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AS Trenčín (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈa: ˈɛs ˈtrɛntʃiːn] (About this soundlisten)) is a Slovak sports club in the town of Trenčín, most known for its football department. The first team currently plays in the Slovak Super Liga after winning the 2010–11 Slovak First League. The club plays its home games at the Štadión na Sihoti with a capacity of 4,500 spectators.

AS Trenčín
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Full nameAsociácia športov Trenčín a.s.[1]
Founded1992; 27 years ago (1992)
as TJ Ozeta Dukla Trenčín
GroundŠtadión na Sihoti,
Trenčín
Capacity3,500
OwnerTscheu La Ling
ChairmanRóbert Rybníček
ManagerIvan Galád
LeagueFortuna Liga
2017–18Fortuna Liga, 5th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Contents

HistoryEdit

The football team was established in 1992 as TJ Ozeta Dukla Trenčín and started in the third division of the Czechoslovak competition, finishing one place below TTS Trenčín. Afterwards both clubs merged. Later, the club spent three seasons (1994–97) in the second division in Slovakia.[2] Since 1997, Trenčín has continuously played in the Slovak first division.

In 2002 the club changed its name to FK Laugaricio Trenčín, and one year later became FK AS Trenčín (Araver a Synot Trenčín).

The club's biggest success so far was winning the national title in the 2014–15 season and reaching second place in the 2013–14 season. Trenčín has also made four appearances in the Intertoto Cup (1998, 1999, 2000 and 2002). It is owned by former Dutch international Tschen La Ling.[3] After 11 seasons in the top level the club was relegated after the 2007–08 season.[2]

In July 2015, FK AS Trenčín together with women's handball team HK Štart Trenčín was merged into Asociácia športov Trenčín.[4]

Events timelineEdit

  • 1992: Founded as TJ Ozeta Dukla Trenčín
  • 1995: Renamed FK Ozeta Dukla Trenčín
  • 2002: Renamed Laugaricio Trenčín
  • 2003: Renamed FK AS Trenčín (Araver a Synot Trenčín)
  • 2015: Renamed AS Trenčín (Asociácia športov Trenčín)


HonoursEdit

DomesticEdit

  Czechoslovakia

  Slovakia

1 – As Jednota Trenčín

Czechoslovak and Slovak Top GoalscorerEdit

The Czechoslovak League top scorer from 1944–45 until 1992–93. Since the 1993–94 Slovak League Top scorer.

Year Winner G
1964–65   Pavol Bencz 19
1998–99   Martin Fabuš 19
2002–03   Martin Fabuš 201
2012–13   David Depetris 16
2013–14   Tomáš Malec 14
2015–16   Gino van Kessel 17
1Shared award

  EuropeanEdit

1 – As Jednota Trenčín

Affiliated clubsEdit

The following clubs are affiliated with AS Trenčín:

SupportersEdit

The club has a fairly large support in the country and have an active ultras group. They have a fierce rivalry with Spartak Trnava and Slovan Bratislava. The club is one of the very few in the region with politically left-wing fans.[12] Trenčín supporters maintain friendly relations with some fans of Czech Bohemians 1905.[13]

SponsorshipEdit

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
????–97 ATAK Ozeta
1998–99 Kappa
1999–02 Adidas
2003–05 none
2005–06 Umbro SYNOT
2006–08 none
2008–09 FITSHAPE
2009–10 Royal
2010–12 KROON
2012–14 Nike AEGON
2015–2017 Adidas
2017 EDART
2018 MAGIC club
2018- ORION TIP

Club partnersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 22 February 2019[14]Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Denis Chudý
2   DF Lukáš Skovajsa
3   DF Keston Julien
4   MF Abdul Zubairu
5   DF Reuben Yem
6   DF Martin Šulek
7   FW Hamza Čataković
9   MF Jakub Paur
10   MF Desley Ubbink
11   MF Joey Sleegers
14   FW Emeka Umeh
15   MF Osman Bukari
No. Position Player
16   MF Jakub Kadák
17   MF Ante Roguljić
18   MF Philippe van Arnhem
22   DF Adrián Slávik
23   MF Mohammed Lamine
24   GK Igor Šemrinec (Vice-captain)
25   MF Aschraf El Mahdioui
28   DF Marián Pišoja
37   DF Peter Kleščík (Captain)
46   MF Milan Corryn
49   MF Milan Kvocera
55   DF Erhan Mašović

For recent transfers, see List of Slovak football transfers summer 2018.
and List of Slovak football transfers winter 2018-19.

