Milouš Kvaček

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Milouš Kvaček
Personal information
Date of birth (1933-11-19)19 November 1933
Place of birth Czechoslovakia
Date of death 14 May 2010(2010-05-14) (aged 76)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1957 Mladá Boleslav
1957–1964 Spartak Hradec Králové
1964–1966 Jablonec
1966–1967 Sydney Prague
1967–1968 Slovan Liberec
Teams managed
1975–1976 Mladá Boleslav
1985–1987 Czechoslovakia U-21
1989–1990 Kedah
1991 Kuala Lumpur
1992 Singapore
1993–1994 Perak
1994–1995 Kelantan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Milouš Kvaček (19 November 1933 – 14 May 2010)[1] was a professional football player and manager who played for the Spartak Hradec Králové side that won the 1959–60 Czechoslovak First League title.

Playing career[edit]

Kvaček spent most of his playing career in the Czechoslovak First League, playing for FK Mladá Boleslav, Spartak Hradec Králové, TJ Jablonec nad Jisou and FC Slovan Liberec. He also had a brief spell playing in Australia for Sydney Prague. Overall, he appeared in 141 Czechoslovak First League matches and scored 52 league goals.[1]

Career as manager[edit]

Following retirement as a player, he managed several clubs, including FK Mladá Boleslav in the second division in the 1975/76 season.[2] He also led the Czechoslovakia Olympic football team,[1] and also coached teams in Malaysia and Singapore. He led Kedah FA into two Malaysia Cup finals, winning the 1990 final.

In Singapore, he had a brief stint as national team coach in 1992 and also coached the Singapore Lions in Malaysia Cup. Kvacek also worked as a technical director for SAFFC in the S.League from 1996 to 1997.

Death[edit]

He died at the age of 76.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Odešel trenér Milouš Kvaček z Mladé Boleslavi. Objevil řadu fotbalových hvězd" (in Czech). mujventil.cz. 2010-05-22. 
  2. ^ Svačina, Pavel (14 May 2010). "Rána pro boleslavský fotbal, zemřel trenér Kvaček" (in Czech). denik.cz. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Rambousek, Tomáš (2010-05-16). "Zemřel známý fotbalový trenér Milouš Kvaček" (in Czech). volny.cz.