|Full name||Ranko Popović|
|Date of birth||26 June 1967|
|Place of birth||Peć, Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|1989–1990||→ Leotar (loan)||13||(0)|
|2001–2002||TuS FC Arnfels|
|2001–2003||TuS FC Arnfels|
|2003–2006||Sturm Graz (assistant)|
|2006–2007||Sanfrecce Hiroshima (assistant)|
|2007–2009||Spartak Zlatibor Voda|
|2011–2012||FC Machida Zelvia|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
In July 2009, Popović accepted an offer to coach the J-league club Oita Trinita, which had experienced 14 consecutive defeats in the season. In his first six matches, the team only won once, but in the last ten matches of the season, it did not lose once (5 wins and 5 draws). This result earned him and offer to coach the team for the next season, but the team nearly went bankrupt, and his contract had to be canceled.
Popović was appointed manager of Machida Zelvia on 15 December 2010.
Popović was dismissed on 20 December 2015, after a 1–3 loss against Gimnàstic de Tarragona.
On 25 August 2016, Buriram United F.C. of Thai League appointed Ranko Popović as the club head coach to fill the vacant role after the dismissal of Afshin Ghotbi. He made the official debut on 10 September 2016, guided Buriram to won 2–1 over Bangkok Glass F.C. at home in the game of Thai League.
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- "El Real Zaragoza decide prescindir de los servicios de Ranko Popovic" [Real Zaragoza decides to let go of Ranko Popovic's services] (in Spanish). Zaragoza's official website. 20 December 2015. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
- Insawang, Arwatchanon (28 August 2016). "Buriram united appoints Ranko Popovic as new head coach". Football Channel Asia. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
- J.League Data Site(Japanese)