Sydney FC top scorers of all time
in April 2004, Soccer New South Wales (now Football NSW) declared its intention to bid for a license in the new A-League competition. by this declaration, the very first steps towards the foundation of Sydney FC were taken.
having passed some months, on 1 November 2004, Sydney FC was officially launched as a member of the new 8-team A-League and started its professional matches. they made their first debut in a 3-0 match against Queensland Roar at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford as part of the 2005 Australian Club World Championship Qualifying Tournament.
it was undoubtedly a brilliant start for The Sky Blues. at the end of their first season, they finished second on the ladder behind Adelaide United. playing in a newly established club is a real opportunity for the players looking for a opportunity to prove their talents and represent themselves throughout the world.
all-time top goal scorers in Sydney FC history
below, you would have a rundown of Sydney FC top scorers of all time.
the fist Sydney FC top scorers of all time is the former Australian Striker.
Alex was born on 12 October 1983 in Sydney. he started his football career in 2001 when he was 18. he joined Marconi Stallions in National Soccer League. there, he played three seasons and made 50 appearances. due to his great performances, he was acknowledged one of Australia's best prospects having been voted NSL Under-21 Player of the Year for consecutive seasons in 2003 and 2004.
On 11 February 2006, by his declaration, it was officiated that he was going to play for his hometown club in the A-League 2006-07 season. so by a three-year contract, he became a member of The Sky Blues. his first year with Sydney wasn't that much inspiring. but gradually discovered some of his best forms and became the leading goal scorer for Sydney FC with 8 in the regular season.
after being capped in his 100th game for Sydney FC and scoring his 29th goal to seal the victory for the Sky Blues, despite his contract, Sydney agreed to release Brosque for $400,000 to join Shimizu S-Pulse. Brosque departure from Sydney lasted for almost three years and once again on 26 June 2014, Brosque rejoined his former club- Sydney FC- by a two-year contract. the captain of Sydney FC during his professional years with the club had 160 appearances and scored 67 goals. he announced his retirement at the end of the 2018–19 A-League season.
this Brazillian footballer is the second Sydney FC top scores of all time.
Deyvison Rogério da Silva was born on 9 January 1985 in Gravatá, Brazil. in 2003 he started his football career in his homeland club. he played for Corinthians Paulista in São Paulo between 2003-2005.
after an 11-year football experience, on 5 August 2016, it was reported that Bobô had negotiated with Sydney FC and on 17 August, he signed a one-year contract with the A-League club worth roughly AUD$1 million.
he made his debut in the FFA Cup match against Blacktown City and soon became one of the key players of the club. the fastest player in A-League history made 71 appearances and scored 52 goals.
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Adam le Fondre
the third Sydney FC top scorers of all time is a British footballer. Glenville Adam James le Fondre was born on 2 December 1986 in Stockport, Greater Manchester. he started his football with Stockport County and advanced through the club's Centre of Excellence youth system.
he had played for nine clubs till he ended up in Sydney on 17 August 2018. he soon got fix in the arrangement and during the 2018–19 A-League season, he was part of the team that defeated Perth Glory in the 2019 A-League Grand Final and finished the season as the second-highest scorer in the league with 16 goals. From 2018 till 2020 and before he departed Sydney for Mumbai City FC, he made 60 appearances and scored 41goals.
this Serbian footballer is the fourth Sydney FC top scorers of all time. Miloš Ninković was born on 25 December 1984 in Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia. he joined FK Čukarički's youth academy when he was so young and following his graduation from the club's first-team, he decided to join Dynamo Kyiv as his first professional club.
he continued his football career in two other clubs and then on 16 July 2015, by a two-year contract he joined Sydney FC and he is still wearing the shirt of the Sky Blues. since 2015 till this moment he had 162 appearances and scored 34 goals.
the current manager of Sydney FC in the A-League is the fifth Sydney FC top scorers of all time.
Stephen Christopher Corica was born on 24 March 1973 in Innisfail, Queensland. he began his football in his hometown by joining the elite player program at the Australian Institute of Sport in 1990. having played in three professional football clubs and spending 10 years abroad, he finally decided to return home to Australia, joining the new A-League club Sydney FC.
despite his shaky start, he soon found his way into the club and became Sydney's highest goalscorer after catching Sasho Petrovski's former record of 14, with a Penalty in Sydney's 5–2 beating of Perth Glory. he obtained his fame with Sydney and ended his career with the shirt of the Sky Blues. On 11 February 2010, he announced his retirement. From 2005 till 2010 he made 136 appearances and scored 31 goals.
this Sydney-born footballer is situated on the sixth rank of Sydney FC top scorers of all time.
