Marijan Jantoljak

Marijan Jantoljak (born 7 February 1940) is a former Croatian football player.

Marijan Jantoljak
Personal information
Full name Marijan Jantoljak
Date of birth (1940-02-07) 7 February 1940 (age 80)
Place of birth Zagreb, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Ponikve Zagreb
0000–1958 Radnički Nova Pazova
1958–1960 Jedinstvo Zemun
1960–1971 Rijeka 413 (15)
1971–1976 Borac Banja Luka 116 (1)
1976–1977 Metalac Sisak 23 (3)
1977–1978 Segesta Sisak 27 (0)
National team
1966 Yugoslavia 2 (0)
Teams managed
Segesta Sisak
Karlovac
1991–1992 Rijeka
1992–1993 Halubjan
1994 Inker Zaprešić
1994–1995 Karlovac
Naprijed Hrijeljina
1994–1995 Koper
1995 Rijeka
Rovinj´
Poreč
Draga
Opatija
Orijent Rijeka
Pomorac Kostrena
Krk
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

As a player, he was the most capped goalkeeper of all time for HNK Rijeka. He also scored 15 goals during his time in Rijeka as he was a regular penalty kick taker. During the 1969–70 season, he did not concede a goal for 917 minutes, a record for any Rijeka goalkeeper. He has had two appearances for the Yugoslav national team (against Bulgaria and Israel), both in 1966.[1]

Born in Zagreb, he started playing in a local club NK Ponikve.[2] In his early career he also played with FK Radnički Nova Pazova from where, in summer 1958, he joined FK Jedinstvo Zemun.[3][4] In the season 1959–60 he joined Rijeka and stayed in the club until 1972. That year he moved to FK Borac Banja Luka and played another 5 seasons there. By the end of his career he played with Yugoslav Second League sides Metalac Sisak and HNK Segesta.[2]

After retiring as a player at the age of 39, Jantoljak became a coach. Among other clubs, he has managed HNK Rijeka during the 1991–92 and 1995 seasons.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lazzarich, Marinko (2008) (in Croatian). Kantrida bijelih snova. Rijeka: Adamić. ISBN 978-953-219-393-0, pp. 342–4.
  2. ^ a b Marijan Jantoljak Archived 2014-08-27 at the Wayback Machine at Reprezentacija.rs
  3. ^ Pola vka fudbalskog kluba Zemun pag. 31-35
  4. ^ Fudbal u Zemunu Archived 10 August 2017 at the Wayback Machine at zemunskenovine.rs, by Branko Najhold, retrieved 24-1-2017 (in Serbian)