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Karel Finek (27 May 1920 in Hradec Králové[1]–8 September 1989) was a Czech footballer and football manager.

Karel Finek
Personal information
Full name Karel Finek
Date of birth (1920-05-27)27 May 1920
Place of birth Hradec Králové, Czechoslovakia
Date of death 8 September 1989(1989-09-08) (aged 69)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1938–1941 SK Baťov
1942–1946 Slavia Prague
1946–1948 Saint-Étienne 28 (0)
National team
1946 Czechoslovakia 2 (0)
Teams managed
1956–1957 Cracovia
1958 Śląsk Wrocław
1959–1960 Slavia Prague
1960–1961 Wisła Kraków
1961 Cracovia
1962–1963 Garbarnia Kraków
1963–1964 Slavia Prague
1965–1966 SpVgg Weiden
1966 FC Amberg
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He played for SK Baťov, Slavia Prague[2] and Saint-Étienne.[3] He capped twice for Czechoslovakia.[4]

He coached Cracovia,[5] Śląsk Wrocław, Slavia Prague, Wisła Kraków,[6][7] Garbarnia Kraków, SpVgg Weiden and FC Amberg.