FC Dnepr Smolensk

FC Dnepr Smolensk (Russian: ФК «Днепр» Смоленск) was an association football club from Smolensk, Russia, founded in 2004 and dissolved in 2019. Another Smolensk team, FC Kristall Smolensk, was dissolved in early 2004. It played in the Russian Professional Football League from 2005 to 2007 and then again from 2011 to 2019.

FC Dnepr Smolensk
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Full nameFootball Club Dnepr Smolensk
Founded2004
Dissolved2019
GroundSpartak Stadium
Capacity12,500
OwnerSmolensk/Smolensk Oblast
LeagueRussian Professional Football League,
Zone West
2017–1812th
Historical logo of predecessor side FC Smolensk

Club name historyEdit

  • 2004–2008: FC Smolensk
  • 2008–2016: FC Dnepr Smolensk
  • 2016–2018: SFC CRFSO Smolensk[1] SFC stands for "Sport-Football Club" and CRFSO stands for "Center of Football Development of Smolensk Oblast" (Russian: Центр развития футбола Смоленской области).
  • 2018–2019 : FC Dnepr Smolensk[2]

On 26 March 2019, the PFL announced that the club dropped out of competition voluntarily, due to lack of financing.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ФУТБОЛЬНЫЙ КЛУБ «ДНЕПР» ПРЕОБРАЗОВАН В СПОРТИВНО-ФУТБОЛЬНЫЙ КЛУБ «ЦЕНТР РАЗВИТИЯ ФУТБОЛА СМОЛЕНСКОЙ ОБЛАСТИ» (in Russian). CRFSO Smolensk. 12 July 2016. Archived from the original on 15 August 2016.
  2. ^ "СМОЛЕНСКИЙ ЦРФСО СНОВА БУДЕТ НАЗЫВАТЬСЯ "ДНЕПР"" (in Russian). Sport Express. 22 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Смоленский «Днепр» уведомил ПФЛ о добровольном снятии с чемпионата" (in Russian). Rabochy Put. 26 March 2019.

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