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FC Shakhter Karagandy

Football Club Shakhter (Kazakh: "Шахтер" футбол клубы), commonly referred to as FC Shakhter Karagandy (Kazakh: Қарағанды/Qarağandı [qɑɾɑˈʁɑndə] (About this soundlisten);Russian: Караганда/Karaganda), is a professional football club based in Karagandy, Kazakhstan. They have been members of the Kazakhstan Premier League since its foundation in 1992.

Shakhter Karagandy
Logo
Full nameFootball Club Shakhter
Nickname(s)Шахтерлер (The Miners)
Founded1958; 61 years ago (1958)
GroundShakhter Stadium
Karagandy, Kazakhstan
Capacity19,000
ChairmanSergei Yegorov
ManagerNikolay Kostov
LeagueKazakhstan Premier League
20199th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

HistoryEdit

After reaching third place in 1995 and 2007 their first championship was won in 2011.[1] Before this they were one of the leading Kazakh teams in the football of the Soviet Union.

On 18 September 2006, Brazilian forward Nilton Pereira Mendes died after collapsing during a training session with the club.[2]

On 19 September 2008, Shakhter and Vostok were disqualified from the Kazakhstan Premier League for playing a fixed match, club coaches and management involved were banned from football for 60 months.[3] On 2 October 2008, the FFK revisited their decisions. Shakhter were deducted nine points, Vostok were immediately expelled from the competition. The result of the game in question has been cancelled and all remaining Vostok games will be counted as won by 3–0 for their opponents.[4]

On 20 August 2013, Shakhter defeated Scottish champions Celtic by 2–0 at home in 2013–14 UEFA Champions League play-off round first leg.[5] However, Celtic won the return leg by 3–0 and Shakhter dropped into the Europa League - the first time a Kazakh club has progressed to the group stage of a European competition.[6] Shakhter were eliminated from the Europa League by finishing fourth in a group containing PAOK, Maccabi Haifa and AZ.

On 9 January 2018, Uladzimir Zhuravel was appointed as Shakhter Karagandy's new manager.[7] Zhuravel resigned as manager on 3 July 2018, with Andrei Finonchenko taking charge in a temporary manner.[8] On 18 July 2018, Nikolay Kostov was confirmed as Shakhter Karagandy's new manager.[9]

Club cultureEdit

Shakhter sacrifice a sheep the day before matches, as a tradition. This has led the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to petition UEFA President Michel Platini for a ban on animal slaughter in European football.[10] Laws regarding animal slaughter have made the custom impossible when playing away in some countries.[11]

Domestic historyEdit

 
Andrei Finonchenko scored 104 league goals in 346 league appearances for Shakhter Karagandy.
Season Level Pos Pld W D L For Against Points Domestic Cup Top goalscorer
1992 1st 7 26 8 12 6 24 22 36 First round
1993 6 22 8 6 8 25 29 22 Quarter-final
1994 6 30 11 12 7 45 38 34 Semi-final
1995 3 30 18 6 6 43 24 60 Quarter-final
1996 8 34 14 10 10 42 40 52 Quarter-final   Askar Abildaev – 14
1997 4 26 16 4 6 40 22 52 Quarter-final   Ruslan Imankulov – 8
1998 9 26 8 4 14 29 32 28 Quarter-final
1999 10 30 11 4 15 28 35 37 Last 16
2000 5 28 14 6 8 38 26 48 Semi-final   Ruslan Imankulov – 12
2001 12 32 10 10 12 31 37 40 Last 16   Ruslan Imankulov – 11
2002 5 32 13 7 12 37 40 46 Semi-final   Evgeniy Lunev – 16
2003 10 32 10 12 10 37 29 42 Last 16   Andrei Finonchenko – 16
2004 9 36 16 9 11 44 28 57 Last 16
2005 4 30 19 2 9 37 22 59 Last 16   Andrei Finonchenko – 11
2006 4 30 15 5 10 35 24 50 Semi-final   Andrei Finonchenko – 16
2007 3 30 17 7 6 45 23 58 Quarter-final   Mihails Miholaps – 8
2008 7 29 11 13 5 41 26 37 Last 16
2009 3 26 18 3 5 50 18 57 Runners-up   Serhiy Kostyuk – 11
2010 6 32 11 8 13 32 30 41 Runners-up
2011 1 32 19 6 7 52 29 42 Quarter-final   Sergei Khizhnichenko – 16
2012 1 26 17 2 7 48 15 53 Semi-final   Gediminas Vičius – 7
2013 5 32 12 7 13 43 45 26 Winners   Ihar Zyankovich – 6
  Andrei Finonchenko – 7
2014 6 32 11 6 15 41 49 21 Semi-final   Mihret Topčagić – 10
2015 10 32 9 5 18 27 47 23 Second round   Mihret Topčagić – 6
2016 9 32 10 6 16 25 40 36 Last 16   Desley Ubbink – 6
2017 7 33 12 4 17 36 50 40 Semi-final   Milan Stojanović – 10
2018 8 33 8 12 13 29 36 36 Semi-final   Damir Kojašević – 8
2019 9 33 9 8 16 40 47 35 Last 16   Sergei Zenjov – 8
  Ivan Pešić – 8

