No. 11 (room number represents the number of his Kladno jersey)
hockey defenceman, Unhošť and Kladno former hockey player, Czechoslovak hockey legend, triple World Champion, four-time National Champion as a player, once as a coach, Team Champion of Europe, Canada Cup finalist, a long-time captain of the Kladno and national team, the Czech Hockey Hall of Famer, two-time winner of the Golden Hockey Stick.
A native of Unhošť near Kladno; he started playing hockey in 1955 for the pupils of Unhošť Dynamo to join PZ Kladno youth team three years later; he joined the league’s team SONP Kladno for the first time in an unusual role as a forward in the autumn of 1961 and immediately scored; he played 622 league games, scored 134 goals for Kladno during the 17 seasons.
He attended 140 games scoring 56 goals in international matches for the Kladno team; with Kladno, he became a 4-time National Champion between 1975 and 1978, adding two bronzes in the early 70s; he led the team wearing Mrs. Poldi on their chest to the famous final victory over Spartak Moscow in the European Cup.
They rejoiced together with Josef Vimmer as coaches from the (so far) last championship title of Kladno hockey in 1980; as a coach, F. Pospíšil led the team to their second and third place in the league; he participated in Kladno’s famous tour to the USA and Canada at the turn of 1977 and 1978 playing four successful games with the teams of the NHL and WHA.
He played 262 games, scored 25 goals for the national team of Czechoslovakia; participated in 11 World Championships, the Winter Olympics in Grenoble 1968, Sapporo 1972, Innsbruck 1976; he has two silver and one bronze medals from the Olympics, he led the national team as captain to the title of World Champions three times (Prague 1972, Katowice 1976, Vienna 1977); besides this, he won the three silver and three bronze medals in the World Championships and was nominated for ‘All Star Team’ three times and named the best defenceman of the tournament twice; as the captain, he is a finalist in the first season of the Canada Cup in 1976.
One of the best Czechoslovak hockey defencemen of all time, a knight on the ice, won the Golden Hockey Stick in 1971 and 1972; abroad, he played for Landshut, Germany; besides Kladno, he trained also Litvínov and Louny in the Czech Republic, Italian Cortina d’Ampezzo, Furukawa Denko in Japan, and as an assistant to Ján Starší, the Czechoslovak representation from 1986 to 1988; he coached Kladno youth, he was the general manager of the Kladno team in 1996–2000.