by the num­bers

Townsville Bulletin - - NQ Life - Townsville Bul­letin Satur­day, March 26, 2011

many times Rob­bie Mid­dleby rep­re­sented the Aus­tralia Soc­ceroos dur­ing a pres­ti­gious ca­reer in which he played club foot­ball in Aus­tralia, New Zealand and Ger­many.

num­ber of cham­pi­onships Mid­dleby won while play­ing in Aus­tralian na­tional leagues. His first came with the Wol­lon­gong Wolves in 2001 in the NSL and the sec­ond with Syd­ney in the A-League in 2006.

year Mid­dleby’s name went in­ter­na­tional. Play­ing for Syd­ney FC in an ex­hi­bi­tion game against the LA Galaxy, the nono-nsense de­fender broke su­per­star David Beck­ham’s rib in a chal­lenge. The pair be­came friends af­ter­wards.

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