Milan Susak

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Milan Susak
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Susak in 2014
Personal information
Full name Milan Susak
Date of birth (1984-01-29) 29 January 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth Fairfield, Australia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
East Bengal
Number 4
Youth career
1996–1998 Bonnyrigg White Eagles
1998–2001 Sydney Olympic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Sydney Olympic 0 (0)
2002–2007 FK Vojvodina 22 (0)
2003–2004 FK Veternik (loan) 20 (3)
2006–2007 ČSK Pivara (loan) 9 (0)
2007–2008 Adelaide United 12 (0)
2008–2010 SpVgg Unterhaching 55 (1)
2010–2011 Brisbane Roar 29 (0)
2011 Minangkabau (loan) 12 (0)
2011–2012 Adelaide United 9 (0)
2012–2013 Tianjin Teda 16 (1)
2013 Sepahan 18 (0)
2013–2014 Al Wasl 15 (0)
2015– East Bengal 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:09, 31 March 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Milan Susak (Serbian: Milan Šušak, born 29 January 1984) is an Australian footballer who plays for East Bengal in I-League.

Club career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Susak is also of Serbian descent. He penned a one-year deal on 26 July 2007 after impressing coach Aurelio Vidmar in pre-season games against Melbourne & Perth.[1]

Susak's previous club was FK Vojvodina in the Meridian Superliga in Serbia and Montenegro, for whom he made 22 appearances having also played on loan in two lower league clubs, Veternik and ČSK Pivara.

In April 2008, he was able to go out on a high by playing the full 90 minutes of Adelaide's successful Asian Champions League campaign while not conceding a goal to allow the Reds to advance to the quarter finals of the competition.

On 5 June 2008, Susak signed a one-year contract with the German club SpVgg Unterhaching with the option of another year after being recommended for a trial by fellow Australian Paul Agostino.[2]

After two years at Unterhaching he returned home and signed for Brisbane Roar in the A-League In the same year he won the Premiership and Championship going undefeated in 26 matches.[3]

In 2011, he stated on his Twitter account that he signed a loan deal with Liga Primer Indonesia outfit Minangkabau FC.

On 27 September 2011, he signed a two-year contract with his old club Adelaide United returning to Australia after a short stint in Indonesia.

In October 2011, Holger Osieck selected Susak for the upcoming national team training camp.

Later years[edit]

In February 2012, it was announced that Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda had signed Susak for $200,000.[4] He made his official debut for Tianjin on 25 February, in a 2–1 CFA Super Cup defeat against Guangzhou Evergrande. On 5 December 2012, he signed a contract with Iranian champions Sepahan.

Susak is the only Australian footballer who has played in three Asian Champions League campaign's with three different clubs in different countries.

Susak in 2013

In June 2013 it was announced that UAE Pro League club Al Wasl had signed susak from Sepahan for an estimated $500,000 transfer fee.

East Bengal[edit]

In November 2014, Susak signed for I-League giant East Bengal for one year.[5] He said that he wanted to win trophies for the club besides the opportunity to play in the AFC Cup attracted him to join the Kolkatan outfit.[6]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 20 April 2015[7][8]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Adelaide United 2007–08 A-League 12 0 0 0 2 0 14 0
SpVgg Unterhaching 2008–09 3. Liga 34 1 1 0 35 1
2009–10 3. Liga 21 0 0 0 21 0
Total 55 1 1 0 56 1
Brisbane Roar 2010–11 A-League 29 0 0 0 29 0
Adelaide United 2011–12 A-League 9 0 0 0 9 0
Tianjin Teda 2012 CSL 16 0 0 0 5 0 21 0
Sepahan 2012–13 Iran Pro League 11 0 0 0 4 0 15 0
Al Wasl 2013–14 UAE Arabian Gulf League 8 0 5 0 13 0
East Bengal 2014–15 I-League 12 0 4 0 16 0
Career total 152 1 6 0 15 0 173 11

Honours[edit]

Brisbane Roar
Sepahan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Susak rewarded". Adelaide Advertiser. 27 July 2007. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Unterhaching verpflichtet Susak" (in German). SpVgg Unterhaching. Retrieved 26 October 2008. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Brisbane secures Susak". The World Game. 10 June 2010. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Susak Swaps Adelaide For China". FourFourTwo Australia. 11 February 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "East Bengal rope in Milan Susak". Goal. Retrieved 4 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "'I want to win trophies for East Bengal' - Milan Susak". Goal. Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Milan Šušak > Club matches". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "M. Susak". Soccerway. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 

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