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Carl Veart

Age: 47 (DOB - 21 May 1970)

Sport: Football


Carl was born in Whyalla in South Australia and has had an illustrious international career having played in England for Sheffield United, Crystal Palace, and Millwall.

While at Sheffield United he is remembered for scoring the winning goal against Premier League side Arsenal in the 1995-6 FA Cup.

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

He made his debut for the Socceroos in 1992 and played 18 'A' matches, scoring 7 goals and was also in the 1992 Australian Olympics Team (Olyroos) at Barcelona where the team placed fourth.

As a junior he played for the South Australia High Schools Team and the Australian High Schools Team Tour of Hong Kong and China.

He retired from football in May 2007, after Adelaide United's match against Vietnamese team Gach Dong Tam Long An in the AFC Champions League

Carl works as a Specialist Coach at Adelaide United and was also an ambassador at the 2015 Pacific School Games.