Nebojša Gudelj (Serbian Cyrillic: Небојша Гудељ; born 23 September 1968) is a Serbian football manager and former player.

Nebojša Gudelj
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-09-23) 23 September 1968 (age 55)
Place of birth Trebinje, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina,
SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1991 Leotar 87 (7)
1991–1994 Partizan 98 (8)
1994–1996 Logroñés 68 (4)
1996–1997 Leganés 17 (2)
1997–2005 NAC Breda 246 (10)
2005–2006 Sparta Rotterdam 31 (0)
Total 547 (31)
Managerial career
2012–2014 NAC Breda
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Playing career edit

Born in Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gudelj started out at his hometown club Leotar, collecting 87 appearances in the Yugoslav Second League between 1988 and 1991. He subsequently switched to Partizan, winning four trophies with the Crno-beli, including the double in the 1993–94 season. Gudelj played 123 official matches for Partizan.

In the summer of 1994, Gudelj moved abroad and signed with Spanish club Logroñés. He spent two seasons there, before joining fellow Segunda División club Leganés. In the summer of 1997, Gudelj moved to the Netherlands and signed with NAC Breda. He spent the next eight seasons there, appearing in almost 300 official matches for the club. In the 2005–06 season, Gudelj played for Sparta Rotterdam, before retiring from the game.[1]

Managerial career edit

Gudelj was manager of NAC Breda from November 2012 to October 2014.[2]

He became the manager of Dalian Istar, a youth club, in 2018.[3][4] In 2021, the club moved to Hubei and merged with Hubei Istar, and he was appointed as the supervisor for first team and youth team.[5]

Personal life edit

His two sons, Nemanja and Dragiša, are both Serbia international footballers.[6]

Honours edit


NAC Breda

References edit

  1. ^ "Nebojša Gudelj okončao karijeru" (in Serbian). 2 August 2006. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  2. ^ "NAC Breda sack coach Nebojsa Gudelj" (in Dutch). 13 October 2014. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  3. ^ "古德利一家三球员!儿子离开恒大,父亲却在大连成了青训教练!". (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Nebojsa Gudelj met Chinees voetbalteam op het Marc Overmars Paastoernooi". (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  5. ^ "官方:内波-古德利出任湖北青年星足球总监". (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Ajax sign Serbian brothers and give dad a job in package deal". 6 May 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015.

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