Tony Vidmar

Date of birth04 July 1970
Place of birthAdelaide
NationalityAustralian
Weight79 kg
Height1.87 m
PositionDefender

Originally a left-sided defender, Tony played for Adelaide City before moving to Europe where he played for Germinal Ekeren and NAC Breda.

He signed for Rangers in June 1997 and initially took some time to establish himself in the line-up. Now able to take almost any defensive position he eventually became a key figure for the 'Gers in the double-winning team of 1999-2000.

Tony made his international debut for Australia in 1991 and has won over 50 caps. His older brother Aurelio has also been a regular in the national squad.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Adelaide City 01 Jul 1991 01 Jul 1992
Ekeren 01 Jul 1992 03 May 1993
Adelaide City 03 May 1993 25 Jun 1995
NAC Breda 25 Jun 1995 30 Jun 1997
Rangers 30 Jun 1997 30 Jun 2002
Middlesbrough 09 Sep 2002 30 Jun 2003
Cardiff City 16 Jul 2003 30 Jun 2005

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Rangers Scottish FA Cup 3
1
1999-00 Rangers Scottish League Cup 1
1999-00 Rangers Scottish Premier League 21
6
5
2
1999-00 Rangers UEFA Champions League 5
1
1
1999-00 Rangers UEFA Cup 1
1
2000-01 Rangers Scottish FA Cup 1
2000-01 Rangers Scottish Premier League 11
4
1
4
2000-01 Rangers UEFA Champions League 4
2
2001-02 Rangers Scottish FA Cup 5
2001-02 Rangers Scottish League Cup 1
2
2001-02 Rangers Scottish Premier League 23
1
1
2
2001-02 Rangers UEFA Champions League 3
2001-02 Rangers UEFA Cup 2
1
1
2002-03 Middlesbrough FA Cup 1
1
2002-03 Middlesbrough League Cup 2
1
2002-03 Middlesbrough Premier League 9
3
2003-04 Cardiff City FA Cup 1
2003-04 Cardiff City League Cup 2
2003-04 Cardiff City League Division 1 45
1
6
1
2004-05 Cardiff City FA Cup
1
2004-05 Cardiff City League Championship 23
5
1
3
2004-05 Cardiff City League Cup 4
1
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
31 Jul 1999 Rangers v Kilmarnock W 2-1 Scottish Premier League
04 Aug 1999 Rangers v FC Haka W 3-0
Agg: 7-1
UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 2nd leg
07 Aug 1999 Heart of Midlothian v Rangers W 0-4 Scottish Premier League
11 Aug 1999 Rangers v Parma W 2-0 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
15 Aug 1999 Rangers v Motherwell W 4-1 Scottish Premier League
21 Aug 1999 Rangers v Dundee United W 4-1 Scottish Premier League
25 Aug 1999 Parma v Rangers L 1-0
Agg: 1-2
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
28 Aug 1999 Hibernian v Rangers W 0-1 Scottish Premier League
11 Sep 1999 Rangers v Aberdeen W 3-0 Scottish Premier League
15 Sep 1999 Valencia v Rangers L 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group F
02 Oct 1999 Dundee v Rangers W 2-3 Scottish Premier League
12 Oct 1999 Rangers v Dunfermline Athletic W 1-0 Scottish League Cup 3rd round
16 Oct 1999 Kilmarnock v Rangers D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
20 Oct 1999 Rangers v PSV Eindhoven W 4-1 UEFA Champions League Group F
26 Oct 1999 Rangers v Valencia L 1-2 UEFA Champions League Group F
30 Oct 1999 Aberdeen v Rangers W 1-5 Scottish Premier League
07 Nov 1999 Rangers v Celtic W 4-2 Scottish Premier League
25 Nov 1999 Rangers v Borussia Dortmund W 2-0 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
28 Nov 1999 Rangers v Dundee L 1-2 Scottish Premier League
07 Dec 1999 Borussia Dortmund v Rangers L 2-0
Agg: 2-2
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
11 Dec 1999 Rangers v Kilmarnock W 1-0 Scottish Premier League
