Evan Kostopoulos

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Evan Kostopoulos
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Personal information
Date of birth (1990-05-07) 7 May 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Adelaide, Australia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Winger
Club information
Current team
South China
Number 19
Youth career
West Adelaide
Adelaide Olympic
Croydon Kings
2009–2013 Adelaide United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Adelaide Olympic 21 (6)
2009 Adelaide Comets 18 (4)
2010–2013 Adelaide United 21 (3)
2010 Adelaide Cobras (loan) 5 (1)
2013–2014 Sydney Olympic 15 (7)
2014– South China 3 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 September 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Evan Kostopoulos (Greek: Ηβαν Κοστοπουλος, born 7 May 1990) is a Greek Australian footballer who currently plays for Hong Kong Premier League club South China AA.

Club career[edit]

AEK Athens and Panionios[edit]

In 2006–2007 season, Evan Kostopoulos had spent time on trial with Greek Super League clubs AEK Athens and Panionios GSS where he declined offers to returned to Australia.[1]

In 2007–2008 season, Kostopoulos played his first senior football game for South Australian Premier League club Adelaide Olympic where he was able to make 21 appearances scoring 6 goals.[1]

In 2008–2009 season, Kostopoulos signed for then South Australian Premier League club Adelaide Comets where he played 18 games scoring 4 goals.[1]

Adelaide United[edit]

In January 2010 Kostopoulos signed for Adelaide United in Hyundai A-League. On 30 January 2010, Kostopoulos made his senior debut for Adelaide United replacing Adam Hughes in the 79th minute in the match against Wellington Phoenix.[2] At the end of the 2009–2010 A-League season Kostopoulos was loaned to Adelaide Cobras for 2010–2011 season.[1]

On 14 April 2012, in the 2011–2012 A-League season it was announced that Kostopoulos had signed a one-year undisclosed contract with Adelaide United until the end of the 2012–2013 A-League season. Kostopoulos scored his first A-League goal against Melbourne Victory in a 4–2 home victory.[1]

Sydney Olympic FC[edit]

In November 2013, Evan Kostopoulos met with Sydney Olympic FC officials and signed a deal with the Belmore-based club. His signature has been met with much praise from fans already, given his proven quality in the A-League.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Adelaide signs youth striker. theworldgame.sbs.com.au. 14 April 2012. Retrieved 14 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Case of deja vu as Reds go down to Wellington". Adelaide United. 30 January 2010. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  3. ^ http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/south-west/kostopoulos-to-add-spark-to-sydney-olympic/story-fngr8j0d-1226777080172

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