Srećko Juričić

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Srećko Juričić
Personal information
Full name Srećko Juričić
Date of birth 30 December 1954
Place of birth Volosko, Opatija, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
HNK Rijeka (sporting director)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1985 HNK Rijeka 684
Teams managed
1993–1994 HNK Rijeka
1995–1996 UAE (assistant)
1997 UAE U-20
1997–1998 Al-Riffa
1998–2002 Ittihad Kalba
1999 UAE
2002–2003 Al-Ahli Dubai
2003–2004 Bahrain
2005–2006 Oman
2006 Sharjah FC
2006 Al-Arabi
2007 Qatar SC
2007–2008 Al-Riffa
2008 Al Wasl FC
2009–2010 Yemen
2012– HNK Rijeka (sporting director)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Srećko Juričić (born 30 December 1954 in Volosko near Opatija) is a former Croatian football player and currently sporting director in HNK Rijeka.

As a player, he was part of HNK Rijeka's golden generation which won the Yugoslav Cup in 1978 and 1979. He is also Rijeka's most capped player with 684 caps. Juričić has captained the team both against Juventus in 1980 and Real Madrid in 1984.[1]

In his managerial career he has led HNK Rijeka and Al-Ahli Dubai. Internationally he has coached the Bahrain national football team, Oman national football team, United Arab Emirates national football team and Yemen national football team. He then moved to coach the Bahrain Riffa Club.

On 4 October 2008, it was announced that Juričić has moved back to the UAE to coach Al Wasl FC.

In June 2009 he was appointed as manager of Yemen national football team. In December 2010, he was sacked after a string of poor results at the 2010 Gulf Cup of Nations which Yemen hosted.[2]

In March 2012, Juričić was appointed director of sports in his first club HNK Rijeka.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lazzarich, Marinko (2008) (in Croatian). Kantrida bijelih snova. Rijeka: Adamić. ISBN 978–953–219–393–0, pp. 384-6.
  2. ^ Rabah Saadane close to Yemen return
  3. ^ Srećko Juričić is Rijeka's new director of sports

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Milan Máčala
Oman national football team manager
2005–2006
Succeeded by
Milan Máčala