Adelaide United’s historic season by numbers


Season 2015/16 was remarkable for many reasons. Not only did Adelaide United win the Premiership and Championship double, they did it all after one of the worst starts to a season the Hyundai A-League has ever seen.

At the end of the domestic campaign, Adelaide United finished with the second-best goal difference, surpassed only by Melbourne City – +17 goals

United scored the third-most goals in the 2015/16 season – 52 goals

Fans’ Hyundai A-League Team of the Season

The Reds conceded the least number of goals in season 2015/16 – 28 goals

The Reds kept the most clean sheets in the 2015/16 season – 13 clean sheets

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In the 2015/16 season, Pablo Sanchez equaled the record for most goals as a substitute in one season – 7 Goals

The Grand Final crowd at The Adelaide Oval was the largest national league crowd outside of Melbourne and Brisbane – 50,119 fans

After no Adelaide team had ever scored in an Adelaide Grand Final (202 minutes of play), the Reds scored two in just 12 minutes – 22’ Bruce Kamau, 34′ Isaias

After losing FIVE of their first EIGHT matches, the Reds lost just ONE game in TWENTY-ONE matches on the way to becoming Premiers and Champions

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United conceded just 30 goals in 29 matches this season (including finals), but 17 goals were conceded in the first eight rounds

Bruce Djite became the Club’s highest-ever goal scorer after scoring 11 goals this season – 35 goals (total)

Dylan McGowan played every minute of the 2015/16 season, the only player to do so for the Reds during that campaign – 2,610 minutes

Throughout the 29 matches that United played in 2015/16, no player was shown a red card

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Guillermo Amor was named the Hyundai A-League’s Coach of the Year for the 2015/16 season.

Guillermo Amor won two major trophies in his first season as a professional coach

Up until Round 6, our leading goal scorer was “Own Goal” – 2 goals 

In professional Australian sport, no team in any code has ever climbed from the foot of the table after eight rounds to be top of the league at the end of regular matches – except Adelaide United

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