FC Belshina Bobruisk

FC Belshina Bobruisk (Belarusian: ФК "Белшына Бабруйск", FK Belshyna Babruisk) is a Belarusian football club based in Bobruisk. The team has won one Belarusian Premier League title, as well as 3 Belarusian Cup titles, in post-Soviet Belarus.

FC Belshina Bobruisk
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Full nameFootball Club Belshina
Founded1976
GroundSpartak Stadium, Bobruisk
Capacity3,700
ChairmanMikhail Bondarenko
ManagerDmitriy Migas (caretaker)
LeagueBelarusian First League
2020Belarusian Premier League, 15th (relegated)
WebsiteClub website

History of the club and football in BobruiskEdit

The city of Bobruisk was represented by its football team as early as 1920s, when in 1926 a collective football team of Bobruisk city won the Belarusian football championship. Winning the 1926, Bobruisk football team became the first from a provincial city that won the republican competitions. Until 1958, it was the only achievement of the Bobruisk football. In 1958, Spartak Bobruisk became a champion of Belarus donating the second title to the Bobruisk city football.

In 1972 and 1973, Stroitel Bobruisk also won a title of the champion of Belarus.

The current club was founded in 1976 as Shinnik Bobruisk. Since the inception the team was attached to and later sponsored by local tire manufacturing company Belshina. The club spent most of Soviet-era seasons in the Belarusian SSR league (with a couple of seasons in the Mogilev Oblast league). Shinnik won the league title twice (in 1978 and 1987) and also won the Belarusian SSR Cup in 1979.[1]

In 1992, Shinnik joined the Belarusian First League and in 1994, they were promoted to the Premier League. In 1996, they were renamed to Belshina Bobruisk. The club's most successful seasons came in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Belshina won the champions title in 2001, finished as runners-up in 1997 and won the Belarusian Cup three times (1997, 1999, 2001).

Name changesEdit

  • 1976: Founded as Shinnik Bobruisk
  • 1996: Renamed to Belshina Bobruisk

HonoursEdit

Current squadEdit

As of March 2021 [2]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF   BLR Artem Dylevskiy
4 MF   BLR Vladislav Solanovich
6 FW   BLR German Barkovskiy
13 GK   BLR Aleksey Kharitonovich
19 MF   BLR Nikita Sokolovskiy
MF   GUI Ibrahima Fofana
FW   BLR Aleksey Skvorchevskiy
MF   BLR Dmitry Velisevich
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF   RUS Ivan Shalonikov
MF   BLR Stsyapan Makaraw
DF   BLR Yaroslav Makushinsky
MF   RUS Mikhail Zakharov
FW   RUS Ramazan Isayev
MF   BLR Yevgeniy Sakuta
MF   BLR Yury Valavik

League and Cup historyEdit

Season Level Pos Pld W D L Goals Points Domestic Cup Notes
1992 2nd 2 161 11 2 3 24–9 24 Round of 32
1992–93 2nd 1 30 21 8 1 69–19 50 Round of 32 Promoted
1993–94 1st 7 30 15 1 14 41–41 31 Quarter-finals
1994–95 1st 13 30 7 9 14 31–50 23 Semi-finals
1995 1st 15 15 4 3 8 17–29 15 Round of 32
2 1 0 1 3–2 3 Relegation Play-off2
1996 1st 3 30 20 3 7 67–32 63
1997 1st 2 30 21 3 6 67–30 66 Winners
1998 1st 3 28 17 6 5 47–17 57 Round of 16
1999 1st 8 30 13 6 11 52–42 45 Winners
2000 1st 9 30 11 5 14 42–38 38 Semi-finals
2001 1st 1 26 17 4 5 43–20 55 Winners
2002 1st 8 26 12 4 10 44–38 373 Round of 16
2003 1st 10 30 8 8 14 44–50 32 Semi-finals
2004 1st 16 30 2 6 22 21–62 12 Round of 16 Relegated
2005 2nd 1 30 23 4 3 61–19 73 Quarter-finals Promoted
2006 1st 14 26 1 6 19 16–46 9 Round of 64 Relegated
2007 2nd 4 26 15 7 4 46–26 494 Round of 32
2008 2nd 3 26 15 4 7 34–21 49 Round of 32
2009 2nd 1 26 20 4 2 55–15 64 Round of 16 Promoted
2010 1st 6 33 12 9 12 31–42 45 Round of 16
2011 1st 5 33 12 12 9 41–35 48 Semi-finals
2012 1st 7 30 7 9 14 26–40 30 Round of 16
2013 1st 7 32 15 8 9 42–38 47 Quarter-finals
2014 1st 10 32 8 8 16 42–56 32 Quarter-finals
2015 1st 4 26 12 7 7 39-19 43 Quarter-finals
2016 1st 15 30 5 10 15 34-45 25 Quarter-finals
2017 2nd 5 30 14 7 9 56-30 49 Round of 32
2018 2nd 3 28 18 5 5 59-23 59 Round of 32
2019 2nd 1 28 21 5 2 74–22 68 Quarter-finals Promoted
  • 1 Including play-off against Dinamo-2 Minsk for the 1st place and the only promotion spot, as both teams finished with equal points.
  • 2 Play-off for the 1996 Premier League spot against the 1995 First League runners-up Kommunalnik Pinsk.
  • 3, 4 3 points deducted for unpaid transfer.

Belshina in European CupsEdit

Season Competition Round Club 1st Leg 2nd Leg
1997–98 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup QR   Sadam Tallinn 1–1 (A) 4–1 (H)
1R   Lokomotiv Moscow 1–2 (H) 0–3 (A)
1998–99 UEFA Cup 1Q   CSKA Sofia 0–0 (A) 1–3 (H)
1999–2000 UEFA Cup QR   Omonia 1–5 (H) 0–3 (A)
2001–02 UEFA Cup QR   Ružomberok 1–3 (A) 0–0 (H)
2002–03 UEFA Champions League 1Q   Portadown 0–0 (A) 3–2 (H)
2Q   Maccabi Haifa 0–4 (A) 0–1 (H)

ManagersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Краткий очерк развития футбола в Бобруйске". fcbelshina.by. Retrieved 8 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Основной состав". www.fcbelshina.by.

External linksEdit