Eva Šmeralová

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Eva Šmeralová
Personal information
Full name Eva Šmeralová
Date of birth (1976-08-24) August 24, 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth Pardubice, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Hradec Králové
Compex Otrokovice
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
DFO Pardubice
Sparta Prague
2009–2010 DFO Pardubice
National team
1993–2008 Czech Republic 71 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2011

Eva Šmeralová (born 28 August 1976) is a former Czech football defender. She played for, and captained, both Sparta Prague[1] and the Czech national team.[2]

Šmeralová is the most capped Czech international women's player with 71 appearances.[3] She was named Czech female footballer of the year in 2000 and 2003.[2][4]

Šmeralová started football at the age of 13 with Hradec Králové.[5]

She started her international career in 1993 in a friendly match against Slovakia, scoring on her debut.[3]

Šmeralová scored a hat-trick in the 2008 Czech Women's Cup final against Slavia, as Sparta won 5–1.[6]

In 2009, Šmeralová joined SK DFO Pardubice.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kapitánka Sparty Eva Šmeralová přiznala zklamání Sparta's website
  2. ^ a b Korel, Dušan (10 June 2004). "Kapitánka: Je to velký zázrak". idnes.cz (in Czech) (Mladá fronta DNES). Retrieved 26 February 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Eva Šmeralová international stats at the Football Association of the Czech Republic website (Czech)
  4. ^ fotbal.cz
  5. ^ Ryšavý, Pavel (11 February 2008). "Šmeralová volání Bayernu nevyslyšela". denik.cz (in Czech) (Vltava-Labe-Press). Retrieved 26 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "Sparťanky zdolaly Slavii a slaví vítězství v Českém poháru". idnes.cz (in Czech) (Mladá fronta DNES). 22 June 2008. Retrieved 26 February 2012. 
  7. ^ Mach, Jaroslav (29 August 2009). "FOTBAL ŽEN: V sobotu na Slavii, Šmeralová stop". denik.cz (in Czech) (Vltava-Labe-Press). Retrieved 26 February 2012.