John Filan

Date of birth08 February 1970
Place of birthSydney
NationalityAustralian
Weight84 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionGoalkeeper

Filan, who was signed by Cambridge United from Budapest St George in Australia, extended his contract at Wigan Athletic to June 2007 in April 2005.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
St George Budapest 01 Jul 1992 12 Mar 1993
Cambridge United 12 Mar 1993 02 Mar 1995
Nottingham Forest 23 Dec 1994 02 Jan 1995 L
Coventry City 02 Mar 1995 10 Jul 1997
Blackburn Rovers 10 Jul 1997 14 Dec 2001
Wigan Athletic 14 Dec 2001 30 Jun 2007
Doncaster Rovers 06 Oct 2006 06 Nov 2006 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1994-95 Coventry City Premier League 2 1
1995-96 Coventry City League Cup 2 1 1
1995-96 Coventry City Premier League 13 28
1996-97 Coventry City Premier League
1
1997-98 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 7 3 5
1998-99 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 4 2 1
1998-99 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 2 2
1998-99 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 26 1 36
3
1999-00 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 1 1
1999-00 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 1 1
2000-01 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 2 1 1
2000-01 Blackburn Rovers League Division 1 12
1
4 11
2001-02 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 1 1
2001-02 Wigan Athletic League Division 2 25 5 23
1
2002-03 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 3 2 3
2002-03 Wigan Athletic LDV Vans Trophy 1 2
2002-03 Wigan Athletic League Cup 5 2 4
2002-03 Wigan Athletic League Division 2 46 20 25
3
2003-04 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 1 2
2003-04 Wigan Athletic League Cup 1 1
2003-04 Wigan Athletic League Division 1 45 12 43
3
1
2004-05 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 1 2
2004-05 Wigan Athletic League Championship 46 16 35
4
2005-06 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 3 5
2005-06 Wigan Athletic League Cup 1
1
1
2005-06 Wigan Athletic Premier League 15 7 14
2006-07 Doncaster Rovers Johnstones Paint Trophy 1 1
2006-07 Doncaster Rovers League One 3 2 1
2006-07 Wigan Athletic Premier League 10 2 14
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
09 May 1995 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City W 1-3 Premier League
14 May 1995 Coventry City v Everton D 0-0 Premier League
19 Aug 1995 Newcastle United v Coventry City L 3-0 Premier League
23 Aug 1995 Coventry City v Manchester City W 2-1 Premier League
26 Aug 1995 Coventry City v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League
30 Aug 1995 Chelsea v Coventry City D 2-2 Premier League
09 Sep 1995 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 Premier League
16 Sep 1995 Middlesbrough v Coventry City L 2-1 Premier League
23 Sep 1995 Blackburn Rovers v Coventry City L 5-1 Premier League
30 Sep 1995 Coventry City v Aston Villa L 0-3 Premier League
04 Oct 1995 Hull City v Coventry City W 0-1
Agg: 0-3
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
14 Oct 1995 Liverpool v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League
21 Oct 1995 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-1 Premier League
25 Oct 1995 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-2 League Cup 3rd round
28 Oct 1995 Leeds United v Coventry City L 3-1 Premier League
04 Nov 1995 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 Premier League
16 Dec 1995 Aston Villa v Coventry City L 4-1 Premier League
19 Oct 1996 Arsenal v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1988-89 Australia Jakarta Trophy 3 3
1990-91 Australia Presidents Cup 1 2
1991-92 Australia International Friendly 1 2
1991-92 Australia Olympics 2 1 1
1991-92 Australia Under-21 1 1
1992-93 Australia Olympics 2 4
1996-97 Australia International Friendly 1 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
05 Aug 1988 Australia v China PR D 2-2 JAKARTA T
09 Aug 1988 Thailand v Australia D 0-0 JAKARTA T
15 Aug 1988 China PR v Australia L 1-0 JAKARTA T Final
10 Jun 1991 Australia v USA Universities W 4-2 PRESIDENTS CUP B
16 May 1992 Australia v Netherlands D 1-1 Olympics Play-off
17 May 1992 Australia v Netherlands D 1-1 U21
24 May 1992 Netherlands v Australia D 2-2 Olympics Play-off
21 Jun 1992 Uruguay v Australia L 2-0 International Friendly
26 Jul 1992 Ghana v Australia L 3-1 Olympics 1st round group C
07 Aug 1992 Ghana v Australia L 1-0 Olympics 3rd place
02 Apr 1997 Hungary v Australia W 1-3 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.