Jamshedpur add Aussie Firepower with Nicholas John Fitzgerald


Jamshedpur FC made a stellar move to sign proven Australian player Nicholas John Fitzgerald,
fondly known as Nick, for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21. With this signing
Jamshedpur FC fulfiled the league’s criteria for an AFC Asian player among its foreigners. The
28-year-old is a winger is the club’s seventh foreign signing for the season.

Nick comes with a trophy-laden career having won the A-League twice, first in 2011-12 with
Brisbane Roar and again in 2012-13 with Central Coast Mariners. He has also won the FFA Cup
with Melbourne City in 2016.

Upon signing the dotted line, Nick was pumped to play for the club as he said, “I am really glad
to start this new adventure with Jamshedpur FC. I promise to give my best to the club and play
my heart out for the fans. I am looking forward to play under the tutelage of a coach like Owen
Coyle’s caliber, something every player dreams of. We will give our best shot to get the team to
win the ISL trophy.

The Aussie has tallied a total of 218 appearance and 23 goals in 10 years across all
competitions in Australia. He began his career as an U21 player for Central Coast Mariners in
2010 where he also made his senior team debut.

Later on, he broke into the senior team of A-League club Brisbane Roar in 2011 and went on
to represent A-League clubs like Central Coast Mariners again, Melbourne City, Western
Sydney and Newcastle United Jets. The winger has also played in the coveted AFC Champions
League during his time in Australia.

Head Coach, Owen Coyle, was ecstatic to add the Aussie winger to the Jamshedpur FC roster
as he said, "Fitzgerald adds a new dimension to our attack with his versatility. He is a quality
player and has a proven track record in Australia's A-League. He can make quality runs down the
flank and be a great provider to the strike force. We are confident about his attacking prowess
and abilities and I am really looking forward to work with him."

Nick will don jersey number 22 in the ISL 2020-21 and is expected to join the squad in Goa

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