Colin Murphy (footballer born 1991)


Colin Murphy (footballer born 1991)
Colin Murphy
Personal information
Full name Colin Albert Murphy[1]
Date of birth 19 March 1991 (1991-03-19) (age 20)
Place of birth Onehunga, New Zealand
Height 179cm
Playing position Midfielder or right-back
Club information
Current club Onehunga Sports
Number 13
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005-2007 Papatoetoe AFC
2007 - Onehunga Sports
2007-2009 Northfield Mount Hermon School 37 (11)
2009 - Boston College 42 (2)
National team
2007–2009 New Zealand U-17 7 (0)
2010– New Zealand U-20 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 May 2011

Colin Albert Murphy, born 19 March 1991 in Onehunga, is a New Zealander footballer playing as midfielder or defender for Boston College in the American NCAA and the New Zealand national under-20 football team. He has played in New Zealand for Onehunga Sports and was previously part of the New Zealand national under-17 football team which competed in the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup. In 2011 he participated in the 2011 OFC U-20 Championship, and in turn qualified for the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Accomplishments

Colin played the 2007 and 2008 seasons at Northfield Mount Hermon after playing the previous two years at St. Paul's Collegiate in Hamilton, New Zealand. He earned All-New England honors as senior midfielder at NMH. He was twice captured by Western New England Prep School Soccer Association (WNEPSSA) all-star accolades. He also served as NMH team captain in 2008. He has accumulated 19 international caps with both the New Zealand U-17 and the New Zealand U-20, including three while playing for New Zealand in the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Colin has started and completed all matches he has played during both world cups. He also competed on a pre 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup tour in United States, South America, and South Korea. Early in his career he played club soccer with Papatoetoe AFC, capturing Auckland city U-17 and U-19 titles. He is currently representing New Zealand in the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He also is a member of the Boston College Men's Soccer Team.

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