Championship-winning teams

Slavia currently hold 21 championship titles.

1913. Slavia won its first championship title with seven wins, one defeat and 39 netted goals. The championship squad: Rudolf Hlaváček, Karel Pimmer, Rudolf Krummer, Richard Veselý, Emanuel Benda, Rudolf Holý, Milda Macoun, Miroslav Hajný, Ladislav Medek, Josef Bělka, Otakar Bohata, Jan Kovařovič, Jaroslav Bohata, Václav Prošek, Václav Freundenberg, Rudolf Steinz, Vojtěch Zajíček, Karel Čejka, Emanuel Válek. Coach: John William Madden. Photo: Slavia archive.

1925. Slavia become champions of the Association League. The first league title is won by a team that has its first professional players. Slavia’s top goalscorer was Jan Vaník. The championship squad: Josef Sloup Štaplík, Emil Seifert Jindřich Protiva, Karel Nytl, František Plodr, Josef Pleticha, Emanuel Hliňák, Josef Kratochvíl, Josef Silný, Jindřich Šoltys, Jan Vaník, Rudolf Štapl, Zdeněk Kummermann, Josef Čapek, František Dobiáš. Coach: John William Madden. Photo: Slavia archive

1929. Second league title. Slavia only lost points to the reigning champions Viktoria Žižkov. The championship squad: František Plánička, Josef Sloup Štaplík, Jan Reichardt, Emil Seifert, Adolf Fiala, František Černický, Antonín Novák, Antonín Vodička, Josef Pleticha, Karel Čipera, Adolf Šimperský, Koloman Bobor, František Junek, Antonín Puč, Jindřich Šoltys, František Svoboda, Bohumil Joska, Josef Kratochvíl. Coach: John William Madden. Photo: Slavia archive

1930. Coach John William Madden led Slavia to an unrivalled first place in a two-leg top league. Slavia won the Association League without losing a single point. The championship squad: František Plánička, Josef Sloup Štaplík, František Černický, Antonín Novák, Ladislav Ženíšek, Adolf Fiala, Antonín Vodička, Josef Pleticha, Karel Čipera, Adolf Šimperský, František Junek, Antonín Puč, František Svoboda, Bohumil Joska, Josef Kratochvíl, Jindřich Šoltys, Ladislav Šubrt, Václav Bára. Coach: John William Madden. Photo: Slavia archive

1931. The league champions for the first time without legendary coach John William Madden. Plánička conceded on average less than one goal per match. The championship squad: František Plánička, Ladislav Ženíšek, Antonín Novák, František Černický, Antonín Vodička, Adolf Šimperský, Štefan Čambal, Karel Čipera, František Junek, Bohumil Joska, František Svoboda, Antonín Puč, Jindřich Šoltys, Václav Bára, František Fait, Jan Smolka, František Kloz. Coach: Josef Sloup Štaplík. Photo: Slavia archive

1933. A title won with a young team. Slavia’s forwards were the most effective partnership in the league, scoring 60 goals with one third of those scored by Slavia legend Vlastimil Kopecký. The champions were not crowned until the last round, eventually surpassing Sparta to win the title. The championship squad: František Plánička, Adolf Fiala, Antonín Novák, Ladislav Ženíšek, Bedřich Pech, Antonín Vodička, Štefan Čambal, František Černický, Bedřich Jezbera, Adolf Šimperský, Emil Seifert, Bohumil Joska, Karel Hejma, Jiří Sobotka, František Junek, František Svoboda, Vojtěch Bradáč, Antonín Puč, Vlastimil Kopecký. Coach: Josef Sloup Štaplík. Photo: Slavia archive

1934. Another title and the success of the Czechoslovak national team (World Cup finalists). Eight Slavia players played against Italy in the final and the national team captain was Slavia goalkeeper František Plánička. The championship squad: František Plánička, Gustav Zeman, Alois Bureš, Adolf Fiala, Bedřich Pech, Ladislav Ženíšek, Štefan Čambal, Adolf Šimperský, Antonín Vodička, Rudolf Krčil, Antonín Puč, Jiří Sobotka, František Svoboda, Vlastimil Kopecký, František Junek, Vojtěch Bradáč, Bohumil Joska, Karel Hejma. Coach: Kálmán Konrád. Photo: Slavia archive

