Mladen Vranković

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Mladen Vranković
Personal information
Full name Mladen Vranković
Date of birth 1937
Place of birth Fiume, Italy
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1968 HNK Rijeka 350 (5)
1968-1971 Kansas City Spurs 56 (1)
Teams managed
1987-1989 HNK Rijeka
1989-1990 HNK Šibenik
1991 HNK Rijeka
1991 Sydney Croatia
2000 NK Zadar

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Mladen Vranković is a former Croatian football player and manager.

Born in Rijeka, he played for his hometown club, HNK Rijeka, for eight seasons, collecting 350 caps. He also spent three years in the North American Soccer League playing for Kansas City Spurs.[1] Following the end of his career he became a manager. He was Rijeka's manager between 1987 and 1989, leading the club to the 1986-87 Yugoslav Cup final against Hajduk Split.[2] He briefly coached Australian club Sydney Croatia in the now defunct Australian National Soccer League during the 1991/92 season. [3]


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  2. ^ Lazzarich, Marinko (2008) (in Croatian). Kantrida bijelih snova. Rijeka: Adamić. ISBN 978–953–219–393–0, pp. 378–9.
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