Jan Berger (footballer, born 1955)
|Full name||Jan Berger|
|Date of birth||27 November 1955|
|Place of birth||Prague, Czechoslovakia|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1976–1978||FC Viktoria Plzeň|
|2000–2003||Sparta Prague Reserves|
|2003–2005||FK Brandýs nad Labem|
|2005||FK Dukla Prague|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
|Olympic medal record|
|1980 Moscow||Team Competition|
Berger played in Czechoslovakia for Dukla Prague and Sparta Prague, winning three league titles in total. He also played internationally, winning gold with Czechoslovakia in the 1980 Olympic football competition and bronze in the UEFA European Championship held in the same year.
In Czechoslovakia, Berger played for Dukla Prague, winning the league title in 1979 and scoring a total of six goals between 1978 and 1980. He transferred to Sparta Prague in 1980 after the 1980 Olympic football tournament. He was named Czechoslovak Footballer of the Year in 1984. While a Sparta player, Berger won two more league titles, before leaving in 1986 to continue his career in Switzerland.
Berger returned to Dukla Prague in 2005, overseeing the second half of the 2004–05 league campaign for the club in the Prague Championship. The club finished the season second. He remained at the club, but left mid-way through the 2005–06 season with the club eventually finishing in 13th position.
- Na Vyšehradě střídá Bergera nový trenér Formánek
- Pivoda, p. 61.
- Pivoda, p. 62.
- Pivoda, p. 128.
- "Patrik Berger slaví 40. narozeniny. Pracovat v českém fotbalu se mu stále nechce" (in Czech). Czech Radio. 10 November 2013. Retrieved 25 November 2013.
- "Duklu táhnou synové slavných otců: Hašek, Rada, Berger a Nečas" (in Czech). idnes.cz. 21 May 2011. Retrieved 28 January 2012.