Stjepan Tomas

Stjepan Tomas (born 6 March 1976) is a Croatian football manager and former player. His previous clubs include Dinamo Zagreb, Vicenza Calcio, Como, Fenerbahçe, Galatasaray and Rubin Kazan. He played as centre back, and at one point of his career even as defensive midfielder.

Stjepan Tomas
Personal information
Full name Stjepan Tomas
Date of birth (1976-03-06) 6 March 1976 (age 45)
Place of birth Bugojno, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina,
SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Istra Pula 24 (0)
1995–2000 Dinamo Zagreb 92 (2)
2000–2002 Vicenza 48 (0)
2002–2003 Como 26 (0)
2003–2004 Fenerbahçe 27 (0)
2004–2007 Galatasaray 98 (2)
2007–2010 Rubin Kazan 31 (0)
2010 Gaziantepspor 4 (0)
2010 Bucaspor 9 (0)
Total 359 (4)
National team
1998–2006 Croatia 49 (1)
Teams managed
2014–2015 Gaziantepspor (assistant)
2015–2016 Sivasspor (assistant)
2016–2017 Göztepe (assistant)
2017–2018 Akhisar Belediyespor (assistant)
2018–2019 Çaykur Rizespor (assistant)
2019 İstanbul Başakşehir F.K. (assistant)
2019 Antalyaspor
2020–2021 Çaykur Rizespor
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

In August 2007, he signed a two-year contract with Russian club FC Rubin Kazan, for a fee of €4.8 million.[1] On 31 January 2010, he signed a contract with Turkish side Gaziantepspor until end of the season. Then he moved to Bucaspor, a newly promoted Süper Lig team.

International careerEdit

Tomas was part of the Croatia national team at the 2002 FIFA World Cup where he played in all three games in the group stage before they were eliminated. He was also on the national squad at Euro 2004 but did not play any games in the tournament. He also played for the national team in their third and last game at the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

Managerial careerEdit

On 15 November 2019, Tomas was appointed manager of Turkish Süper Lig club Antalyaspor.[2]

HonoursEdit

Dinamo Zagreb

Fenerbahçe

Galatasaray

Rubin Kazan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.milliyet.com.tr/2007/08/11/spor/spo03.html
  2. ^ "Antalyasporumuz Stjepan Tomas ile Sözleşme İmzaladı". Antalyaspor. 15 November 2019.

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