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FC Viktoria Plzeň

FC Viktoria Plzeň
Captain Pavel Horváth celebrates reaching the UEFA Champions League group stage ©Getty Images

FC Viktoria Plzeň

Formed: 1911
Nickname:
Rudí (Reds)

UEFA club competition honours
• None

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
• League title: 1 (2011)
• National cup: 2 (2010)

History
• Viktoria were founded on 27 August 1911, losing 7-3 against local rivals FC Olympia Plzeň in their first fixture. They remained an amateur side until 1929, but after turning professional, made their debut in the top division in Czechoslovakia two years later.

• A fourth-place finish in the 1935 season earned Plzeň the chance to compete in the Central European International Cup, where they took on a Juventus team featuring a number of FIFA World Cup winners: they drew 3-3 at home but lost 5-1 in Turin.

• The city famous for its Pilsener beer had to wait over 30 years for another chance to impress in Europe, having beaten FC Spartak Trnava to earn their first major honour, the 1970/71 Czechoslovakian Cup. FC Bayern München proved too hot to handle in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, with Viktoria losing 7-1 on aggregate.

• While Plzeň produced world-class players like midfield general Pavel Nedvěd and the goalkeeper Petr Čech, they regularly saw their top stars leave for the big Prague clubs as the team from Western Bohemia bounced between the top two divisions.

• Pavel Vrba was appointed coach in 2008, and led his side to a 2-1 win against FK Jablonec in the 2009/10 Czech Cup final. The Slovakian was to trump that achievement in the year of the club's centenary, winning the league title and taking Plzeň into the UEFA Champions League group stage.

Club records
Most league appearances: Vladimír Bína (261)
Most league goals: Vladimír Perk (130)
Record victory: 9-0 against ČSD Plzeň (1952)
Record defeat: 10-1 against AC Sparta Praha (1935)

Last updated: 07/09/11 8.49CET

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Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 03/12/2016 02:00 CET
PlzeňPlzeň0-0QarabağQarabağ
JihlavaJihlava1-2PlzeňPlzeň
QarabağQarabağ1-1PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň1-1Bohemians 1905Bohemians 1905
PříbramPříbram0-3PlzeňPlzeň
LudogoretsLudogorets2-0PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň0-2ZlínZlín
PlzeňPlzeň2-2LudogoretsLudogorets
PlzeňPlzeň3-1Slavia PrahaSlavia Praha
LiberecLiberec1-2PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň1-1RomaRoma
PlzeňPlzeň2-0KarvinaKarvina
HlučínHlučín0-7PlzeňPlzeň
TepliceTeplice0-1PlzeňPlzeň
Austria WienAustria Wien0-0PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň4-1Hradec KrálovéHradec Králové
SlováckoSlovácko1-1PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň1-2AstraAstra
PlzeňPlzeň1-0Sparta PrahaSparta Praha
OpavaOpava4-2PlzeňPlzeň
DuklaDukla0-1PlzeňPlzeň
AstraAstra1-1PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň3-1JablonecJablonec
Mladá BoleslavMladá Boleslav0-0PlzeňPlzeň
RomaRoma4-1PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň2-0BrnoBrno
Bohemians 1905Bohemians 190519:45PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň19:00Austria WienAustria Wien
PlzeňPlzeň17:00PříbramPříbram
ZlínZlín17:00PlzeňPlzeň
Slavia PrahaSlavia Praha17:00PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň17:00LiberecLiberec
KarvinaKarvina17:00PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň17:00TepliceTeplice
Hradec KrálovéHradec Králové17:00PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň17:00SlováckoSlovácko
Sparta PrahaSparta Praha17:00PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň17:00DuklaDukla
JablonecJablonec17:00PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň17:00Mladá BoleslavMladá Boleslav
BrnoBrno17:00PlzeňPlzeň
PlzeňPlzeň17:00JihlavaJihlava

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    09/08/2012, Plzeň 5-0 Ruch, Plzen
  • Biggest defeat:
    29/09/1971, Bayern 6-1 Plzeň, Munich
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  1
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  5
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 42
    Michal Ďuriš (  SVK)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 13
    Marek Bakoš (  SVK)
    Daniel Kolář (  CZE)