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FK Mladá Boleslav is a Czech football club based in the city of Mladá Boleslav [ˈmladaː ˈbolɛslaf]. The club currently plays in the Czech First League.

FK Mladá Boleslav
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Full nameFotbalový klub Mladá Boleslav a.s.
Nickname(s)Bolka
Founded1902; 117 years ago (1902)
GroundLokotrans Aréna,
Mladá Boleslav
Capacity5,000
ChairmanJosef Dufek
ManagerJozef Weber
LeagueCzech First League
2018–197th
WebsiteClub website

Mladá Boleslav were runners up in the 2005–06 Czech First League and went on to play in the 2006–07 UEFA Champions League, winning their opening tie against Vålerenga although they were eliminated in the third qualifying round by Galatasaray. The club won the Czech Cup in 2011 and qualified for the 2011–12 UEFA Europa League, although they were defeated over two legs by AEK Larnaca.

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HistoryEdit

Recent timesEdit

The team was promoted to Czech First League for the first time in its history in 2004 and in their first top-flight season fought against relegation, eventually finishing in 14th place.[1] The club's greatest success was achieved in the 2005–06 season, as they finished runners-up in the Czech First League, earning a place in the qualifying rounds of the UEFA Champions League. They came through their first tie, defeating Vålerenga (3–1 and 2–2), then lost against Galatasaray (2–5 away, 1–1 home), dropping into the UEFA Cup first round. The club went on to achieve a surprising 4–3 aggregate victory over Marseille (1st leg: 0–1, 2nd leg 4–2). However, the team was eliminated after reaching the group stage, taking just 3 points from 4 matches (Panathinaikos 0–1, Hapoel Tel Aviv 1–1, Paris Saint-Germain 0–0, Rapid București 1–1).[citation needed]

The following season, the club qualified directly for the first round of the UEFA Cup after finishing 3rd in the league. (Luboš Pecka was the top goalscorer in the league that year.) Qualification for the group stage was only narrowly secured by beating Palermo 4–2 on penalties after a nail biting 1–1 aggregate scoreline. On the verge of being eliminated with the score reading 1–0 Palermo, (with their goal in the first leg still standing) in the 2nd leg, Tomáš Sedláček scored the winner in the 2nd leg with only seconds to spare. In their group Mladá Boleslav defeated IF Elfsborg 3–1, but again failed to reach the knockout stages of the competition after losing matches against Villarreal 1–2, AEK Athens 0–1 and Fiorentina 1–2. The club subsequently achieved a 7th place league finish in the 2007–08 season, missing out on European qualification.[citation needed]

The major sponsor of the club is Škoda Auto.[2]

Historical namesEdit

[3]

  • 1902 – SSK Mladá Boleslav (Studentský sportovní klub Mladá Boleslav)
  • 1910 – Mladoboleslavský SK (Mladoboleslavský Sportovní klub)
  • 1919 – Aston Villa Mladá Boleslav
  • 1948 – Sokol Aston Villa Mladá Boleslav
  • 1949 – ZSJ AZNP Mladá Boleslav (Základní sportovní jednota Automobilové závody národní podnik Mladá Boleslav) – merged with Sokol Slavoj Mladá Boleslav and Sokol Meteor Čejetičky
  • 1950 – merged with Sokol Mladoboleslavský
  • 1959 – TJ Spartak Mladá Boleslav AZNP (Tělovýchovná jednota Spartak Mladá Boleslav Automobilové závody národní podnik)
  • 1965 – TJ Škoda Mladá Boleslav (Tělovýchovná jednota Škoda Mladá Boleslav)
  • 1971 – TJ AŠ Mladá Boleslav (Tělovýchovná jednota Auto Škoda Mladá Boleslav)
  • 1990 – FK Mladá Boleslav (Fotbalový klub Mladá Boleslav)
  • 1992 – FK Slavia Mladá Boleslav (Fotbalový klub Slavia Mladá Boleslav)
  • 1994 – FK Bohemians Mladá Boleslav (Fotbalový klub Bohemians Mladá Boleslav)
  • 1995 – FK Mladá Boleslav (Fotbalový klub Mladá Boleslav)

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 6 July 2019[4][5]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
5   DF Aleksei Tatayev (on loan from Krasnodar)
7   MF Tomáš Wiesner (on loan from Sparta Prague)
8   MF Marek Matějovský
9   MF Tomáš Ladra
10   FW Muris Mešanović
11   FW Nikolay Komlichenko
12   MF Michal Hubínek
13   GK Jan Stejskal
15   FW Tomáš Wágner
16   DF Dominik Hašek
17   MF Petr Mareš
18   MF Jakub Fulnek
19   FW Adam Provazník
20   MF Jonas Auer
No. Position Player
22   DF Ladislav Takács
23   MF Lukáš Budínský
24   MF Pavel Bucha (on loan from Viktoria Plzeň)
25   DF Marco Túlio
26   MF David Pech
27   FW Jiří Klíma
28   MF Ewerton
29   DF Jakub Klíma
31   DF Philipp Tvaroh
32   DF Jan Král
33   GK Jan Šeda
34   DF Antonín Křapka
36   DF Daniel Pudil
99   GK Petr Mikulec

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  MF David Novák (to Vysočina Jihlava)
  MF Dominik Mašek (to Fastav Zlín)

Notable former playersEdit

For all players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:FK Mladá Boleslav players

Player recordsEdit

As of 15 July 2019.[6]

Highlighted players are in the current squad.

