List of Red Star Belgrade football coaches
Fudbalski klub Crvena zvezda is a Serbian professional association football club based in Belgrade, Serbia, who currently play in the Serbian SuperLiga. They have played at their current home ground, Red Star Stadium, since 1963.
In Crvena zvezda's history, 42 coaches have coached the club. The first manager was Branislav Sekulić and the current manager is Vladan Milojević, who was appointed on 5 June 2017. Miljan Miljanić had the longest reign as Crvena zvezda coach, with eight consecutive years in charge.
The following is the list of Red Star Belgrade head coaches and their respective tenures on the bench:
- Vladimir "Pižon" Petrović got fired during spring 1997 after losing three league matches to arch-rivals FK Partizan.
- Miloljub Ostojić resigned on September 16, 1999 after UEFA Cup 1st leg loss to Montpellier and poor league form (3 league matches – 1 win and 2 draws).
- Zvonko Radić took over the coaching duties on caretaker basis after Ostojić's resignation while the club's management looked for a new head coach. Radić ended up leading the team in only 1 league match, a win versus Budućnost.
- Slavoljub Muslin resigned on September 30, 2001 after the 3–1 league win against Zvezdara.
- Ljupko Petrović resigned on September 17, 2004 after 0–4 loss to Zenit in the first leg of the UEFA Cup 1st round, which came on the heels of painful Champions League 3rd qualifying round exit (0–5 return leg loss away to PSV). The league form wasn't much better either, he coached the club in 3 league matches (1 win, 1 draw, and 1 loss).
- Milovan Rajevac took over the coaching duties on caretaker basis after Petrović's resignation while the club's management looked for a new head coach. Rajevac ended up leading the team in only 2 league matches, incidentally both wins.
- Dušan Bajević walked out on the club March 10, 2007 during a league match at home vs. Vojvodina in 72nd minute with Red Star losing 0–2. The match ended 0–3. He coached Red Star in 20 league matches during the 2006/07 league season (14 wins, 3 draws, and 3 losses).
- Boško Đurovski got fired on August 10, 2007 after coaching only 2 competitive matches in 2007/08 season. His sacking came after an unconvincing away-goals two-leg win over Levadia in Champions League 2nd qualifying round.
- Milorad Kosanović resigned on November 9, 2007 following a string of poor results, both in the domestic league and international competition, that culminated in an embarrassing 0–3 loss away to Aris during UEFA Cup league-group stage. He coached the club in a total of 11 league matches during the 2007/08 league season.
- Aleksandar Janković was fired on June 11, 2008, following a season in which the club failed to win the title both in domestic championship and in the Serbian Cup. From November 2007 until the end of the 2007/08 season he coached the club in 22 league matches (16 wins, 6 draws, and no losses).
- Zdeněk Zeman was fired on September 6, 2008, after the elimination from the UEFA Cup second qualifying round by Cyprus side APOEL. Zeman only coached 5 competitive matches while at Red Star's helm – 3 in the league (2 losses and 1 draw with no goals scored) and two draws versus APOEL in the UEFA Cup qualifying.
- Čedomir Janevski agreed to hand in his resignation on May 8, 2009 in the midst of the turmoil following Red Star's elimination from Serbian Cup at the hands of second-tier Serbian First League club FK Sevojno.
- "Pižon" got fired on March 21, 2010, one day after the 2–1 league loss away at Metalac (the match was played in Kragujevac), which meant that Red Star's lead at the top of the table shrunk to only 2 points over second placed FK Partizan.