FC Darida Minsk Raion

FC Darida Minsk Raion (Belarusian: ФК Дарыда Мiнскі раён) is a defunct Belarusian football club. Their home stadium was Darida Stadium, located in Kuntsevschina district in Minsk. They disbanded in 2008.

Darida Minsk Raion
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Full nameFC Darida Minsk Raion
Founded2000
Dissolved2008
GroundDarida Stadium
Kuntsaushchyna, Minsk
Capacity6,000
LeagueBelarusian Premier League
200816th

HistoryEdit

The team originally represented Minsk suburb Zhdanovichi, where their office was located. After promotion to the Premier League they changed official location to Minsk Raion, though their office and stadium locations remained the same.

Darida started playing in the Second League in 2000. In the first season, the team finished first and won the promotion to the First League. In 2002, Darida won the First League and since 2003, they started playing in the Belarusian Premier League. Their best result came in 2006 when the team finished 8th. In 2008, Darida finished last, 16th place and was supposed to be relegated, but due to financial troubles was disbanded.

League and Cup historyEdit

Season Level Pos Pld W D L Goals Points Domestic Cup Notes
2000 3rd 1 22 16 1 5 42–23 49 Qualified for the final round
1 141 9 2 3 31–14 29 Promoted
2001 2nd 3 28 19 4 5 49–22 61 Round of 32
2002 2nd 1 30 23 5 2 89–23 74 Round of 32 Promoted
2003 1st 13 30 7 4 19 22–45 25 Round of 32
2004 1st 11 30 9 8 13 38–48 35 Round of 16
2005 1st 10 26 7 8 11 30–36 29 Semi-finals
2006 1st 8 26 10 7 9 23–21 37 Round of 32
2007 1st 11 26 7 4 15 27–46 25 Round of 16
2008 1st 16 30 4 7 19 25–56 19 Quarter-finals Relegated, disbanded
2009 Round of 32
  • 1 Including 6 games carried from the first round.

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