Arzani 18. Vukovic 19. Risdon 20. Sainsbury 21. Petratos 22. Irvine 23. Rogic

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Australia – 2019 AFC Asian Cup

1.Ryan 2.Degenek 3.Gersbach 4.Grant 5.Milligan (c) 6.Jurman 7.Leckie 8.Luongo 9.Maclaren 10.Kruse 11.Nabbout 12.Langerak 13.Jeggo 14.Giannou 15.Ikonomidis 16.Behich 17.Amini 18.Vukovic 19.Risdon 20.Sainsbury 21.Mabil 22.Irvine 23.Rogic

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