Milorad Pavić (football coach)

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Michel Pavić (1975).

Milorad Pavić , called Michel Pavić , (born November 11, 1921 in Valjevo ; † August 16, 2005 ibid) was a Yugoslav football coach .


Milorad Pavić was born in Yugoslavia in 1921 . There he was able to win the title of national champion with Red Star Belgrade in 1959, 1960 and 1964 as well as book three cup successes in 1958, 1959 and 1964.

He was later signed by the Belgian Club Standard Liège . With the "Rouches" he won the Belgian Cup twice between 1964 and 1968 (1966 and 1967). In 1968 he moved to Club Bruges , but could not quite meet expectations there and was hired from FC Liège from 1969 to 1971 .

From 1971 he was under contract with Spanish football clubs in Athletic Bilbao , FC Málaga and Celta Vigo and with the traditional Portuguese clubs Benfica and Sporting Lisbon . After the Waterschei bribery scandal , Pavić returned to Standard Liège in 1985. He was temporarily replaced by the coach Helmut Graf, but in 1987 a contract extension at Standard followed.

The coach Pavić was internationally recognized as a tactician and supporter of the direct short passing game.

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