Branko Jelić

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Branko Jelić
Бранко Јелић
Personal information
Full name Branko Jelić
Date of birth (1977-05-05) 5 May 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Banja Luka, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Retired
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2000 Borac Čačak 58 (19)
2000–2003 Red Star Belgrade 68 (22)
2003 FK Vojvodina 21 (6)
2004–2005 Beijing Guoan 48 (30)
2006–2007 Xiamen Lanshi 24 (7)
2008–2009 Energie Cottbus 36 (6)
2009–2011 Perth Glory 33 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:47, 10 February 2011 (UTC).

Branko Jelić (Serbian Cyrillic: Бpaнкo Jeлић; born 5 May 1977 in Banja Luka) is a retired Bosnian Serb football player.

Biography[edit]

Club career[edit]

Jelić started his playing career with Borac Čačak before joining Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade and then FK Vojvodina. He won the Golden Boot Award after scoring 21 goals in the 2005 Chinese Super League season for Beijing Guoan. Branko Jelić scored twice in a 2–0 win for Energie Cottbus against Bayern Munich on 15 March 2008.[1]

Jelić joined Australian A-League side Perth Glory for the 2009/10 season.[2] He signed in May 2010 following the mutual termination of his contract with his Bundesliga club, agreeing a three-year contract with Jelić.[3] In June 2011, he was released from the final year of his contract having played 33 times for the Glory.[4]

A-League career statistics[edit]

(Correct as of 21 March 2011)

Club Season League Finals Asia Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Perth Glory 2009–10 18 5 - - - - 18 5
2010–11 15 2 - - - - 15 2
Total 33 7 - - - - 33 7

Honours[edit]

Personal Honours:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jelic double as Cottbus shock Bayern". CNN. 15 March 2008. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Recoba is too rich for Glory". The West Australian. 15 May 2009. Archived from the original on 19 June 2009. Retrieved 15 May 2009. 
  3. ^ "Perth Glory Sign Energie Cottbus Striker Branko Jelic". goal.com. 18 May 2009. Retrieved 18 May 2009. 
  4. ^ "Jelic let go by Glory". ABC Sport. 20 June 2011. Retrieved 23 June 2011.