David Raymond Carney was born on 30 November 1983. At the age of 16, after an impressive trial for Everton, he moved to England and played in various youth and reserve teams alongside Manchester United star Wayne Rooney, most notably at the 2002 FA Youth Cup final. but he couldn't manage to sign a permanent contract with Everton. he left England and returned to Australia and joined Sydney FC.
in March 2005 he signed a one-year contract with Sydney and soon proved his real football talents. his great performance in AFC Champions League was rewarded with selection in the Australian national football team to play a friendly match against Uruguay in Sydney. in 2007 he left Sydney and after 9 nine years once again joined his hometown club. On 2 February 2016, just 7 hours before the transfer window in Australia ended, it was officiated that Carney rejoined Sydney FC by an 18-month contract. so far, David Carney had 137 appearances and scored 27 goals.
A-League one of the most prolific strikers is the seventh Sydney Top scorers of all time. Sasho Petrovski was born on 5 March 1975 in Bankstown, Australia. he had started his football career in his hometown club. between 1993 till 2005 he had played in different clubs of different levels.
in 2005, he returned home to play in the newly formed A-League with Sydney FC and with his great performance soon became popular. for almost two years he played in Sydney FC and during this time he had 50 appearances and scored 26 goals.
Alessandro Del Piero
the one and only Alessandro Del Piero- to our surprise- is the eighth Sydney FC top scorers of all time. Alessandro Del Piero was born on 9 November 1974 in Conegliano, Italy. during his childhood, he played football with his two friends in their backyard, and between these three friends, only Alessandro could break into the real world of football.
he started his career in the local youth team of San Vendemiano as a goalkeeper but then he switched to forward. Alessandro's breakthrough happened as he joined Juventus. in 1993 he joined Juventus and played for 19 seasons (11 as captain), and holds the club records for most goals (290) and appearances (705). During his time at the club, he won six Serie A titles, the Coppa Italia, four Supercoppa Italiana titles, the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Super Cup, the UEFA Intertoto Cup, and the Intercontinental Cup.
On 5 September 2012 Deo Piero- as second-highest all-time Italian top scorer in all competitions- with a two-year contract joined Sydney FC. He was paid almost AU$3.5 million for each of his first two seasons, and therefore became the highest-paid footballer to ever play in Australia. despite some of his old friends and counterparts including Totti and Inzaghi were so disappointed by his decision, Del Piero himself was so satisfied and at that, he had said:
"It's a special day for me. I am happy to announce that I just signed for two years for Sydney FC. This is a very big moment for me because I want to continue my career in a new part of the world where I can make a major contribution and help grow the game I love."
he had spent two seasons with Sydney FC and made 48 appearances and scored 24 goals. this prolific goal-scorer retired after a season with Delhi Dynamos FC in the Indian Super League, in 2014.
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Bruno Cazarine Constantino was born on 6 May 1983 in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo. he is considered a modern-day journeyman, for he had the experience of playing in different countries and clubs including Brazil, Qatar, Portugal, Italy, Spain, China, South Korea, and Australia.
Sydney FC is the most famous club he had played for. On 27 August 2010, Cazarine signed a 12-month contract with 2009–10 Australian A-League. he had played for two years with the shirt of The Sky Blues and during this time he had 56 appearances and scored 20 goals. by this record, he is the ninth highest goal scorers in Sydney Fc of all time.
this former Slovak football striker is the tenth top scorers in Sydney FC of all time. Filip Hološko was born on 17 January 1984 in Piešťany, Slovakia. his football career started in 2001 in AS Trenčín Club, and since 2015 had played in some other football teams.
On 20 July 2015, it was officially reported that Sydney FC had signed Hološko as the club's international marquee with a 2-year contract. this Slovak striker had spent two seasons with Sydney Fc. he made 56 appearances and scored 19 goals.
Mark Robert Bridge, known as -King Bridge- is the eleventh Sydney Fc top goal scorers ever. he was born on 7 November 1985 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
he started his club career with Parramatta Power and in 2005 during the inaugural A-League season joined Newcastle Jets. despite his initial struggles with his position, he became the best player during his second season. after 5 years, he joined Sydney FC and made his debut in a 5–2 match against Perth Glory at the Sydney Football Stadium. there, he spent four seasons and made 85 appearances and scored 18 goals.
an Austrian former professional footballer owns the 12th rank of highest goal scorers in Sydney FC of all time. he was born on 25 June 1983 in Vienna, Austria. he followed his football dream in Admira Wacker in Mödling, Lower Austria and after some successful years, he joined Red Bull Salzburg- a professional Austrian football.
