Slobodan Santrač

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Slobodan Santrač
Personal information
Full name Slobodan Santrač
Date of birth (1946-07-01) July 1, 1946 (age 68)
Place of birth Koceljeva, FPR Yugoslavia
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1959–1960 FK Takovo
1960–1965 FK Metalac Valjevo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1974 OFK Beograd 244 (169)
1974–1976 Grasshopper Club Zürich 42 (29)
1976–1977 OFK Beograd 40 (17)
1977–1980 FK Partizan 63 (29)
1981–1983 Galenika Zemun 56 (31)
National team
1966–1974 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia SFR Yugoslavia 8 (1)
Teams managed
1994–1998 FR Yugoslavia
1999–2000 Shandong Luneng
2001 Saudi Arabia
2005 Macedonia
2008 Changsha Ginde
2009 Qingdao Jonoon
2011 Shaanxi Renhe
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Slobodan Santrač (Serbian Cyrillic: Слободан Сантрач; born 1 July 1946 in Koceljeva) is a retired Serbian football player and manager.

He has the record for most goals in the Yugoslav First Division, having scored a total of 218 goals during his career with OFK Beograd, Gradanski and FK Partizan. He played for the Yugoslavia national football team (8 matches/1 goal).

He coached FR Yugoslavia from 1994 to 1998 and at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, as well as coaching Macedonia in 2005.

He has spent his coaching career in China since his appointment as head coach of Shandong Luneng in 1999. He was awarded the Coach of the year by Chinese Football Association in his first year with the team. He managed Chinese Super League side Changsha Ginde, Qingdao Jonoon, Shaanxi Renhe.


Preceded by
China Xu Genbao
Chinese Football Association Coach of the year
Succeeded by
South Korea Lee Jang-Soo