WA's proud Socceroo history

With the Socceroos set to play in Perth on September 3, it's a perfect time to hail the state's national team players.

Thanks to Football West, the list goes back to the 1950s and of course includes current day Socceroos such as Adam Taggart and Trent Sainsbury. 

Gallery: Socceroos from WA

And of course it includes some of the Socceroo greats of the past, such as former EPL star Stan "Laza" Lazaridis and keeper Robbie Zabica. 

Here's the list of WA Socceroos as supplied by Football West. 

·         Ron ADAIR (1954-1958)

·         Con PURSER (1955)

·         Ray ILOTT (1975)

·         Gary MAROCCHI (1976-1978)

·         Dave JONES (1977-1980)

·         Sauro IOZZELLI (1978)

·         Arno BERTOGNA (1979-1981)

·         John SPANOS (1980)

·         Robbie DUNN (1985-1988)

·         Robert ZABICA (1990-1994)

·         Alistair EDWARDS (1991-1997)

·         Tony FRANKEN (1992)

·         Stan LAZARIDIS (1993-2006)

·         Jason PETKOVIC (1995-2002)

·         Shaun MURPHY (2001-2005)

·         Michael PETKOVIC (2001-2008)

·         Scott MILLER (2001)

·         Bobby DESPOTOVSKI (2002)

·         David TARKA (2004)

·         Adrian MADASCHI (2004-2009)

·         BRAD JONES (2007)

·         Nick MRDJA (2007)

·         Chris COYNE (2008-2009)

·         Richard GARCIA (2008-2010)

·         Rhys WILLIAMS (2009-2012)

·         Nikita RUKAVYTSYA (2009-2012)

·         Eli BABALJ (2012)

·         Adam TAGGART (2012)

·         Dino DJULBIC (2012)                                     

·         Trent SAINSBURY (2014)

·         Chris HERD (2014)