FK TSC Bačka Topola

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TSC Bačka Topola (Serbian Cyrillic: ТСЦ Бачка Топола, Hungarian: Topolyai Sport Club), commonly known as TSC, is a Serbian professional football club based in Bačka Topola and currently the second oldest football club in the Serbian SuperLiga.

TSC Bačka Topola
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Full nameFK TSC Bačka Topola
Founded1913; 108 years ago (1913) as Topolyai Sport Club
GroundStadion Senta, Senta (temporary)
ChairmanSzabolcs Palágyi
Head coachMladen Krstajić
LeagueSerbian SuperLiga
2019–20Serbian SuperLiga, 4th
WebsiteClub website

Name changesEdit

  • 1913 – 1930: Topolyai Sport Club
  • 1930 – 1942: Jugoslovenski Atletski Klub Bačka Topola
  • 1942 – 1945: Topolyai SE
  • 1945 – 1951: FK Egység
  • 1951 – 1974: FK Topola
  • 1974 – 2005: FK AIK Bačka Topola
  • 2005 – 2013: FK Bačka Topola
  • 2013 – present: FK TSC Bačka Topola


Derby day in Subotica against Bačka 1901 in Yugoslav third league (1970s)

The first football club formed in Bačka Topola in 1912, the club officially exists since 1913 and was founded by István Benis who was the first president of the club. It was named Topolyai Sport Club. The town belonged back then to the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The first club sponsor was Károly Beer who also brought the first football to the town. Soon the First World War started and after the war the region of Bačka would become part of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, renamed into Yugoslavia in 1929. In 1930, the club changed its name into Jugoslovenski Atletski Klub. In the early 1930s, the stadium where the club still plays nowadays was built. In the Second World War the club competes in the Hungarian Second League, finishing in second place in 1942.

AIK Bačka Topola in 1986

After the war the region returned to Yugoslavia, and the club was renamed Egység, and counted with Hungarian international Jenő Kalmár among its strongest reinforcements.[1] In 1951, the club changes its name again into Topola. The club played in the Subotica regional league and later achieved promotion to the Serbian League (3rd Yugoslav tier).

In 1974, the club change its name into FK AIK Bačka Topola. In 1980, AIK promoted to the Yugoslav Second League, and in the next 6 years competitioned 5 seasons in the second highest division. In the Yugoslavian Cup competition of the season 1992–93 they entered the 1/8 finals after a win against the First League club Napredak Kruševac 2–1.

In 2003, the club under financial difficulties ceases to compete, and maintains only the youth levels. In 2005, the club is merged with FK Bajša and starts competing again under a new name, FK Bačka Topola. The club was the champion of the Vojvodina League North in the 2006–07 season. The club has dedicated much effort in the youth squads archiving titles in several levels. The club finished the 2010–11 season in second place, and won the relegation game for the Third League.[2] In 2013, the official name was changed to FK TSC Bačka Topola. On 15 October 2013, the club's anniversary day, TSC played against FK Partizan (1–4).[3] The club finished the season 2013–14 in second place, and lost the promotion play-off game for the Third League after a penalty shootout (2–2, 2–2) against FK Cement Beočin. In 2014–2015, TSC won the Bačka League, and returned to the Serbian League Vojvodina, national third tier.

The club finished the 2016–17 Serbian League Vojvodina in third place, but got promoted to the Serbian First League. From the Serbian second tier, they were for the first time ever promoted to the Serbian SuperLiga for season 2019–20. There in their first ever top flight match away to FK Voždovac in Belgrade, playing at the modern shopping centre stadium, TSC won 1–2, marking a fine debut and the brightest moment in the club's history. The club finished 4th in their first season in the SuperLiga and qualified for the first qualifying round of the 2020-21 UEFA Europa League. Throughout the club's debut season strikers Nenad Lukić and Vladimir Silađi were impressive, finishing the season as triple joint top scorers. Other impressive players in the season for TSC were Janko Tumbasević, Goran Antonić, Saša Tomanović, Srđan Grabež and Đuro Zec. Under manager Zoltán Szabó the club recorded its most significant/highest result in its history of 4th place and its first foray into European Football, the UEFA Europa League.

Club colors and crestEdit

The club's original colors were green and white, but later replaced by blue. The lion on the crest is the coat of arms of Bačka Topola, which comes from the coat of arms of Pál Kray who was a nobleman in the town in 18th century.


The home field of TSC was the City Stadium holds 4,000 people. The construction of the stadium was finished in the 1930s. In 2017, TSC announced its intentions to build a new 4,100-seater stadium. From the 2018–19 to the 2020-21 season, because the construction of new stadium, the club home games plays in City Stadium of Senta.

The official supporters group of the club is Blue Betyárs.

