Vlastimil Bubník

Vlastimil Bubník ( born March 18, 1931 in Kelč, Czechoslovakia ) is a former Czech football player and hockey player and coach.


Bubnik wore 1957-1960 a total of eleven times the jersey of the Czechoslovakian national soccer team. He scored a total of four goals. One of them against France in the match for 3rd place at the European Football Championship 1960 in France, which the CSSR 2-0 decision at the end in itself.

He became famous, however, as a hockey player. He played as a striker for the SK Kralove Pole Brno ( 1949-53 ), Red Star Brno ( 1953-66 ) and TJ Vitkovice ( 1966-68 ). There he was eleven times national champion and played 320 games in which he scored 300 goals. He then moved for another three years after Austria for VEU Feldkirch. He played at the new world championships and four Olympic Games ( 1952-64 ). Here Bubník fetched at the World Championships in 1961 and silver in 1954 and bronze in 1963. Olympic bronze he won at the Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck.

After his career end Bubník worked as a hockey coach at Zetor Brno and the HK Jesenice.


  • Football Association of Czech Republic - Player portraits
  • Hokej.cz - Article about Vlastimil Bubnik