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František Rajtoral

František Rajtoral

Clubs: FK Marila Příbram, FC Baník Ostrava, 

• Started out with local club FK Marila Příbram, making his debut as an 18-year-old in 2004/05.

• After just one season with Příbram he joined FC Baník Ostrava, where he would remain for the next four years, amassing exactly 100 top-flight appearances and scoring 12 goals; also made his European debut against sc Heerenveen in the first round of the 2005/06 UEFA Cup.

• A youth international at Under-18 and U19 level, he was a member of the Czech Republic squad at the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Belgium, where he appeared in all three games.

• Joined Plzeň in 2009 and won the Czech Cup at the end of his debut campaign; followed that up with the league title, starting 27 of 30 matches and scoring three goals.

• An ever-present in Plzeň's lengthy 2011/12 European adventure, making 14 appearances in total, including all six in the UEFA Champions League group stage, he won his first senior cap as a second-half substitute in a February 2012 friendly against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin (1-1).

• Made 28 league appearances as Plzeň won the title again in 2012/13, but went on loan the following season to Hannover 96, returning to the Czech Republic ahead of the 2014/15 campaign. 

UEFA honours
None 

Last updated: 31/07/14 17.44CET

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General info

  • Name: František Rajtoral
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 12/03/1986 (28)
  • Country: Czech Republic

  • Height: 179cm
  • Weight: 77kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Europa League 2014/15
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First round)
    15/09/05: Baník 2-0 Heerenveen
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Elite round)
    14/05/05: Czech Republic 0-2 Netherlands

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Czech Republic20
Czech Republic U-2171
Czech Republic U-1930
Total121

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Plzeň242
Total242
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Plzeň184
Baník20
Total204
Last updated: 11/12/2013 01:26 CET
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