Miroslav Kadlec

Miroslav Kadlec (born 22 June 1964) is a Czech former professional football defender.[2]

Miroslav Kadlec
Miroslav Kadlec 2015.JPG
Miroslav Kadlec in 2015
Personal information
Full name Miroslav Kadlec
Date of birth (1964-06-22) 22 June 1964 (age 56)
Place of birth Uherské Hradiště, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position(s) Sweeper, centre-back
Youth career
1971–1983 Slovácká Slavia Uherské Hradiště
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1984 TJ Vítkovice 26 (1)
1984–1986 RH Cheb 56 (2)
1986–1990 TJ Vítkovice 115 (19)
1990–1998 1. FC Kaiserslautern 234 (17)
1998–2001 FC Petra Drnovice 73 (2)
2001–2002 1. FC Brno 24 (2)
Total 528 (43)
National team
1987–1993[1] Czechoslovakia 38 (1)
1994–1997[1] Czech Republic 26 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

During his career, Kadlec played for four Czech clubs, and also had an eight-year stint with Bundesliga's 1. FC Kaiserslautern, where he was crowned league champion in 1991 and 1998, the second straight out of the second division.

Kadlec played for Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic; for both he played a total of 64 matches and scored two goals. He took part in the 1990 FIFA World Cup, played the full ninety minutes in the nation's five matches. Six years later he led the Czech national football team on its way to the 1996 UEFA European Football Championship silver, where he missed only one game because of a two yellow card-suspension.

His son Michal is also a professional footballer.



1. FC Kaiserslautern


Czech Republic


  1. ^ a b "Miroslav Kadlec - International Appearances". The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation.
  2. ^ "Kadlec, Miroslav" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 14 November 2012.

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