Tarmo Rüütli

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Tarmo Rüütli
Personal information
Full name Tarmo Rüütli
Date of birth (1954-08-11) 11 August 1954 (age 61)
Place of birth Viljandi, Estonia
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1975 FC Norma Tallinn 15 (1)
1975–1977 Pärnu Kalev 50 (9)
1978–1984 Pärnu Kalakombinaat 144 (30)
1985–1991 Pärnu Kalakombinaat/MEK 129 (27)
1992–1994 JK Tervis Pärnu 14 (2)
Teams managed
1998–1999 JK Viljandi Tulevik
1999–2000 FC Flora Tallinn
1999–2000 Estonia
2001–2002 JK Viljandi Tulevik
2003–2008 FC Levadia Tallinn
2008–2013 Estonia
2009 FC Flora Tallinn
2010-2012 FC Nõmme United
2013-2014 JK Tallinna Kalev
2014 FC Irtysh Pavlodar

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

† Appearances (goals)

Tarmo Rüütli (born 11 August 1954 in Viljandi) is an Estonian football manager and former player. He has been the manager of Estonian national team twice, guiding them to their highest ever FIFA ranking of 47th and coming close to qualifying for a major tournament for the first time in their history with reaching the Euro 2012 qualifying play-offs. He has also guided Levadia to three Estonian championships and three cup wins.[1]


Rüütli was fired by FC Irtysh Pavlodar on 2 May 2014.[2]


His son, Henri, is also a football player, playing for FC Nõmme United.


  1. ^ "Klubi ajalugu" [Club history] (in Estonian). FC Levadia Tallinn. Retrieved 6 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Тармо Рюютли покинул Иртыш". http://www.fc-irtysh.kz/ (in Russian). Irtysh Pavlodar. 2 May 2014. Retrieved 11 May 2015.