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Synot Liga Week 5: Banik continue on the path to desolation

The back pages made for grim reading. In a city heavily associated with heavy industry, grey clouds and greyer weather, the combined efforts of the Czech Republic’s sporting press made for dark reading. Perhaps Moravskoslezky…


Miroslav Koubek

Synot Liga Week 4: Plzen steal the headlines as they sack Miroslav Koubek

No matter how many talking points a weekend throws up, the spotlight always ends up shining bright on the affairs of one of the ‘new’ big two. Up until a few hours before the first…


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Josef Masopust: The Czech Knight

Josef Masopust, the 1962 Ballon D’Or winner and one of the greatest Czech athletes ever, died earlier this year aged 84. Dubbed ‘The Czech Knight’ by his peers, the dynamic midfielder appeared 63 times for…



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Synot Liga 2015-16 Season Preview

So here we are once again. The new Synot Liga season is just a couple of days away and as much of a repetitive statement it may sound, it is shaping up to be one…


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Sparta Prague: A summer of revolution

It’s tough working out where to start with Sparta Prague, especially considering that over the past six months the hierarchy of the Czech Republic’s most successful club don’t know either. Towards the tail end of…