Ryan Kitto

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Ryan Kitto
Personal information
Full name Ryan Kitto
Date of birth (1994-08-09) 9 August 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Adelaide, Australia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right winger
Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Adelaide United
Number 7
Youth career
0000–2011 West Torrens Birkalla
2013–2014 Adelaide United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 West Torrens Birkalla 34 (6)
2013–2015 Adelaide United 2 (0)
2015 West Torrens Birkalla 28 (17)
2015–2016 Newcastle Jets 18 (2)
2016– Adelaide United 55 (9)
National team
2014 Australia U-23 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 February 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 September 2015

Ryan Kitto is an Australian football (soccer) player who currently plays as a right winger for Adelaide United.


Adelaide United, 2013–15[edit]

Kitto started his career with West Torrens Birkalla, before signing for A-League club Adelaide United.[1] He made his debut on 26 October 2013 for Adelaide United against Central Coast Mariners.[2]

West Torrens Birkalla, 2015[edit]

In February 2015 returned to his home club West Torrens Birkalla.[3]

Newcastle Jets[edit]

After a sensational season with West Torrens Birkalla, where Kitto netted 17 goals in 28 appearances, he signed his second professional A-League deal, this time with Newcastle Jets, signing on as an injury replacement player after a long term injury to Labinot Haliti.[4] Kitto made his Newcastle debut in Round 7 of the 2015–16 A-League season, coming on for Nigel Boogaard in the 82nd minute in a 0–0 draw against Adelaide United.

Ktto had one of his best career games in the final match of the 2015–16 A-League season against Central Coast Mariners, getting a hat-trick of assists.

Adelaide United[edit]

On 23 May 2016, Kitto returned to Adelaide United.[5] He started in Adelaide's first match of the 2016 FFA Cup on 2 August, and scored Adelaide's only goal in a 2–1 loss to Queensland state league side Redlands United in Brisbane.

After many eye-catching performances at the end of 2017, Kitto earnt many plaudits, with Mark Bosnich describing him 'one of the best talents in the whole league'.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Young Reds ready to embrace new style". footballaustralia.com.au. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Adelaide United teenager Ryan Kitto still on cloud nine after A-League debut". footballaustralia.com.au. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  3. ^ "West Torrens Birkalla — which has added Adelaide United winger Ryan Kitto". footballaustralia.com.au. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Aussie youth international joins Jets". A-League. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Transfer news: Reds sign local duo". A-League. Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 23 May 2016.