ŽFK Spartak Subotica
ŽFK Spartak Subotica (Serbian Cyrillic: ЖФК Спартак Суботица) is women's football team from Subotica, Serbia. The team has won ten national championships, including nine in a row from 2011 to 2019. It also has appeared in the UEFA Women's Champions League.
|Full name||Ženski fudbalski klub Spartak Subotica|
|Nickname(s)||Plave golubice (Blue Doves)|
|Founded||20 May 1970|
In May 1970 employees of the railway company Željezničar established a women's football club of the same name in Subotica, which became a member of the sports association Jovan Mikic Spartak. ŽFK Željezničar won the first Yugoslavia women's football league in 1975. The team was later renamed Spartak, and following the break-up of Yugoslavia it played the Serbian League.
In 2011, forty years after the club's creation, Spartak won its second championship, and in the next two seasons it won both the championship and the national cup. The team couldn't make it past the qualifying round in its UEFA Champions League debut, but in its two following appearances it reached the Round of 32.
- As of September 2019 according to UEFA's website.
- Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
For details of current and former players, see Category:ŽFK Spartak Subotica players.
- Serbia: Jelena Čanković, Jelena Čubrilo, Nevena Damjanović, Liljana Gordijan, Marija Ilić, Ana Ivanova, Tijana Krstić, Nikoleta Nikolić, Allegra Poljak, Marija Radojičić, Aleksandra Savanović, Ana Stojanović, Mirela Tenkov
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: Amela Fetahović, Milena Nikolić
- Cameroon: Gaëlle Enganamouit, Adrienne Iven, Jeannette Yango, Claudine Meffometou
- Chinese Taipei: Tseng Shu-o
- Equatorial Guinea: Dorine Chuigoué
- Ghana: Elizabeth Addo, Priscilla Okyere
- Ivory Coast: Josée Nahi, Ines Nrehy
- Montenegro: Željka Radanović
- North Macedonia: Eli Jakovska, Simona Krstanovska, Aleksandra Markovska
- Russia: Yekaterina Gokhman
UEFA Competitions RecordEdit
In their first European season the team finished second and failed to qualify for the knock-out stage. In their next season they too finished second but moved on to the round of 32 as one of the two best second-placed teams.
Top scorers in UEFA competitionsEdit