Haris Vrbovac

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Haris Vrbovac
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Personal information
Full name Haris Vrbovac
Date of birth (1985-02-22) 22 February 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth Geelong, Australia
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current team
Richmond SC
Number 5
Youth career
2002–2003 VIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Melbourne Knights 5 (0)
2005–2006 Preston Lions 28 (3)
2007–2008 North Geelong 30 (4)
2009–2010 Bulleen Lions 30 (5)
2011–2012 Port Melbourne (4)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Haris Vrbovac (born 22 February 1985) is an Australian football (soccer) player who currently plays as a centre back for Richmond SC in the Victorian Premier League Side.[citation needed]

Club career[edit]

Early Years[edit]

Vrbovac was born and raised in the Victorian city of Geelong to a family of Bosnian heritage. He played from Under-10/Under-14 with Bell Park Junior Soccer Club in the Western Victorian Soccer Association. Whilst with Bell Park he represented the WVSA in the U-15's Victorian Country team.[citation needed]

Ian Greener, then Head of Coaching & Development at the Victorian Soccer Federation, spotted his talent and recommended him to the head coach of the Victorian Institute of Sport Football program, Ernie Merrick.[citation needed]

Vrbovac spent one year at the Victorian Institute of Sport and then moved on to the Melbourne Knights for the last season of the now defunct National Soccer League, where he made 5 appearances during a season.[citation needed]

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