|Full name||Antun Matthew Kovacic|
|Date of birth||10 July 1981|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Australia|
|Height||1.94 m (6 ft 4 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Central defender|
|2009||Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i||3||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 September 2014.
Melbourne Victory recruited Kovacic from Oakleigh Cannons as a short-term replacement for the injured Daniel Piorkowski towards the end of the 06/07 season, featuring in two games. He also played for several years in the now defunct National Soccer League with the Melbourne Knights.
In June, 2008 Kovacic began trialling with the Newcastle Jets and impressed in two pre-season games, including one against the Central Coast Mariners. In early July Kovacic signed with the Newcastle Jets on a two-year deal to bolster their defence.
He returned to Australia for one season, helping Richmond Eagles to the Victorian Premier League Premiership and Grand Final in 2010.
In February 2014, Kovačić returned to the Melbourne Knights. With the Knights, he won the Dockerty Cup, helping the club to their first piece of silverware in 18 years. At the end of the season, Kovacic retired from competitive football.
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- Jets keen on Kovacic but search for strikers continues Archived 16 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
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