Ivan Gvozdenović

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Ivan Gvozdenović
Personal information
Full name Ivan Gvozdenović
Date of birth (1978-08-19) 19 August 1978 (age 38)
Place of birth Bor, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Youth career
FK Bor
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1995 FK Bor 10 (0)
1995–1996 Radnički Pirot 6 (0)
1996–1997 Napredak Kruševac 5 (0)
1997–2002 Red Star Belgrade 93 (6)
1998–1999 Milicionar Belgrade (loan) 13 (2)
2002–2007 Club Brugge 86 (5)
2005–2006 FC Metz 6 (0)
2006–2007 Dinamo Bucureşti 2 (0)
2007–2008 Metalurh Donetsk 9 (1)
2008–2009 Red Star Belgrade 7 (1)
2009–2010 FK Vojvodina 5 (0)
2010 Kavala 4 (0)
2010–2011 KF Tirana 29 (1)
2011–2014 Skënderbeu Korçë 67 (0)
2014–2015 FK Kukësi 4 (0)
National team
2001 FR Yugoslavia 1 (0)
Teams managed
2014–2015 FK Kukesi (assistant manager)
2015– KF Tirana (assistant manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 April 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 April 2015

Ivan Gvozdenović (Serbian Cyrillic: Иван Гвозденовић ; born 19 August 1978 in Bor, Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian retired football (soccer) defender who currently works as assistant coach at KF Tirana in the Albanian Superliga.


Gvozdenović played for FK Bor, Radnički Pirot, Napredak Krusevac, FK Milicionar Beograd, Red Star Belgrade, Club Brugge, FC Metz, Dinamo Bucharest, FK Vojvodina, Metalurh Donetsk, Kavala F.C., KF Tirana, KS Skënderbeu Korçë and FK Kukësi. Gvozdenović signed a three-year contract with Dinamo Bucharest in October 2007 on free transfer, but he left the team after only one month, due to a change of coach. Gvozdenović was told that he did not feature in the new coach's plans. On 21 August 2009 FK Vojvodina have signed the experienced defensive midfielder from FK Crvena Zvezda for one season. Gvozdenović previously played for Romanian team Dinamo Bucharest, and Club Brugge.

On 17 May 2010, the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer announced that Gvozdenović had joined the team on trial.[1] He started for the Revs in their friendly match against Benfica on 19 May 2010.[2] However, he did not sign with New England Revolution and went to play for KS Skënderbeu Korçë.He declared his wish is to finish career in FK Bor, the club where he started to play football. Since 2011 until 2014 he played three seasons for KS Skënderbeu Korçë who won the Albanian Championship in all of those three seasons.

International career[edit]

His first and only cap for FR Yugoslavia is against Slovenia in a FIFA World Cup qualifying match in September 2001.[3]

Style of play[edit]

He is a technical, attacking full-back who also plays midfield.



Red Star Belgrade
Club Brugge
KF Tirana
Skënderbeu Korçë

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