18 Dec 1999 Motherwell v Rangers W 1-5 Scottish Premier League
22 Dec 1999 Rangers v Heart of Midlothian W 1-0 Scottish Premier League
27 Dec 1999 Celtic v Rangers D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
22 Jan 2000 Rangers v Aberdeen W 5-0 Scottish Premier League
30 Jan 2000 St Johnstone v Rangers W 0-2 Scottish FA Cup 3rd round
02 Feb 2000 Dundee United v Rangers W 0-4 Scottish Premier League
06 Feb 2000 Hibernian v Rangers D 2-2 Scottish Premier League
15 Feb 2000 St Johnstone v Rangers D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
19 Feb 2000 Greenock Morton v Rangers W 0-1 Scottish FA Cup 4th round
27 Feb 2000 Dundee v Rangers W 1-7 Scottish Premier League
04 Mar 2000 Rangers v St Johnstone D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
08 Mar 2000 Celtic v Rangers W 0-1 Scottish Premier League
30 Apr 2000 Rangers v Dundee W 3-0 Scottish Premier League
03 May 2000 Rangers v Hibernian W 5-2 Scottish Premier League
07 May 2000 Kilmarnock v Rangers W 0-2 Scottish Premier League
13 May 2000 Rangers v Heart of Midlothian W 1-0 Scottish Premier League
21 May 2000 Motherwell v Rangers L 2-0 Scottish Premier League
27 May 2000 Aberdeen v Rangers W 0-4 Scottish FA Cup Final
26 Jul 2000 Rangers v FBK Kaunas W 4-1 UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 1st leg
29 Jul 2000 Rangers v St Johnstone W 2-1 Scottish Premier League
02 Aug 2000 FBK Kaunas v Rangers D 0-0
Agg: 1-4
UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 2nd leg
13 Aug 2000 St Mirren v Rangers W 1-3 Scottish Premier League
23 Aug 2000 Rangers v Herfølge W 3-0
Agg: 6-0
UEFA Champions League 3rd round 2nd leg
27 Aug 2000 Celtic v Rangers L 6-2 Scottish Premier League
17 Sep 2000 Rangers v Heart of Midlothian W 1-0 Scottish Premier League
20 Sep 2000 AS Monaco v Rangers W 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group D
23 Sep 2000 Motherwell v Rangers W 0-1 Scottish Premier League
01 Oct 2000 Rangers v Dundee United W 3-0 Scottish Premier League
14 Oct 2000 Hibernian v Rangers L 1-0 Scottish Premier League
17 Oct 2000 Rangers v Galatasaray D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
07 Nov 2000 Rangers v AS Monaco D 2-2 UEFA Champions League Group D
12 Nov 2000 Aberdeen v Rangers W 1-2 Scottish Premier League
18 Nov 2000 Dunfermline Athletic v Rangers D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
10 Dec 2000 Rangers v Motherwell W 2-0 Scottish Premier League
17 Dec 2000 Dundee United v Rangers D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
27 Jan 2001 Rangers v Brechin City W 2-0 Scottish FA Cup 3rd round
31 Jan 2001 Rangers v Aberdeen W 1-0 Scottish Premier League
03 Feb 2001 Rangers v Dunfermline Athletic W 2-0 Scottish Premier League
31 Mar 2001 Rangers v Dundee United L 0-2 Scottish Premier League
20 May 2001 Rangers v Hibernian W 4-0 Scottish Premier League
28 Jul 2001 Aberdeen v Rangers W 0-3 Scottish Premier League
01 Aug 2001 Rangers v NK Maribor W 3-1
Agg: 6-1
UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 2nd leg
04 Aug 2001 Rangers v Livingston D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
08 Aug 2001 Rangers v Fenerbahçe D 0-0 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
11 Aug 2001 Dunfermline Athletic v Rangers W 1-4 Scottish Premier League
22 Aug 2001 Fenerbahçe v Rangers L 2-1
Agg: 2-1
UEFA Champions League 3rd round 2nd leg
25 Aug 2001 Rangers v Dundee W 2-0 Scottish Premier League
08 Sep 2001 Heart of Midlothian v Rangers D 2-2 Scottish Premier League
