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.


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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