Roman Týce

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Roman Týce
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Personal information
Full name Roman Týce
Date of birth (1977-05-07) 7 May 1977 (age 41)
Place of birth Roudnice nad Labem, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Youth career
1990–1995 Sparta Prague
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 Sparta Prague 17 (0)
1996–1998 Slovan Liberec 48 (4)
1998–2007 TSV 1860 München 137 (7)
2007–2011 SpVgg Unterhaching 82 (6)
Total 284 (17)
National team
1996–2000 Czech Republic U21 26 (0)
1999–2005 Czech Republic 25 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roman Týce (born 7 May 1977) is a Czech former football player.[1] He played club football in the Czech Republic and Germany, as a defender and defensive midfielder. Týce played internationally for the Czech Republic at Euro 2004.

Club career[edit]

Týce made his debut for Sparta Prague at the age of 17.[2] He later played for Liberec before heading to Germany. In Germany he signed for 1860 Munich, becoming club captain.[3] Týce suffered a knee injury in 2002, leaving the Bundesliga game against Wolfsburg after having scored a goal.[4] He was later diagnosed with torn ligaments in his right knee.[4] He suffered a similar injury in 2006 with his left knee.[4] Týce left 1860 Munich in 2007, joining compatriot and former teammate Michal Kolomazník at SpVgg Unterhaching.[4]

International career[edit]

Týce captained his nation in the 2000 UEFA European Under-21 Championship,[4] a tournament at which the Czech Republic reached the final before finishing second behind Italy.

Týce was involved in the Czech Republic's participation in the 2000 Summer Olympics tournament as captain.[5] Before the tournament he stated his desire for his country to win a medal in the competition.[5] The team was unsuccessful however, being eliminated at the group stage without winning a match.[6]

He took part in Euro 2004, playing the whole of the group stage match against Germany.[4] It was, however, the only match he participated in during the tournament.[3]

Style of play[edit]

He could play as a defender or defensive midfielder.[4] His versatility allowed him to play at left back, right back, or in various positions in the midfield.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Týce was born to father Marcel and mother Alena.[2] He lived in the village of Černiv and went to primary school in the town of Libochovice until moving to Prague to become involved with Sparta Prague at the age of 13.[7]

Career statistics[edit]


Czech Republic national team
Year Apps Goals
1999 1 0
2000 3 0
2001 8 1
2003 4 0
2004 8 0
2005 1 0
Total 25 1


  1. ^ "Tyce, Roman" (in German). Retrieved 2 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Místo fotbalu ho odveleli do lázní". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech). 23 June 2004. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
  3. ^ a b c "Hvězdy na Bazalech: Kariéru univerzála zničily zdravotní problémy". Deník (in Czech). 29 May 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Týce přišel kvůli natrženému svalu o zuby". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech). 26 February 2002. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Kapitán Týce: Můžeme hrát o medaile". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech). 11 August 2000. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
  6. ^ "Čeští fotbalisté jsou už vyřazeni". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech). 19 September 2000. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
  7. ^ "Týce: vítěz, kterého v cíli málem přehlédli". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech). 23 June 2004. Retrieved 29 April 2014.

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