Ex-Real Madrid coach Vujadin Boskov dies aged 82
The Serb won a League and two Copas del Rey with Madrid; he also coached Sporting de Gijon, Zaragoza, Sampdoria, Roma, Napoli and Yugoslavia.
Serbian Vujadin Boskov, who coached Real Madrid and Sampdoria amongst others, has died aged 82 in the Italian city of Genoa, according to the website of Vojvodina, the club where he began his career and where he played most of his football. He was part of the runner-up side in the Helsinki Olympics in 1952.
Boskov, who was born on 16 May 1931 in Begec, near Novi Sad, coached Real Madrid from 1979 to 1982 and took them to one league triumph and two Copas del Rey.
In Spain he also coached Zaragoza and Sporting de Gijón, and in Italy was in charge at Roma and Napoli. His greatest success was with Sampdoria, winning the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in 1990.