Defender Thomas Deng
- Height 178cm
- Weight 74kg
- D.O.B. 20/3/97
A product of Melbourne Victory's youth program, Thomas Deng was promoted to the senior squad in August 2015.
Deng, who was born in Kenya, came to Australia at the age of six and played his junior football with Western Eagles and Green Gully.
The rapid rise of Deng continued in 2015 when he made his senior debut in the Westfield FFA Cup Round of 32 against Balmain Tigers, earning the plaudits of head coach Kevin Muscat for his performance.
After an impressive 2015/16 campaign, Deng joined Dutch side PSV Eindhoven on a season-long loan in June 2016 before returning to Victory for the 2017/18 campaign.
MVFC Appearances (as at the start of the 2017/2018 season)
Hyundai A-League: 13 appearances
Westfield FFA Cup: 3 appearances
Total: 16 appearances
Hyundai A-League 2019/20
Deng captains Australia in AFC U-23 Championship opener
Melbourne Victory defender Thomas Deng was handed the honour of captaining Australia in its opening match of the AFC U-23 Championship against Iraq at the Thammasat Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand. Despite Iraq creating a number of opportunities from set pieces in the first half,
Qualifying for Tokyo 2020 would be career-changing says Deng
A week-long training camp in Malaysia and a solid hit-out against Korea Republic has Thomas Deng convinced Australia is ready to go for the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship in Thailand. Graham Arnold's squad opens its campaign on Wednesday night against Iraq at Thammasat Stadium in
Deng receives NAB Young Footballer of the Year nomination
Melbourne Victory defender Thomas Deng's season has been further recognised, with Wednesday's selection in the Olyroos squad followed up by Thursday's nomination for the NAB Young Footballer of the Year. They're yet more feathers in the cap of the developing defender, who was
Deng named in Australian U-23 squad
Melbourne Victory's Thomas Deng has been named in the Australian squad for the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship Qualification matches against Cambodia, Chinese Taipei, and Korea Republic. A mix of Hyundai A-League-based players and eight professionals currently contracted abroad wil
Deng to continue on Socceroos path
While his teammates enjoy a quieter weekend with no Hyundai A-League games scheduled due to the international break, Melbourne Victory defender Thomas Deng will join Graham Arnold's Socceroos squad ahead of friendlies against South Korea and Lebanon. "I'm very happy and honour
2015 FFA Cup Final: Where are they now?
Wednesday marks the three-year anniversary of Melbourne Victory's 2-0 FFA Cup Final triumph over Perth Glory at AAMI Park. We take a 'where are they now?' look at our squad from that day... Starting XI Goalkeeper: Danny Vukovic Vukovic now plays in Belgium with Pro Leag
Thomas Deng signs one-year extension
Melbourne Victory is pleased to announce Thomas Deng has signed a contract extension, tying him to the Club until the end of the 2019/20 Hyundai A-League season. "It was an easy decision for me to extend my contract here," Deng said. "I've loved my time at Melbourne Victory
Thomas Deng receives Socceroos call up
Thomas Deng has been named in an initial 25-player Socceroos squad for next week's training camp in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and an international friendly match against Kuwait on Monday, 15 October 2018 (local time). It is Deng's first Socceroos call-up and he admits it
Deng nominated for Young Footballer of the Year award
Thomas Deng has been named as the final nominee for the Hyundai A-League NAB Young Footballer of the Year 2017/18 Award. Deng, who scored a stunning volley for Victory in its Round 25 win over Western Sydney Wanderers FC at AAMI Park, joins Bruce Kamau and Daniel Arzani (both
Deng in the mix for Wanderers clash
Thomas Deng could feature against Western Sydney on Friday night, Head Coach Kevin Muscat has revealed. Deng, whose last game for Victory was against Newcastle Jets on December 29, has been away with Australia at the AFC U-23 Championships in China. The Australian U-23 side