Tomáš Pospíchal

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Tomáš Pospíchal
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Pospíchal in 1962
Personal information
Full nameTomáš Pospíchal
Date of birth 26 June 1936
Place of birth Pudlov, Czechoslovakia
Date of death 21 October 2003(2003-10-21) (aged 67)
Place of death Prague, Czech Republic
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
1945–1950 SK Přerov
1950–1951 Sokol Telč
1951–1952 Sokol OKD Ostrava
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1952–1955 Baník Vítkovice
1955–1956 Tankista Praha
1956–1957 Dukla Pardubice
1957–1964 FC Baník Ostrava 68 (18)
1964–1968 Sparta Prague 321 (79)
1968–1971 FC Rouen
National team
1956–1965 Czechoslovakia 26 (8)
Teams managed
1972–1975 Baník Ostrava
1975–1977 Škoda Plzeň
1977–1987 Bohemians Praha
1987–1988 Slavia Prague
Honours
Men's football
Representing Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
FIFA World Cup
Runner-up 1962 Chile
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tomáš Pospíchal (26 June 1936 in Pudlov - 21 October 2003 in Prague) was a Czech football player.

Pospíchal played for several clubs, including TJ Vítkovice (1952–1955), Baník Ostrava (1957–1964), Sparta Prague (1964–1968) and FC Rouen (1968–1971).

He played for Czechoslovakia national team (26 matches and 8 goals), and was a participant at the 1962 FIFA World Cup, where he played in the last three matches.

After ending his career as a player he started coaching. Pospíchal coached several top Czech clubs, including Baník Ostrava (1972–1975), Bohemians Praha (1977–1987) and Slavia Prague (1987–1988). He won Czechoslovak League with Bohemians in 1983.

Pospíchal is credited with his famous saying: "Football has no logic" (Fotbal nemá logiku).

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