16 Sep 2001 Rangers v Motherwell W 3-0 Scottish Premier League
09 Oct 2001 Rangers v Airdrieonians W 3-0 Scottish League Cup 3
06 Dec 2001 Paris St Germain v Rangers D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
09 Dec 2001 Rangers v Heart of Midlothian W 3-1 Scottish Premier League
12 Dec 2001 Rangers v Hibernian D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
15 Dec 2001 Motherwell v Rangers D 2-2 Scottish Premier League
22 Dec 2001 Rangers v Dundee United W 3-2 Scottish Premier League
26 Dec 2001 Hibernian v Rangers W 0-3 Scottish Premier League
12 Jan 2002 Rangers v Livingston W 3-0 Scottish Premier League
15 Jan 2002 Berwick Rangers v Rangers D 0-0 Scottish FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 2002 Aberdeen v Rangers W 0-1 Scottish Premier League
21 Jan 2002 Rangers v Berwick Rangers W 3-0 Scottish FA Cup 3rd round replay
23 Jan 2002 Dunfermline Athletic v Rangers W 2-4 Scottish Premier League
26 Jan 2002 Rangers v Hibernian W 4-1 Scottish FA Cup 4th round
30 Jan 2002 Kilmarnock v Rangers D 2-2 Scottish Premier League
02 Feb 2002 Rangers v Dundee W 2-1 Scottish Premier League
05 Feb 2002 Rangers v Celtic W 2-1 Scottish League Cup Semi-final
16 Feb 2002 Rangers v Motherwell W 3-0 Scottish Premier League
21 Feb 2002 Rangers v Feyenoord D 1-1 UEFA Cup 4th round 1st leg
24 Feb 2002 Forfar Athletic v Rangers W 0-6 Scottish FA Cup 5th round
28 Feb 2002 Feyenoord v Rangers L 3-2
Agg: 4-3
UEFA Cup 4th round 2nd leg
03 Mar 2002 Dundee United v Rangers W 0-1 Scottish Premier League
06 Mar 2002 St Johnstone v Rangers W 0-2 Scottish Premier League
10 Mar 2002 Rangers v Celtic D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
17 Mar 2002 Ayr United v Rangers W 0-4 Scottish League Cup Final
24 Mar 2002 Rangers v Partick Thistle W 3-0 Scottish FA Cup Semi-final
07 Apr 2002 Rangers v Heart of Midlothian W 2-0 Scottish Premier League
13 Apr 2002 Livingston v Rangers L 2-1 Scottish Premier League
27 Apr 2002 Rangers v Aberdeen W 2-0 Scottish Premier League
12 May 2002 Dunfermline Athletic v Rangers D 1-1 Scottish Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1990-91 Australia International Friendly 1
1
1990-91 Australia Olympics 1
1
1990-91 Australia Presidents Cup 2
1991-92 Australia International Friendly 4
1
1991-92 Australia Olympics 2
2
1992-93 Australia International Friendly 1
1992-93 Australia Olympics 6
2
1993-94 Australia FIFA World Cup 4
1
1993-94 Australia International Friendly 2
1
1993-94 Australia Kirin Japan Cup 2
1993-94 Australia Nelson Mandela Friendship Tournament 2
1994-95 Australia International Friendly 4
1
1994-95 Australia Under-23 v A
1
1995-96 Australia International Friendly 1
1996-97 Australia FIFA World Cup 2
1
1996-97 Australia International Friendly 2
1997-98 Australia FIFA Confederations Cup 4
1997-98 Australia FIFA World Cup 1
2
1
1997-98 Australia International Friendly 1
1998-99 Australia International Friendly 1
1999-00 Australia International Friendly 3
2000-01 Australia FIFA Confederations Cup 5
2
2000-01 Australia FIFA World Cup 5
1
2000-01 Australia Friendship Tounament (UAE) 2
2001-02 Australia FIFA World Cup 2
2001-02 Australia International Friendly 1
2002-03 Australia International Friendly
1
2003-04 Australia FIFA World Cup 4
2003-04 Australia International Friendly 3
2
2003-04 Australia Oceania Nations Cup 2
1
2004-05 Australia FIFA Confederations Cup 2
2004-05 Australia International Friendly 3
1
2005-06 Australia FIFA World Cup 3
