|Intro||Croatian football manager|
|Was||Sports official Athlete Football player Association football player Association football manager|
|Birth||30 June 1933, Split, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia|
|Death||24 June 2011, Split, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia (aged 78 years)|
Tomislav Ivić (30 June 1933 – 24 June 2011) was a Croatian football player and manager. Often described as a brilliant strategist, Ivić is credited with helping develop the modern style of the game. In April 2007 the Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport proclaimed him as the most successful football manager in history, due to his 8 league titles won in 6 different countries.
Ivić managed teams in 14 different countries along with 4 national teams, and he won titles and cups in seven countries (Yugoslavia, The Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Spain and France). Ivić never won league title in Greece.
He won seven top flight championships (3 in Yugoslavia, and 1 each in The Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal and France), 6 national cups (4 in Yugoslavia and 1 each in Spain and Portugal), an UEFA Super Cup and an Intercontinental Cup.
In Croatia, he coached RNK Split, Hajduk Split, Dinamo Zagreb and the national team; in the Netherlands, he coached Ajax; in Belgium, Anderlecht and Standard Liège; in Turkey, Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe; Avellino was his only experience in Italy; Panathinaikos in Greece; in Portugal, he coached FC Porto and Benfica; in France, he managed Paris Saint Germain and Olympique de Marseille (this one, his last club before retiring, in 2002); in Spain, Atlético Madrid; in United Arab Emirates, Al Wasl FC and the national team; and, in Iran, Persepolis and the national selection.
He died on 24 June 2011, six days before his 78th birthday, in his hometown of Split. He was reportedly suffering from cardiac troubles, as well as diabetes.
|Yugoslavia||Nov 1973||Mar 1974||7001110000000000000♠11||7000300000000000000♠3||7000300000000000000♠3||7000500000000000000♠5||07001272700000000000♠27.27|
|Ajax||1 July 1976||30 June 1978|
|Galatasaray||June 1983||June 1984||7001400000000000000♠40||7001190000000000000♠19||7001120000000000000♠12||7000900000000000000♠9||07001475000000000000♠47.50|
|Porto||July 1987||June 1988||7001540000000000000♠54||7001400000000000000♠40||7001110000000000000♠11||7000300000000000000♠3||07001740709999999999♠74.07|
|Paris SG||July 1988||1990||7001860000000000000♠86||7001410000000000000♠41||7001210000000000000♠21||7001240000000000000♠24||07001476700000000000♠47.67|
|Marseille||July 1991||October 1991|
|Porto||Aug 1993||30 Jan 1994||7001280000000000000♠28||7001180000000000000♠18||7000800000000000000♠8||7000200000000000000♠2||07001642900000000000♠64.29|
|Iran||Dec 1997||Apr 1998||7000500000000000000♠5||7000100000000000000♠1||7000200000000000000♠2||7000200000000000000♠2||07001200000000000000♠20.00|
|Marseille||October 2001||November 2001|
- Hajduk Split
- Yugoslav First League: 3
- 1974, 1975, 1979
- Yugoslav Cup: 4
- 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976
- Dutch Eredivisie: 1
- Belgian First Division: 1
- FC Porto
- UEFA Super Cup: 1
- Intercontinental Cup: 1
- Portuguese Liga: 1
- Portuguese Cup: 1
- Olympique de Marseille
- French Championship: 1