Continental historyEdit

Last updated: 7 August 2014.

Competition S P W D L GF GA GD
UEFA Champions League 2 8 4 1 3 10 8 +2
UEFA Europa League 4 18 6 4 8 24 24 0
UEFA Cup 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 –1
UEFA Intertoto Cup 1 2 1 0 1 4 6 –2
Total 7 30 11 6 13 39 40 -1
Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2006 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R   MTZ-RIPO Minsk 1–5 3–1 4–6  
2008–09 UEFA Cup 1Q   Debrecen 1–1 0–1 1–2  
2010–11 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Ruch Chorzów 1–2 0–1 1–3  
2011–12 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Koper 2–1 1–1 3–2  
2Q   St Patrick's Athletic 2–1 0–2 2–3  
2012–13 UEFA Champions League 2Q   Slovan Liberec 1–1 (aet) 0–1 1–2  
2013–14 UEFA Champions League 2Q   BATE Borisov 1–0 1–0 2–0  
3Q   Skënderbeu Korçë 3–0 2–3 5–3  
PO   Celtic 2–0 0–3 2–3  
2013–14 UEFA Europa League Group L   AZ 1–1 0–1 4th place  
  PAOK 0–2 1–2
  Maccabi Haifa 2–2 1–2
2014–15 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Shirak 4–0 2–1 6–1  
2Q   Atlantas 3–0 0–0 3–0  
3Q   Hajduk Split 4–2 0–3 4–5  
Notes
  • 1R: First round
  • 1Q: First qualifying round
  • 2Q: Second qualifying round
  • 3Q: Third qualifying round
  • PO: Play-off round

HonoursEdit

SquadEdit

As of 21 August 2019[12]

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

No. Position Player
1   GK Abylayhan Duisen
3   DF Yevhen Tkachuk
5   DF Artem Baranovskyi
7   MF Gevorg Najaryan
8   MF Baūyrzhan Baytana
9   MF Ivan Pešić (loan from Dinamo București)
10   MF Yerkebulan Nurgaliyev
11   FW Sergei Zenjov
13   DF Stanislav Lunin
17   FW Oralkhan Omirtayev
18   MF Luwagga Kizito (loan from Politehnica Iași)
19   DF Yevgeny Tarasov
21   MF Dmitry Bachek
22   MF Marat Shakhmetov
No. Position Player
23   DF Birzhan Kulbekov
24   MF Ruslan Tutkyshev
25   MF Miloš Vidović
27   MF Temirlan Adilov
29   DF Niyaz Shugayev
30   GK Igor Shatskiy
40   GK Egor Tsuprikov
55   DF Ruslan Alimbayev
70   FW Jean-Ali Payruz
72   MF Sergei Skorykh
77   MF Berik Shaikhov
84   DF Anton Chichulin
88   MF Donjet Shkodra
99   FW Reginaldo

ManagersEdit

Information correct as of match played 10 November 2019. Only competitive matches are counted.

