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Jan Berger (footballer, born 1955)

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Full name  Jan Berger
1972–1976  TJ Brevnov
Playing position  Midfielder
Years  Team
Height  1.79 m

1965–1972  TJ Brevnov
Role  Football player
Name  Jan Berger
Children  Tomas Berger
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Date of birth  (1955-11-27) 27 November 1955 (age 60)

Place of birth  Prague, Czechoslovakia

Jan Berger (born 27 November 1955 in Prague) is a Czech former football midfielder and was most recently the manager of Slavoj Vyšehrad.


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Berger played in Czechoslovakia for Dukla Prague and Sparta Prague, winning three league titles in total. He also played internationally, winning gold with Czechoslovakia in the 1980 Olympic football competition and bronze in the UEFA European Championship held in the same year.

Club career

In Czechoslovakia, Berger played for Dukla Prague, winning the league title in 1979 and scoring a total of six goals between 1978 and 1980. He transferred to Sparta Prague in 1980 after the 1980 Olympic football tournament. He was named Czechoslovak Footballer of the Year in 1984. While a Sparta player, Berger won two more league titles, before leaving in 1986 to continue his career in Switzerland.

International career

Berger played 30 matches for the Czechoslovakia national football team. He won a bronze medal in the 1980 UEFA European Football Championship and was a participant in the 1982 FIFA World Cup.

Management career

Berger returned to Dukla Prague in 2005, overseeing the second half of the 2004–05 league campaign for the club in the Prague Championship. The club finished the season second. He remained at the club, but left mid-way through the 2005–06 season with the club eventually finishing in 13th position.


Berger is the uncle of Patrik Berger who represented the Czech Republic. He is the father of footballer Tomáš Berger.


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