Svetislav Glišović

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Svetislav Glišović
Светислав Глишовић
Personal information
Date of birth (1913-09-17)17 September 1913
Place of birth Belgrade, Kingdom of Serbia
Date of death 10 March 1988(1988-03-10) (aged 74)
Place of death Paris, France
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1931–1941 BSK Beograd
1946–1947 Stade Français 2 (0)
National team
1932–1940 Kingdom of Yugoslavia 21 (9)
Teams managed
1945 SR Serbia
1946–1948 Red Star Belgrade
1953-1958 Panathinaikos
1958 Grasshoppers
1959-1961 Aris Thessaloniki
1961-? Ukrainian Nationals
1966-1967 Aris Thessaloniki

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Svetislav Glišović (Serbian Cyrillic: Светислав Глишовић; 17 September 1913 – 10 March 1988), was a Serbian international football player and manager.


He played in the youth team of SK Soko before becomig one of the main players of the BSK Belgrade golden 1930s, he was, together with Tirnanić, Vujadinović, Marjanović and Božović, the main contributor to the attacking game of the club. Since his first appearance in the 1931–32 season, he won four national Championships, and was the league top scorer, with ten goals in same number of matches, in the 1939–40 season. He spend a decade in the club playing in both sides in the midfield and becoming famous for his speed and strong shot.

National team

Beside the 15 matches played for the Belgrade City selection, and three matches for the B National Team, he has played an impressive 21 matches for the Yugoslavia national football team having scored nine times. His debut was on 5 June 1932 in Belgrade against France, and his last match was on 14 April 1940 against Germany in Vienna.

Managerial career

In the first national Championship after the Second World War in 1945 the competition was organised by the selections of the six republics forming the new SFR Yugoslavia plus the Yugoslav Army team. Glišović was in charge as coach of the winning SR Serbia team. From the next season the Championship was held normally, with clubs competing, and he was named the head coach of the Red Star Belgrade team, where he stayed for two years until 1948. Afterwards, he continued his coaching career in Greece, Switzerland[1] and USA.[2]


Club BSK Belgrade



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