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Marek Rodák

Goalkeeper

  • Marek's Profile

  • Age: 22 years old
  • Date of Birth: 13 December 1996
  • Place of Birth: Košice, Slovakia
  • Nationality: Slovakian
  • Height: 195.9cm
  • Weight: 86kg
  • Debut: 8 August 2017: Wycombe Wanderers 0-2 Fulham (Carabao Cup)
  • Previous Club(s): MFK Košice, Welling (loan), Accrington Stanley (loan), Rotherham United (loan)

Biography

Fulham’s Academy welcomed Slovakian goalkeeper Marek Rodák midway through the 2012/13 season, before signing him permanently in July 2013.

The stopper began his career in his homeland with MFK Košice and was selected for the Slovakia Under-16 side during his time there.

Offered a trial with Fulham, he was put straight into the Under-18 setup despite his tender age and impressed, becoming first-choice for the remainder of the season and even elevating himself to become the goalkeeper for Fulham's successful Dallas Cup campaign with the Under-19s.

He was a vital part of the Under-18 side who claimed their second successive Barclays Premier League title and signed a scholarship deal in July 2013 to keep him in SW6.

Played a key role as Fulham reached the Final of the FA Cup Youth Cup and also played 14 league games in the 2013/14 season.

The 2014/15 season saw him take his place among the Fulham substitutes for the first time for our win over Leeds United at Elland Road, before he joined Farnborough in January on a two-month youth-loan. He finished the campaign having made 16 appearances for Fulham's Under-21 side.

On 25th November 2015, it was confirmed that Rodák had signed a contract extension, keeping him at the Club until the summer of 2018.

On 15th January 2016, he joined Welling United on loan for the remainder of the season, and a year later he took in a similar spell with League Two outfit Accrington Stanley. He made a huge impact at Stanley, helping them move from relegation candidates to comfortably mid-table courtesy of a 13 match unbeaten run. 

After making his First Team debut for Fulham at the beginning of the 2017/18 campaign, Rodák joined League One outfit Rotherham United on loan for the remainder of the season. Midway through the campaign, he agreed a deal to extend his Whites contract until 2020.

He helped the Millers win promotion via the Play-Offs, and that summer he extended his time with Fulham before returning to the New York Stadium for 2018/19. Despite impressing between the sticks, Rodák was unable to prevent Rotherham's relegation from the Championship. A firm fan favourite during his time at the club, he racked up 84 appearances during his time in Yorkshire.

Opposition Result Minutes
Played
Goals
Scored
Cards
Shown
Passing
Accuracy
Southampton
(Home) - 27 Aug 2019
L0 - 1 90' 76%
Overall
Minutes played 90
Appearances 1
Goalkeeping
Saves Made 6
Minutes per save 15.0
 »  Inside Box / Outside Box 4 / 2
 »  Caught / Parried 1 / 2
Defence
Goals Conceded 1
 »  Inside Box 1
Discipline
Bookings -
Sent Off -