Marijan Brnčić

Marijan Brnčić (born 23 July 1940, in Tribalj, near Crikvenica, Kingdom of Yugoslavia) is a former Croatian football player.

Marijan Brnčić
Personal information
Date of birth (1940-07-23) 23 July 1940 (age 82)
Place of birth Tribalj near Crikvenica, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
NK Crikvenica
NK Kvarner
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1964 Rijeka 199 (4)
1964–1966 Trešnjevka Zagreb 55 (1)
1966–1969 Dinamo Zagreb 49 (3)
1969–1972 Waregem 83 (0)
1972–1973 Dinamo Zagreb 11 (0)
1973–1976 Kortrijk 81 (0)
Total 478 (8)
National team
1962–1967 Yugoslavia 10 (0)
1964 Yugoslavia Olympic 1 (0)
Teams managed
1977–1978 Kortrijk
1979 Rijeka (interim)
1981–1983 Rijeka
1983–1984 NK Zagreb
1985–1986 GOŠK Jug
1987–1989 Orijent
1989–1990 Tunisia
1994–2001 Croatia Futsal
2005 Croatia U-21 (Caretaker)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Club careerEdit

He played as a centre back and central defensive midfielder but he was mostly deployed at left back. With Dinamo Zagreb he won 1966–67 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. Brnčić was hailed as a player that could be put in any position in defense.[1]

International careerEdit

Brnčić made his debut for Yugoslavia in a September 1962 friendly match against Ethiopia, coming on as a 75th-minute substitute for Vlatko Marković , and earned a total of 10 caps scoring no goals. His final international was an October 1967 European Championship qualification match against West Germany.[2]

Club statisticsEdit

[3][4]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Yugoslavia League Yugoslav Cup Europe Total
1959-60 NK Rijeka Yugoslav First League 19 0 0 0 19 0
1960-61 17 1 1 0 18 1
1961-62 17 0 2 0 20 0
1962-63 22 0 1 0 8 0 31 0
1963-64 20 0 1 0 21 0
1964-65 NK Trešnjevka 26 0 2 0 26 0
1965-66 29 1 0 0 29 0
1966-67 NK Dinamo Zagreb 29 2 4 0 13 0 46 2
1967-68 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
1968-69 15 0 4 0 19 0
Belgium League Belgian Cup Europe Total
1969-70 K.S.V. Waregem Belgian First Division 29 0 29 0
1970-71 28 0 28 0
1971-72 26 0 26 0
Yugoslavia League Yugoslav Cup Europe Total
1972-73 NK Dinamo Zagreb Yugoslav First League 11 0 0 0 2 0 13 0
Belgium League Belgian Cup Europe Total
1973-74 K.V. Kortrijk Belgian Second Division 29 0 29 0
1974-75 25 0 25 0
1975-76 27 0 27 0
Country Yugoslavia 210 4 15 0 24 0 249 4
Belgium 164 0 0 0 0 0 164 0
Total 374 4 15 0 24 0 413 4

Managerial statisticsEdit

As of 3 May 2018[5]

ClubEdit

Club From To Competition Record
P W D L Win %
K.V. Kortrijk 17 August 1977 10 March 1978 First Division 27 6 10 11 022.22
Belgian Cup 2 1 1 0 050.00
NK Rijeka Total 85 27 26 32 031.76
NK Rijeka 4 April 1979 17 June 1979 First League 13 5 1 7 038.46
Yugoslav Cup 3 2 1 0 066.67
Balkans Cup 3 0 1 2 000.00
NK Rijeka Total 19 7 3 9 036.84
NK Rijeka 1 March 1981 15 May 1983 First League 79 23 26 30 029.11
Yugoslav Cup 6 4 0 2 066.67
NK Rijeka Total 85 27 26 32 031.76
GOŠK Jug 11 August 1985 22 June 1986 Second League (West) 34 12 8 14 035.29
GOŠK Jug Total 34 12 8 14 035.29
NK Orijent August, 1987 June, 1989 Croatian Republic League 30 13 6 11 043.33
Inter-Republic League (West) 34 11 9 14 032.35
NK Orijent Total 64 24 15 25 037.50
Totals 287 97 78 112 033.80

National teamsEdit

Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Croatia Futsal 14 March 1994 24 October 2001 47 32 3 12 068.09
Croatia U-21 (c) 14 December 2005 14 December 2005 1 0 1 0 000.00
Totals 48 32 4 12 066.67
*Dates of first and last games under Brnčić; not dates of official appointments

HonoursEdit

PlayerEdit

Dinamo Zagreb
Kortrijk

ManagerEdit

NK Rijeka
Croatia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KUP VELESAJAMSKIH GRADOVA". /1967.gnkdinamo.hr. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Player Database". EU-football. Retrieved 24 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Marijan Brnčić statistics". national-football-teams.com. Retrieved 12 October 2017.
  4. ^ "HNK Rijeka". nk-rijeka.hr. Retrieved 12 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Statistics". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 20 May 2018.

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