On 31 July 2014, it was officiated that Janko would be Sydney FC's new marquee. he had a great time there and achieved some honors. he was awarded the Professional Footballers Australia Player of the Month for February, following a run of six goals in four matches during the month. he also became the first-ever player to score in seven consecutive matches, the previous record being held by ex-Brisbane Roar player Besart Berisha with six. he just played one season for Sydney FC and during this time he had 24 appearances and scored 16 goals.
Adrian Mierzejewski was born on 6 November 1986 in Olsztyn, Poland. he began his career at local side Tempo 25 Olsztyn, then he transferred to Naki Olsztyn. after 15 years of football experience in some Asian and Europian clubs, On 12 August 2017, Mierzejewski signed a three-year contract with A-League champions Sydney FC.
In the 2017 FFA Cup Final, as Sydney beat Adelaide United, Mierzejewski won the Mark Viduka Medal for Man of the Match. despite his great performances and achievements in 2018, he left Sydney FC for the Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai. The 13th Sydney Fc top goal scorers ever made 34 appearances and scored 15 goals.
Australian soccer coach and former player, with 78 appearances and scored 14 goals is the 14th Sydney FC top goal scorers ever.
David Allen Zdrilic was born on 13 April 1974 in Sydney. he started his football in the school and as a schoolboy featured in all teams including the A Grade squad. After playing through the youth ranks for St George Saints, at the age of 19, he broke into the senior side in 1993. Mid-way through the NSW Super League year he signed to Sydney United for the upcoming National Soccer League season.
From 1993 till 2005 he had played in different countries and clubs and eventually returned to Australia with the launch of the A-League to be part of the inaugural Sydney FC squad with a three-year deal.
Sebastian "Seb" Ryall was born on 18 July 1989 in Sydney. he started his football career as a defender in the FFA Centre of Excellence in 2009 after two years he found his way into Sydney FC.
up to 2019, he spent 9 seasons with Sydney Fc and made 189 appearances and scored 12 goals and by this record his the 15th top scorers in Sydney Fc of all time.
the New Zealand Striker is the next Sydney FC highest goal scorers ever. Shane Edward Smeltz was born on 29 September 1981 in Göppingen, West Germany to the parents with New Zealand citizenship.
he had spent much of his early career playing in Australia then he moved to England and continued his football for two and a half seasons. On 18 May 2014 with a one-year contract, he joined Sydney FC, and later on After the 2014–15 season, the club signed a 2-year contract extension with him. in these four seasons, he had 43 appearances and scored 12 goals.
the winner of the Joe Marston Medal in 2020, is our 17th Sydney Fc highest goal scorers ever. Rhyan Bert Grant was born on 26 February 1991 in Canowindra, Australia. he started his football career in June 2008. despite not fitting into the age criteria he received an invitation to take up a scholarship at the AIS in Canberra. his impression was so quick that after three monthd was signed as a member of Sydney FC's inaugural National Youth League squad in September 2008.
since 2008 he is one of the key players of Sydney FC and till the present day, he has 208 appearances and scored 11 goals. undoubtedly this record would change in the near future, he is still young and has a long journey ahead.
the 18th highest goal scorers in Sydney FC of all time is an Australian soccer player who plays as a defensive midfielder. Brandon O'Neill was born on 12 April 1994 in Perth, Western Australia. he made his very first club debut with A-League club Perth Glory in 2010.
After five years, this young footballer broke into Sydney Fc. On 25 May 2015, he signed a two-year contract with The Sky Blues. he had spent five seasons with Sydney FC shirts and made 136 appearances and scored 10 goals.
Bernie Alpha Ibini-Isei was born on 12 September 1992 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. as a kid, he immigrated to Australia and grew up in Sydney. following his dream at the age of six, he was registered to play for his local club Earlwood Wanderers and continued his dream in different clubs all over the world.
this young boy played as a loan footballer for Sydney Fc and made 51 appearances and scored 11 goals. he is the 19th all-time top goal scorers in Sydney FC history.
the last one on our list of Sydney Fc highest goal scorers ever is a retired Australian footballer. Nicholas Alberto Carle was born on 23 November 1981 in Sydney, Australia. as a teenage schoolboy, he played football for his high school, Patrician Brothers' College, Fairfield.
his club career started with Sydney Olympic in the NSL. when he was a 15-year-old boy he made his NSL debut on 5 October 1997.
after having played in different clubs such as Troyes AC, Marconi Stallions, Newcastle Jets, Gençlerbirliği, Bristol City, Crystal Palace, Baniyas, in 2010 he joined his hometown club with a three-year contract. he had spent three seasons and made 63 appearances and scored 10 goals.
Our list of Sydney FC top scorers of all time is over at this point. Most of the names on the above are motivated young players, and since the team is very young, this list will undoubtedly change in the not-too-distant future, and these motivated young soccer players will compete with each other to register their names as Sydney FC top scorers of all time.