Ladislav Kuna (3 April 1947 – 1 February 2012)[2] was a Slovak football player and manager, who played as a central midfielder.

Ladislav Kuna
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Personal information
Full name Ladislav Kuna
Date of birth (1947-04-03)3 April 1947
Place of birth Hlohovec, Czechoslovakia
Date of death 1 February 2012(2012-02-01) (aged 64)
Place of death Bratislava, Slovakia
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Slovan Hlohovec
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1980 Spartak Trnava 424 (86)
1980–1983 Admira Wien 90 (6)
National team
1966–1974[1] Czechoslovakia 47 (9)
Teams managed
1988–1990 Spartak Trnava
1991–1992 Mödling
1992–1993 1. Wiener Neustädter
1995–1996 Trenčín
1997–1999 Piešťany
1999–2001 Dunajská Streda
2001–2004 Podbrezová
2005 Dunajská Streda
Martin
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He played 424 matches and scored 86 goals in the Czechoslovak First League, all for Spartak Trnava. His number of appearances in the Czechoslovak First League was previously the record,[3] and was only bettered by Přemysl Bičovský.

Kuna was capped 47 times for Czechoslovakia, scoring nine goals. He was a participant in the 1970 FIFA World Cup. In 1969, he was named Czechoslovak Footballer of the Year.[4]

He was the chairman of Spartak Trnava from 2006 until his death in February 2012.[5]

HonoursEdit

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Spartak Trnava

Individual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ladislav Kuna - International Appearances". The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation.
  2. ^ "Czechosklovakia's Kuna passes away at 64 | Inside UEFA". UEFA.com. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
  3. ^ Truchlik, Ivan (2015). Futbalový atlas sveta (in Slovak). Prague, Czech Republic: Ottovo Nakladatelství. p. 644. ISBN 978-80-7451-455-5.
  4. ^ Jeřábek, Luboš (2007). Český a československý fotbal - lexikon osobností a klubů (in Czech). Prague, Czech Republic: Grada Publishing. pp. 105–106. ISBN 978-80-247-1656-5.
  5. ^ "Zomrel kráľ futbalovej Trnavy Ladislav Kuna". sport.sk (in Slovak). 1 February 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2019.

External linkEdit

  Media related to Ladislav Kuna at Wikimedia Commons