Vladimír Weiss (footballer, born 1964)

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Vladimír Weiss
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Personal information
Full name Vladimír Weiss
Date of birth (1964-09-22) 22 September 1964 (age 50)
Place of birth Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Kairat (manager)
Youth career
1976–1983 Rapid Bratislava
1983–1984 ČH Bratislava
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1986 Agro Hurbanovo
1986–1993 Inter Bratislava 126 (28)
1993 Sparta Praha 4 (1)
1993 Petra Drnovice 14 (2)
1994 DAC Dunajská Streda 31 (4)
1995–1996 1. FC Košice 24 (1)
1996–2000 Artmedia Petržalka 59 (7)
National team
1988–1990 Czechoslovakia 19 (1)
1993–1995 Slovakia 12 (1)
Teams managed
1998–1999 Artmedia Petržalka (assistant)
1999–2006 Artmedia Petržalka
2006–2007 Saturn Moscow Oblast
2007–2008 Artmedia Petržalka
2008–2012 Slovakia
2011–2012 Slovan Bratislava
2012– FC Kairat

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

† Appearances (Goals).

Vladimír Weiss (born 22 September 1964) is a Slovak football coach and former player.

Playing career[edit]

Weiss played internationally for the national teams of Czechoslovakia and later Slovakia. He played at club level for Inter Bratislava.[1]

International career[edit]

Weiss played in the 1990 World Cup for Czechoslovakia. He has 19 caps for Czechoslovakia and also 12 caps for Slovakia.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

As the coach of Artmedia Bratislava Weiss won the Slovak Corgoň Liga and reached the group stage in the 2005–06 season of UEFA Champions League. He coached FC Saturn Moscow Oblast from February 2006 to June 2007. He brought several Slovak footballers from his former club. In June 2007 he returned to FC Artmedia Bratislava like an "old-new coach".

Since 2008, he has been the head coach of the Slovakia national team.[3] On 14 October 2009, he led the team to the historic success of Slovakia's first-ever qualification for a major tournament, with Slovakia winning the qualifying group thanks to beating Poland 1–0 in an away match in the final qualifying game. On 24 June 2010, he led his Slovakia side to the World Cup last 16 after a 3–2 win over Italy. In late January 2012, he parted ways with Slovakia on his own accord following the team's failure to qualify for the Euro 2012 tournament. Nowadays Weiss works in Kazakhstan, in the football club of Almaty, FC Kairat, which is very famous on the all territory of CIS.[4]


His son, also named Vladimír Weiss, plays for Qatari side Lekhwiya, while his father, also named Vladimír Weiss, was a footballer who represented Czechoslovakia.




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