Filip Tapalović

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Filip Tapalović
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-10-22) 22 October 1976 (age 43)
Place of birth Gelsenkirchen, West Germany
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Melbourne Victory (assistant)
Youth career
Fortuna Gelsenkirchen
–1995 Schalke 04
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 VfL Bochum 25 (0)
1997–1999 Schalke 04 18 (0)
1999–2002 1860 Munich 56 (2)
2002–2005 VfL Bochum 44 (2)
2005–2006 FC Wacker Tirol 31 (0)
2007–2008 Carl Zeiss Jena 18 (2)
2008 NK Rijeka 8 (0)
National team
2002 Croatia 3 (0)
Teams managed
2013–2014 1860 Munich (youth)
2014–2015 1860 Munich (assistant)
2017–2019 Adelaide United (assistant)
2019– Melbourne Victory (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Filip Tapalović (born 22 October 1976 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany) is a former Croatian international footballer and the current assistant manager for A-League club Melbourne Victory.

Personal[edit]

His brother Toni Tapalović is also a former footballer and is currently employed as a goalkeeper coach at FC Bayern Munich.

Coaching career[edit]

In 2013 he became youth team manager at TSV 1860 Munich.[1] He left the club after two seasons.

On 26 June 2017, he became assistant manager at A-League club Adelaide United.[2] Tapalović departed following Adelaide United's decision not to renew Marco Kurz' contract and followed Kurz to Melbourne Victory where he is currently the club's assistant manager.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Filip Tapalović". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 15 August 2014.
  2. ^ http://www.adelaideunited.com.au/article/reds-appoint-filip-tapalovic-as-head-assistant-coach/1h74idgckwlt81298clpdftt2u
  3. ^ "Kurz reunites with his sidekick at Victory". FTBL. Retrieved 4 July 2019.