Erich Cviertna

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Erich Cviertna
Personal information
Date of birth (1951-03-16)16 March 1951
Place of birth Nový Jičín, Czechoslovakia
Date of death 5 October 2013(2013-10-05) (aged 62)
Place of death Ostrava, Czech Republic
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1959-1969 Tatra Kopřivnice
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971-1973 Aritma Prague
1974-1976 Tatra Kopřivnice
1976-1978 TJ Nový Jičín
Teams managed
1979-1984 Baník Ostrava (assistant)
1984-1989 VP Frýdek-Místek
1989-1990 Sigma Olomouc
1990-1992 Baník Ostrava (assistant)
1992-1993 VP Frýdek-Místek
1993-1994 FC Vítkovice
1994-1998 VP Frýdek-Místek
1999-2002 Baník Ostrava (assistant)
2002-2003 Baník Ostrava
2004 FC Hlučín
2004-2005 Baník Ostrava (assistant)
2006-2007 FC Hlučín
2008-2009 FK Fotbal Třinec
2010-2011 LKS Drzewiarz Jasienica
2011-2013 MŠK Žilina (assistant)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Erich Cviertna (16 March 1951 – 5 October 2013) was a Czech football player and manager.

As a footballer, Cviertna played for several lower league clubs. As a manager, Cviertna coached several Czech clubs, most notable of them being Gambrinus liga clubs SK Sigma Olomouc and FC Baník Ostrava. He was sacked as a manager of Baník Ostrava on 2 May 2003 for bad results of the team. Cviertna had however a bad relations with club's chairmen and was reportedly sacked for repeatedly criticizing them.[1] Cviertna joined FK Fotbal Třinec as manager in November 2008 but didn't stay past 2009.[2]


  1. ^ (Czech) Cviertna nebyl loajální a dostal padáka
  2. ^ "Třinec: Fotbalisty povede Erich Cviertna" (in Czech). 3 November 2008. Retrieved 20 March 2013.