Michal Papadopulos

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Michal Papadopulos
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-04-14) 14 April 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Zagłębie Lubin
Number 27
Youth career
1992–1998 NH Ostrava
1998–2002 Baník Ostrava
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2005 Baník Ostrava 51 (9)
2003–2004 Arsenal (loan) 0 (0)
2006–2008 Bayer Leverkusen 19 (0)
2008 Energie Cottbus (loan) 14 (2)
2008–2009 Mladá Boleslav 29 (10)
2009–2011 Heerenveen 27 (7)
2011 Zhemchuzhina 14 (5)
2011–2012 FC Rostov 9 (1)
2012– Zagłębie Lubin 33 (12)
National team
2000–2001 Czech Republic U15 6 (1)
2001–2002 Czech Republic U17 18 (7)
2002–2004 Czech Republic U19 16 (5)
2004–2007 Czech Republic U21 27 (4)
2008–2011 Czech Republic 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 September 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Michal Papadopulos (born 14 April 1985 in Ostrava) is a Czech football player of Greek descent[1] who currently plays for Polish club Zagłębie Lubin.

Career[edit]

Papadopulos started his football career in his native Ostrava at NH Ostrava, and then Baník Ostrava. He moved early to English club Arsenal in July 2003. He played just one first-team match for Arsenal, in a League Cup match against Wolverhampton Wanderers as a substitute for Jérémie Aliadière. He returned to Baník in 2004. Papadopulos won the Czech Cup with Baník in 2005. In December 2005, he moved to Bayer Leverkusen, signing a contract until the summer of 2009 and left the club in July 2008 to sign with Mladá Boleslav.[2] In January 2008, he moved to Energie Cottbus until the end of the 2007–08 season on loan.[3] In June 2009, SC Heerenveen signed the Czech forward from Mladá Boleslav on a five-year contract.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Papadopulos: Na Spartu jsem se necítil" (in Czech). iSport.cz. 31 October 2008. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Interview Michal Papadopoulos". heerenveen.nl. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Michal Papadopulos". Leverkusen who's who. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Boleslav star joins Heerenveen". Sky Sports. 17 June 2009. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 

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