Giant keeper who was on loan with Swindon Town in the 2020/21 season and is spending this term with Sparta Prague on a similar basis.

  • Position


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Date of birth

    17 May 2000

  • Joined

    7 Jan 2018

Congratulations to Matej Kovar


The young United keeper clinched the Czech title with Sparta Prague on Tuesday.

  • published time 1 week agoNews

Loan Watch: Amad bags a brace


Amad’s hot streak continued over the Easter weekend, as the young United winger scored twice for Sunderland.

  • published time Apr 23News

Loan Watch: Galbraith hits winner


Ethan is Salford's hero and Fernandez shines again but there is an injury worry for Laird.

Loan Watch: Kovar makes his debut


Our round-up of Reds on loan overseas includes Matej Kovar's first appearance for Sparta Prague.

  • published time Sep 22News

New deal and loan move for Kovar


Our young keeper is heading out on a temporary basis for the rest of the season.

  • published time Sep 22News

Kovar and Laird discuss merits of loan deals


'Any little encouragement, any criticism. I took it all in,' say our young Reds in the first Emerging Reds episode.

Emerging Reds: Laird x Kovar


Our brand-new series, focused on United's premier young talents, begins with Matej Kovar and Ethan Laird...

  • published time Jul 22Video

Loan watch: Kovar's EFL award


The goalkeeper kept a third consecutive clean sheet while full-back Ethan Laird made a first start for AFC Bournemouth.

Academy players on international duty


Find out which of our young Reds will get to experience international football this week.

  • published time Mar 22News

Loan Watch: Brandon's Norwich development


The 21-year-old left-back is racking up top-flight appearances with the Canaries.

United's January transfer window round-up


Eight players departed on loan, and one permanently, over the course of the first month of 2022.

Kovar signs deal and moves on loan


Matej seals a deadline day switch to spend the remainder of the season in League One.

  • published time Jan 22News

United's travelling squad for Young Boys away


Find out which Reds have travelled to Switzerland for our opening Champions League game on Tuesday night.

  • published time Sep 21News

Champions League: Five players on Reds' B-list


United have named five youngsters to supplement the main group-stage squad of 25.

  • published time Sep 21News

First senior call-up for Kovar


Matej has been drafted into the Czech Republic squad for Wednesday's international friendly.

  • published time Sep 21News