Browsing All posts tagged under »Vaclav Pilar«

Nailing my colours to the Viktoria Plzen mast

July 12, 2012 by


This seasons Gambrinus Liga promises to be a fascinating tussle, in my eyes anyway, between Sparta Prague and Viktoria Plzeň. Maybe drawing a line through Liberec’s title aspirations before a ball has been kicked seems a tad harsh, but I just cannot see how they will manage to hold onto their crown whilst they flirt […]

Czech Republic – Euro 2012 Half Term Report

June 19, 2012 by


With a few days rest before the quarter final game against Portugal, it’s an ideal time to see how the Czech Republic class of 2012 is faring. *performances based on 3 games so far, using the XI from last game Petr Cech The Champions League winner is a reliable as they come for dedication and […]

Michal Bílek – Lucky Lottery Winner or Shrewd Coach?

November 23, 2011 by


Michal Bílek has divided public opinion since his appointment as Czech Republic national team coach in October 2009. Bílek has had a strong band of critics over the previous two years, myself included. But the 43 year old was given the brief of qualifying for Euro 2012 and he has delivered, somehow. Bílek started his […]