Ondřej Švejdík

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Ondřej Švejdík
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Personal information
Full name Ondřej Švejdík
Date of birth (1982-12-03) 3 December 1982 (age 31)
Place of birth Opava, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
AC Sparta Prague
Number 4
Youth career
Ostroj Opava
Kaučuk Opava
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2002 SFC Opava 21 (0)
2002–2004 Bohemians Prague 25 (3)
2004–2006 FK Mladá Boleslav 44 (1)
2006–2010 FC Groningen 59 (2)
2011– AC Sparta Prague 36 (2)
2011–2012 FK Dukla Prague (loan) 27 (2)
National team
1998–1999 Czech Republic U16 7 (0)
1999–2000 Czech Republic U17 12 (0)
2000–2001 Czech Republic U18 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 November 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 May 2012

Ondřej Švejdík (born 3 December 1982) is a Czech football player currently playing for AC Sparta Prague. His former teams are SFC Opava, Bohemians Prague, FK Mladá Boleslav, FC Groningen and FK Dukla Prague.

Early career[edit]

Švejdík went to school in Opava, where he began his football life as a junior player.[1] Between 1998 and 2001, Švejdík represented the Czech Republic at youth international level, playing for teams up to the under-18 level.[2] He played at the 2001 UEFA European Under-18 Football Championship.[3] During this time he played club football in the Gambrinus liga for SFC Opava.

Švejdík left Opava and joined Bohemians in August 2002.[4]

Švejdík played 24 games in the 2005–06 Gambrinus liga as FK Mladá Boleslav finished the season in second place, qualifying for the following season's UEFA Champions League.[5]

Netherlands[edit]

Švejdík left FK Mladá Boleslav in 2006, joining Dutch side FC Groningen in the Eredivisie on a four-year contract.[5][6] He played for Groningen in the 2006–07 UEFA Cup, making his competition debut on 14 September 2006 in the 4–2 first round loss against Serbian side Partizan Belgrade.[3]

At Groningen, Švejdík suffered a couple of injuries including breaking his arm in 2007[7] and undergoing surgery for a knee problem in 2009.[8]

Return to the Czech Republic[edit]

After being released by Groningen, Švejdík returned to the Czech Republic in 2011, joining AC Sparta Prague as a free agent.[9]

Švejdík moved to FK Dukla Prague on loan for the 2011–12 Gambrinus liga.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brhel, Roman (2 January 2012). "David Mikula: O návratu domů přemýšlím". denik.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Ondřej Švejdík international stats at the Football Association of the Czech Republic website (Czech)
  3. ^ a b "Ondřej Švejdík profile". UEFA.com. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Trenér Uhrin podepsal roční smlouvu". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech) (Czech Republic). 5 September 2002. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Švejdík přestoupí z Boleslavi do Groningenu". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech) (Czech Republic). 14 July 2006. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Ondrej Svedjik" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 2010-02-15. 
  7. ^ "Ondrej Svejdik breekt onderarm". nieuws.nl (in Dutch). 6 December 2007. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "Svejdik donderdag onder het mes". nieuwslog.nl (in Dutch). 31 October 2009. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  9. ^ Novák, Jaromír (27 January 2011). "Sparta získala další posilu, upsal se jí zkušený zadák Švejdík". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech) (Czech Republic). Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  10. ^ Včeliš, Michal (28 June 2011). "S fotbalisty Dukly trénují Švejdík i talent z Villarrealu". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech) (Czech Republic). Retrieved 8 May 2012. 

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