Name Nat. From To P W D L GS GA %W Honours Notes
Vladimir Cheburin   Kazakhstan 11 December 2014 6 May 2015[13] 11 1 2 8 8 20 009.09
Evgeny Sveshnikov   Kazakhstan 6 May 2015[13] 5 June 2015[14] 4 0 0 4 0 8 000.00
Ihor Zakhariak   Ukraine 5 June 2015[14] December 2015 18 8 3 7 19 21 044.44
Jozef Vukušič   Slovakia 8 January 2016[15] 3 August 2016[16] 22 4 6 12 8 31 018.18
Aleksei Yeryomenko   Russia 4 August 2016[17] 29 May 2017[18] 24 8 3 13 30 36 033.33
Saulius Širmelis   Lithuania 2 June 2017[19] 31 December 2017 21 10 1 10 23 27 047.62
Uladzimir Zhuravel   Belarus 9 January 2018[7] 3 July 2018[7] 20 5 6 9 15 20 025.00
Andrei Finonchenko (Caretaker)   Kazakhstan 3 July 2018[7] 18 July 2018 2 0 0 2 1 4 000.00
Nikolay Kostov   Bulgaria 18 July 2018[9] 49 13 16 20 57 61 026.53
  • Notes:

P – Total of played matches W – Won matches D – Drawn matches L – Lost matches GS – Goal scored GA – Goals against
%W – Percentage of matches won

Nationality is indicated by the corresponding FIFA country code(s).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shakhter Karagandy claim first Kazakh title". UEFA. 29 October 2011. Retrieved 21 March 2012.
  2. ^ МЫ остались без Мендеса…, Наш спорт, September 19, 2006
  3. ^ Two clubs disqualified from the Kazakhstani League
  4. ^ Состоялось заседание Апелляционного комитета Федерации Футбола Казахстана. Archived 6 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  5. ^ "Shakhter Karagandy 2 Celtic 0". Daily Telegraph. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  6. ^ Campbell, Alan (28 August 2013). "James Forrest scores late to fire Celtic to win over Shakhter Karagandy". The Guardian. London.
  7. ^ a b c d ВЛАДИМИР ЖУРАВЕЛЬ: "Я – МАКСИМАЛИСТ, И ПРИВЫК СТАВИТЬ ТОЛЬКО ВЫСОКИЕ ЗАДАЧИ. shahter.kz (in Russian). FC Shakhter Karagandy. 9 January 2018. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  8. ^ ВЛАДИМИР ЖУРАВЕЛЬ ПОКИНУЛ ШАХТЕР. shakhter.kz/ (in Russian). FC Shakhter Karagandy. 3 July 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  9. ^ a b НИКОЛАЙ КОСТОВ – НОВЫЙ ГЛАВНЫЙ ТРЕНЕР ФК ШАХТЕР. shakhter.kz/ (in Russian). FC Shakhter Karagandy. 18 July 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  10. ^ Uefa urged to ban animal slaughter in European competition after Shakhter Karagandy kill sheep
  11. ^ "Champions Lge: Shakhter will not repeat sheep sacrifice in Glasgow". BBC Sport. 28 August 2013.
  12. ^ Состав команды. shahter.kz/ (in Russian). Shakhter Karagandy. Retrieved 3 March 2016.
  13. ^ a b Владимир Чебурин подал в отставку. shahter.kz/ (in Russian). Shakhter Karagandy. 6 May 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  14. ^ a b В ФУТБОЛЬНОМ КЛУБЕ ШАХТЕР НОВЫЙ ТРЕНЕР. shahter.kz/ (in Russian). FC Shakhter Karagandy. 5 June 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  15. ^ ЙОЗЕФ ВУКУШИЧ – ГЛАВНЫЙ ТРЕНЕР ФК ШАХТЕР. shahter.kz (in Russian). FC Shakhter Karagandy. 8 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  16. ^ ВУКУШИЧ ПОКИНУЛ ПОСТ ГЛАВНОГО ТРЕНЕРА. shahter.kz (in Russian). FC Shakhter Karagandy. 3 August 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  17. ^ ЕРЕМЕНКО НАЗНАЧЕН ГЛАВНЫМ ТРЕНЕРОМ. shahter.kz (in Russian). FC Shakhter Karagandy. 4 August 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  18. ^ КАДРОВЫЕ ИЗМЕНЕНИЯ. shahter.kz (in Russian). FC Shakhter Karagandy. 29 May 2017. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
  19. ^ ФК "ШАХТЕР" ДОСТИГ ПРЕДВАРИТЕЛЬНОЙ ДОГОВОРЕННОСТИ С САУЛЮСОМ ШИРМЯЛИСОМ (in Russian). Футбольный клуб "Шахтёр". 2 June 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2017.

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