Danny Milosevic

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Danny Milosevic
Personal information
Full name Dejan Milosevic
Date of birth (1978-06-26) 26 June 1978 (age 37)
Place of birth Melbourne, Australia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position goalkeeper (retired)
Club information
Current team
Ballarat Red Devils
Youth career
1993–1994 AIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 Canberra Cosmos 14 (0)
1996–1997 Arminia Bielefeld ? (0)
1997–1998 Preußen Münster ? (0)
1998–1999 Perth Glory 17 (0)
1999–2004 Leeds United 0 (0)
2002 Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan) 1 (0)
2003 Plymouth Argyle (loan) 1 (0)
2003 Crewe Alexandra (loan) 2 (0)
2004 Celtic 0 (0)
2005–2006 New Zealand Knights 19 (0)
2007– Inglewood United ? (?)
2007 Perth Glory (loan) 0 (0)
Teams managed
Ballarat Red Devils (Football Director)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

Danny Milosevic (Serbian: Дени Милошевић, Deni Milošević, born 26 June 1978 in Melbourne, Australia) is the Director of Football of National Premier Leagues Victoria club Ballarat Red Devils. A former Australian Under-23 international at the 2000 Olympic Games and under 17,20 youth international, Danny came to the Knights after five years at Leeds United in England where he was understudy to goalkeepers of such pedigree as Nigel Martyn and Paul Robinson.

Biography[edit]

Danny started off his professional career with the Canberra Cosmos in the old NSL and captained the Under 20 Australian side to the World Youth Cup in 1997 as well as playing in Germany before joining Perth Glory where he was a high profile signing under popular new coach Bernd Stange in 1998. Whilst having a strong start to his time in Perth and gaining cult hero status, an incident against the Gippsland Falcons.

Danny moved to Leeds United F.C. for £110,000 after only one season at the Perth Glory and he hardly ever got a chance with the likes of England number two Nigel Martyn and then England number one Paul Robinson ahead of him. He was eventually released by Leeds United F.C. and was signed up on a pay as you play contract by Celtic. He left the club without playing after citing personal problems.[1]

Danny never returned to Glasgow, and was without a club until he joined the New Zealand Knights for the inaugural A-League season on the advice of former glory team mate Danny Hay. The Knights first season was a disaster, often due to Milosevic's form. "We all make mistakes and Danny would be the first to hold his hand up to some of the errors that he's made this year," Adshead said.[2] He was eventually demoted to the bench with All-Whites keeper Paston ahead of him.

Soon after New Zealand Knights' new manager Paul Nevin signed another goalkeeper, Michael Turnbull, to battle for Milosevic's for the A-league's second season. "That's how the game normally works. You wait for your chance through injury or form and take it. You put your head down in training, show the coach what you can do, and fight for the No 1 spot". Paul Nevin.[3]

Before the close of the A-League's second season Milosevic was released by the club seen surplus to its requirements.

Danny is now owner of One 2 One football, a football coaching,promotion,consultation and worldwide football marketing company. A new brand of Goalkeeping gloves designed by Danny called XSENTR1Q was launched recently onto the worldwide market.

Milosevic accepted the position of Director of Football at newly promoted NPLV club Ballarat Red Devils in December 2013 ahead of the inaugural 2014 NPLV season. He was motivated to work with the club's youth academy.[4]

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