Current Hyundai A-League players who have represented the Caltex Socceroos

The Hyundai A-League 2018/19 Season isn't too far away and promises to be the biggest and best yet.

And when the competition kicks-off in October, there will be more than 30 players in the Hyundai A-League that have represented the Caltex Socceroos at some point of their careers.

Check out the full list below. ​​​​

DIMITRI PETRATOS

Cap number: 593

Current club: Newcastle Jets (2017- )

Former clubs: Penrith Nepean United (2009), Sydney FC (2010-12), Kelantan (2012-13), Brisbane Roar (2013-17), Ulsan Hyundai (2017)

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 2 (0)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: Petratos was a member of the 23-man Caltex Socceroos squad which went to the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ but didn't feature in any match.

Hyundai A-League honours: Won the Championship-Premiership double with Roar in 2013/14.

Dimi Petratos Hyundai A-League highlights

JOSH RISDON

Cap number: 582

Current club: Western Sydney Wanderers (2017- )

Former clubs: Perth Glory (2010-2017)

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 11 (0)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: Risdon was one of the Caltex Socceroos best at the 2018 tournament in Russia, starting all three matches against France, Denmark and Peru.

Hyundai A-League honours: Glory's Player of the Season in 2011/12.

Josh Risdon
Josh Risdon

TAREK ELRICH 

Cap number: 579

Current club: Western Sydney Wanderers (2018- )

Former clubs: Sydney Olympic (2003-05), Newcastle Jets (2005-12), Western Sydney Wanderers (2012-13), Adelaide United (2013-18)

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 3 (0)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Hyundai A-League honours: Elrich is a two-time Championship winner, with the Jets in 2008 and Adelaide in 2016. He was part of Premiers' Plate winning teams with the Wanderers (2012/13) and Reds (2015/16), while also helped Adelaide to the inaugural FFA Cup crown in 2014.

On a personal level, Elrich won the Goal of the Season for his incredible solo run against Melbourne City in 2014/15, while he was also voted Adelaide's Player of the Season in the same campaign.

Tarek Elrich
Tarek Elrich

LUKE DEVERE

Cap number: 578

Current club: Brisbane Roar (2015- )

Former clubs: AIS (2007-08), Brisbane Roar (2008-11), Gyeongnam FC (2011-14)

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 1 (0)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Hyundai A-League honours: N/A

Luke De Vere
Luke De Vere

ALEX WILKINSON

Cap number: 570

Current club: Sydney FC (2016- )

Former clubs: Northern Spirit (2002-04), Ryde City Gunners (2004), Manly United (2004-05), Central Coast Mariners (2005-12), Jeonbuk Motors (2012-15), Melbourne City (2016)

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 16 (0)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: "Wilko" played every minute of every game at the 2014 tournament in Brazil against Chile, the Netherlands and Spain. In the match against Chile, he made a vital clearance to sweep Eduardo Vargas’ goal-bound effort off the line, with the incident sending Wilkinson into the history books – becoming the first player ever to be involved in a goal-line review at a FIFA World Cup™.

Hyundai A-League honours: Wilkinson helped the Sky Blues to the double in the 2016/17 Season, backing it up with another Premiers' Plate 12 months later, as well as winning the 2017 FFA Cup with Sydney FC. With the Mariners he won the Premiership in both the 2007/08 and 2011/12 Seasons.

Alex Wilkinson
Alex Wilkinson

CONNOR PAIN

Cap number: 565

Current club: Central Coast Mariners (2016- )

Former clubs: Malvern City (2010-11), Bentleigh Greens (2012), Melbourne Victory (2013-16)

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 1 (0)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Hyundai A-League honours: The 2014/15 Season was the standout for the winger, winning the Championship, Premiership and FFA Cup (2015) with Victory.

Connor Pain
Connor Pain

JOSH BRILLANTE

Cap number: 564

Current club: Sydney FC (2016- )

Former clubs: Gold Coast United (2010-12), Newcastle Jets (2012-14), Fiorentina (2014-16), Empoli (2015 loan), Como (2015-16 loan)  

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 5 (0)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: Brillante has made the preliminary squad for both the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups™ but failed to make the final 23 for either tournament.

Hyundai A-League honours: The all-action midfielder has enjoyed remarkable success since joining the Sky Blues, winning the Championship-Premiership double in 2016/17. They backed it up with another pPremiers' Plate the following season, as well as lifting the 2017 FFA Cup.

Josh Brillante
Josh Brillante

CRAIG GOODWIN

Cap number: 562

Current club: Adelaide United (2018- )

Former clubs: Adelaide Raiders (2009-10), Oakleigh Cannons (2011), Melbourne Heart (2012), Newcastle Jets (2012-14), Adelaide United (2014-16), Sparta Rotterdam (2016-18)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/AAppearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 3 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: Goodwin is a Reds legend having been a part of the team that delivered their first Championship in the 2015/16 Season. Adelaide also secured the Premiers' Plate that season, with Goodwin voted the club's Player of the Year for his standout campaign.

