|Full name||Anton Malatinský|
|Date of birth||15 January 1920|
|Place of birth||Trnava, Czechoslovakia|
|Date of death||1 December 1992(aged 72)|
|FK Baník Handlová|
|1976–1978||ADO Den Haag|
|1982–1984||VSE St. Pölten|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He played in 219 league matches and scored 79 goals, most of them for Spartak Trnava. Today, the club's home ground bears his name. Malatinský represented Czechoslovakia in 10 international matches and was included in the 1954 World Cup squad but was not used. He became only the second Spartak player in history to be selected for the Slovakia national team after František Bolček in 1939, as well as the second selected for Czechoslovakia after Jozef Marko one month earlier in 1948.
Malatinský achieved more fame as a coach than as a player. While still playing football at a high level, he began coaching youth sides. In 1948, he led Spartak's junior team to a national championship.
A knee injury in 1956 ended his playing career after which he devoted himself exclusively to coaching. He was in charge of Spartak Trnava on three occasions, including two spells during their golden era, for a total of 14 years over two decades. He also later coached their arch-rival, Slovan Bratislava, and several clubs in Austria and the Netherlands.
- Anton Malatinský, eu-football.info (European international footballers database)
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