Martin Hřídel

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Martin Hřídel
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-05-22) 22 May 1968 (age 49)
Place of birth Czechoslovakia
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992 JEF United Ichihara 0 (0)
1993–1996 FC Slovan Liberec 75 (11)
1996–1998 FC Viktoria Plzeň 40 (3)
Total 115 (14)
Teams managed
2008–2010 SK Kladno
2010 FC Zenit Čáslav
2010 1. FK Příbram
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Martin Hřídel (born 22 May 1968) is a Czech former football player and manager, whose playing position was forward. As a player, he made more than 100 appearances in the top flight of Czech football, the Gambrinus liga. As a manager, he managed SK Kladno and 1. FK Příbram in the Gambrinus liga.

Playing career[edit]

Hřídel played in the Gambrinus liga for five seasons in the 1990s, playing for FC Slovan Liberec and FC Viktoria Plzeň.

Managerial career[edit]

After his playing career, Hřídel worked as a coach with various teams including the national youth football teams. He went on to work as assistant coach to Luboš Kozel at FK Baumit Jablonec in 2007.[1]

Hřídel joined SK Kladno in the summer of 2008, coming in as the new manager as a replacement for outgoing boss Jaroslav Šilhavý.[2] In his first season, Kladno finished in 14th place in the 2008–09 Gambrinus liga, one position above the relegation zone.

Hřídel led Kladno during the 2009–10 Gambrinus liga until being replaced in April 2010.[3] After his release he headed to Czech 2. Liga club FC Zenit Čáslav, where he saved the team from relegation.[4]

Hřídel joined Gambrinus liga side 1. FK Příbram in the summer of 2010.[4] However, after a start which saw the team win just twice in ten games, Hřídel was relieved of his duties.[5]


  1. ^ "Kozlovým asistentem je v Jablonci i Hřídel". (in Czech). 26 June 2007. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kladno má nového kouče, Šilhavého nahradí Hřídel". (in Czech). 26 May 2008. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Fotbalové Kladno mění kouče: Hřídel odvolán, nahradil ho Procházka". (in Czech). 1 April 2010. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Kouč Hřídel před úvodním tréninkem v Příbrami: Musím se tady rozkoukat". (in Czech). 9 June 2010. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Hřídel už nevede fotbalisty Příbrami, jeho nástupce převezme tým ve čtvrtek". (in Czech). 28 September 2010. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 

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