Karel Kolský

Karel Kolský (21 September 1914 in Kročehlavy – 17 February 1984) was a Czech football player and later a football manager. He played for Czechoslovakia, for which he played 13 matches.

Karel Kolský
Personal information
Date of birth (1914-09-21)21 September 1914
Place of birth Kročehlavy, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 2 February 1984(1984-02-02) (aged 69)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
SK Kročehlavy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1935–1937 SK Kladno
1937–1948 Sparta Prague
1948–1951 Sparta Úpice
National team
1937–1948 Czechoslovakia 15 (0)
Teams managed
1951–1958 Dukla Prague
1956 Czechoslovakia
1958 Czechoslovakia
1959–1963 Sparta Prague
1963–1964 Wisła Kraków
1965–1967 Zbrojovka Brno
1967–1969 LIAZ Jablonec
1969–1970 Škoda Plzeň
1970–1971 Sparta Prague
SONP Kladno
1976–1978 RH Cheb
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He was a participant in the 1938 FIFA World Cup, and he coached Czechoslovakia at the 1958 FIFA World Cup.

After World War II, he worked as a football manager. He coached clubs such as Sparta Prague, SK Kladno, Dukla Prague, Viktoria Plzeň, Zbrojovka Brno and Polish Wisła Kraków.

He won twice the Czechoslovak First League with Dukla Prague, in 1956 and 1958.

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