Out on loan 2018–19Edit

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

No. Position Player
  FW Erik Prekop (at FC Petržalka akadémia)
  FW Issa Adekunle (at Inter Bratislava)
  MF Tomáš Svečula (at Inter Bratislava)
No. Position Player
  DF Jovan Pavlović (at Inter Bratislava)
  GK Oleksandr Morgos (at Inter Bratislava)
  FW Antonio Mance (at Nantes)

ManagersEdit

Current technical staffEdit

As of 5 May 2019
Staff Job title
  Ivan Galád Manager
  Richard Slezák Assistant manager
  Juraj Ančic Assistant manager
  Gideon van der Wee Tech assistant
  Ľubomír Reiter U19 coach
  Tomáš Belic Goalkeeping coach
  Matthias Kohler Consultant
  Jozef Hollý Team Leader
  Drahoslav Bočák Team Manager
  Branislav Haviernik Scout
  Dr Jozef Takáč Team Doctor
  Peter Gašperák Physiotherapist
  Jozef Liška Masseur

UEFA RankingEdit

This is the current 2018–19 (August 31) UEFA coefficient:

Rank Team Coefficient
157   Charleroi 6.940
158   FC Spartak Trnava 6.500
159   AS Trenčín 6.500
160   F91 Dudelange 6.250
161   Gabala FK 6.250

TransfersEdit

AS have produced numerous players who have gone on to represent the Slovak national football team. Over the last period there has been a steady increase of young players leaving Trenčín after a few years of first team football and moving on to play football in leagues of a higher standard, with the Russian Football Premier League (Martin Škrteľ to Zenit in 2004, František Kubík to Kuban in 2011), Belgian Pro League (Moses Simon, Haris Hajradinović (booth 2014), Rabiu Ibrahim (2016), Samuel Kalu (2017), Rangelo Janga (2018) and Philip Azango (2018) to Gent, Wesley to Club Brugge in 2016, Kingsley Madu and Aliko Bala to Zulte Waregem in 2016,2017 James Lawrence to Anderlecht in 2018), Danish Superliga (Stanislav Lobotka and Ramón to FC Nordsjælland in 2015, Fanendo Adi to Copenhagen in 2013), Dutch Eredivisie (Hilary Gong to SBV Vitesse in 2018), Greece Superleague (Jairo to PAOK in 2015), Norway Tippeligaen (Tomáš Malec to Lillestrøm SK in 2016), Czech First League (Aldo Baéz to Slavia Prague in 2014 and season 2015-16 league topscorer Gino van Kessel in 2016). The top transfer was agreed in 2016 when 20 years old talented midfielder Matúš Bero joined Turkish Trabzonspor for a fee €3.5 million.

Record transfersEdit

Rank Player To Fee Year
1.   Matúš Bero   Trabzonspor €3.5 million* 2016[15]
2.   Gino van Kessel   Slavia Prague €1.5 million* 2016[16][17]
3.   Wesley   Club Brugge €1.0 million* 2016[18]
4.   Moses Simon   Gent €0.8 million* 2015[19]
  Jairo   PAOK €0.8 million* 2015[20]

*-unofficial fee

ResultsEdit

League and Cup historyEdit

Slovak League only (1993–present)

