Rade Novković

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Rade Novković
Rade Novkovic (photo by Djuradj Vujcic).jpg
Novković in 2012
Personal information
Date of birth (1980-06-25) June 25, 1980 (age 38)
Place of birth Prijepolje, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 Jedinstvo Ub 50 (3)
2004–2007 Rad Belgrade 93 (4)
2007–2009 Luch-Energiya 51 (2)
2010 Sloboda Sevojno 2 (0)
2011–2012 Brantford Galaxy 27 (1)
2012–2015 London City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Rade Novković (Serbian Cyrillic: Paдe Hoвкoвић, born June 25, 1980) is a Serbian former football defender who played in the Second League of FR Yugoslavia, First League of Serbia and Montenegro, Russian Premier League, Serbian SuperLiga, and the Canadian Soccer League.

Playing career[edit]

Novković began his career with FK Jedinstvo Ub in the Second League of FR Yugoslavia. In 2004, he moved up to the First League of Serbia and Montenegro to play with FK Rad.[1] In 2007, he went abroad to Russia to sign with FC Luch-Energiya Vladivostok of the Russian Premier League, where he played 51 matches and recorded two goals.[2][3] He returned to Serbia in 2010 to play in the Serbian SuperLiga with FK Sloboda Point Sevojno.[4]

In 2011, he went overseas to Canada to sign with Brantford Galaxy of the Canadian Soccer League.[5] The following year he was transferred to rivals London City.[6] In 2013, he helped London secure a postseason for the first time since the 2000 CPSL season by finishing seventh in the overall standings. He featured in the quarterfinal match against York Region Shooters, where London won in a penalty shootout.[7] In the next round London faced Kingston FC, but suffered a 4-2 defeat.[8] He concluded his career with London in 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woile, Dennis Grebasch, Michael. "FK Rad Beograd 2005-06". en.eufo.de. Retrieved 2017-09-09. 
  2. ^ "Новкович Раде, 25.06.1980, футболист". footballfacts.ru. Retrieved 2016-10-16. 
  3. ^ Woile, Dennis Grebasch, Michael. "Luch-Energiya Vladivostok 2007". en.eufo.de. Retrieved 2017-09-09. 
  4. ^ Woile, Dennis Grebasch, Michael. "FK Sloboda Point Sevojno 2010-11". en.eufo.de. Retrieved 2017-09-09. 
  5. ^ Smiley, Brian. "Galaxy: Ready for kickoff!". Brantford Expositor. Retrieved 2016-10-16. 
  6. ^ "Priča o srpskom fudbalu u kanadskom Londonu - B92.net". B92.net. Retrieved 2016-10-16. 
  7. ^ Glover, Robin. "Result and details of the Friday October 11, 2013 CSL game between York Region Shooters and London City played at St Joan of Arc CHS in Vaughan at 8:00pm. This was a one game quarterfinal playoff game". 
  8. ^ "October 20, 2013 CSL Semifinal--Kingston FC vs London City (from CSL website)". 

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