Vlastimil Kopecký

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Vlastimil Kopecký
Personal information
Date of birth (1912-10-14)14 October 1912
Place of birth Vilémov, Austrian-Hungarian Empire
Date of death 31 July 1967(1967-07-31) (aged 54)
Place of death Hlinsko, Czechoslovakia
Playing position Manager (former Striker)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1927–1932 Rapid Vinohrady
1932–1951 Slavia Prague 325 (252)
National team
1932–1948 Czechoslovakia 26 (8)
Teams managed
1959 Slavia Prague
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Vlastimil Kopecký (14 October 1912 — 31 July 1967) was a Czech football player. He played 26 games for Czechoslovakia, scoring eight goals. He was a participant in the 1934 and 1938 FIFA World Cups.

In his country he played for Slavia Prague, for which he scored 252 league goals in 325 matches (1931/32-1950). He twice scored five goals in a single match for Slavia.[1] He is the second highest Czech league goalscorer in history, only Josef Bican has scored more goals in the Czech league. He died of a heart attack on the football pitch.

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  1. ^ "Koloušek má první hattrick - Pepi Bican jich zvládl sedmadvacet" [Koloušek's first hat-trick - Pepi Bican mastered them with twenty-seven] (in Czech). Slavia Magazin. 4 September 2004. 

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