Peter Pettiganow will leave Sydney Football Club, with the Club confirming it had informed him.
The 32-year-old has been at the Club for three years, having been acquired from the Sydney Football League in the off-season.
He joined the Club in 2010 as a youth player.
Pettiganow is a native of Sydney and was born and raised in the area.
The former Sydney FC defender was signed by the Club from the New South Wales Blues in 2012.
He has played 111 games for the Club and made four appearances for the Socceroos in the 2014 World Cup.
“I’m looking forward to getting back into training and getting my footy back on track,” Pettiganoow said.
“The boys have got a great group of guys who want to work hard and I’m looking to take the next step into the professional game.”
This is a great Club to be a part of and I’ll be looking forward for the future.””
I want to thank everyone at the Sydney FC and the Club Board for everything they’ve done to get me here and I’ve been very lucky to have had the opportunity to play here for two years.””
The Club Board and the management have done an excellent job to build the Club over the last two years and we’re all very happy to have Peter on board.””
Peter is a true professional who is well respected by the club and the players, he has shown that he can play in this League.
“Pettigow was released from the club’s training facility on Tuesday, following the expiration of his contract.
A club statement said he would be replaced by a “younger, more experienced player” in a coaching capacity.
The Club is hopeful to retain Pettiganowa in the future.