Ivan Kopecký

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Ivan Kopecký
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-01-29) 29 January 1946 (age 73)
Place of birth Czechoslovakia
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1959–1962 SK Slavia Prague
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1971 Slavia Prague
1972–1980 VP Frýdek-Místek
Teams managed
1983–1984 Bohemians Praha (assistant)
1985–1988 TJ Vítkovice
1988–1989 Slavia Prague
1990–1992 Czechoslovak Olympic team
1992 FC Baník Ostrava
1993–1998 Czech Republic U-21
1998–1999 Petra Drnovice
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ivan Kopecký (born 29 January 1946) is a Czech football manager and former player.

As a player, Kopecký played five seasons in the Czechoslovak First League for Slavia Prague and one season for Frýdek-Místek, making a total of 137 league appearances and scoring 4 goals.[1]

As a coach, Kopecký led several Czech football clubs. His biggest success as a coach was with TJ Vítkovice. Kopecký led the club in the 1985/1986 season to the Czechoslovak First League championship.[1] Thanks to this achievement, he was selected by the football association as the Czechoslovak Coach of the Year in 1986.


  1. ^ a b Jeřábek, Luboš (2007). Ceský a ceskoslovenský fotbal - lexikon osobností a klubu (in Czech). Prague: Grada Publishing. p. 94. ISBN 978-80-247-1656-5.

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