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Jiří Sobotka

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Full nameJiří Sobotka
also known as: Georges Sobotka
Playing positionForward

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Jiří Sobotka (6 June 1911 20 May 1994), aka Georges Sobotka, is a former Czechoslovak footballer, who played internationally for Czechoslovakia (23 caps, 8 goals), and participated at the 1934 FIFA World Cup when Czechoslovakia came in second.

He played for SK Slavia Praha, Hajduk Split (winning the Banovina of Croatia first league) and FC La Chaux-de-Fonds.

During his period in Split, he played 36 league matches scoring 17 goals in the 1939-40 and 1940-41 seasons, missing the stats from the 1939 season.

After his playing career, he coached numerous clubs in Switzerland and won 6 Swiss cups. He also coached Charleroi in Belgium UE Sant Andreu in Spain, and Switzerland national team.

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