Daniel Zítka

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Daniel Zítka
Personal information
Date of birth (1975-06-20) 20 June 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth Havířov, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1985–1994 Baník Havířov
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 FK Viktoria Žižkov 1 (0)
1995–1997 FC Svit Zlín 38 (0)
1997–1999 Tatran Prešov 43 (0)
1999–2002 K.S.C. Lokeren 59 (0)
2002–2010 Anderlecht 143 (0 [1])
2010–2012 Sparta Prague 4 (0)
National team
1994–1996 Czech Republic U21 2 (0)
2007–2008 Czech Republic 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 June 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 December 2014

Daniel Zítka (born 20 June 1975) is a retired Czech football goalkeeper. He played three matches for the Czech Republic.[2]


He began his career at FK Havířov and in 1994 moved to FK Viktoria Žižkov where he accumulated only one league start. He played in the first round of the 1994–95 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup against Chelsea, conceding four goals in the first leg in London.[3] The year after, he signed with FC Zlín and in November 1997 transferred to Tatran Prešov in Slovakia. Two years later he moved to Belgium, to K.S.C. Lokeren OV, where he was recruited by R.S.C. Anderlecht scouts in 2002. Since his arrival at Anderlecht, he has been in competition with Tristan Peersman, Zvonko Milojević, Željko Pavlović, Jan Van Steenberghe and Silvio Proto, but he remained a first-team regular.
On 3 May 2010 Sparta Prague signed the Czech goalkeeper from RSC Anderlecht on a two-year deal.[4]


With RSC Anderlecht

  • Belgian League: 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010
  • Belgian Cup: 2008
  • Belgian Super Cup: 2006, 2007


External links[edit]

Daniel Zítka international stats at the Football Association of the Czech Republic website (Czech)