FC Armavir

FC Armavir (Russian: Футбольный клуб "Армавир") is a Russian association football club from Armavir, founded in 1959.

FC Armavir
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Full nameFootball Club Armavir
Founded1959
GroundYunost Stadium
Capacity5,700
ChairmanValentin Klimko
ManagerTBC
LeagueTBC
2019–20FNL, dropped out

HistoryEdit

It was active (mostly in the third-highest level leagues of USSR and Russia) from 1959 to 1969 and from 1990 to 1998. In 2009, the club was re-created again and played in the Russian Professional Football League. It won the 2014–15 Russian Professional Football League Zone South and were promoted to the second-tier Russian Football National League.

Before the 2015–16 season, there were plans for Torpedo to be taken over by the Russian Premier League club FC Kuban Krasnodar and converted to a farm-club FC Kuban-2 Krasnodar.[1] However, on 9 July 2015, Torpedo was licensed for FNL and Kuban-2 was registered for PFL independently.[2] After one season at the second tier, Torpedo was relegated back to PFL at the end of the 2015–16 season.

On 9 June 2016, the club was renamed from FC Torpedo Armavir to FC Armavir.[3]

The team returned to the second-level Russian Football National League for the 2018–19 season. On 15 April 2020 the club dropped out from the FNL due to lack of financing. The club president Valentin Klimko also stated that the club hopes to participate in the third-tier Russian Professional Football League in the 2020–21 season.[4] On 29 June 2020, the club announced that they failed licensing for the RPFL as well for the 2020–21 season and are hoping to find necessary financing to enter local Krasnodar Krai amateur competition for the season.[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ «КУБАНЬ-2» – НОВЫЙ ПРОЕКТ В РАМКАХ РАЗВИТИЯ КЛУБА (in Russian). FC Kuban Krasnodar. 11 June 2015. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  2. ^ «Торпедо» из Армавира сыграет в Первенстве ФНЛ (in Russian). Russian Football National League. 9 July 2015.
  3. ^ Наше имя – «Армавир»! (in Russian). FC Armavir. 9 June 2016.
  4. ^ "ОФИЦИАЛЬНО: ФК "АРМАВИР" СНИМАЕТСЯ С ОЛИМП – ПЕРВЕНСТВА ФНЛ ПО ФУТБОЛУ" (in Russian). FC Armavir. 15 April 2020.
  5. ^ "ФК «АРМАВИР» НЕ ПРОШЁЛ ЛИЦЕНЗИРОВАНИЕ В ПФЛ" (in Russian). FC Armavir. 29 June 2020.