Today's Michael McGlinchey Talking Points
Michael Ryan McGlinchey (born 7 January 1987) is a New Zealand international footballer who plays for Wellington Phoenix in the A-League.
McGlinchey played youth football with Scottish club Celtic, where he made his professional debut. After spending time on loan to Dunfermline Athletic, McGlinchey joined Central Coast Mariners in the A-League, where he made over 100 appearances. In his time at the club he spent periods on loan at Motherwell in 2010 and with Vegalta Sendai in 2014. He joined Wellington Phoenix in 2014 after securing a release from the Mariners.
McGlinchey represented Scotland at under-20 and under-21 level, but changed allegiance to New Zealand, his country of birth, at senior level. He was a member of the New Zealand national team squad at the 2010 World Cup and was one of New Zealand's over-age players at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He has made over twenty-five appearances for New Zealand, scoring four goals.Close