Țălnar in 2010
|Date of birth||9 June 1957|
|Place of birth||Bărăbanţ, Alba County, Romania|
|1973–1977||Unirea Alba Iulia|
|1988–1991||Unirea Alba Iulia|
|2000||Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Cornel Țălnar (born 9 June 1957) is a Romanian football manager and former player.
Țălnar was born in Bărăbanţ, Alba County and began playing for Dinamo Bucharest in the country's first division (Divizia A) in 1977. Țălnar was capped 6 times in the Romanian national football team between 1979 and 1981.
After he retired, Țălnar was the head coach, in Liga I, of Inter Sibiu (1995–1996), Dinamo Bucureşti (1996–1997, 2007–2008), Universitatea Cluj-Napoca (1997–1998), FC Braşov (1998–1999) and Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ (2000–2001).
After Walter Zenga resigned from Dinamo Bucureşti in the autumn of 2007 he was appointed as iterim coach. He was again appointed as interim coach of Dinamo Bucharest after Gheorghe Mulţescu resigned in the beginning of 2008. He was again appointed as interim coach of Dinamo Bucureşti after Marin Ion resigned in October 2009 and led the team until June 2010 when he was replaced by Ioan Andone. In December 2012 he replaced Dorinel Munteanu as head coach of Dinamo Bucharest, starting his fifth spell at the helm of the club. He was sacked at the end of the season after he failed to qualify the team for a European competition.
His nephew, Gheorghe Grozav is also a footballer.
- Dinamo (2012). "OFICIAL. Cornel Talnar, antrenor principal" (in Romanian). fcdinamo.ro.