Defender Tarek Elrich
- Height 180cm
- Weight 77kg
- D.O.B. 1/1/87
- Born Sydney
Elrich, a Western Sydney local who played junior football with Parramatta Eagles, was one of the Wanderers’ three inaugural signings on 25 June 2012.
The fullback made 11 appearances in his one season with the club, helping the Red & Black in their record-breaking run to the Premiers Plate and Grand Final.
Capped three-times by the Socceroos, Elrich returned to the club in May 2018 after a successful five seasons with Adelaide United, where he made 112 Hyundai A-League appearances for the Reds, winning the Premiership, Championship and FFA Cup.
Hyundai A-League 2018/19
How a Wanderers veteran overshadowed Popovic’s return to Western Sydney
When Tony Popovic was appointed as the inaugural coach of Western Sydney Wanderers back in 2012, one of the first players he signed was Tarek Elrich. And it was his former protégé that came back to haunt him on Sunday, with Elrich's 95th-minute strike denying Popovic a win in
Baccus, Elrich and Llorente help raise more than $4 million dollars for The Children's Hospital in Westmead
Keanu Baccus, Tarek Elrich and Raul Llorente took part in The Children's Hospital at Westmead's annual Radiothon yesterday afternoon and were part of the group that raised more than more than $4 million dollars.