Glory part ways with long-serving keeper Reddy – ‘It’s been a wonderful seven years’

Perth Glory and long-serving, veteran goalkeeper Liam Reddy have agreed to a mutual parting of ways after almost seven years at the club.

The 41-year-old keeper joined the club in June 2016, making 154 Isuzu UTE A-League appearances for the club – the second most in the club’s history.

Reddy made nine appearances this season, with his last coming in a 2-0 defeat to Adelaide United in January – which was in-fact his 350th league game.

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“It’s been a wonderful seven years,” Reddy said.

“I’d like to thank the Members and fans and all the players that I’ve shared a changing room with throughout my Perth Glory career.

“My family has really settled in the West and we’re definitely proud Western Australians now.

“I look forward to being able to spend more time with my family now that I won’t be travelling every second weekend.

“A special thank you goes to Danny Milosevic who I’ve had as a goalkeeping coach for all my seven years at Glory.

“We worked hard, but we always had smiles on our faces and my time at the club was made much more enjoyable by his presence.

“He’s a wonderful goalkeeping coach, but more importantly, a wonderful person.”

Reddy’s 350 appearances puts him fifth on the competition’s all-time appearance list and first for all-time clean sheets with 90.

The keeper played an integral role in helping the Glory to their one and only Isuzu UTE A-League Premiership in 2019 – where he famously helped send Perth to the Grand Final with a string of clutch saves in a penalty shootout semi-final victory over Adelaide.

“Liam has served the club and the league with distinction and played a key role in some of Glory’s most memorable moments during his time here in the West,” Glory CEO Anthony Radich said.

“Prominent among those was his unforgettable performance in the 2019 Semi-Final penalty shootout against Adelaide United.

“On behalf of everyone associated with the club, I would like to sincerely thank him for his fantastic service over the years.

“I would also encourage all our Members and fans to head to HBF Park for our game against Adelaide United on April 23rd when there will be an opportunity to show Liam their appreciation of his significant contribution to Perth Glory.”

Perth will look to stay in the hunt for the top six when they take on Macarthur FC at Macedonia Park on Saturday night.