Squads from club's seasons in Yugoslav Second LeagueEdit

1980–81 Yugoslav Second League 8th place – players, apps/goals: Đura Stanimirović 29, Milan Agbaba 26/4, Radomir Bošković 26, Radomir Bošnjak 25, Radoslav Brkić 25, Aleksandar Krivokapić 24/6, Miklós Ország (captain) 24/2, Antun Patarčić 23, Nikola Lukić 22/16, Božidar Perović 21, Milan Rubin 20/2, Sándor Sz. Kovács 18/1, Laszló Lőrinc 16, Zlatko Majer 15, Menhard Verebes 15, Antal Szalma 14, Imre Futó 12/1 Milorad Sekulović 11/4, Zdravko Savić 10/1 Nenad Bakić 6, Nenad Bilbija 4, Rešad Kazaferović 1

1981–82 Yugoslav Second League 10th place – players, apps/goals: Miklós Ország (captain) 28, Róbert Kovács 27/2, Nikola Lukić 25/11, Radomir Bošnjak 25, Zdravko Savić 22/5, Aleksandar Krivokapić 21/5, Milan Agbaba 20/4, Zoran Mihović 19, Radomir Bošković 18/1, Nenad Bakić 18, Milan Rubin 17, Antun Patarčić 14, Imre Futó 14, Dejan Mitić 13/6, Milan Banjeglav 13, László Lőrinc 12/1, László Dudás 11, Menhard Verebes 11, Antal Szalma 10, Nebojša Knežević 10, Sándor Sz. Kovács 9, Miroslav Zagorčić 6/1, Dejan Smiljanić 3, Milorad Sekulović 2/1, Sándor I. Kovács 2, Božidar Perović 1, Nándor Rekecki 1, Zoltán Koščić 1

1982–83 Yugoslav Second League 14th place

1983–84 Yugoslav Second League 16th place (relegated) – players, apps/goals: Róbert Kovács 32, Veselin Barjakterević 31, Radomir Bošković 30/4, Dragan Jablan 28/7, Radomir Bošnjak 26/3, Mikloš Narandžić 25, Nenad Bakić 25, Milan Agbaba 24/7, Miklós Ország (captain) 24, Zdravko Savić 21/5, Zlatko Majer 19/1, Nebojša Knežević 19/1, Zoran Mihović 18, Milan Banjeglav 18, Antun Patarčić 18, Labud Pejović 16/6, Árpád Eper 16/3, Aleksandar Krivokapić 15/2, Tihomir Pavićević 15, Dragoljub Bekvalac 11/1, Dejan Mitić 4, Bogdan Kosovac 2, László Dudás 1, Nándor Rekecki 1

1985–86 Yugoslav Second League 15th place (relegated)




Current squadEdit

As of 15 October 2020[4][5]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   SRB Nenad Filipović
2 DF   BIH Stefan Santrač
3 DF   SRB Boris Varga
4 DF   SRB Nebojša Skopljak (vice-captain)
5 MF   SRB Edvin Eleven
6 DF   SRB Saša Tomanović (captain)
7 MF   MNE Janko Tumbasević
8 MF   SRB Dejan Milićević
10 MF   SRB Đuro Zec
11 FW   SRB Damjan Dostanić
12 GK   CAN Nikola Bursać
13 DF   BIH Dajan Ponjević
14 MF   SRB Mihajlo Banjac
15 MF   SRB Nemanja Krsmanović
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 MF   SRB Vasilije Đurić
17 DF   SRB Goran Antonić
18 DF   SRB Filip Babić
19 MF   SRB Jug Stanojev
20 MF   SRB Borko Duronjić
21 MF   SRB Luka Pantović
23 GK   SRB Nemanja Jorgić
24 DF   SRB Srđan Grabež
26 DF   SRB Bojan Balaž
27 FW   SRB Nenad Lukić
30 DF   SRB Nemanja Petrović
31 MF   SRB Dino Dolmagić
33 DF   SRB Marko Petković

Players with multiple nationalitiesEdit

Youth and reservesEdit

As of 4. September 2020.[6]Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
12 GK   CAN Nikola Bursać
-- GK   SRB Nemanja Amidžić
17 DF   SRB Igor Kudrić
-- DF   SRB Ákos Mészáros
-- DF   SRB Marko Kolundžija
-- DF   SRB Todor Milinković
-- DF   SRB Marko Dmitrović
-- MF   SRB Nikola Gardašević
-- MF   SRB Lazar Dudaš
-- MF   SRB Petar Kangrga
No. Pos. Nation Player
21 MF   SRB Luka Pantović
-- MF   SRB Bojan Ćalić
-- MF   SRB Dragan Borić
-- FW   SRB Szabolcs Balasa
-- FW   SRB Jovan Šević
-- FW   SRB Miloš Zekić
-- FW   SRB Sava Mitić
-- FW   SRB Aleksa Beskorvajni
-- FW   SRB Uroš Rakić

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
19 MF   SRB Dávid Sinkovits (at   Szentlőrinci SE)

European recordEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2020–21 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round   Petrocub Hîncești N/A 2–0 N/A
Second qualifying round   FCSB 6–6 (4–5 Pen.) N/A N/A

Club officialsEdit

Current technical staff
Position Name
Head coach   Mladen Krstajić
Goalkeeper coach     Szilárd Faragó
Data analyst   Krsto Jokić
Assistant coach   Dušan Bajić
Assistant coach   Stefan Janković
Fitness coach   Veselin Sekulović
Club director   Mirko Jovanović
Physiotherapist   Dragan Golubović
General secretary   Radomir Šaban
Source: [2]

Notable playersEdit

For the list of current and former players with Wikipedia article, please see: Category:FK Bačka Topola players.


  1. ^ "100 goodina fudbala u Bačkoj Topoli" page 79 (in Serbian)
  2. ^ History Archived 14 January 2011 at the Wayback Machine at official website. (in Serbian)
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "First Team". TSC Bačka Topola official website. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Squad". Serbian SuperLiga official website. Retrieved 1 September 2020.
  6. ^ "U19 – FK TSC" (in Serbian). Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  7. ^ AIK Bačka Topola at

External sourcesEdit