Vladimír Weiss (footballer, born 1964)

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:For Template:Use dmy dates Template:Infobox football biography Vladimír Weiss (born 22 September 1964) is a Slovak football coach and former player. He is currently coach of Georgia national football team.[1][2]

Playing career

Weiss played internationally for the national teams of Czechoslovakia and later Slovakia. He played at club level for Inter Bratislava.[3]

International career

Weiss played in the 1990 World Cup for Czechoslovakia. He has 19 caps for Czechoslovakia and also 12 caps for Slovakia.[4]

Coaching career

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".

In 2008, he became the head coach of the Slovakia national team.[5] 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.[6] Weiss then worked in Kazakhstan, in the football club of Almaty, FC Kairat, which is very famous throughout the CIS. He left Kairat at the end of November 2015.[7] Weiss took over as manager of the Georgia national team in March 2016.

Personal life

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






Managerial statistics

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Saturn Ramenskoye Template:Flagicon February 2006 February 2006


Slovakia Template:Flagicon 7 July 2008 31 January 2012


Slovan Bratislava Template:Flagicon 5 August 2011 3 August 2012


Kairat Template:Flagicon 26 November 2012 30 November 2015


Georgia Template:Flagicon 29 March 2016 Template:Sort






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