List of Sydney FC players

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Terry McFlynn, the first player to appear in over 200 games for the club, finished his Sydney FC career with 214 appearances and 7 goals in the years spanning from 2005–2014.

Sydney FC is an Australian association football club based in Sydney, New South Wales. The club was founded in 2004 when the National Soccer League (Australia) was disbanded to form the A-League. The A-League is the premier football competition in Australia. Sydney FC were one of the eight inaugural clubs to participate in the new competition.[1] Sydney FC have won three Championships, which came in 2006, 2010 and 2017. The club has also won the Premiership three times, which is a league record (shared with Melbourne Victory). These came in 2009–10, 2016–17 and 2017–18. Overall the club has only failed to make the finals series four times in thirteen seasons.

Sydney FC have participated five times in continental championships, including four times in the AFC Champions League in 2007, 2011, 2016 and 2018. The club will compete again at the 2019 AFC Champions League.

Sydney FC have also participated in other international competitive fixtures, including the 2008 Pan-Pacific Championships (placing fourth) and the 2005 FIFA Club World Cup (placing fifth).

As of 25 August 2018, 166 players have made a competitive appearance for the club. Of this, 74 players have played 25 or more competitive matches for the club, including ten players appearing in over 100 games. Alex Brosque holds numerous club records for appearances and goal-scoring. He is currently the club's most capped player overall with 238 games and in the A-League with 198 games (including finals series). He holds the record for most goals scored overall with 74 and in the league with 59.

This is a list of players who have played for Sydney FC. It includes players that have played at least 25 matches as either a starting player or a substitute for Sydney FC in any professional competitive match. Professional matches include but are not limited to league, domestic cup and continental cup matches.

Marquee players[edit]

Season First MarqueeA Second MarqueeB
2005–06 Trinidad and Tobago Dwight Yorke
2006–07
2007–08 Brazil Juninho Paulista
2008–09 Australia John Aloisi
2009–10
2010–11 Australia Nick Carle
2011–12 Australia Brett Emerton
2012–13 Italy Alessandro Del Piero
2013–14
2014–15 Austria Marc Janko Australia Alex Brosque
2015–16 Slovakia Filip Hološko
2016–17 Brazil Bobô
2017–18 Serbia Miloš Ninković
2018–19 Netherlands Siem de Jong
A First Marquee was occasionally referred to as "International Marquee" during the years when one of the two marquees were required to be of Australian nationality.
B Second Marquee originally introduced as Australian only marquee from 2010–11 to 2014–15 seasons inclusive.

Players[edit]

Table headers

  • Nationality – If a player played international football, the country/countries he played for are shown. Otherwise, the player's nationality is given as their country of birth.
  • Club career – The year of the player's first appearance for Brisbane Roar to the year of his last appearance.
  • Starts – The number of games started.
  • Subs – The number of games played as a substitute.
  • Total – The total number of games played, both as a starter and as a substitute.
  • Goals – The number of goals scored.
Positions key
GK Goalkeeper
DF Defender
MF Midfielder
FW Forward
U Utility player

