Forgot Password
2013-07-07T06:00:00 Updated 2015-02-19T00:24:39

On this day - 7 July

Anniversary

Name: Jan Lastuvka
Born: Havirov, Czechoslovakia, 7 July 1982
Clubs: FC Karvina, Banik Ostrava, Shakhtar Donetsk, Fulham (loan), VfL Bochum (loan), West Ham United (loan), Dnipro
International: Czech Republic - three caps, no goals

One-time Hammers loan goalkeeper Jan Lastuvka is today celebrating his 31st birthday.

The Czech stopper spent the 2008/09 campaign on loan at the Boleyn Ground from Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk.

He did not make a Premier League appearance for the Hammers, but did feature in a League Cup third round defeat at Fulham. That would be his only appearance in claret and blue, and he returned to Shakhtar at the end of the season, before moving to fellow Ukrainian club Dnipro, where he is still plying his trade.

Born in the Czech Republic, he played for Karvina and Banik Ostrava in his homeland in the early part of his career and earned his first international caps in 2011.

Lastuvka also played in England for Fulham, during another loan from Shakhtar, during which he played eight league games.

New home kit on sale now

Related News
DON'T MISS
Reaction
Reid - We need to dig deep
Reid - We need to dig deep
Reaction
Bilic seeking confidence boost
Bilic seeking confidence boost
Match Report
Saints claim comfortable victory
Saints claim comfortable victory
Foundation
Date set for third Moore Family Fun Run
Date set for third Moore Family Fun Run
First Team
Chelsea to visit in EFL Cup fourth round
Chelsea to visit in EFL Cup fourth round
Match Report
Payet steals the show once again
Payet steals the show once again
Spire Roding Hospital
Sunday 25 September 16:00London Stadium
0 - 3