Emil Seifert

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Emil Seifert
Personal information
Date of birth (1900-04-28)28 April 1900
Place of birth Austria-Hungary
Date of death 20 October 1973(1973-10-20) (aged 73)
Place of death Czechoslovakia
Playing position Midfielder / Manager
Youth career
1915–1918 FK Viktoria Žižkov
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1918–1921 FK Viktoria Žižkov
1921–1929 Slavia Prague
1929–1930 Bohemians Prague
1930–1934 Slavia Prague
National team
1920–1929 Czechoslovakia 18 (0)
Teams managed
1939–1946 Slavia Prague
1952–1953 Slavia Prague
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Emil Seifert (28 April 1900 - 20 October 1973) was a Czech football manager and former player.

Seifert played for three teams based in the city of Prague. He won the Czechoslovak First League with Slavia Prague in 1925, 1929 and 1931. Seifert was a member of the Czechoslovakia national team and participated at the 1920 Summer Olympics and 1924 Summer Olympics.

After finishing his active career, Seifert started to work as a football manager. He coached most notably Slavia Prague. Under his management, Slavia won the Czechoslovak First League four times, in 1940, 1941, 1942 and 1943. He later led also the youth teams at Slavia.