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Leigh Broxham

Leigh Broxham (born 13 January 1988) is an Australian football (soccer) player who currently plays as a central midfielder for the Melbourne Victory FC in the Hyundai A-League.

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Leigh Broxham biography


Leigh Broxham (born 13 January 1988) is an Australian football (soccer) player who currently plays as a central midfielder for the Melbourne Victory FC in the Hyundai A-League.

Club career

The attacking midfielder, who is known for Leigh Broxham sharp passing and toughness, joined the Victorian Institute of Sport whilst playing Leigh Broxham club football at Knox City in Melbourne's east in 2003. Leigh Broxham was selected as captain of the Victorian under 16 squad in 2004 before representing Australia the following year at the under 17 FIFA World Cup in Peru. Recruited from the Victorian Institute of Sport by Melbourne Victory FC, Broxham trained with the first-team squad for twelve months as the Football Team Assistant before being brought in to the actual squad prior to Round 19. It was announced on 21 March 2007 that Broxham had signed a new three year deal with the club. Leigh was left out of the squad for the majority of the 2008/2009 championship season. However, after having an excellent pre season, including scoring a 25 yard free kick and assisting multiple goals, Leigh Broxham has played every game in the 2009/10 season. Broxham was the second of six nominees that will vie for the inaugural NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award at the conclusion of the Hyundai A-League 2009/10 season.

Leigh Broxham scored Leigh Broxham first ever goal for Melbourne in their clash against Sydney FC in the opening round of the 2010-11 A-League season.

Honours

With Melbourne Victory:
- List of A-League champions: A-League 2006-07, A-League 2008-09
- List of A-League champions: A-League 2006-07, A-League 2008-09

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leigh_Broxham

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