It has become common for players to bounce around A-League clubs like a beach ball at a concert. But we took a look at the players who have made the most moves.

With limitations on marquee signings, salary cap space and the frequency of short-term contracts, players will often play for more than one club in the A-League.

Two or three may seem like a lot, but when you’ve played for just about every team in the competition you have to wonder whether the player is hot property or whether they just cannot settle wherever they end up.

Take a look below to find out who’s done the rounds in Australia’s top tier.

10. Nick Ward – 5 clubs (Melbourne Victory, Newcastle Jets, Perth Glory, Wellington Phoenix, Western Sydney Wanderers)

Now playing for his 13th club with the Bentleigh Greens in Victoria Ward has had quite an illustrious career which included stints at five A-League clubs as well as a spell in the English Championship with the Queens Park Rangers.

The attacking-midfielder took out the young player of the year award with home-city side Perth in 2005/06 and later claimed his only A-League title with Victory, his second top-tier club in 2008/09.

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9. Jeremy Brockie – 5 clubs (New Zealand Knights, Newcastle Jets, North Queensland Fury, Sydney FC, Wellington Phoenix)

The only forward in the list, Brockie started his career with former A-League club New Zealand Knights proving to be one of the sides only shining lights finishing bottom of the league two times running before dropping out of the competition.

Moves to Sydney FC, now dissolved club North Queensland and Newcastle the striker made a return to his home country with Wellington managing 39 goals in 132 league appearances before turning to South Africa where he now plays for Supersport United FC.

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8. Antony Golec – 5 clubs (Adelaide United, Central Coast Mariners, Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Western Sydney Wanderers)

Golec got off to a good start in what has been and still is a solid A-League caree, making his senior debut in the ‘big blue’ at the age of 18 and winning the National Youth League with Sydney FC the same season.

After failing to claim a starting spot with the Sky Blues the defender turned to Adelaide before returning to cross-town rivals Western Sydney and then Perth in search of regular football.

Perhaps the strangest move on this list, Golec went on to try his luck in Moldova with Sheriff Tiraspol before failed stints in Iran and South Korea led him back to Australia, joining the Mariners this season.

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7. Scott Jamieson – 5 clubs (Adelaide United, Melbourne City, Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Western Sydney Wanderers)

Another winner of the coveted young player of the year award back in 2008/09, Jamieson spent the early stages of his career with former English Premier League side Bolton Wanderers before heading to Adelaide at the end of his contract.

The left-back made a big impression with the reds and earned himself a call-up to the Socceroos landing four caps between 2010 and 2012.

Jamieson worked his way around three more A-League clubs before snapping up the opportunity to play for Swedish club IFK Göteborg returning earlier this year to sign a contract with Melbourne City.

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6. Daniel Mullen – 5 clubs (Adelaide United, Melbourne Victory, Newcastle Jets, Wellington Phoenix, Western Sydney Wanderers)

Born in Adelaide, Mullen was a voyager from an early age making the move to Canberra to take part in the illustrious Centre of Excellence program before rejoining his home-town club for four years.

It’s hard to believe a 27-year old is playing for his fifth A-League club, but the youngest on the list has wasted no time in a career that has also lead him to China for a two-year spell with Dalian Aerbin.

Mullen’s most recent destination lies in Wellington where he hopes to help lift the Nix from pretenders to contenders.

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5. Justin Pasfield – 5 clubs (Brisbane Roar, Central Coast Mariners, Newcastle Jets, North Queensland Fury, Sydney FC)

The first of four glovesmen on the list Pasfield is another player to have established himself abroad before returning to play in the A-League, spending a year with Irish club Bray Wanderers.

The Wollongong native enjoyed success in the competition taking out titles with both Sydney FC in 2005/06 and the Mariners in 2012/13, but Pasfield only managed his first game time with North Queensland in 2009.

Returning to his hometown for the third time Pasfield still plays for the Wolves in the NSW NPL.

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4. Danny Vukovic- 5 clubs (Central Coast Mariners, Melbourne Victory, Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Wellington Phoenix)

One of the heroes of last season’s grand-final, Vukovic’s stunning campaign with the Sky Blues earnt the shot-stopper a spot with Belgian giants Genk to fill the boots of Socceroos number one Matty Ryan.

Holding the record for the most clean sheets in A-League history with 84, the Sydney born goalkeeper cemented himself as one of the leagues best and has since been called up to the Socceroos squad as they continue to search for a spot in the World Cup next year.

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3. Andrew Redmayne – 5 clubs (Brisbane Roar, Central Coast Mariners, Melbourne City, Sydney FC, Western Sydney Wanderers)

As Vukovic packed his bags to fill Ryan’s spot, Redmayne readied himself to take over as the reigning champion’s number one and the Gosford born goalkeeper has proved an adequate replacement so far.

Another product of the Centre of Excellence program, Redmayne was close to signing a youth contract with Arsenal but the Gunners made a move for Wojciech Szczesny instead and the glovesman has played in the A-League ever since.

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2. Isaka Cernak – 6 clubs (Brisbane Roar, Central Coast Mariners, Melbourne Victory, North Queensland Fury, Perth Glory, Wellington Phoenix)

Getting to the business end now, fans of… well, most clubs might remember Cernak but you would be forgiven if not.

A skilful attacking midfielder who showed promise early on but never seemed to find his feet in the A-League, Cernak may hold the record for most clubs scored for but five goals in seven years is nothing to write home about.

Trying his luck in South Africa with Supersport United and then Thailand with Sisaket, Cernak may be one to forget for many A-League fans.

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1. Liam Reddy- 7 clubs (Brisbane Roar, Central Coast Mariners, Newcastle Jets, Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Wellington Phoenix, Western Sydney Wanderers)

Last but in no way the least, having played for all but three of the current A-League teams Reddy has been well and truly around the traps and played all of his football in Australia.

Between the posts for both sides in three different derby’s, the shot-stopper has almost seen it all, and after a failed attempt at playing overseas in Iran, Reddy re-established himself as one of the leagues best now playing for Perth and proving his worth.

Could Reddy play for an eighth A-League club before he hangs up the gloves? Or could Perth be his final destination? Let us know in the comments below!

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