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Karel Jarolím

Karel Jarolím
Personal information
Full name Karel Jarolím
Date of birth (1956-08-23) 23 August 1956
Place of birth Čáslav, Czechoslovakia
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Mladá Boleslav (manager)
Youth career
1965–1971 Třemošnice
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1977 VCHZ Pardubice
1977–1978 Slavia Prague
1978–1979 Dukla Prague
1979–1980 Dukla Tábor
1980–1987 Slavia Prague 215 (48)
1987–1990 FC Rouen 79 (13)
1990–1991 SC Amiens 27 (13)
1991–1992 Slavia Prague 28 (4)
1992 Viktoria Žižkov
1993–1994 Švarc Benešov
1994–1995 FC Bohemians Praha 23 (10)
National team
1982–1987 Czechoslovakia 13 (2)
Teams managed
1997–1998 Dukla Příbram
2000–2001 Slavia Prague
2001–2003 Racing Strasbourg (Assistant)
2003–2005 1. FC Slovácko
2005–2010 Slavia Prague
2010 Slavia Prague
2010–2011 Slovan Bratislava
2011–2013 Al-Ahli
2013 Al-Wahda
2014– Mladá Boleslav

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

† Appearances (goals)

Karel Jarolím (born 23 August 1956) is a Czech football coach and former Czechoslovakia international footballer. As a player, he played as a midfielder and made 275 appearances in the Czechoslovak First League.[1]

As a coach, Jarolím is perhaps best known as the coach of Czech football team Slavia Prague. He has been the coach of Slavia three times: In the 2000/2001 season, from 2005 to 2010, and for a he returned for a few games in 2010.

He formerly was the coach of Al-Ahli (Jeddah) in Saudi Professional League. He is one of the most successful coaches in the Saudi league for the current season. Al-Ahli is the team with the most goals in season 2011–12 and the second team with the least conceding goals. Also, Al-Ahli (Jeddah) were runners-up in 2012 AFC Champions League final. In May 2013, he signed with Al Wahda Club for renewable season. He returned to the Czech Republic in January 2014, signing with FK Mladá Boleslav.[2]


  • Personal life 1
  • Honours 2
    • As a Player 2.1
    • Managerial 2.2
    • Individual 2.3
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Personal life

His sons Lukáš and David are also footballers, as well his nephew Marek.


As a Player

Dukla Prague
  • Czechoslovak Football League Championships: 1979.
Slavia Prague
  • Intercup: 1986, 1992.


FC Slovácko
SK Slavia Prague
ŠK Slovan Bratislava



  1. ^ Jeřábek, Luboš (2007). Český a československý fotbal – lexikon osobností a klubů (in Czech). Prague, Czech Republic: Grada Publishing. p. 77.  
  2. ^ "Boleslav povede Karel Jarolím" (in Czech). 3 January 2014. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 

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