Oliver Glasner
Crystal Palace

Manager Profile


Personal Details

Country of Birth
Austria Austria
Joined Club
20 February 2024
49 years 268 days
Date of Birth
Premier League Seasons
Premier League Debut Match
Burnley (h),
24 February 2024, Won 3 - 0

Manager Bio

Oliver Glasner was appointed Crystal Palace head coach on 19 February 2024.

The 49-year-old Austrian joined the Eagles after a successful spell at Eintracht Frankfurt, with whom he won the UEFA Europa League in 2022.

Glasner played professionally as a defender for 19 years, making over 500 appearances for Austrian club Ried.

Three years after his retirement he coached the same side for a season before taking over at German side Wolfsburg in 2019.

There he managed to qualify for the Champions League via finishing fourth in the 2020-21 Bundesliga season. Since then they have not managed a higher finishing position.

The Austrian remained in Germany but changed to Eintracht, where his talents where displayed in the 2021/22 Europa League, reaching the final before beating Rangers 5-4 on penalties. This earned the club Champions League qualification for the first time in their history.

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