Dragan Radovich

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Dragan Radovich
Personal information
Date of birth (1956-07-29) July 29, 1956 (age 58)
Place of birth Šibenik, People's Republic of Croatia,
SFR Yugoslavia
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1975-1978 Saint Francis College
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979-1980 Washington Diplomats 16 (0)
1981-1982 Portland Timbers 22 (0)
1983 Chicago Sting 10 (0)
Greek American AA
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Dragan Radovich (born July 29, 1956 in Šibenik, SFR Yugoslavia) is a retired Yugoslavian-American soccer Goalkeeper who spent five seasons in the North American Soccer League. He was also a three time first team All American goalkeeper at Saint Francis College.

Youth[edit]

While born in Yugoslavia, Radovich grew up in New York City where he developed his soccer skills as part of the Blau-Weiss Gottschee youth system.[1] He attended Jamaica High School where he was a Public Schools Athletic League Iron Horse/Pegasus Award Winner in 1975.[2] Radovich then attended Saint Francis College, playing on the school’s soccer team from 1975 to 1978. An outstanding collegiate goalkeeper, Radovich was the 1976, 1977 and 1978 first team All American goalkeeper.[3][4][5] He was inducted into the St. Francis Athletic Hall of Fame in 1987.[6]

Professional[edit]

In 1979, The Washington Diplomats of the North American Soccer League drafted Radovich and he spent two seasons with the Dips before moving to the Portland Timbers in 1981. He played 22 games over two outdoor seasons and 8 games during the 1981-1982 NASL Indoor season.[7] In 1983, he ended his NASL career with the Chicago Sting. His career is obscure after 1983, but he continued to play, at least at a semi-professional level. In 1989, he was on the Greek American AA team which lost the 1989 National Challenge Cup final to the Saint Petersburg Kickers.[8]

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