1935. A league championship hattrick topped with a domestic cup. The league remained undecided between Slavia and Sparta up to the last round. Slavia’s top scorer was František Svoboda with 27 goals. The championship squad: František Plánička, Jaroslav Vojta, Ladislav Ženíšek, Adolf Fiala, Bedřich Pech, Ferdinand Daučík, Antonín Vodička, Štefan Čambal, Rudolf Krčil, Adolf Šimperský, Jaromír Skála, Bedřich Jezbera, František Heřmánek, Jiří Sobotka, František Svoboda, Antonín Puč, Vlastimil Kopecký, František Junek, Rudolf Vytlačil, Vojtěch Bradáč. Coach: Kálmán Konrád. Photo: Slavia archive

1937. A title without Josef Bican and the last season of legendary goalkeeper František Plánička. Slavia’s top scorer for this season was Vlasta Kopecký who netted 26 goals. The championship squad: František Plánička, Adolf Fiala, Ferdinand Daučík, Antonín Vodička, Karel Průcha, Jan Truhlář, Otakar Nožíř, Bedřich Jezbera, Karel Sklenička, Vlastimil Kopecký, František Svoboda, Jiří Sobotka, Rudolf Vytlačil, Václav Horák, Rudolf Toman, Antonín Puč, Vladimír Cvetler, Vojtěch Bradáč, Bedřich Vacek. Coach: Jan Reichardt. Photo: Slavia archive

1940. This title that started a famous era with Josef Bican. The legendary striker scored an unbelievable 50 league goals, almost half of Slavia’s 107 in total. Goalkeeper Alexa Bokšay succeeded the legendary František Plánička. The championship squad: Alexa Bokšay, Vítězslav Deršák, Karel Černý, Václav Bouška, Ferdinand Daučík, Karel Průcha, Otakar Nožíř, Jan Truhlář, Bedřich Vacek, Čestmír Vycpálek, Josef Bican, Vlastimil Kopecký, Bedřich Jezbera, Ladislav Šimůnek, Vojtěch Bradáč, Jiří Sobotka, František Svoboda, Rudolf Vytlačil, Jaroslav Deršák, Zdeněk Sova. Coach: Emil Seifert. Photo: Slavia archive

1941. Winning the league and the cup with Sparta as runner-up in both. The best Slavia goalscorer was Pepi Bican again with 38 goals. The championship squad: Alois Bureš, Alexa Bokšay, Vítězslav Deršák, Miloslav Kubát, Karel Finek, Karel Černý, Karel Průcha, Otakar Nožíř, Bedřich Jezbera, Jindřich Holman, Vojtěch Bradáč, Josef Bican, Vlastimil Kopecký, Rudolf Vytlačil, Václav Bouška, Jaroslav Deršák, Čestmír Vycpálek, Antonín Bradáč, Zdeněk Harnach, Vratislav Fikejz. Coach: Emil Seifert. Photo: Slavia archive

1942. The league and the cup – here we go again! Bican’s gala performance had no end. Slavia scored 100 goals and 45 of them belonged to Bican. The championship squad: Karel Finek, Karel Černý, Vlastimil Luka, Zdeněk Harnach, Karel Průcha, Bedřich Jezbera, Jindřich Holman, Vojtěch Bradáč, Josef Bican, Vlastimil Kopecký, Antonín Bradáč, Václav Bouška, Rudolf Vytlačil, Čestmír Vycpálek, Jiří Sobotka, František Habásko, Vratislav Fikejz, Alois Hakl, Otto Bureš. Coach: Emil Seifert. Photo: Slavia archive

1943. Fourth title in a row and the end of a golden era. Josef Bican scored 39 goals out of 99. The championship squad: Karel Finek, Vlastimil Luka, Bohumil Říha, Bedřich Jezbera, Čestmír Vycpálek, František Hampejs, Karel Průcha, Vladimír Zajíček, Jindřich Holman, Vojtěch Bradáč, Josef Bican, Otto Bureš, Antonín Bradáč, Otakar Hemele, Rudolf Vytlačil, František Habásko, Otakar Buzek, Jiří Sobotka, Antonín Mašek. Coach: Emil Seifert. Photo: Slavia archive

