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|Full name||Branko Milošević|
|Date of birth||21 August 1964|
|Place of birth||Osijek, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|1983–1986||SSV Ulm 1846||73||(22)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Osijek, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia, Branko Milosevic played for Olimpija Osijek as a junior and later was picked up by NK Dinamo Zagreb where he played with the likes of Zvonimir Boban in the Yugoslav First League. Branko left zagreb shortly after arriving and joined SSV Ulm 1846 in Germany where he had two successful seasons before coming to Australia.
Milosevic came to Australia in 1987 and played for Croatian side Melbourne Croatia (Melbourne Knights). He was an instant star; he brought so many great qualities to the NSL and was arguably the best player in Australia. He left Melbourne Knights in 1991 to move to Sydney side Sydney Olympic FC where he was one of the crowds favourite. He had a great first season and Australian coach Eddie Thompson marked him as his player of the year unfortunately he finished runner up in the Johnny Warren medal as he did a few years back while at Melbourne Knights. Milosevic left Sydney Olympic FC in 1995 after Coach David Ratcliffe dropped the Socceroo midfielder out of the squad without a reason. West Adelaide were quick to offer and brought Milosevic to Adelaide. After a couple of seasons at West Adelaide Branko was able to change his game style and play as sweeper, despite being in his 30's. He was playing very well and kept the West Adelaide SC defense strong and organised and was then appointed captain in 1997. Milosevic then announced his retirement from the NSL in 1999 after the club announced that they were pulling out of the NSL due to a financial crisis. 10 years later Branko made his comeback to play for Adelaide Olympic in 2009 and won the premier league player of the year at 45 years of age despite only playing 7 games. But that wasn't all he achieved in 2009, Branko and his son Alen became the first father and son to play together in the same team in the premier league. Branko currently coaches Adelaide Olympic
Milosevic took up his first job as manager to Adelaide Olympic in 2000 where he was player/Coach in the premier league (2nd division), he won the league undefeated and was promoted into the super league (1st division). The following year he finished 6th in the super league and 6th again in 2002. Branko then coached the SA state teams for a couple years before joining Adelaide Raiders in 2005 where in his first year he finished 2nd in the league and 2nd in the league cup losing out to rivals White City in extra time.
After making his comeback to soccer in 2009 for Adelaide Olympic as player/assistant coach the club appointed Branko as the head coach for the 2010 season.
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