Carl Veart

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Carl Veart
Personal information
Full name Thomas Carl Veart
Date of birth (1970-05-21) 21 May 1970 (age 53)
Place of birth Whyalla, Australia
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Striker (Retired)
Youth career
Whyalla Croatia
Salisbury United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1994 Adelaide City 132 (54)
1994–1996 Sheffield United 66 (15)
1996–1997 Crystal Palace 59 (6)
1997–1998 Millwall 8 (1)
1998–2004 Adelaide City Force 172 (23)
2001 Playford City (loan) 7 (4)
2005–2007 Adelaide United 44 (11)
2007–2008 Adelaide City 9 (8)
Career Total 497 (122)
National team
1992 Australia U-23
1992–2000 Australia 18 (7)
Teams managed
2008–present Adelaide United (Coach)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 August 2011.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 August 2011

Carl Veart (born 21 May 1970 in Whyalla, South Australia, Australia) is a former Australian footballer.

Club career

He previously played in England for Sheffield United, Crystal Palace and Millwall. During his time at Crystal Palace he earned the affectionate title of "goal machine". Whilst at Sheffield United he is remembered for scoring the winning goal against Premier League side Arsenal in the 1995–96 FA Cup.[1]

He scored the first ever goal in the newly formed Hyundai A-League against the Newcastle United Jets in a 1–0 opening day victory.

Veart retired from football on 23 May 2007, after Adelaide United's match against Vietnamese team Gach Dong Tam Long An in the AFC Champions League.[2]

He works at Adelaide United, as the Specialist Coach.[3]

International career

He made his debut for the Socceroos in 1992 and played 18 'A' matches, scoring 7 goals.


With Adelaide United:

With Adelaide City:


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  2. Veart calls it quits, A-League, 16 May 2007.
  3. Adelaide United profile

External links

Preceded by Adelaide United Club Champion Award
Succeeded by
Jason Spagnuolo