Forward Adam Taggart
- Height 183cm
- Weight 72kg
- D.O.B. 2/6/93
- Born Perth
Debut: 03/12/2012 v Hong Kong
Socceroos Cap Number: 553
Caps (Goals): 11 (6)
Major tournaments: FIFA World Cup 2014
Current Club: Cerezo Osaka
Previous clubs: Perth Glory, Newcastle Jets, Fulham, Dundee United (loan), Brisbane Roar, Suwon Bluewings
The West Australian forward started his senior career at local side Perth Glory; however, it was his 2012 move to Newcastle Jets where the 26-year-old made his name, securing the 2013/14 golden boot with 16 goals.
Taggart's reward for the stellar season, was a dream move to Premier League outfit Fulham FC, however injuries limited game time forcing the striker to return home for consistent first team football.
After successful campaigns with Perth Glory and Brisbane Roar, K-League powerhouse Suwon Bluewings secured the Socceroos' signature and has hit career best form becoming the first Australian to win the league's golden boot award in 2019.
Best Socceroos moment:
Taggart being 21 at the time, was selected as part of Ange Postecoglou's squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Getting time on the field against the Netherlands and Spain, Adam Taggart was opposite two of the world's best number 9's in the likes of Fernando Torres and Robin Van Persie.
The Perth native made 92 appearances for Perth Glory, Brisbane Roar and Newcastle Jets where he achieved the 2013/14 season's top scorer award.
Did you know?
Taggart scored his first Socceroos goal at 19 years and 190 days, placing the forward alongside some of Australia's youngest ever goal scorers.
Qualifying World Cup 2022
Socceroos' AFC Champions League draws revealed
The 2021 AFC Champions League opponents of Mitch Langerak, Adam Taggart, Rhyan Grant, Jamie Maclaren and Andrew Redmayne were all revealed in Wednesday night's group stage draw. Grant and Redmayne's Sydney FC and Langerak's Nagoya Grampus will commence their involvement from
'Help you in the future': Adam Taggart's silver linings from challenging year
Socceroos striker Adam Taggart opened up about his difficult season with Korean club Suwon Bluewings which saw the club come close to losing their top flight status. An underwhelming season for Taggart and his Bluewings saw them fail to eclipse the heights they reached last se
Adam Taggart named in EA Sports FIFA 21 Team of the Week
Adam Taggart's hat-trick for Suwon Bluewings last weekend didn't go unnoticed with the Socceroos striker named in FIFA 21's inaugural team of the week. Adam Taggart has been rewarded with a place in the team of the week of the newly released FIFA 21 after he spearheaded his Su
Aussies Abroad: Four Socceroos score goals over the weekend
Four Socceroos scored for their clubs over the weekend, Milos Degenek's FK Crvena Zvezda secured their fourth win on the bounce in the Serbian SuperLiga, and Martin Boyle's Hibernian remain undefeated in the Scottish Premiership. Milos Degenek's FK Crvena Zvezda saw off FK Spa
Aussies Abroad: Vukovic's 355-day return, Taggart & O'Neill's extra-time heroics
Socceroos goalkeeper Danny Vukovic played his first match in almost a year after recovering from a ruptured achilles tendon whilst Adam Taggart scored the winner for Suwon Bluewings in their FA Cup match against Jeju United. Danny Vukovic's long-awaited return to action finall
Aussies Abroad: Taggart strikes again for Suwon, Deng & Langerak maintain unbeaten record in Japan
Adam Taggart and Terry Antonis' Suwon Bluewings secured a 1-1 draw against Brandon O'Neill's Pohang Steelers in their K League affair while both of our Japan based Socceroos remain undefeated in the J League. Taggart was on target for the Bluewings and opened the scoring with
Aussies Abroad: Mooy tees up winner for Brighton, Taggart bags brace for Suwon
Aaron Mooy was on hand to provide the assist for the crucial goal in Brighton's must win fixture against Norwich whilst Adam Taggart was back amongst the goals as he fired home a double for Suwon Bluewings. In the English Premier League, Socceroos duo Aaron Mooy and Maty Ryan
Watch: Taggart scores first goal of K League season
Adam Taggart opened his account for the season last night when he scored the opening goal for his Suwon Bluewings in their 2-0 win away to Seongnam FC. Taggart's long awaited goal arrived on Tuesday night just before the half hour mark with his close range effort eluding Seong
Aussies Abroad: Taggart secures first win of K League campaign
Adam Taggart's Suwon Bluewings registered their first victory of the season after they edged out Incheon United 1-0 on Saturday night. Taggart was back in the starting line-up for his side's clash against Incheon and was on the park for just over 80 minutes.
Aussies Abroad: O'Neill shines in K League debut
Brandon O'Neill had a debut to remember for Pohang Steelers while Jason Davidson's Ulsan Hyundai sit pretty at the top of the K League ladder. O'Neill did not need much time before he was able to endear himself to the Steelers' fans after he orchestrated Aleksandar Palocevic's
'I thought it was a joke': Taggart's Socceroos debut surprise
Striker Adam Taggart made his international debut for the Socceroos in late 2012, but initially he thought his call-up was a prank and didn't believe it was actually happening. A teenage Taggart received a call from then team manager, Gary Moretti, to inform him that he'd been