1947. A completely different squad but Josef Bican remained. Of the 110 goals scored by Slavia, Josef Bican netted 43 of them. The championship squad: Emil Kabíček, Vítězslav Deršák, Bedřich Němec, Stanislav Kocourek, Bohumil Říha, Karel Trojan, František Hampejs, Jiří Hanke, Vasil Buchta, Jiří Černý, František Ipser, Vlastimil Kopecký, Josef Bican, Čestmír Vycpálek, František Vlk, Jindřich Holman, Otakar Hemele, Antonín Bradáč, Josef Pajkrt, Jiří Žďárský, Milan Sandhaus. Coach: Josef Pojar. Photo: Slavia archive

1996. Champions again. Finally! Coach František Cipro led Slavia to the championship title after 49 long years and into the UEFA Cup semi-final eliminating AS Roma on the way. The championship squad: Jan Stejskal, Jaromír Blažek, Radek Černý, Jan Suchopárek, Radek Bejbl, Tomáš Hunal, Jiří Lerch, Luboš Kozel, Martin Hyský, Leoš Mitas, Martin Pěnička, Ondrej Krištofík, Karel Poborský, Jindřich Jirásek, Daniel Šmejkal, Lukáš Jarolím, Tomáš Klinka, Dick Lidman, Bohuslav Pixa, Václav Spal, Martin Vyskočil, Pavel Novotný, Jiří Vávra, Vladimír Šmicer, Roman Hogen, Robert Vágner, František Veselý, Jiří Štajner. Coach: František Cipro.

2008. Slavia’s dreams came true. The team not only eliminated Ajax Amsterdam and progressed into the UEFA Champions League group stage but they also won the title at the end of the season for the first time in 12 years. They celebrated this achievement at a new and sold-out stadium in Eden. The championship squad: Martin Vaniak, Michal Vorel, Erich Brabec, Marek Suchý, František Dřížďal, David Hubáček, Dušan Švento, Matej Krajčík, Ondřej Šourek, Martin Latka, Theodor Gebre Selassie, Michal Švec, Tijani Belaid, Jaroslav Černý, Tomáš Jablonský, Daniel Pudil, Marek Jarolím, Vladimír Šmicer, Mickael Tavares, David Kalivoda, Petr Janda, Ladislav Volešák, Milan Ivana, Zdeněk Šenkeřík, Goce Toleski, David Střihavka, Martin Abraham, Stanislav Vlček, Jan Blažek, Tomáš Necid, Gaúcho. Coach: Karel Jarolím. Photo: Martin Malý.

2009. The Stitched Ones successfully defended the domestic title for the first time in 66 years. The home stadium Eden boasted the highest average league attendance and they never lost a home game. The championship squad: Martin Vaniak, Deniss Romanovs, Jakub Diviš, Erich Brabec, David Hubáček, František Dřížďal, Matej Krajčík, Dušan Švento, Jan Hošek, Petr Trapp, Martin Latka, Marek Suchý, Theodor Gebre Selassie, Peter Grajciar, Ronald Šiklič, Tijani Belaid, Jaroslav Černý, Milan Černý, Tomáš Jablonský, Amadou Cissé, Marek Jarolím, Vladimír Šmicer, Mickael Tavares, Jan Kovařík, Ladislav Volešák, Petr Janda, Tomáš Necid, Zdeněk Šenkeřík, Goce Toleski, Gianlucca Litteri, Pavel Fořt, Tomáš Pekhart, Milan Ivana, Aleš Besta. Coach: Karel Jarolím. Photo: Martin Malý.

