Cassandra Dimovski

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Cassandra Dimovski
Cassandra Dimovski (cropped).jpg
Dimovski playing for Melbourne Victory in 2012
Personal information
Full name Cassandra Sue Dimovski
Date of birth (1993-12-27) 27 December 1993 (age 22)
Place of birth Bundoora, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height 165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Melbourne Victory
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– Melbourne Victory 9 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 February 2015.


Cassandra Dimovski (born 27 December 1993) is an Australian football (soccer) goalkeeper of Macedonian descent[citation needed] who plays for the Melbourne Victory in the W-League, the top division of women's soccer in Australia.[1]

Early life[edit]

Dimovski was raised in Lower Plenty, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria where she attended Templestowe College.[2] At age 14, she was scouted by a teacher to play for club team Eltham Redbacks. Originally playing as a midfielder, she changed to the goalkeeper position.[2] Dimovski also played for club team Box Hill Inter where she played with Matildas goalkeeper and captain Melissa Barbieri.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Melbourne Victory, 2011–[edit]

Primarily playing for the Melbourne Victory as a backup goalkeeper,[3] Dimovski earned caps for the team in December 2013 after the team's primary goalkeeper Brianna Davey was injured[4][5] and helped the team finish third during the regular season. After advancing to the playoffs, the Victory eventually won the Grand Final.[6][7][8]

In October 2015, it was announced that Dimovski was one of three Australian Victory players to return to the squad for the 2015–16 season.[9]

International[edit]

In 2012, Dimovski played for the Victorian National Training Centre (NTC) Girls Team in consideration for the senior national team.[10]

Honours[edit]

Team

  • W-League Grand Final Runners Up: 2013
  • W-League Grand Final Winners: 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile – Cassandra Dimovski". Melbourne Victory FC. Archived from the original on 2013-12-02. Retrieved 23 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Whitelaw, Anna (21 February 2012). "Cassandra Dimovski has goals in her sights". Banyule & Nillumbik Weekly. Archived from the original on 2012-03-20. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Dimovski, Ruyter-Hooley and Mastrantonio return to Victory". The Women's Game. August 13, 2014. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  4. ^ Turner, David (December 11, 2013). "Melbourne Victory's Cassandra Dimovski makes return to W-League". Herald Sun. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  5. ^ Lim, Jordan (November 2, 2012). "Dimovski heroics not enough for Victory". The Corner Flag. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  6. ^ "2013/2014 W-League". Soccer Way. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  7. ^ Owens, Niav (25 November 2012). "Roar snatch victory from Melbourne". ABC. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  8. ^ "W-League grand final: Melbourne Victory beat Brisbane Roar for first title". The Guardian. 23 February 2014. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  9. ^ "Victory announces new-look W-League squad". Melbourne Victory. 7 October 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  10. ^ "Best form of attack is defence". The Football Sack. August 23, 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 

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