JIM TANSEY

Nationalityeng England
aus Australia
PositionDefender
Past TeamsHeidelberg United FC
CompetitionsAmpol Cup, NSL Cup, Dockerty Cup, League
Seasons1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
BirthdayAugust 8, 1953

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE (2001) – Medal of Excellence

Born in England in 1953, Jim Tansey came to Melbourne where he joined Prahran Slavia in the Victorian State League. He quickly developed as a defender and was the Victorian 1976 Rothmans Gold Medal winner and the Media Best Player. Tansey played for Victoria before gaining Australian selection against the USSR in Melbourne in November 1975. Three years later he was selected for the match against Greece. He toured overseas with the Socceroos and played in the 1982 World Cup campaign. Tansey was selected 41 times for Australia, including 19 A class matches.

Career: 1974 – 1986
Position: Defender
Australian Internationals: 20
Internationals debut: v USSR (Friendly) L1-2 23 November 1975
Previous Clubs: Slavia (Vic), Heidelberg (Australia), Footscray (Australia), Croydon (Vic)

Ampol Cup

SeasonClubGoalsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearances
1980Heidelberg United FC0001
1983Heidelberg United FC0005
Total-0006

Dockerty Cup

SeasonClubGoalsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearances
1980Heidelberg United FC0001
1981Heidelberg United FC0001
1982Heidelberg United FC0001
1983Heidelberg United FC0001
Total-0004

League

SeasonClubGoalsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearances
1977Heidelberg United FC10020
1978Heidelberg United FC10025
1979Heidelberg United FC10029
1980Heidelberg United FC00029
1981Heidelberg United FC10010
1982Heidelberg United FC00018
1983Heidelberg United FC10021
Total-500152

NSL Cup

SeasonClubGoalsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearances
1977Heidelberg United FC0003
1978Heidelberg United FC0003
1979Heidelberg United FC0002
1980Heidelberg United FC0006
1981Heidelberg United FC0003
1982Heidelberg United FC0004
1983Heidelberg United FC0004
Total-00025

Career Total

SeasonGoalsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearances
197710023
197810028
197910031
198000037
198110014
198200023
198310031
Total500187