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Vladimir Lukarić

Vladimir Lukarić (born 22 January 1939) is a former Croatian football player and manager.

Vladimir Lukarić
Personal information
Full name Vladimir Lukarić
Date of birth (1939-01-22) 22 January 1939 (age 80)
Place of birth Fiume, Italy
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1953–1956 NK Željezničar Moravice
1956–1958 NK Crikvenica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1969 NK Rijeka 224 (44)
1969–1971 Bellinzona 20 (6)
1971–1972 NK Rijeka 21 (9)
Total 265 (55)
National team
1961–1965 Yugoslavia 6 (1)
Teams managed
1973–1976 NK Rijeka (Assistant coach)
1976–1978 NK Crikvenica
1978–1980 NK Rijeka (Assistant coach)
1980–1985 NK Rijeka (Youth selections)
1980–1989 NK Rijeka (Assistant coach)
1989–1991 NK Rijeka
1990 Croatia (Assistant coach)
1992–1993 HNK Rijeka U-21
1993–1994 NK Pomorac Kostrena
1995 NK Buje
1995–1996 NK Crikvenica
1998 HNK Rijeka (Interim)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Born in Rijeka (back then still named Fiume and part of the Kingdom of Italy) as a player, he was HNK Rijeka's first player to be capped for the Yugoslav national team in 1961. He spent much of his career in Rijeka, collecting over 200 league caps and scoring 42 goals. He also had a two-year spell with AC Bellinzona in Switzerland before returning to HNK Rijeka as assistant manager. He has had six appearances for the Yugoslav national team, scoring his only goal against Ethiopia in 1962.[1]

As a manager, Lukarić was a coach of all youth levels of Rijeka before becoming their main coach between 1989 and 1991. He also coached other local clubs such as NK Buje, NK Crikvenica and NK Pomorac Kostrena. He was also the assistant manager of the Croatian national team in 1990 in their match against the United States.[2]

International CareerEdit

Lukarić made his first international appearance for Yugoslavia national team in 1961 in a friendly match against Morocco.

International appearancesEdit

Yugoslavia national team
Year Apps Goals
1961 1 0
1962 1 1
1963 0 0
1964 1 0
1965 3 0
Total 6 1

International goalsEdit

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 19 September 1962 Karaburma Stadium, Belgrade   Ethiopia
1 – 0
5 – 2
Friendly

Career statisticsEdit

Player statisticsEdit

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Yugoslavia League Yugoslav Cup Europe Total
1958-59 NK Rijeka Yugoslav First League 17 2 2 0 - - 19 2
1959-60 22 8 1 0 - - 23 8
1960-61 17 6 1 1 - - 5 0
1961-62 18 2 1 0 - - 19 2
1962-63 22 4 1 0 - - 23 4
1962-63 22 4 1 0 6 3 29 7
1963-64 21 6 1 1 - - 22 7
1964-65 25 5 0 0 - - 25 5
1965-66 15 3 1 2 4 1 20 6
1966-67 - - - - - - 0 0
1967-68 21 4 1 - - - 22 4
1968-69 24 0 1 1 - - 26 5
Switzerland League Swiss Cup Europe Total
1969-70 AC Bellinzona Nationalliga A 6 2 0 0 - - 6 2
1970-71 14 4 0 0 - - 14 4
Yugoslavia League Yugoslav Cup Europe Total
1971-72 NK Rijeka Yugoslav Second League 21 9 1 0 - - 22 9
Career Total 265 55 12 5 10 4 287 64

[3][4]

Managerial statisticsEdit

Club From To Competition Record
P W D L Win %
NK Rijeka 30 July 1989 16 December 1990 First League 52 21 11 20 040.38
Yugoslav Cup 8 3 2 3 037.50
NK Rijeka Total 60 24 13 23 040.00
HNK Rijeka 3 May 1998 3 May 1998 Prva HNL 1 0 0 1 000.00
Totals 61 24 13 24 039.34

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*Dates of first and last games under Lukarić; not dates of official appointments

HonoursEdit

PlayerEdit

HNK Rijeka

IndividualEdit

ManagerEdit

HNK Rijeka (Youth)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lazzarich, Marinko (2008) (in Croatian). Kantrida bijelih snova. Rijeka: Adamić. ISBN 978-953-219-393-0, pp. 401–3.
  2. ^ Vladimir Lukarić at Reprezentacija.rs
  3. ^ "Vladimir Lukarić stats" (in Serbian). www.reprezentacija.rs.
  4. ^ "Vladimir Lukarić statistics". www.national-football-teams.com.
  5. ^ "Vladimir Lukarić statistics". hrnogomet.com. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  6. ^ Cvijanović, Marko (29 August 2011). "Asevi s Kantride: Idealna momčad Rijeke". Novi List (in Croatian). Retrieved 2 March 2012.
  7. ^ "RIJEČKI OMLADINSKI NOGOMET od 1947. do 2007" (in Croatian). www.kvarnerski.com/.

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