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Vladimir Čonč (13 January 1928 – 15 October 2012) was a former Croatian footballer. He played for several clubs from Zagreb, including Građanski, NK Poštar and Lokomotiva, but is best remembered for his eight-year spell with Dinamo Zagreb where he played from 1953 to 1961. He appeared in a total of 413 games and scored 119 goals for the Blues (including 173 appearances and 43 goals in the Yugoslav First League).

Vladimir Čonč
Personal information
Date of birth (1928-01-13)13 January 1928
Place of birth Zagreb, Kingdom of SCS
Date of death 15 October 2012(2012-10-15) (aged 84)[1]
Place of death Zagreb, Croatia
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Građanski Zagreb
Poštar Zagreb
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1949 Lokomotiva Zagreb 36 (5)
1950 Naša Krila Zemun 13 (0)
1951–1952 Lokomotiva Zagreb 48 (8)
1953–1961 Dinamo Zagreb 173 (43)
1961–1962 Kickers Offenbach 24 (5)
1962–1963 Eintracht Bad Kreuznach 28 (3)
1963–1966 Opel Rüsselsheim
National team
1956 Yugoslavia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

After leaving Dinamo in 1961 he spent several seasons with German lower level sides Kickers Offenbach, Eintracht Bad Kreuznach and Opel Rüsselsheim before retiring in 1966.

Čonč was also member of the Yugoslavia squad which won silver medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics, and was capped once for Yugoslavia in a friendly against England held at Wembley on 28 November 1956.[2]

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  1. ^ "Čonč Vladimir". Reprezentacija.rs. Retrieved 15 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Statistika utakmica reprezentacije". reprezentacija.rs. Retrieved 1 February 2010.[dead link]

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