Synot Liga preview: Pribram – Another year in the wilderness

Pribram Pribram is a bit like The Wall. You take the black, pledge your allegiance, work hard and get very little in the way of recompense. Unless you’re young. Last season: 12th CZEFootball predicts: 13th Odds: 200/1 (Oddschecker) Key player Marek Bohac and/or Lukas Krbecek – Who is between the sticks for Pribram will have […]
  • Posted by Chris Boothroyd
  • On 24th July 2014
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Photo gallery: The New Saints v Slovan Bratislava

Sparta were off in Estonia but in North Wales Slovan Bratislava were facing the Welsh champions The New Saints. With the Slovakian side managed by former Pribram and Slavia Prague boss Frantisek Straka, CZEFootball headed to Rhyl to see first-hand how Straka was acclimatising to both his new side and Europe's premier club competition.
  • Posted by Chris Boothroyd
  • On 24th July 2014
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Synot Liga preview: Mlada Boleslav – A fantastic summer bodes well

Mlada Boleslav An excellent summer bodes for an excellent winter Last season: 3rd CZEFootball predicts: 3rd Odds: 9/1 (Oddschecker) Key player Jasmin Scuk – The Bosnian perhaps should have been on the plane to Brazil, but Safet Susic, unaware of where the Czech Republic is, failed to consider the midfielder. Another year like last season […]
  • Posted by Chris Boothroyd
  • On 23rd July 2014
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Synot Liga preview: Jablonec – Miroslav Pelta unveils his Galacticos

Jablonec Will Pelta’s Galacticos click, or will it be a failed summer of investment? Last season: 11th CZEFootball predicts: 4th Odds: 10/1 (via Oddschecker) Key player Tomas Hubschman – The Czech international will act as a shield for the back four, but opponents should also fear his passing as well as his immaculate defensive work. […]
  • Posted by Chris Boothroyd
  • On 23rd July 2014
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Synot Liga preview: Hradec Kralove – A welcome return, but will it be a fleeting visit?

Hradec Kralove Hradec makes a welcome return to the Synot Liga, but fears are it might be brief stay Last season: 2nd (Narodni Liga) CZEFootball predicts: 16th Odds: 250/1 (via Oddschecker) Key player Emir Halilovic – According to the reputable website Transfermarkt, the veteran centre-forward and Hradec native Marek Kulic set up 16 goals for his […]
  • Posted by Chris Boothroyd
  • On 23rd July 2014
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Frantisek Straka, from Pribram to Bratislava and the Champions League

There is a certain stigma surrounding Frantisek Straka in the Czech Republic. A former Sparta Prague mainstay, the charismatic 56-year-old hasn’t enjoyed the best of times when managing in his home country, though part of that is his own doing when he attempted to bridge the divide between Letna and Eden. Tainted by his cross-town […]
  • Posted by Chris Boothroyd
  • On 22nd July 2014
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Synot Liga preview: Dukla Prague – Transition comes at the worst time possible

Dukla Prague A season of transition has arrived at the worst possible time. Last season: 7th CZEFootball predicts: 10th Odds: 40/1 – (Oddschecker) Key player Patrik Gedeon – There are numerous similarities between Plzen’s Pavel Horvath and Dukla’s Patrik Gedeon: both are elder-statesman of the league, both have the same responsibilities on the pitch and […]
  • Posted by Chris Boothroyd
  • On 22nd July 2014
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Synot Liga preview: Ceske Budejovice – Back, but better than last time?

Ceske Budejovice Dynamo are back, but have they learnt from past mistakes? Last season: 1st (Narodni Liga) CZEFootball predicts: 15th Odds: 250/1 (Oddschecker) Key player Jiri Kladrubsky – Capable of playing anywhere across the back four or a little further up as a defensive midfielder, Kladrubsky returns to his hometown club seven years after he left. […]
  • Posted by Chris Boothroyd
  • On 22nd July 2014
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