Adelaide United Team of 20 Years | Right Winger

To celebrate 20 years of Adelaide United, we’re inviting fans to vote on our Team of 20 Years.

From Club legends to cult heroes, the competition will be fierce, and we want to know who you think deserves the call up! 

Each day we will ask fans to vote on who they believe should be in a selected position, to complete the fan-voted Adelaide United Team of 20 Years. The voting will include both men’s and women’s players. 

The final team will be announced at Adelaide United’s 20th Anniversary dinner at Adelaide Oval on Tuesday 23 January.

Today get voting on the right winger. Will it be Chelsie Dawber, Travis Dodd or Awer Mabil? You get to decide!

Enter your vote and your contact details to be in the running to win a double pass to the 20th Anniversary Dinner.

Hosted by Jarrod Walsh, the night will celebrate all the moments and people who have helped shape the club.

Guests will enjoy a three-course meal and premium beverage package, as well as live entertainment and an auction featuring exclusive memorabilia and unique experiences.

Tickets for the 20th Anniversary Dinner are still available with all proceeds from the night going towards the Adelaide United Foundation, which supports youth development, education and community initiatives.

How to vote: The team will be selected in a 4-4-2 formation and include a head coach. A substitutes bench will also be decided from among those that miss out on the starting XI. Click the link below to enter your vote. Voting for all positions will close at midnight on Friday 29 December with the final team to be announced on Tuesday 23 January at Adelaide United’s 20th Anniversary Dinner.


Travis Dodd

Travis Dodd is a Club legend through and through, taking over the captaincy from Michael Valkanis in July 2008.

Dodd was deadly in front of goal, scoring 41 in 183 matches and still sits fourth in appearances on United’s records list. 

Dodd’s crowning moment was a phenomenal headed assist for Fabian Barbiero to secure an unassailable 3-0 first-leg home win against Bunyodkor in the 2008 AFC Asian Champions League Semi-Final. 

He also scored the Club’s first Champions League hat-trick against Dong Tam Long An FC in the campaign prior, admirably leading Adelaide on its previously uncharted and successful AFC adventure.

Awer Mabil

Enormously talented, Awer Mabil delighted Coopers Stadium immediately with his pace and trickery from his debut in 2013.

The Kenyan-born South Australian winger would go on to play 47 quality games for United, scoring eight goals and creating four before Europe came calling.

Mabil started in United’s first FFA Cup triumph against Perth Glory and has since become a regular Socceroo after earning his stripes with his home Club.

Named 2023 Young Australian of the Year for the work he does with his brother, Awer Bul on their Barefoot to Boots Charity, Mabil is a top role model in the game.

Ben Halloran

Halloran is an intelligent midfielder withmany facets to his game.

The adopted South Australian won back-to-back FFA Cups in 2018 and 2019 and was awarded the Aurelio Vidmar Medal for a stellar 2020/21 campaign.

The winger, literally able to play in any position, is dangerous on both flanks predominantly used as a right winger in Carl Veart’s team.

Just one of Halloran’s crafty goals was an audacious lobbed effort over a scrambling Tom Glover to claw back a 2-2 draw at Coopers Stadium in 2021, showcasing his skill.

Fábio Ferreira

Fábio Ferreira played with immense flair, scoring his debut league goal on 23 November 2012 in a 2-1 away victory over Sydney FC, courtesy of a sharp drive into the left corner of the net from the right angle.

Just two weeks later he became an instant Hindmarsh Hero, assisting the first goal and netting his team’s second with an outrageous outside of the foot effort in a 4–2 rivalry derby win against Melbourne Victory at home.

With 13 goals in his 51 Adelaide United games, the ridiculously powerful winger left for stints at Central Coast, Sydney FC, and Perth Glory before finishing his time in the A-League.

Chelsie Dawber

Chelsie Dawber is one of United’s greatest-ever attackers, leading the club’s Liberty A-League goal-scoring tally with 22 from her 58 matches played.

Dawber made her debut in November 2017 in a 2–1 loss against Western Sydney Wanderers coming on as a substitute for Emily Condon.

After building steadily for a few more years, Dawber had a breakout 2021/22 season, scoring 10 goals with three assists, which saw Adelaide into its first-ever finals campaign.

Now seventh for all-time appearances, Dawber is an Adelaide United legend in the making.