Craig Goodwin
Craig Goodwin

MICHAEL MARRONE

Cap number: 557

Current club: Adelaide United (2014- )

Former clubs: Kingston City (2006-07), Para Hills Knights (2008), Adelaide United (2008-10), Melbourne Heart (2010-13), Shanghai Shenxin (2013) 

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 1 (1)

Hyundai A-League honours: Like Goodwin, Marrone was a key member of the Reds team that won the double in 2015/16.

Michael Marrone
Michael Marrone

DINO DJULBIC

Cap number: 556

Current club: Perth Glory (2018- ) 

Former clubs: Perth SC (2001-05), Frankston Pines (2006), South Melbourne (2006-07), Perth Glory (2007-09), Rot Weiss Ahlen (2009), Gold Coast United (2010-11), Guizhou Renhe (2011-12), Al-Wahda (2013-14), Perth Glory (2014-17), Felda United (2017-18), Melbourne Victory (2018)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 2 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: N/A

Dino Djulbic
Dino Djulbic

TERRY ANTONIS

Cap number: 554

Current club:  Melbourne Victory (2018- )

Former clubs: Sydney FC (2010-15), PAOK (2015-17), Veria (2016 loan), Western Sydney Wanderers (2017 loan), VVV-Venlo (2017-18) 

IFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 3 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: Antonis helped Victory to win the 2018 Hyundai A-League Grand Final over the Newcastle Jets, and also scored the dramatic winning goal in the semi-final to beat former club Sydney FC.

Terry Antonis
Terry Antonis

ADAM TAGGART

Cap number: 553

Current club: Brisbane Roar (2018- )

Former clubs: Perth Glory (2010-12), Newcastle Jets (2012-14), Fulham (2014-16), Dundee United (2015-16 loan), Perth Glory (2016-18)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: The striker made two appearances at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil, including a start against defending world champions Spain in the final group match. 

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 7 (3)

Hyundai A-League honours: Taggart came of age in the competition in the 2013/14 Season, finishing with the Golden Boot for his 16 goals for the campaign, also taking out the NAB Young Footballer of the Year that season.

Taggart
Adam Taggart

IVAN FRANJIC

Cap number: 551

Current club: Perth Glory (2018- )

Former clubs: St Albans Saints (2005-06), Melbourne Knights (2007-08), Oakleigh Cannons (2009), Brisbane Roar (2009-14), Torpedo Moscow (2014-15), Melbourne City (2015-17), Daegu FC (2017), Brisbane Roar (2017-18)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: Franjic started the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ against Chile, setting up Australia's goal with a sublime cross for Tim Cahill to head in. It was his only appearance of the tournament after suffering an injury in the second half.

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 20 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: The right-back enjoyed massive success in his first stint at the Roar, winning three Championships (2010/11, 2011/12 and 2013/14) and two Premiers' Plates (2010/11) and 2013-14) in the space of four seasons. He also has an FFA Cup winners medal in 2016 from his time at Melbourne City.

Ivan Franjic
Ivan Franjic

DARIO VIDOSIC

Cap number: 534

Current club: Melbourne City (2017- )

Former clubs: Brisbane Roar (2006-07), Nurnberg (2007-11), MSV Duisburg (2010 loan), Armenia Bielefeld (2011 loan), Adelaide United (2011-13), FC Sion (2013-15), Western Sydney Wanderers (2015-16), Liaoning Whowin (2016), Seongnam FC (2017), Wellington Phoenix (2017)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: Vidosic was part of the final 23-man squad for both the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups™, although he didn't feature in a match at either tournament.

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 23 (2)

Hyundai A-League honours: N/A

Dario Vidosic
Dario Vidosic

RHYS WILLIAMS

Cap number: 533

Current club: Melbourne Victory (2017- )

Former clubs: Middlesbrough (2007-16), Burnley (2009 loan), Charlton Athletic (2016 loan), Perth Glory (2016-17)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 14 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: While he unfortunately missed the grand final through injury, Williams was a major part of Victory's squad in 2017/18, with the club winning the Championship by beating Newcastle Jets 1-0 in the decider.

Rhys Williams
Rhys Williams

MICHAEL ZULLO

Cap number: 528

Current club: Sydney FC 2016- )

Former clubs: Brisbane Strikers (2005-07), Brisbane Roar (2007-10), FC Utrecht (2010-15), Adelaide United (2013-14), Melbourne City (2015-16)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 10 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: Much of Zullo's success in the competition has come since his move to the Sky Blues, helping the club to the double in 2016/17 and another Premiership in 2017/18. The left-back was also part of the team that won the 2017 FFA Cup by beating Adelaide United in the final.

