PFC Dynamo Stavropol

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PFC Dynamo Stavropol (Russian: «Динамо» (Ставрополь)) is an association football club from Stavropol, south Russia, best known for winning the 1949 RSFSR championship in one of the 9 zones. In recent years it played mostly in Russian Professional Football League, the third league in the national hierarchy. Due to severe financial difficulties, Dynamo missed the opportunity to be promoted to the First Division in 2005. After that, it was formally liquidated two times and resurrected again as an amateur team, eventually redeeming the professional status. As of the season 2013–14, the team played in the amateur championship of Stavropol krai under the name Dynamo UOR. A separate club was renamed FC Dynamo GTS Stavropol for the 2014–15 season in the Russian Professional Football League. Before the 2015–16 season, FC Dynamo GTS was renamed FC Dynamo Stavropol.

Club logo
Full nameProfessional Football Club
Dynamo Stavropol
GroundDynamo Stadium
ChairmanAndrei Stezhko
ManagerPaata Berishvili
LeagueRussian Professional Football League, Group 1
2019–20Zone South, 6th


The club's most significant victory was achieved in 1949, when it earned the title of Champion of Russia.

From 1957 to 2004, Dynamo played in various leagues of the Soviet Union and Russia.

In 1957, it was called FC Trudovye Rezervy Stavropol and from 1958 to 1961 it was called FC Spartak Stavropol.

In 1980–1981 and 1985–1991, Dynamo played in the USSR First League. The best result was a 4th position in 1989.

In 1992, Dynamo were entitled to play in the Russian Top League and finished 15th. Dynamo's 12th position in 1993 is their best ever result in professional football. In 1994, Dynamo finished 15th and were relegated from the Top Division.

From 1995 to 1999, Dynamo played in the Russian First Division. The best position achieved was 5th in 1996.

From 2000 to 2004, Dynamo played in the South Zone of Russian Second Division and won the tournament in 2004, thus earning promotion to the First Division. Dynamo also won the Professional Football League Cup, a competition between zonal tournament winners, and became the champions of the Second Division.

In January 2005, the club was denied professional license due to financial difficulties and relegated to the Amateur Football League.

Since 2006, club has been playing in Russian Second Division again. It finished 2nd in 2007 season. It experienced financial difficulties in 2009 and did not play in the Second Division. Dynamo's license was taken over by FC Stavropolye-2009. 6 players from the 2008 Dynamo roster transferred to FC Stavropol for the 2009 season and 5 transferred to FC Stavropolye-2009. The club was resurrected in 2010, taking over another Stavropol team, FC Stavropolye-2009, and existed as a professional team until 2012.

A separate club was renamed FC Dynamo GTS Stavropol for the 2014–15 season in the Russian Professional Football League. Before the 2015–16 season, FC Dynamo GTS was renamed FC Dynamo Stavropol.

Current squadEdit

As of 15 October 2020, according to the PFL website.

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   RUS Denis Kniga
2 DF   RUS Ilya Ionov
7 FW   RUS Albert Kurachinov
8 MF   RUS Denis Vasenin
9 FW   RUS Andrei Ustyuzhanin
10 MF   RUS Akim Abdokov
11 MF   RUS Zalimkhan Maysultanov
13 DF   RUS Roman Semyakin
15 MF   RUS Maksim Zyuzin
17 FW   RUS Valeri Tsarukyan
18 DF   RUS Dan Novitsky
19 DF   RUS Ilya Kuzmichyov
20 MF   RUS Viktor Avetikov
No. Pos. Nation Player
21 FW   RUS Konstantin Kolesnikov
22 DF   RUS Aleksandr Panchenko
23 DF   RUS Mikhail Borisov
26 DF   RUS Igor Chernyshov (captain)
34 MF   RUS Igor Krutov
56 DF   RUS Vildan Yermilov
68 FW   RUS Roman Kurazhov
88 FW   RUS Vitali Galysh
92 MF   RUS Aleksandr Bogdanov
97 MF   RUS Daniil Bolshunov
99 GK   RUS Vsevolod Kruglov
MF   RUS Georgi Berishvili
FW   RUS Azamat Kurachinov

Reserve squadEdit

Dynamo's reserve squad played professionally as FC Dynamo-d Stavropol from 1994 to 1997 in the Russian Third League.

Notable playersEdit

Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for Dynamo.

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