Emblem of FC Spartak Trnava
Karol DOBIAS
( 8. 20. 1944 )
       As a young football player came from Banik Handlova to junior team of Spartak Trnava. Started as a forward, but trainer Anton Malatinsky created from him a great offensive defensman. With a club became 5 - times Czechoslovak champion (1968 - 73).
         Players use to call him by his nickname "PATINO". Hi was fast, agil, able to play on any defence and midfield position. Was voted in 1970 and 1971 "Czechoslovak player of the year". Played 344 Premier league matches and scored 20 goals.
         For Czechoslovak national team played 67 times and scored 6 goals. Played in WC 1970 (Mexico). In European championship 1976 (Yugoslavia), where Czechoslovakia became a champion , in the final match against West Germany scored second goal.

Spartak Trnava                               -  1966-1977
Bohemians Prague (Czech rep.)     -  1977-1980
Lokeren, FC Heirnis (Belgium)        -  1980-1984
Bohemians Prague                        -  1984

DOBIAS Karol
DOBIAS Karol
EURO 1976 final : Dobias scores 2nd goal
EURO 1976 (Yugoslavia) : Karol scores 2nd goal to the West Germany goal net.
(Beckenbauer headed a shot from Marian Masny to Dobias). Laying down
defender of West Germany Berti Vogst.
[Czechoslovakia - West Germany  2 : 2 (2 : 1) (2 : 2, overtime, penalties 5 : 3]
Photo
Karol DOBIAS as a guest during "Slovakian
roster of year 1998" event.
He still knows how to juggle the ball even in
squat position.
Photo
Karol DOBIAS (left)  during the the ceremony
"Slovakian player of the century"