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Dejan's back on the South Coast

Dejan's back on the South Coast

Dejan Stefanovic had always said he wanted to return to the South Coast in a playing or coaching capacity, as seemed more likely, although the playing capacity seemed impossible when he retired almost 2-years ago with a knee injury...

This return has happened though as he has come out of retirement to join Hampshire's second biggest club, Havant & Waterlooville, as a player-coach.

Dejan, as he told The Mail, said he had 'missed playing' so wanted to return and believes that he has found the right club to kick-off a coaching career: 'Havant are a good club for me to start my coaching career.'

Quite how much the soon to be 36-year-old will play remains to be seen although if/when he does turn out for The Hawks I am sure that the watching Pompey fans, and there always are some in the stands at Westleigh Park, will give him a fantastic reception.

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  • Writer:pompeyrug
    Date:Friday October 8 2010
    Time: 8:30AM

    Comments

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    Hmmm. Avid Dejan fan but going tomorrow with a long time friend and Dorchester supporter. 'Twill be interesting
    uktony
    08/10/2010 09:02:00
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    This is the start of Dej's management career, he said he wanted to learn the trade and one day manage Pompey; I watched him say it and i have to say i believed him.
    russellm
    08/10/2010 09:19:00
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    I remember reading that russell, and I wouldn't mind him coming back here one bit (found the article:- http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/sport/Stefanovic-One-day-my-vision.6387060.jp) . Quality defender and a great captain, who could alse hit a decent free kick.
    PompeyFrippy
    08/10/2010 12:20:00
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    uktony that will be Prince Charles then I presume? He still lives in Pompey and has kid at school in Southsea - not Prince Charles but DJ.
    eastneydave
    08/10/2010 13:39:00
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    Dejan was a tremendous asset to Pompey, hopefully his knees will stay in shape and he can get some quality game time in while he pursues his coaching/managerial future.
    Tantona
    09/10/2010 15:11:00
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