Season Division (Name) Pos./Teams Pl. W D L GS GA P Domestic Cup Europe Top Scorer (Goals)
1993–94 3rd (3. Liga Západ) 1/(16) 30 21 6 3 62 19 48 3R
1994–95 2nd (1. Liga) 7/(16) 30 13 5 12 54 40 44 1R   Formanko (16)
1995–96 2nd (1. Liga) 9/(16) 30 10 7 13 41 42 37 1R
1996–97 2nd (1. Liga) 2/(18) 34 24 2 8 68 30 74 1R
1997–98 1st (Mars Superliga) 4/(16) 30 14 5 9 47 31 53 2R   Martin Fabuš (16)
1998–99 1st (Mars Superliga) 5/(16) 30 15 8 7 53 25 53 1R UI 2R (  Baltika)   Martin Fabuš (19)
1999–00 1st (Mars Superliga) 5/(16) 30 13 8 9 38 29 47 2R UI 1R (  Pobeda)   Jozef Valachovič (7)
2000–01 1st (Mars Superliga) 8/(10) 36 11 6 19 35 59 39 2R UI 1.R (  Dinaburg)   Marián Klago (6)
2001–02 1st (Mars Superliga) 5/(10) 36 15 9 12 45 43 54 2R   Martin Fabuš (9)
2002–03 1st (Superliga) 9/(10) 36 11 5 20 48 69 38 2R UI 1R (  Slaven Belupo)   Milan Ivana (10)
2003–04 1st (Corgoň Liga) 5/(10) 36 13 9 14 37 43 48 1R   Stanislav Velický (7)
2004–05 1st (Corgoň Liga) 8/(10) 36 12 7 17 36 50 43 2R   Ivan Lietava (9)
2005–06 1st (Corgoň Liga) 7/(10) 36 11 9 16 31 49 42 Quarter-finals   Jaroslav Kamenský (6)
2006–07 1st (Corgoň Liga) 11/(12) 36 8 11 17 31 49 35 2R   Juraj Czinege (4)
2007–08 1st (Corgoň Liga) 12/(12) 33 3 7 23 26 77 16 3R    David Depetris (4)
2008–09 2nd (1. liga) 2/(12) 33 19 9 5 74 27 66 1R    David Depetris (21)
2009–10 2nd (1. liga) 2/(12) 27 13 11 3 53 21 50 3R   Filip Hlohovský (7)
  Jorge Salinas (7)
2010–11 2nd (1. liga) 1/(12) 33 22 6 5 77 30 72 3R    David Depetris (31)
2011–12 1st (Corgoň Liga) 5/(12) 33 12 12 9 51 49 48 3R   Lester Peltier (11)
2012–13 1st (Corgoň Liga) 3/(12) 33 14 11 8 52 34 18 3R    David Depetris (16)
2013–14 1st (Corgoň Liga) 2/(12) 33 19 6 8 74 35 63 2R EL Q3 (  Astra)   Tomáš Malec (14)
2014–15 1st (Fortuna Liga) 1/(12) 33 23 5 5 67 28 74 Winner EL Q3 (  Hull City)   Jairo (8)
2015–16 1st (Fortuna Liga) 1/(12) 33 26 3 4 73 28 81 Winner CL Q2 (  Steaua București)   Gino van Kessel (17)
2016-17 1st (Fortuna Liga) 4/(12) 30 14 5 11 53 48 47 Quarter-finals CL
EL
Q3 (  Legia Warsaw)
PO (  Rapid Wien)
  Rangelo Janga (14)
2017-18 1st (Fortuna Liga) 5/(12) 31 14 6 11 73 47 48 4R EL Q2 (  Bnei Yehuda)   Rangelo Janga (14)
2018–19 1st (Fortuna Liga) EL PO (  AEK Larnaca)

European competition historyEdit

Until 1992 played as Jednota Trenčín

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
1966 Mitropa Cup
1. Round   Admira Wien 4–0 1–2 5–2
1/4 Final   Red Star Belgrade 3–1 1–0 4–1
Semi-final   Vasas 1–0
Final   Fiorentina 0–1
1967–68 Mitropa Cup 1 .Round   Željezničar 0–1 0–0 0–1
1998 Intertoto Cup 1. Round   Dinaburg 1–1 4–1 5–1
2. Round   Baltika 0–1 0–0 0–1
1999 Intertoto Cup 1. Round   Pobeda 3–1 1–3 4–4 (p)
2000 Intertoto Cup 1. Round   Dinaburg 0–3 0–1 0–4
2002 Intertoto Cup 1. Round   Slaven Belupo 3–1 0–5 3–6
2013–14 UEFA Europa League 2Q   IFK Göteborg 2–1 0–0 2–1
3Q   Astra Giurgiu 1–3 2–2 3–5
2014–15 UEFA Europa League 2Q   Vojvodina 4–0 0–3 4–3
3Q   Hull City 0–0 1–2 1–2
2015–16 UEFA Champions League 2Q   Steaua București 0–2 3–2 3–4
2016–17 UEFA Champions League 2Q   NK Olimpija 2–3 4–3 6–6
3Q   Legia Warsaw 0–1 0–0 0–1
UEFA Europa League PO   Rapid Wien 0–4 2–0 2–4
2017–18 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Torpedo Kutaisi 5–1 3–0 8–1
2Q   Bnei Yehuda 1–1 0–2 1–3
2018–19 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Budućnost Podgorica 1−1 2−0 3–1
2Q   Górnik Zabrze 4−1 1−0 5−1
3Q   Feyenoord 4−0 1−1 5−1
PO   AEK Larnaca 1−1 0−3 1−4

