Rudolf Vytlačil

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Rudolf Vytlačil
Personal information
Date of birth (1912-02-09)9 February 1912
Place of birth Schwechat, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 1 June 1977(1977-06-01) (aged 65)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Phönix Schwechat
1930–1932 SK Slovan Wien
1932–1934 SK Rapid Wien
1934 Wiener AC
1934–1935 Favoritner Sportclub
1935–1944 Slavia Prague
National team
1936 Czechoslovakia 1 (0)
Teams managed
1946–1947 Meteor České Budějovice
1948 Radomiak Radom
1948–1950 Tatran Teplice
1951–1952 TJ Baník Ostrava OKD
1954 Křídla vlasti Olomouc
1955 TJ Gottwaldov
1956 Radotín
1958–1963 Czechoslovakia
1964 Czechoslovakia
1964–1966 Levski Sofia
1964–1966 Bulgaria
1966–1968 SK Rapid Wien
1968–1970 Levski Sofia
1973 Slavia Prague
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Rudolf Vytlačil (Czech pronunciation: [ˈrudolv ˈvɪtlatʃɪl]]; German: Rudolf "Rudi" Vytlacil) (9 February 1912, Schwechat – 1 June 1977) was an Austrian and Czechoslovak football player and manager.

Born in Schwechat on outskirts of Vienna, Vytlačil started his career at the local club Phönix Schwechat. Later he played for SK Slovan Wien, SK Rapid Wien and Favoritner Sportclub in the Austrian Championship and for Slavia Prague in the Czechoslovakian Championship.

He was the coach of the Czechoslovakian national team when they finished as runners-up in the 1962 FIFA World Cup and was in charge of Bulgaria at the 1966 FIFA World Cup.

Vytlačil trained several clubs, including 1947–1948 Radomiak Radom from Poland Levski Sofia, TJ Baník Ostrava OKD, Tatran Teplice (now FK Teplice), TJ Gottwaldov (now FC Zlín) and, from 1966 to 1968, his former club SK Rapid Wien. With Rapid he won the Austrian championship twice and reached the quarterfinal of the European Champions Cup after a victory against Real Madrid.

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