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Vedran Janjetovic

Date Of Birth: 20/08/87
Nation: Australia
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Squad Number: 20
Position: Goalkeeper
Secondary Positions:

Joined Wanderers: 03/01/17
Contract Details: 1.5 Season Initial Contract. 4 year extension.
Contract Finish: 2021/22
Previous Club: Sydney FC
Wanderers Debut: 6th January vs Melbourne City

Wanderers A-League Appearances: 63
Wanderers A-League Goals: 0

Wanderers ACL Appearances: 5
Wanderers ACL Goals: 0

Wanderers FFA Cup Appearances: 4
Wanderers FFA Cup Goals: 0

Wanderers Club World Cup Appearances:
Wanderers Club World Cup Goals:

Wanderers Total Appearances: 72
Wanderers Total Goals: 0

Yearly Appearances & Goals: 2016/17: 20 (0), 2017/18: 31 (0), 2018/19: 21 (0)

International Team: Australia
International Caps:
International Goals:

Individual Awards:

Team Honours:

Highlight: Sent off in his 50th A-League game for the Wanderers, against Sydney FC, for a handball outside the penalty area.
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Description: A controversial mid-season signing, Janjetovic was involved in a swap deal with the Wanderers arch rivals, Sydney FC. With Janjetovic joining the Wanderers, Andrew Redmayne went the other way. His start in the Red & Black was solid, and after playing in every game of the 2017/18 season he earned a 4 year contract extension. His 3rd season was a disaster, as he was responsible for dropping numerous results with red cards, punching the ball into his own net and running out of goals to play the ball and missing completely.

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We share a birthday!!!! :woah: so did Hersi , I think ! ....but I was born in 1565 , well it seems like it most days...

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serious question how does he command the defense and box? with redmayne it felt like our defense wasnt as good and Tyson was much more commanding but how about the smurf?

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The one thing I can say goat is that first available match he starts, I think that says where the coaching staff see which keepers are 1 & 2.

 

Robbie Slater "Very interesting selection when he hasn't played any games or been at Sydney training for quite some time so his match fitness can't be there. It is a huge gamble to throw him straight in or suggests that he was training somewhere else"

 

In response to speedy whether something sinister went on, "I think something sinister went on". Obviously something we don't know.

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He is doing ok. It will take time to build cohesion and understanding with the coaches but more importantly the team.

 

Great thing is he seems very vocal and instructing of the defenders

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The one thing I can say goat is that first available match he starts, I think that says where the coaching staff see which keepers are 1 & 2.

 

Robbie Slater "Very interesting selection when he hasn't played any games or been at Sydney training for quite some time so his match fitness can't be there. It is a huge gamble to throw him straight in or suggests that he was training somewhere else"

 

In response to speedy whether something sinister went on, "I think something sinister went on". Obviously something we don't know.

Kalac wanted him.

He wanted out.

They sorted it with FC.

 

Isn't that what went on?

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88th minute on debut. One handed stop from Kamau when on goal. Then made safe with Fornaroli snapping around. This is why he is half decent

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The one thing I can say goat is that first available match he starts, I think that says where the coaching staff see which keepers are 1 & 2.

 

Robbie Slater "Very interesting selection when he hasn't played any games or been at Sydney training for quite some time so his match fitness can't be there. It is a huge gamble to throw him straight in or suggests that he was training somewhere else"

 

In response to speedy whether something sinister went on, "I think something sinister went on". Obviously something we don't know.

Kalac wanted him.

He wanted out.

They sorted it with FC.

 

Isn't that what went on?

 

Kinda of.... but its done stuff will come out in time from all sides, by then no one will really care. 

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St Ante speaks well of (potential) St Vedran after his debut game...and offers advice about keeping his head at the derby next week.

 

EDIT- Didn't mean to double post this below...Won't let me delete atm.

:):)

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The love affair with Croats continues.

 

...

 

"Oh no popa doesn't show a bias for Croatian players you're just a conspiracy theorist"

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The love affair with Croats continues.

 

...

 

"Oh no popa doesn't show a bias for Croatian players you're just a conspiracy theorist"

First player Popa let go was a Croatian. Sure there's not some Spanish Inquisition currently needed?

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The love affair with Croats continues.

 

...

 

"Oh no popa doesn't show a bias for Croatian players you're just a conspiracy theorist"

 

So are you saying his performance didn't justify his inclusion?

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The love affair with Croats continues.

 

...

 

"Oh no popa doesn't show a bias for Croatian players you're just a conspiracy theorist"

So are you saying his performance didn't justify his inclusion?

No, he is just saying what redwhiteblack used to say. You know, the kid who saw Croats were others saw Aussies... redwhiteblack may have had too much beer...

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The love affair with Croats continues.

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"Oh no popa doesn't show a bias for Croatian players you're just a conspiracy theorist"

You're only meant to say that if he has a clanger Edited by braad

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The love affair with Croats continues.

 

...

 

"Oh no popa doesn't show a bias for Croatian players you're just a conspiracy theorist"

So are you saying his performance didn't justify his inclusion?

No, he is just saying what redwhiteblack used to say. You know, the kid who saw Croats were others saw Aussies... redwhiteblack may have had too much beer...

 

 

I know what he's saying, I just wanted him to actually type it out and see what sort of responses he got.

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The love affair with Croats continues.

 

...

 

"Oh no popa doesn't show a bias for Croatian players you're just a conspiracy theorist"

So are you saying his performance didn't justify his inclusion?

I didn't say anything about his performance lol I thought he played well.

 

 

 

 

 

The love affair with Croats continues.

 

...

 

"Oh no popa doesn't show a bias for Croatian players you're just a conspiracy theorist"

So are you saying his performance didn't justify his inclusion?
No, he is just saying what redwhiteblack used to say. You know, the kid who saw Croats were others saw Aussies... redwhiteblack may have had too much beer...

Yeah but you struggle to comprehend things that aren't already spelt out for you.

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First appearance in red and black, gets into the A-League team of the week.

the franjic goal was unlikely to have been saved by any keeper considering the curve from the outside of the boot.

I say good effort since there were no goals from Fornaroli or Vi$ion plus the defensive effort was much better.

 

a clean sheet against the smurfs would be great.

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First appearance in red and black, gets into the A-League team of the week.

the franjic goal was unlikely to have been saved by any keeper considering the curve from the outside of the boot.

I say good effort since there were no goals from Fornaroli or Vi$ion plus the defensive effort was much better.

 

a clean sheet against the smurfs would be great.

Its destined to be our first. Vedran against SFC lol

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If the Sydney FC fans give Vedran any kind of abuse, I can imagine he would give it straight back. Don't see him as someone who would bite his tongue.

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Reserving my judgement keeping my 5 game rule before deciding on the player

 

At first people were spewing fire over the signing, now from what I've seen there is a fair bit of love for him after 1 game. Is Vedran a good keeper? Yes. Is he better than Tyson and Redmayne? Yes, but I think he's only a few shades better than the latter. Has Vedran had his share of blunders? Yes, definitely.

 

On a personal, instinctual level I gave a sigh of relief when I saw Vedran would be starting. Our goalkeeping has been truly depressing this season and hopefully Vedran will prove to be an authoritative and commanding figure at the back to keep our leaking defence organised.

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