Defender Rhyan Grant
- Height 176cm
- Weight 79kg
- D.O.B. 26/2/91
- Born Canowindra
Debut: 20/11/2018 v Lebanon
Socceroos Cap Number: 600
Caps (Goals): 16 (1)
Major tournaments: AFC Asian Cup 2019
Current Club: Sydney FC
Junior Club: Canowindra (NSW)
The Socceroos number four was given a scholarship by the AIS Program after the 17-year-old Canowindra local impressed scouts.
A move to Sydney FC NYL followed as the teenager rose up the ranks to eventually settle at right back as Vitezslav Lavicka's 2009/10 side finished champions.
He scored the equalising goal for the Sky Blues in the 2016/17 A-League Grand Final against Melbourne Victory which they went onto win.
After suffering a second serious knee injury, Grant doubted his future – but he would come back stronger, building up some serious form that led to his Socceroos debut against Lebanon in 2018.
In the 2019/20 season, Grant scored the winning goal for Sydney in the A-League Grand Final against Melbourne City and was awarded the Joe Marston Medal for best on the ground.
Best Socceroos Moment:
The dynamic wing-back emerged as a consistent starter in Graham Arnold's backline during the 2019 Asian Cup campaign in the UAE. Starting and finishing all five matches throughout the tournament highlighted his importance to the future of the Socceroos squad.
Rhyan Grant continues his stature as a cult figure in the A-League. He has surpassed the 10-year mark at current club Sydney FC, making over 200 appearances and being crowned a champion on three occasions.
Qualifying World Cup 2022
Socceroos at home: Maclaren & Nabbout off the mark for Melbourne City
Round two of the A-League Men's played out over the weekend, with a pair of Socceroos finding the back of the net for the first time this season. On Saturday night Mathew Leckie, Jamie Maclaren and Andrew Nabbout all formed a formiddable front three for Melbourne City in Adel
Grant ‘very excited’ to see Socceroos fans again
With over two years without a match on home soil, Socceroos defender Rhyan Grant can not wait to see the Western Sydney Stadium packed with Green and Gold on Thursday night. The Socceroos have not been able to play in Australia since October 2019 when the team defeated Nepal
Grant relishing friendly competition in camp
Despite the ever-increas... competition for places in the Socceroos' starting eleven, Rhyan Grant is relishing the challenge of solidifying his spot in Green and Gold. The Sydney FC fullback has played fourteen times for Australia since debuting in November 2018, consistently
Goalscorer Grant treasuring Socceroos 'adventure' abroad
There was plenty of sacrifice behind Rhyan Grant's decision to spend two months abroad with the Socceroos; but after back-to-back wins and a first international goal, his decision has certainly paid off. Grant's 43rd-minute header proved the difference for Australia as they ov
'It's a little different': Grant commits to two months on the road with the Socceroos
As the only A-League player selected for the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers against China and Vietnam, Rhyan Grant has explained why he has chosen to leave Australia for up to two months. The Sydney FC right-back is the only A-League player selected in Graham Arnold's 27-m
Six Socceroos named in PFA A-League Team of the Season squad
Six members of the most recent Socceroos squad have been named as members of the Professional Footballers Australia (the PFA)'s annual A-League Team of the Season. The team was announced on Wednesday night as part of the virtual Dolan Warren Awards ceremony, and was calculate
‘An unreal debut’: Rhyan Grant welcomes fellow right-back into the fold
In the midst of a packed qualifying schedule coming up, Socceroos right-back Rhyan Grant has welcomed the competition Fran Karacic has provided within the national team setup. Karacic, who plays for Serie B club Brescia, was outstanding on his international debut as the Soccer
Socceroos matchups to headline weekend of A-League action
With the majority of our Aussies Abroad enjoying a week off, all attention turns to the A-League with a couple of tasty Socceroos match-ups! Check out where our Socceroos in the A-League will be in action - as well as Kenny Dougall in England and Brandon O'Neill in Thailand.
Grant celebrates milestone by firing Sydney past Western United
Socceroos fullback Rhyan Grant marked his 200th A-League appearance by scoring the decisive goal as Sydney FC snapped their winless streak with a 2-0 triumph against ten-man Western United at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium. Grant capped a typically relentless, all-action display by
'He's always been so consistent': How 200-game Grant impressed Jeggo as a teenager
Both James Jeggo and Rhyan Grant made their Socceroos debuts when Australia faced Lebanon in November 2018. However the start of their relationship spans back much further, as opponents at youth level nearly a decade earlier. As the Sydney FC fullback prepares to reach the
Socceroos at Home: Duke's Western Sydney Wanderers homecoming & Grant's unfortunate time in front of goal
Mitchell Duke emerged from quarantine to pull on a Western Sydney Wanderers shirt while Rhyan Grant so nearly snatched the headlines in his first mullet-less public appearance during another entertaining matchweek of A-League action. Here is a wrap of some of the highlights in
'It's very heartbreaking': Rhyan Grant's ACL advice to Sydney FC teammate Zuvela
In the wake of his rapid rise to a Socceroos shirt in recent times, many are quick to forget the difficult position Rhyan Grant found himself in just three years ago. Flashback to 2018, and the Sydney FC fullback was still on the comeback trail from a second serious knee inju