Correct as at 28 July 2018

Table of Sydney FC players over 100 appearances
Player Nationality Position Club career Starts Subs Total Goals Ref
Clint Bolton Australia Australia GK 2005–2010 142 0 142 0 [2][3]
Iain Fyfe Australia Australia DF 2005–2009 118 4 122 6 [4][5]
David Carney Australia Australia MF 2005–2007
2016–2018
100 37 137 28 [6][7]
Terry McFlynn Northern Ireland Northern Ireland MF 2005–2014 193 21 214 7 [8][9]
Steve Corica Australia Australia MF 2005–2010 125 14 139 31 [10][11][12]
Alex Brosque Australia Australia FW 2006–2011
2014–
214 19 236 71 [13][14]
Matt Jurman Australia Australia DF 2007–2011
2013–2017
97 21 118 3 [15]
Rhyan Grant Australia Australia MF 2008– 131 34 165 9 [16]
Sebastian Ryall Australia Australia DF 2009–2018 146 43 189 12 [17]
Vedran Janjetovic Australia Australia GK 2012–2016 112 0 112 0 [18]
Table of Sydney FC players with 25 to 99 appearances
Player Nationality Position Club career Starts Subs Total Goals Ref
David Zdrilic Australia Australia FW 2005–2008 49 29 78 14 [19]
Alvin Ceccoli Australia Australia DF 2005–2007 61 0 61 3 [20]
Ufuk Talay Australia Australia MF 2005–2008 76 9 85 11 [21]
Matthew Bingley Australia Australia U 2005–2007 28 9 37 2 [22]
Sasho Petrovski Australia Australia FW 2005–2007 45 16 61 26 [23]
Mark Milligan Australia Australia FW 2005–2008 58 0 58 1 [24]
Robbie Middleby Australia Australia U 2005–2009 68 25 93 4 [25]
Jacob Timpano Australia Australia DF 2005–2009 29 8 37 0 [26]
Mark Rudan Australia Australia DF 2005–2008 62 9 71 6 [27]
Dwight Yorke Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago FW 2005–2006 25 2 27 9 [28]
Ruben Zadkovich Australia Australia MF 2005–2008 33 14 47 3 [29]
Brendon Santalab Australia Australia FW 2007–2009 13 14 27 4 [30]
Tony Popovic Australia Australia DF 2007–2009 30 2 31 1 [31]
Shannon Cole Australia Australia DF 2007–2012 77 22 99 8 [32]
Ivan Necevski Australia Australia GK 2007–2016 46 2 48 0 [33]
Simon Colosimo Australia Australia DF 2008–2010 35 1 36 0 [34]
Mark Bridge Australia Australia FW 2008–2012 72 12 84 18 [35]
Stuart Musialik Australia Australia MF 2008–2011 72 3 75 4 [36]
John Aloisi Australia Australia FW 2008–2010 26 14 40 12 [37]
Brendan Gan Australia Australia MF 2008–2011 18 23 41 5 [38]
Kofi Danning Australia Australia FW 2008–2011 8 19 27 3 [39]
Stephan Keller Switzerland Switzerland DF 2008–2010 56 2 58 1 [40]
Karol Kisel Slovakia Slovakia MF 2009–2010
2011–2012
52 0 52 7 [41]
Byun Sung-Hwan South Korea South Korea DF 2009–2011 55 2 57 0 [42]
Hayden Foxe Australia Australia DF 2009–2011 14 11 25 0 [43]
Liam Reddy Australia Australia GK 2010–2012 43 0 43 0 [44]
Nick Carle Australia Australia MF 2010–2015 63 7 70 9 [45]
Scott Jamieson Australia Australia DF 2010–2012 50 4 54 1 [46]
Hirofumi Moriyasu Japan Japan MF 2010–2012 33 9 42 2 [47]
Bruno Cazarine Brazil Brazil FW 2010–2012 45 11 56 20 [48]
Terry Antonis Australia Australia MF 2010–2015 51 21 72 5 [49]
Dimitri Petratos Australia Australia MF 2010–2013 18 16 34 5 [50]
Joel Chianese Australia Australia FW 2011–2014 17 14 41 11 [51]
Pascal Bosschaart Netherlands Netherlands DF 2011–2013 33 0 33 1 [52]
Brett Emerton Australia Australia MF 2011–2014 54 3 57 7 [53]
Alessandro Del Piero Italy Italy FW 2011–2013 46 2 48 24 [54]
Yairo Yau Panama Panama FW 2011–2013 11 15 26 6 [55]
Ali Abbas Iraq Iraq MF 2012–2016 60 12 72 5 [56]
Peter Triantis Australia Australia MF 2012–2015 17 8 25 1 [57]
Aaron Calver Australia Australia DF 2012– 28 10 38 0 [58]
Nikola Petković Serbia Serbia DF 2013–2015 56 0 56 0 [59]
Chris Naumoff Australia Australia MF 2013–2016 36 19 55 5 [60]
Miloš Dimitrijević Serbia Serbia MF 2014–2017 71 15 86 4 [61]
Alex Gersbach Australia Australia DF 2014–2016 26 8 34 0 [62]
Shane Smeltz New Zealand New Zealand FW 2014–2016 26 25 51 13 [63]
George Blackwood Australia Australia FW 2014–2017 15 11 26 1 [64]
Bernie Ibini Australia Australia FW 2014–2015
2016–2017
31 20 51 11 [65]
Marc Janko Austria Austria FW 2014–2015 24 1 25 16 [66]
Jacques Faty Senegal Senegal DF 2015–2016 27 3 30 2 [67]
Mickaël Tavares Senegal Senegal MF 2015–2016 32 6 38 1 [68]
Brandon O'Neill Australia Australia MF 2015– 89 9 98 6 [69]
Matt Simon Australia Australia FW 2015–2018 23 65 88 10 [70]
Miloš Ninković Serbia Serbia MF 2015– 92 7 99 24 [71]
Filip Hološko Slovakia Slovakia MF 2015–2017 55 1 56 19 [72]
Josh Brillante Australia Australia MF 2016– 66 2 68 3 [73]
Michael Zullo Australia Australia DF 2016– 56 5 61 1 [74]
Danny Vukovic Australia Australia GK 2016–2017 33 0 33 0 [75]
Alex Wilkinson Australia Australia DF 2016– 62 0 62 0 [76]
Bobô Brazil Brazil FW 2016–2018 66 5 71 52 [77]
Jordy Buijs Netherlands Netherlands DF 2017–2018 45 0 45 3 [78]
Andrew Redmayne Australia Australia GK 2017– 40 0 40 0 [79]
Paulo Retre Australia Australia U 2017– 10 17 27 0 [80]
Luke Wilkshire Australia Australia DF 2017–2018 33 0 33 2 [81]
Adrian Mierzejewski Poland Poland MF 2017–2018 31 3 34 15 [82]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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  39. ^ "Danning @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  40. ^ "Keller @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  41. ^ "Kisel @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  42. ^ "Byun @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  43. ^ "Foxe @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  44. ^ "Reddy @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  45. ^ "Carle @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  46. ^ "Jamieson @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  47. ^ "Moriyasu @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  48. ^ "Cazarine @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  49. ^ "Antonis @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  50. ^ "Petratos @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  51. ^ "Chianese @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  52. ^ "Bosschaart @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  53. ^ "Emerton @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  54. ^ "Del Piero @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  55. ^ "Yau @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  56. ^ "Abbas @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  57. ^ "Triantis @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  58. ^ "Calver @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  59. ^ "Petkovic @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  60. ^ "Naumoff @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  61. ^ "Dimitrijevic @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  62. ^ "Gersbach @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  63. ^ "Smeltz @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  64. ^ "Blackwood @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  65. ^ "Ibini @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  66. ^ "Janko @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  67. ^ "Faty @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  68. ^ "Tavares @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  69. ^ "O'Neill @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  70. ^ "Simon @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  71. ^ "Ninkovic @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  72. ^ "Holosko @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  73. ^ "Brillante @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  74. ^ "Zullo @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  75. ^ "Vukovic @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  76. ^ "Wilkinson @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  77. ^ "Bobo @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  78. ^ "Buijs @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  79. ^ "Redmayne @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  80. ^ "Retre @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  81. ^ "Wilkshire @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  82. ^ "Mierzejewski @ALS". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018. 

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