Borek Dockal

Borek Dockal
Borek Dockal
Borek Dockal
Midfielder
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Real Name: Borek Dockal
HT: 6' 0" WT: 159
Pronunciation: ​ BOHR-eck DOEtsch-CAL
International
Designated Player
Age: 30 (09/30/1988)
Birthplace: Mestec Kralove, Czech Republic
Hometown: Prague, Czech Republic

PRONUNCIATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 
2018 (Philadelphia): Dockal has made 29 regular-season appearances (28 starts), with 28 appearances coming at central attacking midfield and one at central midfield ... has totaled five goals and a league-leading 17 assists ... made his club and league debut with a start vs. Columbus (March 17) ... notched his first helper for the Union with an assist on Alejandro Bedoya's goal vs. San Jose (April 7) ... scored his first goal for the Union, the game-winning goal, vs. D.C. United (April 28) and was named to the MLS Team of the Week (Week 9) for his efforts ... earned his second assist with a secondary helper on Cory Burke's goal in Montreal (May 12) ... contributed toward three goals with a one-goal, two-assist performance in a 4-1 win over Real Salt Lake (May 19), including the game-winning tally, and was named to the MLS Team of the Week (Week 12) for his efforts ... had his second consecutive one-goal, two-assist performance at home as part of a 3-1 win over Chicago (May 30) ... made his first appearance of the season at central midfield vs. Toronto FC (June 8) ... registered his first MLS brace as part of a 4-0 win over Vancouver (June 23) and was named to the MLS Team of the Week (Week 17) ... was also named MLS Player of the Week (Week 17), the eighth individual in Union history to earn that recognition ... missed the match at LAFC (June 30) due to personal reasons ... recorded his seventh assist of the campaign on CJ Sapong's goal vs. the LA Galaxy (June 21) ... notched a two-assist match, including the game-winning helper, in a 3-1 victory at Houston (July 25) and was again named to the MLS Team of the Week ... hit double digits in assists with his 10th of the year on Jack Elliott's opening goal at New England (August 11) ... notched his fourth double-digit assist game of the season with two helpers vs. NYCFC (August 18) ... recorded his 13th assist of the season at D.C. United (August 29), moving into second in MLS in the category at the time ... tied for the league lead with his 14th assist of the season at Orlando (September 1), and took the league lead with his 15th vs. Montreal (September 15) ... recorded two assists, taking the outright MLS lead again, and setting a new Union single-season record in the 5-1 win over Minnesota (September 6) ... called up by the Czech Republic ahead of two UEFA Nations League contests, at Slovakia (October 13) and at Ukraine (October 16) ... serving as the team captain, he started the match at Slovakia, notching two assists in a 2-1 win ... in the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, Dockal made four appearances (four starts) at central attacking midfield, notching one assist ... made his first career appearance in the tournament with a start at central attacking midfield in the Round of 16 win over the Red Bulls (June 16) ... added a game-winning assist on Cory Burke's first goal in the Semifinals win over Chicago (August 8) ... before the season, he joined the Union on loan from Chinese club Henan Jianye on February 28, 2018.
 
2016-17 (Sparta Prague/Henan Jianye): Dockal advanced out of the Group Stage of the UEFA Europa League for the second srtraight season and added four goals and three assists in the Czech topflight before joining Chinese club Henan Jianye ahead of the 2017 campaign. He made 23 appearances in China, scoring four goals and adding five assists.
 
2015-16 (Sparta Prague): Playing in 47 matches across all competitions, Dockal totaled 13 goals and 13 assists, including eight and seven, respectively, in the Czech topflight. He appeared in two UEFA Champions League qualification contests as well as 12 matches in the UEFA Europa League, as he helped his club into the Quarterfinals of that competition.
 
2014-15 (Sparta Prague): In his second season with Sparta Prague, Dockal tallied 10 goals and added four assists in the league. He also appeared four times in UEFA Champions League qualification and eight times in the UEFA Europa League
 
2013-14 (Sparta Prague): Dockal returned to his native country to join AC Sparta Prague in the Czech topflight, exploding for a two-goal, 20-assist season en route to the league title. He recorded three multi-assist games, including a three-assist performance on August 31, 2013 vs. Banik Ostrava.
 
2012-13 (Rosenborg): Making 29 appearances across all competitions, Dockal totaled 10 goals and 10 assists over the span, including two goals and three assists in the UEFA Europa League. 
 
2011-12 (Rosenborg): Breaking out with his first double-digit goal-scoring campaign, Dockal tallied 10 goals and added six assists in the league for Rosenborg. He also scored six times in Norwegian Cup play and appeared in two UEFA Europa League matches.
 
2010-11 (Konyaspor/Slovan Liberec/Rosenborg): Dockal began the season on loan in Turkey with Konyaspor, where he played in nine matches. He then returned to Slovan Liberec, scoring two goals over 13 matches in the Czech Republic, before finally joining Norwegian club Rosenborg on a permanent basis. He scored twice and added six assists over 13 topflight matches in Norway.
 
2009-10 (Slovan Liberec): In his third year with Slovan Liberec, Dockal registered five goals and three assists over 29 appearances. He also appeared in four UEFA Europa League qualification contests.
 
2008-09 (Slovan Liberec): Dockal totaled five goals and two assists for Slovan Liberec in the Czech topflight. He also appeared in two UEFA Cup qualification contests.
 
2007-08 (SK Kladno/Slovan Liberec): The midfielder made 14 topflight appearances for SK Kladno while on loan, ahead of permanently joining Slovan Liberec, where he made 14 more appearances, all in the Czech topflight.
 
2006-07 (Slavia Prague): Dockal made his first professional appearance at age 18 for Czech topfight club Slavia Prague. He made six appearance in his debut season for the club, scoring his first goal and notching his first assist in the same match, against FK Teplice on November 27, 2006 .
 
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
 
Dockal has earned 36 caps for the Czech Republic and has served as the team's captain. He made his debut on February 6, 2013 in an international friendly against Turkey and scored his first goal in FIFA World Cup qualification on October 15, 2013 vs. Bulgaria. He was a part of the Czech squad at UEFA Euro 2016, appearing in the Group Stage against Turkey, and most recently played for his country in qualification matches ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
 
He earned his first call-up as a member of the Union in 2018 ahead of the Czech Republic's debut in the UEFA Nations League, but he could not attend due to injury. One month later, he joined the team ahead of their next round of Nations League matches, at Slovakia (October 13) and at Ukraine (October 16). As the team's captain, he started and assisted twice in the first match, a 2-1 win.
 
 
Philadelphia Union signs midfielder Borek Dockal as a Designated Player on loan from Chinese club Henan Jianye on February 28, 2018. He will occupy an international roster slot. Philadelphia Union also utilize Targeted Allocation Money on midfielder David Accam on February 28, 2018.
 
Name: Borek Dockal (pronounced: BOHR-eck DOEtsch-CAL)
Position: Midfielder
Height: 6’0”
Weight: 159
Born: September 30, 1988 in Mestec Kralove, Czech Republic
Hometown: Prague, Czech Republic
Citizenship: Czech Republic
Acquired: Philadelphia Union signs midfielder Borek Dockal as a Designated Player on loan from Chinese club Henan Jianye on February 28, 2018. He will occupy an international roster slot.
Previous Experience: Henan Jianye (2017-), Sparta Prague (2013-2017), Rosenborg (2011-2013), Konyaspor (2010-2011), Slovan Liberec (2008-2011), SK Kladno (2006-2007), Slavia Prague (2006-2008)
 

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2018Philadelphia Union29285221717441920210
Career Totals-29285221717441920210
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