Martin Kuciak

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Martin Kuciak
Personal information
Full name Martin Kuciak
Date of birth (1982-03-15) 15 March 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Žilina, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Podbrezová
Number 28
Youth career
Žilina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Kysucké Nové Mesto
2005–2009 Rimavská Sobota
2010–2014 Zlaté Moravce 148 (0)
2014–2015 Hradec Králové 5 (0)
2015– Podbrezová 47 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 October 2016.

Martin Kuciak (born 15 March 1982) is a Slovak football goalkeeper who currently plays for FO ŽP Šport Podbrezová.

He is the elder brother of Hull City and Slovakia goalkeeper Dušan Kuciak.

Club career[edit]

Martin Kuciak is a product of Žilina youth academy.

MŠK Rimavská Sobota[edit]

After a spell at Kysucké Nové Mesto, Kuciak joined Rimavská Sobota in summer 2005, who had been relegated from the Slovak top flight the previous season. He became the number one goalkeeper at the club in the spring part of the 2007-2008 season.[1]

FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce[edit]

Kuciak transferred to the Corgoň liga club FC ViOn in the winter break of the 2009-2010 season. In the following four and a half years at Zlaté Moravce, he played in every single competitive game.[2] Despite his success at the club, Kuciak decided not to renew his contract and left Zlaté Moravce after it expired in summer 2014.

FC Hradec Králové[edit]

Shortly afterwards, Kuciak signed for the Synot liga club FC Hradec Králové.[3] He made his debut for Hradec Králové in a 1-0 league loss to Příbram on 4 October 2014. He was mostly used as a back-up goalkeeper behind Tomáš Koubek.[4] Kuciak was relegated with the club at the end of the season.

FO ŽP Šport Podbrezová[edit]

Kuciak came to Podbrezová in the summer of 2015.[5] He made his competitive debut for the club in a 2-0 league loss to AS Trenčín on 25 July 2015.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gólman Kuciak považuje ViOn za správnu voľbu" (in Slovak). SME. 5 February 2010. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Slovenský brankář Kuciak: 'Jako zahraniční štaci to neberu'" (in Czech). Hradecký deník. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Martin Kuciak bude pokračovať v českom Hradci Králové" (in Slovak). Šport. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Predstavujeme novú posilu ŽP Šport Podbrezová" (in Slovak). ŽP Šport Podbrezová. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "Začiatok prípravy ŽP Šport Podbrezová v znamení nového trénera Frťalu" (in Slovak). Profutbal. 15 June 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  6. ^ "Muži prehrali s AS Trenčín" (in Slovak). ŽP Šport Podbrezová. 25 July 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 

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