2015–16 Russian Professional Football League

The 2015–16 Professional Football League is the third highest division in Russian football. The Professional Football League is geographically divided into 5 zones. The winners of each zone are automatically promoted into the National Football League. The bottom finishers of each zone lose professional status and are relegated into the Amateur Football League.

Russian Professional Football League
Season2015–16
All statistics correct as of 9 November 2015.

WestEdit

Teams and stadiumsEdit

Team Head coach Captain Stadium Capacity
Dnepr Smolensk   Vladimir Silovanov   Sergei Davydov SGAFKST, Smolensk 2,000
Dolgoprudny   Andrei Meshchaninov Salyut, Dolgoprudny 5,750
Domodedovo   Artyom Gorlov Avangard, Domodedovo 6,000
Dinamo St. Petersburg   Aleksandr Tochilin   Evgeny Pesegov MSA Petrovsky, Saint Petersburg 2,835
Kareliya   Denis Zubko Spartak, Petrozavodsk 14,545
Khimki   Vadim Khafizov Rodina, Khimki 5,080
Kolomna   Vladimir Bondarenko   Aleksei Voronkov Avangard, Kolomna 8,000
Pskov-747   Igor Vasilyev   Igor Surin Lokomotiv, Pskov 3,010
Solyaris   Sergei Shustikov   Vyacheslav Danilin Spartakovets, Moscow 5,100
Strogino   Vladimir Shcherbak   Danila Polyakov Yantar, Moscow 2,000
Spartak Kostroma   Galimdzhan Khairulin   Mikhail Solovei Urozhai, Kostroma 3,000
Tekstilshchik Ivanovo   Ravil Sabitov   Andrei Romanov Tekstilshchik, Ivanovo 9,565
Torpedo-Vladimir   Evgeny Durnev   Ivan Karatygin Torpedo, Vladimir 18,000
Volga Tver   Emin Ağayev   Sergei Korovushkin Khimik, Tver 8,331
Znamya Truda   Sergei Bondar   Mikhail Sorokin Torpedo, Orekhovo-Zuyevo 1,500

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Khimki (P) 28 21 6 1 53 14 +39 69 Promotion to Russian National Football League
2 Dolgoprudny 28 17 4 7 49 30 +19 55
3 Solyaris Moscow 28 17 4 7 50 24 +26 55
4 Tekstilshchik Ivanovo 28 15 8 5 49 23 +26 53
5 Torpedo Vladimir 28 14 9 5 37 24 +13 51
6 Spartak Kostroma 28 14 5 9 42 33 +9 47
7 Dynamo St. Petersburg 28 14 5 9 44 31 +13 47
8 Pskov-747 Pskov 28 11 5 12 38 38 0 38
9 Strogino Moscow 28 8 9 11 28 27 +1 33
10 CRFSO Smolensk 28 7 10 11 26 32 −6 31
11 Volga Tver 28 7 7 14 26 43 −17 28
12 Znamya Truda Orekhovo-Zuyevo 28 7 4 17 28 54 −26 25
13 Domodedovo Moscow 28 5 7 16 30 52 −22 22
14 Kareliya (R) 28 5 5 18 26 58 −32 20 Relegation to Amateur Football League[a]
15 Kolomna 28 2 4 22 20 65 −45 10
Source: pfl-russia.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head (points, matches won, goal difference, goals scored, away goals scored); 4th goal difference; 5th goals scored; 6th away goals scored
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Kareliya didn't receive the license for the next season due to lack of financing.

Top scorersEdit

As of 31 May 2016[1]
Rank Player Team Goals
1   Mikhail Markosov Solyaris 14
2   Aleksandr Alekseyev Pskov-747 13
3   Andrey Pochipov Pskov-747 11
4   Sergei Orlov Tekstilshchik 10
  Maksim Rogov Dynamo St. Petersburg
  Ivan Sergeyev Strogino

CenterEdit

Teams and stadiumsEdit

Team Head coach Captain Stadium Capacity
Arsenal-2 Tula   Vasily Rozhnov DYuSSh Arsenal, Tula 1,500
Avangard Kursk   Igor Belyaev   Denis Sinyaev Trudovye Rezervy, Kursk 11,329
Chertanovo   Mikhail Semernya   Aleksandr Kotov Yantar, Moscow 2,000
Dynamo-Bryansk   Oleg Garin   Aleksandr Fomichyov Dynamo, Bryansk 10,100
Energomash   Viktor Navochenko   Andrei Kolesnikov Energomash, Belgorod 11,456
Kaluga   Vitaly Safronov   Dmitri Baranov Annenki, Kaluga 3,643
Lokomotiv Liski   Igor Pyvin Tsentralnyi Profsoyuz, Voronezh 31,793
Metallurg Lipetsk   Sergei Mashnin Metallurg, Lipetsk 14,578
Oryol   Eduard Dyomin Tsentralny, Oryol 14,600
Ryazan   Garnik Avalyan   Oleg Yeliseyev Olimpiets, Ryazan 5,880
Tambov   Valery Esipov   Aleksei Mikhalyov Spartak, Tambov 6,300
Torpedo Moscow   Valery Petrakov   Andrei Shiryaev Spartak Academy, Moscow 2,700
Vityaz Podolsk   Sergei Polstyanov   Aleksei Khrapov Trud, Podolsk 11,887
Zenit Penza   Denis Belobayev Pervomaisky, Penza 5,100