2
2005-06 Australia International Friendly 1
2006-07 Australia International Friendly 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
04 Feb 1991 Australia v Czechoslovakia L 0-2 International Friendly
26 May 1991 Australia v Fiji W 7-0 Olympics Oceania
01 Jun 1991 Australia v England L 0-1 International Friendly
08 Jun 1991 Australia v USSR W 2-1 PRESIDENTS CUP B
10 Jun 1991 Australia v USA Universities W 4-2 PRESIDENTS CUP B
11 Nov 1991 Papua New Guinea v Australia W 0-5 Olympics Oceania
25 Jan 1992 Australia v Sweden D 0-0 International Friendly
29 Jan 1992 Australia v Sweden W 1-0 International Friendly
02 Feb 1992 Australia v Sweden W 1-0 International Friendly
16 May 1992 Australia v Netherlands D 1-1 Olympics Play-off
14 Jun 1992 USA v Australia W 0-1 International Friendly
18 Jun 1992 Argentina v Australia L 2-0 International Friendly
26 Jul 1992 Ghana v Australia L 3-1 Olympics 1st round group C
28 Jul 1992 Mexico v Australia D 1-1 Olympics 1st round group D
30 Jul 1992 Denmark v Australia W 0-3 Olympics 1st round group C
02 Aug 1992 Sweden v Australia W 1-2 Olympics Quarter-final
05 Aug 1992 Poland v Australia L 6-1 Olympics Semi-final
07 Aug 1992 Ghana v Australia L 1-0 Olympics 3rd place
20 Apr 1993 Kuwait v Australia L 3-1 International Friendly
31 Jul 1993 Canada v Australia L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Play-off
15 Aug 1993 Australia v Canada W 2-1 (4-1) FIFA World Cup Play-off
24 Sep 1993 Korea Republic v Australia D 1-1 International Friendly
26 Sep 1993 Korea Republic v Australia L 1-0 International Friendly
31 Oct 1993 Australia v Argentina D 1-1 FIFA World Cup OC/SA play-off
17 Nov 1993 Argentina v Australia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Play-off
22 May 1994 Japan v Australia D 1-1 KIRIN JAPAN CUP
26 May 1994 Australia v France L 0-1 Kirin Japan Cup
08 Jun 1994 Australia v South Africa W 1-0 NELSON MANDELA FRIENDSHIP TOUN
12 Jun 1994 Australia v South Africa W 1-0 NELSON MANDELA FRIENDSHIP TOUN
22 Sep 1994 Malaysia v Australia W 0-3 U23 v A
24 Sep 1994 Kuwait v Australia D 0-0 International Friendly
27 Sep 1994 Japan v Australia D 0-0 International Friendly
08 Feb 1995 Australia v Colombia D 0-0 International Friendly
18 Jun 1995 Australia v Ghana W 2-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 1996 Scotland v Australia L 1-0 International Friendly
12 Mar 1997 FYR Macedonia v Australia W 0-1 International Friendly
02 Apr 1997 Hungary v Australia W 1-3 International Friendly
11 Jun 1997 Australia v Solomon Islands W 13-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania group 1
17 Jun 1997 Australia v Solomon Islands W 6-2 FIFA World Cup Oceania group 1
28 Jun 1997 New Zealand v Australia W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Oceania
06 Jul 1997 Australia v New Zealand W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania
01 Oct 1997 Tunisia v Australia W 0-3 International Friendly
22 Nov 1997 Iran v Australia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Play-off Asia / Oceania
29 Nov 1997 Australia v Iran D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Play-off Asia / Oceania
12 Dec 1997 Australia v Mexico W 3-1 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
14 Dec 1997 Australia v Brazil D 0-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
19 Dec 1997 Australia v Uruguay W 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Semi-final
21 Dec 1997 Brazil v Australia L 6-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Final
