15 moments of Rhyan Grant’s career

Quite a lot has happened in the 15 year career of Rhyan Grant at Sydney FC which includes trophies, injuries and memorable goals and moments.

We take a look at 15 moments across his illustrious career.

21st December 2008

Rhyan Grant enters the pitch for the very first time as a senior player, replacing Antony Golec in the 78th minute in a 4-1 loss to Perth Glory at Allianz Stadium.

Grant on debut

11th January 2009

Starting debut for Rhyan in a 1-0 victory over Wellington Phoenix at Allianz Stadium where a late Kofi Danning goal was enough to see off the Kiwis.

21st February 2009

Rhyan Grant and the rest of his Sydney FC Youth team-mates win the in-augural National Youth League title with a 2-0 victory over Adelaide United.

Grant (middle behind trophy) after winning NYL trophy

May 2009

Rhyan Grant signs a professional contract and selects the 23 shirt, a number that would go on to remain his.

February & March 2010

Grant is part of the squad that wins the Premiership and Championship double with wins over Melbourne Victory home and away.

Sydney FC celebrate their 2010 Championship victory

28th August 2010

Grant scores his first Isuzu UTE A-League goal, tapping home a dropped cross from young Central Coast Mariners goalkeeper, Mat Ryan. The match finished 1-1.

20th July 2013

Rhyan is selected in the first A-League All Stars side who took on Manchester United at ANZ Stadium in front of 83,000 people.

26th October 2013

The right back ruptures his ACL in the Sydney Derby, ruling him out of football for a year.

Grant moments before injury in the Sydney Derby


7th May 2017

Scores the equaliser in the 2017 A-League Grand Final and went on to lift the trophy after a penalty shoot-out victory.

21st August 2018

Debuted his iconic mullet in the FFA Cup in a 2-1 victory over Cairns FC after recovering from his second ACL tear.

30th August 2020

Scored the winning goal with his chest in the 2020 Isuzu UTE A-League Grand Final at CommBank Stadium. Grant also went on to be awarded the Joe Marston medal after he was named Player of the Match in the final.

Grant celebrating his winner

19th November 2020

Rhyan Grant pulls on the gloves for the first time in a competitive match after Tom Heward-Belle received a red card. Grant kept a clean sheet against Shanghai SIPG in a 2-1 loss.

2nd April 2022

Grant surpasses Alex Brosque as Sydney FC’s all time record appearance maker against the Western Sydney Wanderers

25th May 2022

Selected for A-League All Stars for the second time, and saw minutes against FC Barcelona in a 3-2 victory for the Catalans.

1st April 2023

Plays his 300th Sydney FC match, a 3-3 draw with Western United. Grant becomes the first ever 300 game player at the club.

Grant awarded his 300th game trophy

This weekend, he will eligible for his 318th appearance when the Sky Blues welcome Western United to Allianz Stadium.

Match Details

Sydney FC v Western United
Isuzu UTE A-League Round Nine
Saturday 23rd December 2023
Allianz Stadium, Sydney, NSW
Kick Off: 5:30pm AEDT
Gates Open: 4:30pm AEDT
Broadcast Live: Paramount+
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