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Full name  Aleksandar Vrteski
Years  Team
Weight  104 kg
Name  Aleks Vrteski
Current team  Inglewood United SC
Playing position  Goalkeeper
Role  Football player
Position  Goalkeeper
Number  1
Height  1.94 m

Aleks Vrteski
Date of birth  (1988-09-28) 28 September 1988 (age 27)
Education  Australian Institute of Sport

Place of birth  Karratha, Australia

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Aleksandar Vrteski (sometimes spelt Aleks) (Macedonian: Александар Вртески) (born 28 September 1988 in Karratha, Western Australia) is a football goalkeeper who plays for Stirling Lions. Aleksandar is of Macedonian descent.


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Club career

Having been involved with Perth Glory's former youth development scheme, Future Glory, in the past, Vrteski was invited by technical manager, Mich d'Avray, to train with the first team as part of the Pathway to Glory initiative midway through 2005. Vrteski was signed from the Australian Institute of Sport and was the youngest player in the A-League for the 2006-07 season.

In October 2006, Aleks became the club's first choice goalkeeper for the 06/07 season for the first few rounds but was replaced by Jason Petkovic. Petkovic suffered a season (and possibly career) ending injury in Round Nine and Vrteski was a starter for a few more games until the club signed Tommi Tomich who replaced Vrteski in the starting line-up. Vrteski made a move overseas to play for Macedonian club FK Pobeda in 2007 and returned to Australia to sign for Perth Glory for the second time in his career in 2009 where he played as a backup to Tando Velaphi.

Aleks Vrteski has signed with Solo FC in Liga Primer Indonesia. On 22 November 2012 it was announced that the player had been loaned to Newcastle Jets as an injury replacement.

A-League career statistics

(Correct as of 8 March 2010)

International career

Vrteski has played for Australia at U-17 and U-20 levels. The 17-year-old made his debut for the Young Socceroos, keeping a clean sheet in a 4-0 win over Sri Lanka in Colombo to seal the U-20s' place in the Asian Youth Championships.

As a member of Macedonia U-21 team he played for the friendly match against Croatia U-21 on 11 February 2009.


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