In football, Czech club Slavia Prague has appointed a 47-year-old Dutchman, Alex Pastoor as manager of the senior squad. Pastoor ended his football career in 2001 and is best known for taking small Dutch team SBV Excelsior into the top Dutch league. Slavia’s recently appointed footballing advisor, former Russian football star Igor Korneev, was instrumental in bringing Pastoor to Prague. The new manger will face his first test in charge against Teplice on Monday. Slavia are currently languishing in 10th place in the 16 club league but have one of the worst attacking and defensive records.