2018 (Philadelphia): Dockal has made 10 appearances (10 starts) at central attacking midfield, totaling two goals and a team-leading four 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 ... 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 .
Dockal has earned 35 caps for the Czech Republic. 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.
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)
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)