Doug Utjesenovic

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Doug Utješenović
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Utjesenovic (left) facing East Germany's Eberhard Vogel at the 1974 FIFA World Cup.
Personal information
Full name Dragan Utješenović
Date of birth (1946-10-08) 8 October 1946 (age 73)
Place of birth Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1969 OFK Belgrade 9 (0)
1969–1970 Footscray JUST
1971–1980 St. George-Budapest
1980–1981 Kui Tan 12 (3)
National team
1972–1976 Australia 61 (2)
Teams managed
Parramatta Eagles
Bonnyrigg White Eagles
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dragan "Doug" Utješenović (Serbian Cyrillic: Драган Утјешеновић; born 8 October 1946 in Belgrade, SR Serbia)[1] is a former Serbian Australian football (soccer) defender. He was a member of the Australian 1974 FIFA World Cup squad in West Germany. He went on to make 61 appearances for the Socceroos between 1972 and 1976 scoring two goals as well as representing both NSW and Victoria.

Doug played his club football in both Yugoslavia and Australia playing for OFK Beograd (Yugoslavia), Footscray JUST (Victoria), St George Saints (NSW) and Hong Kong First Division side Kui Tan, before coaching APIA-Leichhardt in 1988, Parramatta Eagles 1997 and 1998, and Bonnyrigg White Eagles 2000 to 2001.


  1. ^ Match report, including date of birth

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