Emblem of SK Slovan Bratislava
Jan PIVARNIK

(11 13. 1947)

         Born in Cejkov, okr. Trebisov. Playing football started late, when he was 16
years old. Despite of that he soon became a great player. From Trebisov went to VSS
(currently 1. FC ) Kosice and from there trainer Jozef VENGLOS brought him to
SK Slovan Bratislava.
         His best was a year 1974, when he became a "Czechoslovak player of the year".
"Gray" (his nickname due to his blond hair) was a very fast defender with  ability to
attack alongside right line all the way to the goal net and shoot hard as well.
         Represented Czechoslovak national team 39 times and scored 1 goal. Took part
in WC 1970 (Mexico), but did not play any game.
PIVARNIK Jan
PIVARNIK Jan
Pivarnik in action
Jan PIVARNIK stop a shot of hungarian player.
(Hungary - Czechoslovakia  2 : 0, Budapest, 1969)