Jaroslav Zápalka

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Jaroslav Zápalka
birthday April 18, 1958
place of birth Czechoslovakia
position goalkeeper
Years station Games (goals) 1
19 ?? - 1989 TJ Vítkovice 174 (0)
1989-1992 Kremser SC 60 (0)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1987-1988 Olympic selection ČSSR 4 (0)
1 Only league games are given.

Jaroslav Zápalka (born April 18, 1958 ) is a former Czech football player .

Club career

Jaroslav Zápalka played from 1981 with the TJ Vítkovice in the 1st Czechoslovak League. In the 1985/86 season, the goalkeeper surprisingly won the Czechoslovak championship with his team. He played a total of 174 games in the top Czechoslovakian league for Vítkovice.

From 1989 to 1992 the goalkeeper played for Kremser SC in the Austrian 1st division . Player in the last two years was among others the Argentine world champion from 1978 Mario Kempes , in the 1991/92 season he played in Krems together with the Slovak Ivan Čabala .

After retirement

After his active career, Zápalka ran a restaurant with his wife. Today he lives in Město Albrechtice , where he works as a caretaker in a school.


  • Czechoslovakian champion 1986 with TJ Vítkovice

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