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Tambov 26 15 9 2 41 19 +22 54 Promotion to Russian National Football League
2 Energomash Belgorod 26 13 7 6 28 16 +12 46
3 Ryazan 26 10 10 6 19 15 +4 40
4 Metallurg Lipetsk 26 9 13 4 26 21 +5 40
5 Avangard Kursk 26 10 9 7 33 22 +11 39
6 Lokomotiv Liski 26 9 12 5 27 19 +8 39 Dissolved
7 Zenit Penza 26 10 8 8 25 21 +4 38
8 Kaluga 26 9 6 11 24 27 −3 33
9 Dynamo Bryansk 26 8 7 11 22 25 −3 31
10 Vityaz Podolsk 26 8 7 11 31 32 −1 31
11 Chertanovo Moscow 26 8 6 12 31 42 −11 30
12 Torpedo Moscow 26 8 6 12 21 28 −7 30
13 Oryol 26 5 7 14 9 25 −16 22
14 Arsenal-2 Tula 26 2 9 15 22 47 −25 15
Source: pfl-russia.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head (points, matches won, goal difference, goals scored, away goals scored); 4th goal difference; 5th goals scored; 6th away goals scored

Top scorersEdit

As of 30 May 2016[2]
Rank Player Team Goals
1   Roman Grigoryan Tambov 8
  Denis Sinyaev Avangard Kursk
  Elbrus Tandelov Ryazan
4   Sergei Anokhin Kaluga 7
  Nikita Salamatov Vityaz Podolsk

SouthEdit

Teams and stadiumsEdit

Team Head coach Captain Stadium Capacity
Afips   Nikolai Yuzhanin   Evgeny Shamrin Andrei-Arena, Afipsky 3,000
Alania   Zaur Tedeyev   German Tuayev Spartak, Vladikavkaz 30,901
Angusht   Gennady Bondaruk Rashid Aushev, Nazran 3,000
Astrakhan   Sergei Gunko Astrakhan, Astrakhan 3,000
Biolog-Novokubansk   Leonid Nazarenko   Maksim Farinov Biolog, Progress 2,300
Druzhba Maykop   Bibert Kaghado Respublikansky, Maykop 16,000
Dynamo Stavropol   Valery Zazdravnykh   Anatoly Baklanov Dynamo, Stavropol 16,000
Krasnodar-2   Igor Shalimov   Ilya Zhigulyov Krasnodar Academy, Krasnodar 1,500
Mashuk-KMV   Sergei Trubitsyn Tsentralny, Pyatigorsk 10,365
MITOS Yermak, Novocherkassk 2,500
SKA Rostov-na-Donu   Mikhail Kupriyanov   Vyacheslav Bokov SKA SKVO, Rostov-on-Don 11,000
Spartak-Nalchik   Khasanbi Bidzhiyev   Amir Bazhev Spartak, Nalchik 13,800
Terek-2   Magomed Adiyev Sultan Bilimkhanov, Grozny 10,300
Chernomorets Novorossiysk   Eduard Sarkisov   Kirill Kochubey Tsentralny, Novorossiysk 12,500

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Spartak Nalchik 26 19 6 1 43 6 +37 63 Promotion to Russian National Football League
2 Afips Afipsky 26 15 4 7 35 27 +8 49
3 Krasnodar-2 26 14 6 6 53 26 +27 48
4 Chernomorets Novorossiysk 26 14 6 6 35 22 +13 48
5 Angusht Nazran 26 11 8 7 21 17 +4 41
6 SKA Rostov-on-Don 26 11 5 10 34 24 +10 38
7 Mashuk-KMV Pyatigorsk 26 10 5 11 26 32 −6 35
8 Dynamo Stavropol 26 9 8 9 30 30 0 35
9 Terek-2 Grozny 26 8 7 11 32 31 +1 31 Dissolved
10 Biolog-Novokubansk 26 7 6 13 21 34 −13 27
11 Alania Vladikavkaz 26 6 7 13 19 37 −18 25
12 MITOS Novocherkassk 26 6 5 15 30 48 −18 23 Dissolved
13 Astrakhan 26 5 6 15 23 49 −26 21
14 Druzhba Maykop 26 5 5 16 22 44 −22 20
Source: pfl-russia.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head (points, matches won, goal difference, goals scored, away goals scored); 4th goal difference; 5th goals scored; 6th away goals scored

Top scorersEdit

As of 30 May 2016[3]
Rank Player Team Goals
1   Nikolay Komlichenko Krasnodar-2 24
2   Ruslan Aliyev Mashuk-KMV 13
3   Nikolai Boyarintsev Chernomorets Novorossiysk 12
  Artyom Maslevskiy Afips Afipsky
5   Aleksandr Podbeltsev SKA Rostov-on-Don 10

