Dinaburg FC

Dinaburg FC was a Latvian football club, playing in the city of Daugavpils. In 2009 it merged with FK Daugava. The club played at the Daugava Stadium (capacity 4,070). On October 5, 2009, Dinaburg was expelled from the Virsliga and both the president and trainer were banned for life on suspicion of betting and match-fixing.[1]

Dinaburg FC
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Founded1996
Dissolved2009
GroundDaugavas Stadions
Daugavpils, Latvia
Capacity3,480
LeagueLatvian First League
20099th (relegated)

HistoryEdit

Historic namesEdit

Season 2006Edit

 
Hibernian v Dinaburg

They qualified to play with Hibernian, of Scotland, in the second round of the 2006 Intertoto Cup after beating Havnar Bóltfelag, from the Faroe Islands, 2–1 on aggregate in the first round. They lost 8–0 on aggregate, losing 5–0 in Edinburgh and 3–0 in Daugavpils.

Season 2007Edit

FC Dinaburg Daugavpils were eliminated from the Baltic League 2007 due to violation of Fair Play rules, but they once again qualified for the Intertoto Cup, where they started against Irish League team Cliftonville, but they lost 2–1 on aggregate, losing at home 1–0 after a 1–1 draw in Belfast.

Season 2009Edit

They qualified to play JK Nõmme Kalju from Estonian Meistriliiga, Estonia, in the first round of the UEFA Europa League. They won 2–1 in Daugavpils, and drew 0–0 in Tallinn. In the second round they played Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C.. In Israel they lost 4–0 and 1–0 in Daugavpils. Later that season they were relegated from both leagues they participated in – Virsliga and The Baltic Football League, because of suspicions about match-fixing and illegal betting.

FK Daugava Daugavpils took their place in Virsliga 2010, having all the players that previously played for Dinaburg in their squad, except those who joined new clubs during the transfer season.

HonoursEdit

Participation in Latvian ChampionshipsEdit

European recordEdit

UEFA Cup 1996–97

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1997–98

  • Qualifying round
    •   FK Gäncä
    • 1st leg: 1–0
    • 2nd leg: 1–0
    • Aggregate: 2–0
  • First round
    •   AEK Athens
    • 1st leg: 0–5
    • 2nd leg: 2–4
    • Aggregate: 2–9

UEFA Intertoto Cup 1998

  • First round

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2000

UEFA Cup 2001–02

  • Qualifying round
    •   NK Osijek
    • 1st leg:2–1
    • 2nd leg:0–1
    • Aggregate:2–2(lost on away goals)

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2002

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2003

  • First round
    •   FC Wil
    • 1st leg:1–0
    • 2nd leg:0–2
    • Aggregate:1–2

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2004

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2005

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2006

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2007

  • First round

2009–10 UEFA Europa League

Baltic LeagueEdit

Baltic League 2009–10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Latvian side kicked out over betting, match-fixing". Reuters. October 5, 2009. Archived from the original on March 28, 2010. Retrieved January 25, 2014.

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