12 Jun 1999 Australia v FIFA XI W 3-2 International Friendly
14 Nov 1999 Australia v Brazil L 0-2 A v OT
17 Nov 1999 Australia v Brazil D 2-2 A v OT
23 Feb 2000 Hungary v Australia W 0-3 International Friendly
04 Oct 2000 Australia v Kuwait W 1-0 FRIENDSHIP TOURNAMENT (UAE)
07 Oct 2000 Korea Republic v Australia L 4-2 FRIENDSHIP TOURNAMENT (UAE)
09 Apr 2001 Australia v Tonga W 22-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania group 1 1st round
11 Apr 2001 Australia v American Samoa W 31-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania group 1 1st round
14 Apr 2001 Australia v Fiji W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania group 1 1st round
30 May 2001 Mexico v Australia W 0-2 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
01 Jun 2001 Australia v France W 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
03 Jun 2001 Korea Republic v Australia L 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
07 Jun 2001 Japan v Australia L 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Semi-final
09 Jun 2001 Australia v Brazil W 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup 3rd place
20 Jun 2001 New Zealand v Australia W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Oceania play-off
24 Jun 2001 Australia v New Zealand W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Oceania play-off
11 Nov 2001 Australia v France D 1-1 International Friendly
20 Nov 2001 Australia v Uruguay W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania / SA play-off
25 Nov 2001 Uruguay v Australia L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania / SA play-off
12 Feb 2003 England v Australia W 1-3 International Friendly
19 Aug 2003 Republic of Ireland v Australia L 2-1 International Friendly
07 Sep 2003 Australia v Jamaica W 2-1 International Friendly
18 Feb 2004 Venezuela v Australia D 1-1 International Friendly
21 May 2004 Australia v Turkey L 1-3 International Friendly
24 May 2004 Australia v Turkey L 0-1 International Friendly
29 May 2004 Australia v New Zealand W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania 2nd stage
31 May 2004 Australia v Tahiti W 9-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania 2nd stage
02 Jun 2004 Australia v Fiji W 6-1 FIFA World Cup Oceania 2nd stage
04 Jun 2004 Australia v Vanuatu W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania 2nd stage
09 Oct 2004 Solomon Islands v Australia W 1-5 Oceania Nations Cup Final 1st leg
12 Oct 2004 Australia v Solomon Islands W 6-0 OCEANIA NATIONS CUP Final 2nd leg
16 Nov 2004 Australia v Norway D 2-2 International Friendly
09 Feb 2005 South Africa v Australia D 1-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2005 Australia v Iraq W 2-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 2005 Australia v Indonesia W 3-0 International Friendly
18 Jun 2005 Australia v Argentina L 2-4 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
21 Jun 2005 Australia v Tunisia L 0-2 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
03 Sep 2005 Australia v Solomon Islands W 7-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania
09 Oct 2005 Australia v Jamaica W 5-0 International Friendly
12 Nov 2005 Uruguay v Australia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania / SA play-off
16 Nov 2005 Australia v Uruguay W 1-0 (4-2) FIFA World Cup Oceania / SA play-off
07 Oct 2006 Australia v Paraguay D 1-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.