Danny Milosevic

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Danny Milosevic
Personal information
Full name Dejan Milosevic[1]
Date of birth (1978-06-26) 26 June 1978 (age 45)
Place of birth Melbourne, Australia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Team information
Current team
Perth Glory FC
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)
2002Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan) 1 (0)
2003Plymouth Argyle (loan) 1 (0)
2003Crewe Alexandra (loan) 2 (0)
2004 Celtic 0 (0)
2005–2006 New Zealand Knights 19 (0)
2007–2010 Inglewood United ? (?)
2007Perth Glory (loan) 0 (0)
International career
1996–1997 Australia U20 13 (0)
1998–2000 Australia U23 14 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Dejan "Danny" Milosevic (born 26 June 1978) is the goalkeeper coach at Perth Glory FC. A former Australian Under-20 & 23s international,[2] Milosevic appeared at the World Youth Cup in 1997 and the 2000 Summer Olympics.


Milosevic started off his professional career with the Canberra Cosmos in the old NSL and captained the Under-20s Australian side to the World Youth Cup in 1997 playing alongside the likes of Vince Grella and Brett Emerton with the Young Socceroos. They produced the shock of the tournament defeating eventual winners Argentina 4–3 in the group stages.[2]

He moved overseas to play in Germany before joining Perth Glory where he was a high-profile signing under popular new coach Bernd Stange in 1998.

Milosevic 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. after five years at the club and was signed up on a "pay as you play" contract by Celtic. He left the club without playing after citing personal problems.[3]

Milosevic 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 teammate 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.[4] 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.[5]

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

Milosevic 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 Milosevic 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.[6]

Milosevic was Goalkeeper coach with the Australian Women's team (Matildas) finishing second in the Asian Cup for Women in Vietnam 2104.[7]

He is currently goalkeeper coach at Perth Glory FC.[7]


  1. ^ "Danny Milosevic". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Old Soccer: Former Leeds United goalkeeper Danny Milosevic on depression, a career incomplete and developing the next generation - Goal.com". Archived from the original on 14 January 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2020.
  3. ^ Friel, David. "Aussie Rules for Celtic". Celtic F.C. official website. Archived from the original on 15 August 2009. Retrieved 25 July 2010.
  4. ^ "Keeping the faith". The Age. Australia. December 2005.
  5. ^ Maddaford, Terry (2 August 2006). "Soccer: Knights sign up third keeper". The New Zealand Herald.
  6. ^ Ballarat Red Devils score former Australian goalkeeper Danny Milosevic Ballarat Courier
  7. ^ a b "Danny Milosevic". LinkedIn.

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