Newcastle Jets are pleased to announce the signing of goalkeeper Michael Weier for the upcoming A-League Season.
Weier, who stands at 6-foot-5, joins the Club making his way from the National Premier League (NPL) in Victoria.
The 24-year-old spent time playing at Hume City, where he won consecutive Goalkeeper of the Year awards and the knockout Dockerty Cup, and Brisbane Strikers where he won multiple premierships.
Weier said he’s excited for the opportunity to be compete at the A-League level.
“It’s such an amazing opportunity to represent a proud club like Newcastle Jets,” he said.
“I’m excited to work hard alongside a great team whilst being surrounded by quality coaches and staff, and passionate supporters.”
Manager, Arthur Papas said; “We are very happy to have secured Michael for the upcoming season.
“Michael has been the outstanding NPL goalkeeper for some time now where he also captained his side Hume City.
“Since training with us Michael has impressed everybody with his character and his qualities, and the goalkeeper position is the same as any other position where we need to have players competing daily.”