Midfielder Callan Elliot
- D.O.B. 7/7/99
Wellington Phoenix announced the signing of 19-year old, Callan Elliot in October 2018.
Elliot, the Scottish-born midfielder had enjoyed a successful trial leading to a contract.
"I have always spoken about the mentality of my players and Callan falls into that category.
"Callan has been with us for a long time and he’s been working extremely hard to earn this spot which he thoroughly deserves.
Head Coach, Mark Rudan commented on the opportunity for Callan.
"They are both fantastic people who both possess all the attributes I require from my players to push on and become a real special part of this club.’’
Elliot moved to Nelson when he was seven years old and has been a lifelong fan of Wellington Phoenix.
"Being a professional footballer is something I have always dreamt of.
"It’s a very special day to have secured this position and I’m very happy to be part of a very talented squad."
Elliot highlighted the effect Rudan had on his performance in pre-season.
"He is a very good, tough coach who knows what he wants and he makes you work hard for it.
"I want to show him what I am really capable of this season and I can’t wait to get started."
Callan Elliot began his career at Tasman United when he was scouted by former Wellington Phoenix legend, Paul Ifil.
Callan Elliot At a Glance
2015 Tasman United - Coach: Paul Ifil
Reuben Way At a Glance
2009 Rochedale Rovers
2009-10 Gold Coast United Youth
2011-12 Rochedale Rovers
2013 Redlands United
2014 Olympic FC
2015-18 Heidelberg United FC