Ural-PovolzhyeEdit

Teams and stadiumsEdit

Team Head coach Captain Stadium Capacity
Chelyabinsk   Igor Lazarev Tsentralny, Chelyabinsk 15,000
Dynamo Kirov   Aleksei Lipatnikov   Aleksandr Zakhlestin Rossiya, Kirov 3,000
Khimik Dzerzhinsk Khimik, Dzerzhinsk 5,266
Lada-Tolyatti   Vladimir Kukhlevsky   Aleksei Churavtsev Torpedo, Tolyatti 18,000
Neftekhimik   Rustem Khuzin   Sergei Morozov Neftekhimik, Nizhnekamsk 3,140
Nosta   Konstantin Galkin   Valery Sorokin Metallurg, Novotroitsk 6,000
Syzran-2003   Dmitri Voyetsky   Sergei Simonov Kristall, Syzran 2,070
Volga Ulyanovsk   Sergei Sedyshev   Aleksei Storozhuk Start, Ulyanovsk 4,700
Volga-Olimpiyets   Valery Bogdanets   Aleksei Domshinskiy Severny, Nizhny Novgorod 4,500
Zenit-Izhevsk   Igor Menshchikov Zenit, Izhevsk 18,000

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 27 18 6 3 56 15 +41 60 Promotion to Russian National Football League
2 Zenit Izhevsk 27 17 3 7 49 25 +24 54
3 Volga-Olimpiyets 27 15 8 4 38 19 +19 53
4 Syzran-2003 27 13 7 7 35 29 +6 46
5 Chelyabinsk 27 13 5 9 41 27 +14 44
6 Volga Ulyanovsk 27 10 5 12 33 32 +1 35
7 Nosta Novotroitsk 27 7 7 13 33 41 −8 28
8 Khimik Dzerzhinsk 27 7 4 16 28 54 −26 25 Dissolved
9 Lada Tolyatti 27 5 7 15 23 56 −33 22
10 Dynamo Kirov 27 1 6 20 18 56 −38 9
Source: pfl-russia.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head (points, matches won, goal difference, goals scored, away goals scored); 4th goal difference; 5th goals scored; 6th away goals scored

Top scorersEdit

As of 31 May 2016[4]
Rank Player Team Goals
1   Dmitri Otstavnov Volga Ulyanovsk 16
2   Marat Safin Zenit-Izhevsk 13
3   Denis Uryvkov Chelyabinsk 10
4   Maksim Malakhovskiy Zenit-Izhevsk 9
5   Viktor Karpukhin Nosta 7
  Leonid Reshetnikov Neftekhimik

EastEdit

Teams and stadiumsEdit

Team Head coach Captain Stadium Capacity
Chita   Ilya Makienko   Artyom Drobyshev Lokomotiv, Chita 10,200
Dynamo-Barnaul   Oleg Yakovlev   Bogdan Karyukin Dynamo, Barnaul 15,000
Irtysh Omsk   Sergei Boyko   Anton Bagayev Krasnaya Zvezda, Omsk 4,655
Novokuznetsk Metallurg, Novokuznetsk 8,000
Sakhalin   Aleksandr Alfyorov   Murtazi Alakhverdov Spartak, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk 4,200
Sibir-2   Dmitri Mamonov Spartak, Novosibirsk 12,500
Smena   Mikhail Semyonov   Soslan Takazov Metallurg, Komsomolsk-na-Amure 3,000
Tom-2   Viktor Sebelev   Mikhail Bashilov Temp, Tomsk 3,000
Yakutiya   Sergei Shishkin Tuymaada, Yakutsk 12,500

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Smena Komsomolsk-na-Amure 24 14 7 3 45 25 +20 49 Refused promotion due to lack of financing
2 Sakhalin Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk 24 14 6 4 40 17 +23 48
3 Chita 24 9 7 8 30 25 +5 34
4 Dynamo Barnaul 24 7 10 7 33 29 +4 31
5 Irtysh Omsk 24 7 10 7 25 23 +2 31
6 Sibir-2 Novosibirsk 23 7 5 11 29 40 −11 26
7 Tom-2 Tomsk 23 6 7 10 27 35 −8 25
8 Yakutiya Yakutsk 24 6 7 11 38 49 −11 25 Dissolved
9 Novokuznetsk 24 5 5 14 24 48 −24 20 Relegation to Amateur Football League[a]
Source: pfl-russia.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head (points, matches won, goal difference, goals scored, away goals scored); 4th goal difference; 5th goals scored; 6th away goals scored
Notes:
  1. ^ FC Novokuznetsk dropped out of the competition in February 2016 after playing 16 games and gaining 20 points. All the remaining games will be awarded to the opponents with the score of 3-0.

Top scorersEdit

As of 29 May 2016[5]
Rank Player Team Goals
1   Vladislav Aksyutenko Dynamo Barnaul 12
  Aleksandr Gagloyev Sakhalin
3   Ibragim Bazayev Smena 10
4   Andrei Razborov Chita 9
5   Almaz Fatikhov Chita 8
  Aleksei Sabanov Novokuznetsk
  Aleksandr Yashan Smena

ReferencesEdit

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