Catania have landed experienced midfielder Jaroslav Plasil from Bordeaux, whom he captained.
The Czech Republic and Bulgaria cancelled each other out as they played out a drab goalless draw in their 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualification Group B clash in Prague.
Republic of Ireland substitute Simon Cox scored four minutes from time to snatch a 1-1 draw with Czech Republic and extend the national side's unbeaten run to an impressive 12 games.
FIFA.com spoke to Bordeaux’s Czech captain Jaroslav Plasil about the French club’s improving form this season and his expectations for UEFA EURO 2012.
Czech Republic's successful UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying campaign has also had a positive effect on their FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, moving them up 14 places.
An 89th minute Michal Kadlec penalty denied Scotland of all three points in their UEFA EURO 2012 Group I qualifying match, securing a late 2-2 draw for the Czech Republic.