Vladimír Weiss

  • Date of birth : 22/09/1964
  • Position : Coach
  • Country : Slovakia Slovakia
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Vladimír Weiss

Slovakia
Vladimír Weiss
Slovakia coach Vladimír Weiss ©Getty Images

Vladimír Weiss

Slovakia

Date of birth: 22 September 1964
Nationality: Slovakian
Playing career: VTJ Agro Hurbanovo, AŠK Inter Bratislava, AC Sparta Praha, FK Drnovice, DAC Dunajská Streda, 1. FC Košice, FC Artmedia Petržalka
Coaching career: FC Artmedia Petržalka (twice), FC Saturn Moskovskaya Oblast, Slovakia

• Bratislava-born, Weiss spent six and a half years developing his talent as a defensive midfielder with local club Inter. Became a Czechoslovakian international in 1988 and won three of his 19 caps at the 1990 FIFA World Cup.

• Had brief spell at Sparta Praha, winning final Czechoslovakian championship in 1993. Won a further dozen caps for Slovakia, scoring the independent country's first-ever goal, against United Arab Emirates in February 1994.

• Ended playing days with Artmedia, where he served as an assistant coach until 2000 when he took the top job.

• Led Artmedia to Slovakian Cup in 2005 and league title a year later before knocking out Celtic FC and FK Partizan to reach UEFA Champions League group stage, where team registered famous 3-2 win at FC Porto. Left for Russian club Saturn in early 2006 but returned to Artmedia 18 months later and masterminded domestic double.

• Appointed national team coach in June 2008 in place of Ján Kocian and steered Slovakia to first appearance at a FIFA World Cup finals as qualifying group winners, including historic 2-1 win away to the Czech Republic. Better followed in South Africa, Slovakia reaching the last 16 by eliminating holders Italy and only losing to the Netherlands.

Last updated: 09/09/10 16.45CET

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General info

  • Name: Vladimír Weiss
  • Date of birth: 22/09/1964
  • Country: Slovakia

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • National team: European Championship (Qualifying round)
    03/09/10: Slovakia 1-0 FYROM
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (Qualifying round)
    14/08/03: Petržalka 1-0 Dudelange

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPWDL
Slovakia10433
Total10433

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPWDL
Petržalka18765
Total18765
UEFA Europa League
ClubPWDL
Petržalka13346
Kairat4121
Slovan Bratislava10145
Total2751012
Last updated: 25/07/2014 01:55 CET
 
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