The long anticipated clash between Sparta and Plzeň saw Plzeň emerge 1:0 victors, Sparta’s fifth defeat in a row at the hands of their rivals. Plzeň are top of the table followed by Bolelsav and Slavia while Zlín fell to fourth.
After the September rounds, Zlín are still top of the table with 20 points, just ahead of Boleslav and Plzeň. Slavia are fourth under new coach Jarolím and managed to beat Sparta in the derby. For Sparta, September is a month they would rather forget.
There have been five rounds played of the Epojisteni.cz league so far this season providing a surprise at the top of the table. Zlín are top with Sparta hot on their heels. Příbram are firmly bottom of the table after a miserable start to the season.
Jan Beránek moves to Plzeň from Ostrava on three-and-a- half year contractPlzeň have reinforced their side at the start of the winter break by signing defender Jan Beránek from Ostrava. He will sign a three-and-a-half year contract should he pass the medical examination.
The management of Jihlava today dismissed its head coach Petr Rada and his assistant Zdeněk Klucký. After a long meeting on Monday, it was decided that long-time youth coach Roman Kučera would take charge of the team. The appointment was announced on the club’s website.
After intense media speculation, Miroslav Koubek was appointed new coach for Viktoria Plzeň on Tuesday. Koubek formerly coached both Baník Ostrava and Slavia Praha. His main challenge will be to ensure that Plzeň take part in European competiton next season.
After an unsuccessful season, Miroslav Pelta promised to strengthen the Baumit squad and he has kept his word. Firstly, he has brought in charismatic coach Jaroslav Šilhavý as well as an avalanche of new players.
Josef Hušbauer of Sparta was named Gambrinus liga player of the 2013/14 season. In a poll of coaches, captains and selected journalists, Hušbauer received 54 points, clearly beating his teammate Bořek Dočkal with 4 points and Haris Harba from Jihlava with 3 points. Vítězlav Lavička of Sparta was named coach of the season. The new talent of the season was Plzeň midfielder Patrik Hrošovský and Costa from Sparta was the best foreign player for the season.