František Štambachr

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František Štambachr
Personal information
Date of birth (1953-02-13) 13 February 1953 (age 61)
Place of birth Čebín, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1961–1968 Sokol Čebín
1968–1972 KPS Brno
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1984 Dukla Prague 292 (31)
1984 AEK Athens 9 (0)
1984–1985 Apollon Smyrnis 12 (3)
National team
1977–1983 Czechoslovakia 31 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Czechoslovakia
Men's Football
Gold 1980 Moscow Team Competition

František Štambachr or Štambacher, nicknamed "Štambi", (born 13 February 1953 in Čebín) is a former Czechoslovakian footballer, gold medalist with the Czechoslovakian Olympic Football Team at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. He was considered as an allrounder who could play in almost every position of the midfield (especially left wing and defensive midfield).

Playing career[edit]

During his youth František Štambachr played for Sokol Čebín and KPS Brno. In 1972 he transferred to Dukla Prague (nowadays known as Marila Pribram). For Dukla he reached a total of 292 top league appearances and scored 31 goals. In 1977, 1979 and 1982 he became champion of Czechoslovakia, in 1981 and 1983 national cup winner. He spent the late years of his career playing in Greece for AEK Athens (7/1984-12/1984) and Apollon Smyrnis (12/1984-6/1985).

For the national team of Czechoslovakia Štambachr played a total of 31 matches, in which he scored five goals. He was part of the winning squad of the 1976 European Championship (yet spending all games on the bench). He also participated (and performed) at the 1980 European Championship (2 Apps) and the 1982 FIFA World Cup (1 App).

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