Defender James Donachie
- Height 195cm
- Weight 87kg
- D.O.B. 14/5/93
- Born Brisbane
James Donachie joined Melbourne Victory from Brisbane Roar in June 2016 and has cemented himself as an important part of the squad.
Donachie, who was born and raised in Brisbane, played his junior football in Queensland before joining Roar's youth program.
After making his Hyundai A-League debut in 2012, Donachie was part of Brisbane's Championship-winning side just two years later.
He made a total of 70 appearances in all competitions for Roar, before completing a move to Victory.
MVFC Appearances (as at the start of the 2017/2018 season)
Hyundai A-League: 23 appearances
Westfield FFA Cup: 3 appearances
Total: 26 appearances
Hyundai A-League 2017/18
Donachie, Waring depart Victory
Melbourne Victory can confirm that James Donachie and Pierce Waring have departed the club. Despite offering Donachie what the club thought to be a compelling offer to stay at AAMI Park, ultimately he decided to pursue other opportunities. Meanwhile, Waring decided it was
Donachie makes return in Y-League Derby win
Melbourne Victory defeated Melbourne City 2-1 in Saturday afternoon's Foxtel Y-League Derby at Epping Stadium. 15-year-old Birkan Kirdar gave Victory the ideal start in the 9th minute, pouncing on a wayward pass by Aidan Farquhar before slotting the ball past Eugene Galekovic
Donachie eyes January return
Melbourne Victory's James Donachie is optimistic of making a return to the field early in 2018. The defender suffered a quad injury in the Round 2 clash with Melbourne City on October 14 and hasn't featured since. "I'm looking to be training in early January and in mid to l