Alfred Riedl (2 November 1949 – 8 September 2020) was an Austrian football player. He played as striker in Austria and Belgium. He was also a football coach.
|Full name||Alfred Riedl|
|Date of birth||2 November 1949|
|Place of birth||Vienna, Austria|
|Date of death||8 September 2020(aged 70)|
|Place of death||Vienna, Austria|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|2008-2009||Xi Măng Hải Phòng FC|
|2011–||Laos (Technical Director)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 August 2008|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 August 2008
He played for FK Austria Wien until his 22nd year. Then he went to Belgium and played there 8 seasons for Sint-Truiden, Royal Antwerp and Standard Liège. After he came back to Austria he played for KK Austria, Grazer AK, Wiener Sportclub and VfB Admira Wacker Mödling. He was two times top scorer in the Belgian league.
From 1974-1978 he played four matches for the Austrian national football team.
As a manager, Riedl has coached Olympique Khouribga (Morocco, 1993–94), Al-Zamalek (Egypt, 1994–95), Al Salmiya (Kuwait, 2001–03), and many national teams, including Austria (1990–92), Liechtenstein (1997–98), Palestine (2004–05), Vietnam (1998–2001, 2003–04, 2005–2007), and Laos.
Riedl died on 8 September 2020 of cancer in Vienna at the age of 70.
Honours (as a player)Edit
- Austrian Football Bundesliga (2):
- 1969, 1970
- Austrian Cup (2):
- 1971, 1981
Honours (as a manager)Edit
- ASEAN Football Championship
- Runners-up (1): 2010
- Austrian Bundesliga Top Goalscorer (1):
- Belgian First Division top scorer (2):
- 1973, 1975
- Official page
- Profile Archived 2011-05-31 at the Wayback Machine - Austria Archive
- Career stats - National Football Teams