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There are a bunch that like the adventure and show their tactics abroad, so a thread for them is in place :)

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Zeman the man for Crvena Zvezda


Zdeněk Zeman is aiming for "domestic trophies but also new achievements in Europe" after being named the FK Crvena Zvezda coach.

Time for a change
The 61-year-old Czech, who has spent much of his career in Italy, has agreed a two-year contract with the Serbian Superliga runners-up following the decision to dismiss 36-year-old Aleksandar Janković. The Belgrade club's youngest-ever coach was sacked after FK Partizan ended Crvena Zvezda's run of two successive domestic doubles with one of their own. 'Red Star' sporting director Goran Bunjevčević said: "Zeman prefers attacking football and that is what we want for the future. We feel we have chosen the best man for our club."

History
Zeman, whose only previous posting outside Italy came with a brief spell at Fenerbahçe SK in 1999/2000, is delighted with the appointment, having witnessed Crvena Zvezda's finest hour in person – the 1991 European Champion Clubs' Cup final, won on penalties against Olympique de Marseille. "I was in Bari when Crvena Zvezda beat Marseille in the final," Zeman said. "I love this club and had an attachment to them before signing my contract. I have watched six DVDs of Crvena Zvezda games from last season – they didn't lose a league match all season."

Knows what is required
Crvena Zvezda will start their UEFA Cup campaign in the second qualifying round in August, and Zeman is ready for the challenge that lies ahead both in Serbia and in Europe. "I know what Crvena Zvezda always want – domestic trophies but also new achievements in Europe," said the former Foggia Calcio, S.S. Lazio, AS Roma and SSC Napoli trainer. "First, though, we must complete the team with players who can play our way. I know the kind of people we are looking for and we will bring them here. After that, we need hard work on a daily basis. Footballing philosophy is not a simple thing. You must build something and wait for results."

Arrivals
The building process has already begun, with 'Red Star' signing right-back Marjan Marković, goalkeeper Sasa Stamenković, midfielders Dragomir Vukobratović and Nemanja Nikolić, and forward Ibrahim Somć. Six further additions are expected, including Olympiacos CFP striker Darko Kovačević and RC Lens defender Milan Biševac, both of whom have played for the club before. Another significant development is a deal struck with second-division FK Srem, whereby Crvena Zvezda academy players will gain valuable playing experience with the Sremska Mitrovica side.
 

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Very good idea for thread Andor :)
From what I can remember now, Uhrin is somewhere in Romania, Straka is going to coach in greece, there can be some guys coaching in Slovakia and Hungary.
 

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Hail Zeman! :proud:

I'll keep you guys posted this season and hopefully Zdenek beats some sense into our team. Any additional info or opinions on the man are welcome by the way! :)
 

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I adore him as a coach, and mostly agree with his ideas about football. Also I disagree with those who say that his style is old fashioned and not modern.

I believe your team is strongest in the league?
 

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Haha :pp
 

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And after three months at the club Zeman has got the boot.
 

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Und natürlich, Brückner's impressive victory over France is worth mentioning :)
 

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Frantisek Straka is fired from OFI Crete, after dissapointing results. The Cretan club are currently last on the Greek Super League table, without a win this season.
 

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Trombetta makes way at CFR


Italian Maurizio Trombetta has been dismissed as coach of Romanian champions CFR 1907 Cluj after just four months in charge with the Czech pair of Ales Jindra and Dušan Uhrin Jr brought in to replace him.

Czech pair
The 35-year-old Jindra has been appointed coach and joins from Czech second division side FK Banik Sokolov, where he was second in command. The more experienced Uhrin, who was sacked by FC Timişoara in December, has been appointed sports adviser as Romanian Liga 1 rules forbid a coach to work for two sides in the same league in the same season.

Family ties
Uhrin, 41, is the son of Dušan Uhrin who led the Czech Republic to the final of EURO '96™. His coaching experience includes spells at Czech sides CU Bohemians Praha (2002-2004) and FK Mladá Boleslav (2004-2007), taking the latter into the UEFA Cup after their unexpected second-placed finish in 2006. He joined Timişoara at the start of last season and earned them a European place for the first time since 1992. His dismissal in December came as a surprise with Timişoara just six points off top spot despite having six points deducted earlier in the season.

Memorable triumph
It is the second coaching change at CFR since the Transylvanian club won the Romanian title and cup for the first time last season. Trombetta came in for Ioan Andone prior to the start of the UEFA Champions League group stage and promptly pulled off one of the biggest shocks of the year by leading his side to victory at AS Roma in their first match in the competition. CFR held Chelsea FC to a goalless draw in their second Group A game but lost their next four matches to finish bottom of the section. CFR are fourth in Liga 1 at the midway point of the season, six points behind leaders FC Dinamo 1948 Bucureşti.
 

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Czech coach Lavicka accepts Sydney post


Sydney FC have appointed Czech Vitezslav Lavicka as their new coach.

Lavicka will arrive in Australia in March to take up the post with his contract beginning on April 1.

The 45-year-old guided FC Slovan Liberec to a place in the qualifying stages of the UEFA Champions League in 2006 and last season led Sparta Prague to a UEFA Cup place.

Lavicka will be Sydney's fifth coach in as many seasons after John Kosmina was sacked on Saturday as the club missed out on the play-offs for the first time in their history.

"We are extremely happy to be able to announce that Czech coach Vitezslav Lavicka has accepted the role as Sydney FC coach for the 2009/10 Hyundai A-League season," Sydney chief executive Stefan Kamasz said.

"It is proposed that Vitezslav travel to China to meet the players and staff during the club's upcoming friendly in Shanghai on February 28. He will then arrive in Australia in March to ensure everything is in place for the start of pre-season training."

Lavicka will be joined by compatriot Michal Zach, who has been appointed alongside current assistant coach and former captain Tony Popovic.

"Lavicka has a strong coaching pedigree and holds a UEFA Pro coaching license, the highest possible coaching credential in world football," Sydney director David Barlow said.

"We are confident Lavicka will provide the professionalism and technical knowledge required to get the best out of our players and take Sydney FC forward."
 

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Karel Bruckner fired as a coach of Austrian NT!. Can CMFS fire Rada right now and re-hire Bruckner? I do not think he would be ideal for Czech NT at all, but anyone is better than Rada, at least Bruckner has somewhat of a brain...
 

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Players in Australia’s A-League have voted Sydney FC’s Vitezslav Lavicka the best coach of the season.

Assisted by countryman Milan Zach, the Czech coach has led Sydney to the league’s best regular season record.
 
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