Originally from Perth, Western Australia, Trent Sainsbury played in the Glory’s inaugural National Youth League campaign before joining the Australian Institute of Sport program.
Establishing himself as an imposing central defender, Sainsbury joined the Mariners on a first team deal prior to the 2010/11 campaign, making 10 appearances throughout his rookie season.
Sainsbury was included in Australia’s squad for the 2011 FIFA U20 World Cup in Colombia. Having made his debut in an intense F3 derby match against Newcastle Jets in 2010, Sainsbury understands high stakes football.
Sainsbury was a key member of the Mariners side throughout their Championship winning 2012/13 Hyundai A-League campaign, his form winning him the 2013 Mariners Medal and a call up to the Qantas Socceroos. Sainsbury's current deal ties him to the Club until the end of the 2013/14 campaign.
Degenek not taking his foot off the gas
Twelve months ago, Caltex Socceroos defender Milos Degenek was playing in Japan — now, he’s tearing up Serbia’s SuperLiga, having been named in the league’s best eleven for the first half of the season. It’s a credit to Degenek, 24, who signed with Red Star Belgrade in July
Degenek named in Serbian Superliga's best XI
Caltex Socceroos defender Milos Degenek has been named in the Serbian Superliga’s best eleven players of the first half of the season after his performances for Red Star Belgrade. AUSSIES ABROAD: Sainsbury denies former club Inter in first UCL start READ MORE: Where you can w
FFA to conduct additional injury assessment with Aaron Mooy
Football Federation Australia (FFA) acknowledges Huddersfield Town’s statement regarding Aaron Mooy released on Thursday morning (AEDT). Due to the significance of the AFC Asian Cup to the Caltex Socceroos, FFA will proceed with a plan to deploy its High Performance Coordina
Aussies Abroad: Rogic and Vukovic progress to Europa League Round of 32
The Europa League Round of 32 will have an Aussie flavour after Tom Rogic and Danny Vukovic both sealed their progression to the knockout stage of Europe’s second-tier competition. Rogic played 90 minutes as Celtic did it the hard way, their 2-1 loss at the hands of FC Salzbur