Michael Zullo
Michael Zullo

MATT SIMON

Cap number: 526

Current club: Central Coast Mariners (2018- )

Former clubs: Central Coast Mariners (2006-12), Jeonnam Dragons (2012-13), Central Coast Mariners (2013-15), Sydney FC (2015-18)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 2 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: Another player who has been a part of Sydney FC's incredible success over the last two seasons with a Championship (2016/17), two Premierships (2016/17 and 2017/18) and an FFA Cup (2017) titles to his name. Simon is also a Mariners legend, helping the club secure the Premiers' Plate in 2007/08, while he took out the club's Player of the Year the following season and remains their greatest-ever goalscorer in the Hyundai A-League.

Simon
Matt Simon in action for the Mariners.

SCOTT JAMIESON

Cap number: 522

Current club:  Melbourne City (2017- )

Former clubs: Blacktown City (2003-05), Bolton Wanderers (2006-08), Adelaide United (2008-10), Sydney FC (2010-12), Perth Glory (2012-15), Western Sydney Wanderers (2015-16), IFK Goteborg (2016-17)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 4 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: N/A

Scott Jamieson
Scott Jamieson

EUGENE GALEKOVIC

Cap number: 520

Current club: Melbourne City (2017- )

Former clubs: Melbourne Knights (1999-2000), Eastern Pride (2000-01), South Melbourne (2002-04), Beira-Mar (2004-05), Melbourne Victory (2005-07), Adelaide United (2007-17)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: The experienced gloveman was rewarded for his outstanding Hyundai A-League form by being a part of the squad for the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups™, although he didn't feature in a match.

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 8 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: Galekovic has enjoyed success both early in the Hyundai A-League and more recently. He was a part of the Melbourne Victory squad that won the double in 2006/07, achieving a similar feat - as captain - with Adelaide United in 2015/16. The gloveman also captained the Reds to an FFA Cup triumph in 2014.

Galekovic is regarded as one of the competition's finest-ever goalkeepers, winning the Hyundai A-League Goalkeeper of the Year award four times in 2008/09, 2009/10, 2013/14 and 2014/15.

Eugene Galekovic
Eugene Galekovic

MATTHEW SPIRANOVIC

Cap number: 515

Current club: Perth Glory (2018- )

Former clubs:  North Geelong Warriors (2004), Melbourne Victory (2005), FC Nurnberg (2007-11), Urawa Red Diamonds (2010 loan and 2011-12), Al-Arabi (2012-13), Western Sydney Wanderers (2013-15), Hangzhou Greentown (2015-17)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: FIFA World Cups™ played at and best moment: The classy defender started all three matches at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, playing against Chile, the Netherlands and Spain.

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 35 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: While Spiranovic had to settle for a runners up medal in the 2014 Grand Final against Brisbane, he was instrumental in the Wanderers' astonishing charge to the AFC Champions League crown later that year.

Matthew Spiranovic
Matthew Spiranovic

LEIGH BROXHAM

Cap number: 514

Current club: Melbourne Victory (2006- )

Former clubs: N/A

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 1 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: The kit man turned Victory star is one of the most successful players still going strong in the competition. In more than a decade with the club, Broxham has been a part of all four Championship wins ('07, '09, '15 and '18, three Premierships ('07, '09 and '15), as well as Victory's 2015 FFA Cup win.

Leigh Broxham
Leigh Broxham

JAMES TROISI

Cap number: 511

Current club: Melbourne Victory (2016- )

Former clubs: Newcastle United (2007-08), Genclerbirligi (2008-09), Kayserispor (2009-12), Atalanta (2012-14), Melbourne Victory (2013-14 loan), Juventus (2014), Zulte Waregem (2014-15), Al-Ittihad (2015), Liaoning Whowin (2016) 

FIFA World Cups™ played at: Troisi played at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil, coming off he bench in the games against Chile and Spain

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 37 (5)

Hyundai A-League honours: The playmaker won his first piece of silverware in the competition in 2017/18, a part of the Victory team whih won the title thanks to their 1-0 grand final win over Newcastle Jets.

James Troisi
James Troisi

NIKOLAI TOPOR-STANLEY

Cap number: 510

Current club: Newcastle Jets (2017- )

Former clubs: Belconnen (2004), Manly United (2005), Sydney FC (2006-07), Perth Glory (2007-09), Newcastle Jets (2009-12), Western Sydney Wanderers (2012-16), Hatta Club (2016-17)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 4 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: As a foundation member of the Wanderers, Topor-Stanley helped the club win the Premiers' Plate in their very first season, but has also been a part of four losing grand finals for both the Wanderers and Jets. 

On a personal note, the burly defender took out Glory's Player of the Year award in the 2007/08 Season.

