A-League Men top goal scorers 2022-2023: Updated golden boot rankings

By | September 28, 2022

The A-League Men golden boot race promises to a blockbuster affair with players such as Nani and Charlie Austin coming to Australia for the 2022-23 season.

Can Jamie Maclaren win a fifth A-League Men golden boot?

Or will a challenger come from the likes of Austin, Nick D’Agostino, Jason Cummings or Mathew Leckie?

The Sporting News keeps track of all the A-League Men goal scoring statistics for the current season.

A -League Men Top Scorers Table (2022-2023)

The table below will be updated after each round of the 2022/23 season with the ranking of the A-League Men’s top scorers. 

Rank Player Club Goals (PKs) Assists Matches Mins

A-League Men odds to win Golden Boot

Australian bookmakers are yet to release markets for the A-League Men top goal scorer.

A-League Men Golden Boot Winners

Below are the top scorers in each season of the A-League Men (since 2005-06).

Bobo (Sydney FC) has the record for most goals scored in a single campaign with 27.

Jamie Maclaren (Melbourne City) has finished atop the A-League Men scoring chart in four different seasons, more than any player all-time. Besart Berisha (Melbourne Victory) and Shane Smeltz (Wellington/Gold Coast) follow with two scoring titles each.

Year Player Team Goals
2021-22 Jamie Maclaren Melbourne City 15
2020-21 Jamie Maclaren Melbourne City 25
2019-20 Jamie Maclaren Melbourne City 22
2018-17 Roy Krishna Wellington Phoenix 18
2017-16 Bobo Sydney FC 27
2016-17 Jamie Maclaren Melbourne City 19
  Besart Berisha Melbourne Victory 19
2015-16 Bruno Fornaroli Melbourne City 23
2014-15 Marc Janko Sydney FC 16
2013-14 Adam Taggart Newcastle Jets 16
2012-13 Daniel McBreen Central Coast 17
2011-12 Besart Berisha Brisbane Roar 19
2010-11 Sergio van Dijk Adelaide United 16
2009-10 Shane Smeltz Gold Coast United 19
2008-09 Shane Smeltz Wellington Phoenix 12
2007-08 Joel Griffiths Newcastle Jets 12
2006-07 Danny Allsopp Melbourne Victory 11
2005-05 Archie Thompson Melbourne Victory 8
  Bobby Despotovski Perth Glory 8
  Stewart Petrie Central Coast 8
  Alex Brosque   8

A-League Men Golden Boot table 2021/22

Melbourne City’s Jamie Maclaren won a fourth A-League Men golden boot and third consecutive with 15 goals across the season.

He also scored the most goals without the penalties (13) ahead of Melbourne Victory’s Nick D’Agostino (10).

Rank Player Club Goals (PKs) Assists Matches Mins
1 Jamie Maclaren Melbourne City 15 (2) 2 24 2133
2. Beka Mikeltadze Newcastle Jets 13 (5) 3 24 2119
3 Jason Cummings Central Coast 10 (2) 6 20 1617
4. Nick D’Agostino Melbourne Victory 10 (0) 1 24 1248
5. Aleksandar Prijovic Western United 9 (1) 5 23 1782
  Mathew Leckie Melbourne City 9 (0) 4 20 1515