Player recordsEdit

Most goalsEdit

# Nat. Name Goals
1     David Depetris 86
2   Pavol Bencz 72
3   Vojtech Masný 65
4   Martin Fabuš 59
5   Gino van Kessel 33

Notable playersEdit

ManagersEdit

Previous kitsEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The first home Ozeta Dukla kit, worn in 1994–95.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The first away Ozeta Dukla kit, worn in 1994–95.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The typical Ozeta Dukla kit, as worn in 1996–03.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The alternative Ozeta Dukla kit, as worn in 1996–03.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The home FK Laugaricio kit and the older FK AS kit, worn in 2003–08.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The away FK Laugaricio kit and the older FK AS kit, worn in 2003–08.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AS Trenčín (7 July 2015). "Už nie sme iba futbal, sme Asociácia športov - AS Trenčín" – via YouTube.
  2. ^ a b "Trenčín po 11 sezónach zostupuje do druhej najvyššej súťaže" Archived 2011-07-19 at the Wayback Machine (in Slovak)
  3. ^ "AS TRENČÍN - Oficiálne stránky futbalového klubu". 2 January 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-01-02.
  4. ^ "Trenčianska AS bude pracovať podľa filozofie futbalového klubu". Sport.sme.sk. Petit Press, a.s. 28 July 2015. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Breuk Ling en Tonegido". ad.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2014-08-19.
  6. ^ "FC Baník Horná Nitra sa stal partnerom prvoligového klubu AS Trenčín". prievidza.sme.sk (in Slovak). Retrieved 2011-08-27.
  7. ^ "AS Trenčín bude spolupracovať s Nemšovou". astrencin.sk (in Slovak). Archived from the original on 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
  8. ^ "Podpísali sme zmluvu o spolupráci s Ajaxom!". astrencin.sk (in Slovak). Archived from the original on 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2012-12-07.
  9. ^ "Budeme spolupracovať s holandským AGOVV". astrencin.sk (in Slovak). Archived from the original on 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2012-01-25.
  10. ^ http://astn.sk/clanek.asp?id=Azango-nespokojny-s-miestom-na-lavicke--6102
  11. ^ "Tlačová konferencia AS Trenčín pred jarnou časťou sezóny". youtube.com (in Slovak). Retrieved 2016-02-24.
  12. ^ "Góral Żywiec skroił 2 flagi! - Stadionowi Oprawcy - Największy serwis o Polskich Kibicach". Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2015-12-14.
  13. ^ http://www.aktuality.sk/clanok/360981/futbalovi-chuligani-kto-do-koho-kope/
  14. ^ First team squad list Archived January 21, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ "Sportove noviny". Markiza. Archived from the original on 2016-07-24. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  16. ^ "Van Kessel prestupil". sportinak.sk. Retrieved 2016-07-13.
  17. ^ https://profutbal.sk/clanok/218276-van-kessel-stal-slaviu-praha-vraj-40-milionov-zilina-by-ho-nechcela-ani-zadarmo
  18. ^ "Góly - body - sekundy". RTVS.sk. Retrieved 2016-06-11.
  19. ^ s., P E R E X, a. (27 April 2015). "O nigérijský talent, ktorý vybrúsili v Trenčíne, sa pobijú európski giganti - Pravda.sk".
  20. ^ "Útočník Trenčína Jairo prestupil do PAOK Solún". 9 August 2015.

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