FC Metallurg Lipetsk

FC Metallurg Lipetsk (Russian: Футбольный клуб «Металлург» Липецк) is an association football club in Lipetsk, Russia, formed in 1957.

Metallurg Lipetsk
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Full nameФутбольный клуб Металлург Липецк
(Metallurg Lipetsk Football Club)
Nickname(s)Stalevary (Metallurgy)
Krasno-Chernye (The Red-Blacks)
Founded1957; 63 years ago (1957)
GroundMetallurg Stadium,
Sokol Stadium
Capacity14,940,
500
ChairmanAnton Kolyshov
ManagerSergey Mashnin
LeagueRussian Professional Football League, Zone Center
2018–193rd
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

Their best result came in 1997 when they came 2nd in the Russian First Division.[1]

In September 2006 the coach Stanislav Bernikov of the Russian third division rushed a goon squad after a defeat on 25 September 2006 on his players, the Rowdys targeted the team with ebonite bullets.[2] Three players suffered with injuries and went to a hospital; the coach Bernikov was then summarily dismissed.[3]

In 2008, they won the Russian Second Division in the Center Zone and were promoted for 2009 Russian First Division but relegated again to third level after finishing First Division as 19th.

Colours are red and black hooped shirts, black shorts.

Notable coachesEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 25 December 2019, 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. Position Player
  GK Mikhail Alfimov
  GK David Ikanovich
  GK Nikita Zelenov
  DF Ilya Baulchev
  DF Yevgeni Frolov (captain)
  DF Aleksandr Kakhidze
  DF Artyom Lavrenenko
  DF Maksim Skopintsev
  DF Konstantin Titov
  DF Aleksandr Viktorov
  MF Veniamin Bayazov
  MF Sergey Belousov
No. Position Player
  MF Yaroslav Denisov
  MF Aleksandr Kharin
  MF Andrei Mokhov
  MF Andrei Ovchinnikov
  MF Andrei Razomazov
  MF Nikolai Smirnykh
  MF Roman Voydel
  FW Ruslan Akhvlediani
  FW Mikhail Akinichev
  FW Artur Arustamyan
  FW Sergei Chernyshov
  FW Vladislav Kolchenko

Notable playersEdit

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

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