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Spase Dilevski : biography

13 May 1985 -

Spase Dilevski () (born 13 May 1985 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian football (soccer) player whose adaptability means he can play as a defender at right back or central defence and also as a midfielder in the centre of the park. He is currently a free agent, having last played for Australian club Melbourne Victory in A-League.

International career

He was on the Australian roster for the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship and 2005 as well as the 2004 Summer Olympics.

After having an injury ravaged 2006/7 season, Dilevski was a member of the Olyroos Squad (under the tutelage of Rob Baan) in preparation for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but eventually missed out on a place in the final squad for the tournament.

Club career

Dilevski started his career as a junior for Victorian lower league team Sydenham Park where he was coached by Tony Ivanov and eventually played in their seniors at a very young age. It was club policy to promote talent into the senior team that was adopted by Bill Dimovski. After showing obvious talent and out-classing others many years his senior, the Victorian Institute of Sport recruited him.

Dilevski was recruited by European clubs Tottenham Hotspur and PSV Eindhoven early in his career. After Tottenham offered him an extension on his contract, he chose to move out of England in order to get some first team experience in Australia. Recently, after his stint in the A-League in Australia, he has moved to Romania where he has struggled for game time. In 2008, the new manager of Craiova decided to use him as a defensive midfielder, and Dilevski played well in the new position.

He returned to the A-League in March 2011 and was signed on a 1-year deal with Adelaide United. However, he was released by the club at the end of the season, making 12 out of a possible 27 appearances for the club.

Following his release from Adelaide United, Dilevski signed for home town club Melbourne Victory on a 1 year deal, It was announced on the 14th June 2012.

Dilevski, along with teammates Diogo Ferreira, Tando Velaphi and Sam Gallagher were released by Melbourne Victory in April 2013, shortly after the end of the 2012-13 A-League season. Dilevski left the club, having made 14 out of a possible 29 appearances in his lone season with the club.

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