Daniel Piorkowski

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Daniel Piorkowski
Personal information
Full name Daniel Piorkowski
Date of birth (1984-01-12) 12 January 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Melbourne, Australia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Centre back / right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2005 Melbourne Knights 26 (0)
2005–2008 Melbourne Victory 30 (0)
2008 Newcastle Jets 7 (0)
2009–2011 Gold Coast United 2 (0)
National team
2002–2003 Australia U-20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 October 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:30, 1 November 2010 (UTC)

Daniel Piorkowski (born 12 January 1984) is an Australian footballer.

Club career[edit]

Melbourne Knights[edit]

His progress as a footballer was delayed by a knee reconstruction, sustained during his playing days with ex NSL club Melbourne Knights. Daniel also was a member of the Australian Under 20 Side and missed out on a place in the Under-20 World Cup due to a knee reconstruction.[1]

Melbourne Victory[edit]

After signing for Melbourne Victory, Piorkowski made 11 appearances and was signed to a new two-year deal in April 2006.[2] Piorkowski was an important part of the Victory defence during their premiership winning season in 06/07 along with Adrian Leijer and Rodrigo Vargas. He unfortunately injured his knee during the season and did not feature in the finals series.[3][4] On 13 February 2008 he was tabled a new contract by Victory but remained undecided whether to stay with the club.[5] On 13 May 2008 he finally decided to pursue his ambitions of playing in Europe.[6][7][8]

Newcastle Jets[edit]

On 13 September 2008 he signed a short deal after a week long trial to cover injured defender Shaun Ontong.[9][10]

Gold Coast United[edit]

On 20 November 2008 he joined Gold Coast United on a two-year deal.[11][12]

Honours[edit]

With Melbourne Victory:

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