Defender Lachlan Jackson
- Height 196cm
- Weight 90kg
- D.O.B. 12/3/95
A towering centre-back with ambitions to kick on to the national team, Lachlan Jackson has big wraps from the coaching staff in Newcastle.
With two appearances for the national team (albeit at under 23s level) under his belt, Jackson scored his one goal for former club Brisbane against the Newcastle Jets. The 23-year-old will be looking to nail down a spot in the starting line-up this season.
The highlight of his time so far at the Newcastle Jets would be his sole goal for the club so far. He scored a header at the back post to make it five, in that 8-2 win over the Mariners at the end of the 2017/18 season.
Jackson made his debut for the Newcastle Jets back on 23 October 2015, starting in a 1-0 win over Melbourne Victory.
Hyundai A-League 2019/20
A-League: Jackson to miss indefinite period
Newcastle Jets can confirm that Lachlan Jackson suffered a serious knee injury in last Friday's fixture away to Wellington Phoenix. Jackson turned awkwardly in the turf midway through the first half, with scans in the following days confirming a rupture to his ACL, and tears t
Re-signing: Jackson locked in for two more seasons
The Newcastle Jets continue to secure the future of some of their brightest talents, today announcing the re-signing of defender, Lachlan Jackson. The towering defender has inked a two-year extension that will see him at the Jets until the end of the Hyundai A-League 2020/21 s