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Full name
1. FC Tatran Prešov

Ground Capacity

Miroslav Remeta

Head coach
Miroslav Jantek

25 May 1898

Tatran Stadium

Miroslav Remeta

Tatran Stadium

Slovak Super Liga

Prešov, Slovakia

Zeleno-Bieli (The Green-Whites)Koňare (Horsemen)

1. FC Tatran Prešov ([ˈtatran ˈpreʃow]) is a Slovak football club based in the city of Prešov. Tatran Prešov is the oldest football team in Slovakia, founded on 25 May 1898. The club currently participates in the Fortuna Liga. The "Green and Whites" played 32 seasons in the Czechoslovakian top division. Tatran became the dark horse of Czechoslovakian football in the 1960s and 1970s, but never won a title. The greatest league success was the second place in the 1965 and 1973 seasons. The club also came close in the Czechoslovakian Cup, losing twice in 1966 and 1992 finals.


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Early history

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The first official football match on the territory of present-day Slovakia took place on 25 May 1898 in Eperjes, today's Prešov, that time in Hungary, between two Budapest-based teams, Óbudai TE and Budapesti TC on the initiation of František Pethe, a gymnastic teacher in the local grammar school. On the same day the Eperjesi Torna és Vívó Egyesület (Eperjesi TVE, lit. Gymnastic and Fencing Association of Eperjes) was founded, which is regarded as the first football club of Slovakia.

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Eperjesi TVE initially competed in the Hungarian league system, achieving its best result in the 1907–08 season, when it won the Northern District Championship.

In 1920 Prešov became part of the newly founded Czechoslovakia, subsequently the club competed in the Czechoslovak leagues.

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The greatest legend of Tatran's Prešov history is Ladislav Pavlovič. From 1948 until 1966, he netted for Tatran Prešov 150 goals in 309 matches. He also represented Czechoslovakia national football team, where he played 14 matches and scored two goals. In 2013, he was stated to Prešov's Hall of Fame.

Previous names

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  • Eperjesi Torna és Vívó Egyesület (Hungarian version), ETVE Prešov (1898)
  • TVE Prešov (1920)
  • Slávia Prešov (1931)
  • PTS Prešov (1945)
  • DSO Slavia Prešov a DSO Snaha Prešov (split from PTS Prešov) (1947)
  • Sparta Dukla Prešov (1948)
  • Dukla Prešov (1950)
  • Dukla ČSSZ Prešov (1951)
  • ČSSZ Prešov (1952)
  • DSO Tatran Prešov (1953)
  • TJ Tatran Prešov (1960)
  • Tatran Agro Prešov (1989)
  • FC Tatran Prešov (1991)
  • FC Tatran Bukóza Prešov (1996)
  • FC Tatran Prešov (1998)
  • 1.FC Tatran Prešov (2005)
  • Domestic


  • Czechoslovak First League (1925–93)
  • Runners-Up (2): 1964–65, 1972–73
  • 1.SNL (1st Slovak National football league) (1969–1993)
  • Winners (2): 1979–80, 1989–90
  • Slovakia

  • Slovenský Pohár (Slovakian Cup) (1961–)
  • Winners (1): 1992
  • Runners-up (4): 1973, 1985, 1994, 1997
  • Czechoslovak and Slovak Top Goalscorer

    The Czechoslovak League top scorer from 1944–45 until 1992–93. Since the 1993–94 Slovak League Top scorer.

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  • Mitropa Cup
  • Winners (1): 1981
  • InterCup
  • Winners (1): 1978
  • League and Cup history

    Slovak League only (1993-present)


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    Tatran's biggest rivals are VSS Košice, and the matches between the two teams are referred to as "Eastern Slovak derby" (Slovak: Východniarske derby). Their most high-profile rivalry is with Košice, another big Fortuna Liga club located in Košice, the capital of the neighbouring of Košice region.
    They also have rivalry with MFK Zemplín Michalovce and FC Spartak Trnava. 1. FC Tatran Prešov supporters maintain friendly relations with fans of the Polish side JKS Czarni 1910 Jasło.

    Club partners


  • DÚHA
  • Ekofin
  • Current squad

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    As of 8 January 2017. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

    For recent transfers, see List of Slovak football transfers winter 2016–17.

    Out on loan 2015–16

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

    Reserve team

    1. FC Tatran Prešov juniori are the reserve team of 1. FC Tatran Prešov. They currently play in the Slovak 3. Liga (Eastern division).


    Head coach: Marek Ondrík
    Assistant coach: Stanislav Baran

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

    Current technical staff

    As of 2 November 2016

    Most goals

    Players whose name is listed in bold are still active.

    Notable players

    Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for Tatran.

    For full list, see Category:1. FC Tatran Prešov players

    Notable fan

  • Milan Timoš (1948–2012)
  • References

    1. FC Tatran Prešov Wikipedia