Nikolai Topor-Stanley
Nikolai Topor-Stanley

MARK BRIDGE

Cap number: 506

Current club: Western Sydney Wanderers (2017- )

Former clubs: Parramatta Power (2003-04), Newcastle Jets (2005-08), Sydney FC (2008-12), Tianjin Teda (2009 loan), Western Sydney Wanderers (2012-16), Chiangrai United (2016-17)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 2 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: A Championship winner with both the Jets (2007/08) and Sydney FC (2009/10), Bridge also achieved the rare feat of scoring in both of those grand final triumphs. He also won the Premiers' Plate on two occasions with Sydney FC (2009/10) and the Wanderers (2012/13).

Individually, Bridge has taken out his club's Player of the Year gong on three occasions, with the Jets in 2006/07 and the Wanderers twice (2012/13 and 2015/16).

Mark Bridge
Mark Bridge

NATHAN BURNS

Cap number: 504

Current club: Wellington Phoenix (2018- )

Former clubs: Adelaide United (2006-08), AEK Athens (2008-12), Kerkyra (2009-10 loan), Incheon United (2012-14), Newcastle Jets (2013-14 loan), Wellington Pheonix (2014-15), FC Tokyo (2015-17), Sanfrecce Hiroshima (2017)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 24 (3)

Hyundai A-League honours: Arguably Burns' best season in his career came with the Phoenix in 2014/15, taking out the Johnny Warren Medal as the competition's best player. He was also named Phoenix's bet that season.

Nathan Burns
Nathan Burns

CARL VALERI

Cap number: 500

Current club: Melbourne Victory (2014- )

Former clubs: Inter Milan (2004-05), SPAL (2004-05 loan), Grosseto (2005-10), Sassuolo (2010-14), Ternana (2014)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: Valeri started all three games at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa, including the win over Serbia.

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 52 (1)

Hyundai A-League honours: It's been a successful stint in the Hyundai A-League for Valeri, winning two titles with Victory (2014/15 and 2017/18), the latter as skipper.  He also has an FFA Cup winner's medal from 2015.

Carl Valeri
Carl Valeri

MATT MCKAY

Cap number: 498

Current club: Brisbane Roar (2013- )

Former clubs: Brisbane Strikers (2001-04), Eastern Suburbs (2004), Brisbane Roar (2005-11), Changchun Yatai (2009 loan), Rangers (2011-12), Busan I'Park (2012-13), Changchun Yatai (2013)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: McKay started two games at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil, against the Netherlands and Spain.

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 59 (2)

Hyundai A-League honours: The Roar skipper has won the double on two occasions in Brisbane, first in 2010/11 under Ange Postecoglou and again in 2013/14 under Mike Mulvey. As well as winning a host of Roar's individual accolades over the years, McKay is also the most capped player in the club's history.

Matt McKay
Matt McKay

NEIL KILKENNY

Cap number: 493

Current club: Perth Glory (2018- )

Former clubs: Birmingham City (2004-08), Oldham Athletic (2004-05 loan) and (2007-08 loan), Leeds United (2008 loan), Leeds United (2008-11), Bristol City (2011-14), Preston North End (2013-14 loan), Preston North End (2014-16 loan), Melbourne City (2016-18)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 14 (0)

Hyundai A-League honours: Kilkenney took out Melbourne City's Player of the Year award in 2016/17 as the club finished fourth on the ladder.

Neil Kilkenny
Neil Kilkenny

BRETT HOLMAN

Cap number: 490

Current club: Brisbane Roar (2016- )

Former clubs: Parramatta Power (2001-02), Feyenoord (2002-06), Excelsior (2002-06 loan), NEC (2006-08), AZ (2008-12), Aston Villa (2012-13), Al Nasr (2013-15), Emirates Club (2015-16)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: Holman came of age as a Caltex Socceroo at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, where he scored goals in the 1-1 draw with Ghana as well as a long-range bullet as Australia beat Serbia 2-1.

 

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 63 (9)

Hyundai A-League honours: N/A

Brett Holman
Brett Holman

ALEX BROSQUE

Cap number:  479

Current club: Sydney FC (2014- )

Former clubs: Marconi Stallions (2001-04), Feyenoord (2004-05), Westerlo (2004-05 loan), Brisbane Roar (2005-06), Sydney FC (2006-11), Shimizu S-Pulse (2011-12), Al Ain (2012-14)

FIFA World Cups™ played at: N/A

Appearances (goals) for Caltex Socceroos: 21 (5)

Hyundai A-League honours: Brosque is a club legend with the Sky Blues and it's easy to see why. He's been a part of two double-winning teams (in 2009/10 and 2016/17) and also helped the club win the Premiers' Plate again in 2017/18 and the FFA Cup last year. Brosque also tied with three other players as the league's Golden Boot in the inaugural Hyundai A-League Season in 2005/06.

Alex Brosque
Alex Brosque