Hubert Kostka

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Hubert Kostka
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Hubert Kostka (2011)
Surname Hubert Jerzy Kostka
birthday May 27, 1940
place of birth Markdorf , Ratibor districtGermany
position goalkeeper
Years station
until 1960 LZS Markowice, Unia Racibórz
Years station Games (goals) 1
1960-1973 Górnik Zabrze 219 (0)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1962-1972 Poland 32 (0)
Stations as a trainer
Years station
1974-1976 Walka Makoszowa
1976-1977 Górnik Zabrze
1978-1983 Szombierki Bytom
1983 Zagłębie Sosnowiec
1983-1986 Górnik Zabrze
1988 FC Aarau
1989-1993 FC Grenchen
1994 Górnik Zabrze
1995 Petrochemical Płock
1995-1996 Olimpia-Lechia Gdańsk
1997 Raków Częstochowa
1 Only league games are given.

Hubert Jerzy Kostka (born May 27, 1940 in Markdorf , Ratibor district ) is a former Polish football player and football coach.

Club career

The only 1.79 m tall goalkeeper Hubert Kostka spent his entire professional career with the Polish record champion Górnik Zabrze . With the club he won several Polish championships and cup victories. In 1970 he was with Górnik Zabrze in the final of the Cup Winners' Cup, but lost to Manchester City 1: 2.

National team

Kostka played 32 times for Poland from 1962 to 1972. His greatest success was the gold medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich . Shortly after the Olympics, he ended his national team career.

Success as a player

  • Polish champion (1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1972)
  • Polish Cup Winner (1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972)
  • Olympic gold medal (1972)

Coaching career

After finishing his active career, Kostka was a junior coach at Górnik Zabrze. From 1976 to mid-1977 he was the first coach of Górnik Zabrze's first team. Then he was the coach of Szombierki Bytom , with whom he was Polish champion in 1980. From 1983 to 1986 he trained Górnik Zabrze again, this time much more successfully than at the first attempt. With Górnik he won the Polish championship title in 1985 and 1986. He was also briefly coach of Walka Makoszowa , Zagłębie Sosnowiec , Olimpia Poznań , Petrochemia Płock , Olimpia-Lechia Gdańsk , Raków Częstochowa , FC Grenchen and FC Aarau . He was also in the coaching staff of the Polish national team under the coaches Kazimierz Górski , Jacek Gmoch and Antoni Piechniczek .

Success as a trainer

  • Polish champion (1980, 1985, 1986)

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