Most clean sheets in Czech First LeagueEdit

# Name Clean sheets
1   Miroslav Miller 64
2   Jan Šeda 28
3   Jakub Diviš 13

Current technical staffEdit

ManagersEdit

History in domestic competitionsEdit

  • Seasons spent at Level 1 of the football league system: 14
  • Seasons spent at Level 2 of the football league system: 6
  • Seasons spent at Level 3 of the football league system: 3
  • Seasons spent at Level 4 of the football league system: 2

Czech RepublicEdit

Season League Placed Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Cup
1993–94 3. liga 9th 34 7 17 10 38 46 –8 31 Round of 32
1994–95 3. liga 15th 34 7 12 15 34 53 –19 33 Round of 64
1995–96 4. liga 9th 30 11 7 12 41 38 +3 40 First Round
1996–97 4. liga 1st 30 23 6 1 67 16 +51 75 First Round
1997–98 3. liga 1st 34 19 7 8 41 26 +15 64 Round of 32
1998–99 2. liga 10th 30 9 7 14 23 30 –7 34 Round of 16
1999–00 2. liga 13th 30 7 12 11 31 40 –9 33 Round of 64
2000–01 2. liga 11th 30 9 9 12 34 42 –8 36 First Round
2001–02 2. liga 3rd 30 15 7 8 40 29 +11 52 Quarter-finals
2002–03 2. liga 3rd 30 13 11 6 37 22 +15 50 First Round
2003–04 2. liga 1st 30 16 7 7 50 24 +26 55 Round of 64
2004–05 1. liga 14th 30 6 13 11 26 35 –9 31 Round of 16
2005–06 1. liga 2nd 30 16 6 8 50 36 +14 54 Round of 64
2006–07 1. liga 3rd 30 17 7 6 48 27 +21 58 Quarter-finals
2007–08 1. liga 7th 30 11 9 10 37 36 +1 42 Round of 16
2008–09 1. liga 6th 30 12 10 8 39 38 +1 46 Round of 64
2009–10 1. liga 8th 30 11 6 13 47 41 +6 39 Round of 64
2010–11 1. liga 5th 30 13 7 10 49 40 +9 46 Winners
2011–12 1. liga 4th 30 15 5 10 49 34 +15 50 Quarter-finals
2012–13 1. liga 8th 30 10 8 12 34 43 –9 38 Runners-up
2013–14 1. liga 3rd 30 14 8 8 54 38 +16 50 Quarter-finals
2014–15 1. liga 4th 30 13 7 10 43 34 +9 46 Semi-finals
2015–16 1. liga 4th 30 16 9 5 63 37 +26 57 Winners
2016–17 1. liga 4th 30 13 10 7 47 37 +10 49 Semi-finals
2017–18 1. liga 9th 30 9 7 14 31 43 -12 34 Semi-finals
2018–19 1. liga 7th 30 11 9 10 52 44 +8 42 Round of 32

History in European competitionsEdit

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Aggregate
2006–07 UEFA Champions League 2Q   Vålerenga 3–1 2–2 5–3
3Q   Galatasaray 1–1 2–5 3–6
2006–07 UEFA Cup 1R   Marseille 4–2 0–1 4–3
Group G   Panathinaikos 0–1 5th
  Rapid București 1–1
  Paris Saint-Germain 0–0
  Hapoel Tel Aviv 1–1
2007–08 UEFA Cup 1R   Palermo 0–1 1–0 (a.e.t.) 1–1 (4–2 p)
Group C   Villarreal 1–2 4th
  Elfsborg 3–1
  AEK Athens 0–1
  Fiorentina 1–2
2011–12 UEFA Europa League 3Q   AEK Larnaca 2–2 0–3 2–5
2012–13 UEFA Europa League 2Q   Þór Akureyri 3–0 1–0 4–0
3Q   Twente Enschede 0–2 0–2 0–4
2014–15 UEFA Europa League 2Q   Široki Brijeg 2–1 4–0 6–1
3Q   Lyon 1–4 1–2 2–6
2015–16 UEFA Europa League 2Q   Strømsgodset 1–2 1–0 2–2 (a.g.)
2016–17 UEFA Europa League 3Q   Shkëndija 1–0 0–2 1–2
2017–18 UEFA Europa League 2Q   Shamrock Rovers 2–0 3–2 5–2
3Q   Skënderbeu 2–1 1–2 (a.e.t.) 3–3 (2–4 p)
2019–20 UEFA Europa League 2Q
Notes
  • 2Q: Second qualifying round
  • 3Q: Third qualifying round
  • PO: Play-off round

HonoursEdit

Club recordsEdit

Czech First League recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jeřábek, Luboš (2006). Český a československý fotbal – lexikon osobností a klubů (in Czech). Prague, Czech Republic: Grada Publishing. p. 126. ISBN 978-80-247-1656-5.
  2. ^ http://www.fkmb.cz/klub.php
  3. ^ "Club history". FK Mladá Boleslav. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Soupiska týmu". FK Mladá Boleslav. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  5. ^ http://www.fkmb.cz/muzstvo-a-zpravy
  6. ^ "Detailed stats". Fortuna liga.

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