2017. Slavia celebrates its 18th title. However, it is not celebrated at home in Eden but in a forced exile at Strahov. The squad under the coach Jaroslav Šilhavý dominates the statistics and are unmatched with 65 goals scored. The championship squad: Jiří Pavlenka, Přemysl Kovář, Martin Otáhal, Martin Berkovec, Jiří Bílek, Jan Bořil, Simon Deli, Per-Egil Flo, Michal Frydrych, Michael Lüftner, Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui, Dušan Švento, Tomáš Jablonský, Jan Mikula, Marko Alvir, Antonín Barák, Josef Hušbauer, Ruslan Mingazov, Jasmin Ščuk, Jan Sýkora, Jaromír Zmrhal, Tomáš Souček, Levan Kenia, Lukáš Železník, Mick van Buren, Gino van Kessel, Jaroslav Mihalík, Milan Škoda, Stanislav Tecl, Muris Mešanovič. Coach: Dušan Uhrin/Jaroslav Šilhavý. Photo: Martin and Jan Malý.

2019. On 19th May after the fourth match of the Championship play offs, away at Baník Ostrava, Slavia celebrated a 19th league title. A goalless draw was enough to secure the trophy. The 2018/2019 season was topped with a Czech Cup and the club also celebrated a unique double after 77 years.The championship squad: Ondřej Kolář, Přemysl Kovář, Martin Kuciak, Martin Vantruba, Jan Bořil, Vladimír Coufal, Simon Deli, Michal Frydrych, Lukáš Pokorný, Alex Král, Ondřej Kúdela, Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui, Tomáš Vlček, Jaroslav Zelený, Alexandru Baluta, Jakub Hromada, Josef Hušbauer, Lukáš Masopust, Peter Olayinka, Tomáš Souček, Miroslav Stoch, Petr Ševčík, Ibrahim Traoré, Jaromír Zmrhal, Jan Sýkora, Matěj Valenta, Jan Matoušek, Stanislav Tecl, Milan Škoda, Muris Mešanovič, Mick van Buren. Coach: Jindřich Trpišovský.

2020. On 24th June 2020 Slavia won its 20th title which was a third title in four years. The title was defended 3 rounds before the end of the Championship play offs. The champions defeated runners-up Viktoria Plzen at home 1:0 after a Petr Ševčík strike decided the game. The championship squad: Ondřej Kolář, Přemysl Kovář, Jakub Markovič, Jan Sirotník, Vladimír Coufal, Ladislav Takács, David Hovorka, Ondřej Kúdela, Michal Frydrych, Jan Bořil, David Zima, Daniel Kosek, Mohamed Tijani, Tomáš Holeš, Tomáš Souček, Josef Hušbauer, Jaroslav Zelený, Peter Olayinka, Ibrahim Traoré, Alexandru Baluta, Patrik Hellebrand, Jakub Hromada, Lukáš Provod, Lukáš Masopust, Alex Král, Nicolae Stanciu, Petr Ševčík, Joäo Felipe, Oscar Dorley, Lukáš Červ, Jaromír Zmrhal, Mick van Buren, Júsuf Hilál, Milan Škoda, Stanislav Tecl, Jakub Hora, Petar Musa. Coach: Jindřich Trpišovský.


2020. On 2nd May in the 30th league round Slavia defeated Viktoria Plzen 5:1 and confirmed a league title hattrick. The squad of coach Jindřich Trpišovský played the match knowing that no one could take the crown from them thanks to Sparta's earlier draw in Liberec. The historic 21st title was a fourth title in five years. The championship squad: Ondřej Kolář, Přemysl Kovář, Matyáš Vágner, Jan Stejskal, Ondřej Kúdela, Jan Bořil, Vladimír Coufal, David Hovorka, Alexander Bah, Ladislav Takács, David Zima, Ondřej Karafiát, Taras Kačaraba, Simon Deli, Daniel Samek, Nicolae Stanciu, Lukáš Provod, Tomáš Holeš, Lukáš Masopust, Petr Ševčík, Oscar Dorley, Ondřej Lingr, Ibrahim Benjamin Traoré, Tomáš Rigo, Denis Višinský, Michal Beran, Tomáš Malínský, Jakub Hromada, Jan Kuchta, Abdallah Sima, Peter Olayinka, Stanislav Tecl, Petar Musa, Mick van Buren, Júsuf Hilál, Matěj Jurásek. Coach: Jindřich Trpišovský.