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, as well as 3 Belarusian Cup, in post-Soviet Belarus.
|Full name||Football Club Belshina|
|Ground||Spartak Stadium, Bobruisk|
|League||Belarusian Premier League|
|2019||Belarusian First League, 1st (promoted)|
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 Belarusian SSR league (with a couple of seasons in Mogilev Oblast league). Shinnik won the league title twice (in 1978 and 1987) and also won Belarusian SSR Cup in 1979.
In 1992 Shinnik joined Belarusian First League and in 1994 they were promoted to Premier League. In 1996, they were renamed to Belshina Bobruisk. Club's most successful seasons came in late 90s and early 2000s. Belshina won the champions title in 2001, finished as runners-up in 1997 and won Belarusian Cup three times (1997, 1999, 2001).
- 1976: Founded as Shinnik Bobruisk
- 1996: Renamed to Belshina Bobruisk
As of January 2020 
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
League and Cup historyEdit
|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|
|1995||1st||15||15||4||3||8||17–29||15||Round of 32|
|1998||1st||3||28||17||6||5||47–17||57||Round of 16|
|2002||1st||8||26||12||4||10||44–38||373||Round of 16|
|2004||1st||16||30||2||6||22||21–62||12||Round of 16||Relegated|
|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|
|2012||1st||7||30||7||9||14||26–40||30||Round of 16|
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)|
- Liudas Rumbutis (July 1, 1998 – Dec 31, 1999), (Jan 1, 2003 – Dec 31, 2003)
- Vladimir Gevorkyan (Jan 1, 2003 – Jan 13, 2004)
- Oleg Volokh (interim) (May 14, 2004 – May 27, 2004)
- Sergei Borovsky (Sept 3, 2004 – Dec 31, 2004)
- Oleg Volokh (Jan 1, 2006 – May 11, 2006)
- Mikhail Markhel (May 16, 2006 – Dec 31, 2006)
- Aleksandr Sednev (Jan 1, 2009 – Nov 30, 2011)
- Sergey Yaromko (Jan 1, 2012 – July 21, 2012)
- Vitaliy Pavlov (caretaker) (July 21, 2012 – July 23, 2012)
- Aleksandr Sednev (July 23, 2012 – December 31, 2015)
- Vitaliy Pavlov (January 1, 2016 – )