FC Spartak Kostroma

FC Spartak Kostroma (Russian: ФК «Спартак» Кострома) is a Russian association football club from Kostroma, founded in 1959. The highest level it achieved in its history was second-highest Soviet First League, where it played in 1981 and 1982. In the past, the club was called Tekstilshchik Kostroma (1961–1963), Tekmash Kostroma (1964–1966) and Zvolma-Spartak Kostroma (1992). It was dissolved in the summer of 2018 due to lack of financing.[1] For the 2022–23 season, the club was resurrected once again and entered the third-tier Russian Second League.[2]

FC Spartak Kostroma
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Full nameFootball Club Spartak Kostroma
GroundUrozhay Stadium
Owner9 Kostroma companies + Kostroma Oblast
ManagerVladimir Maminov
LeagueRussian Second League, Group 2


Current squadEdit

As of 8 September 2022, according to the Second League 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
2 DF   RUS Konstantin Shcherbakov
3 DF   RUS Sergei Bugriyev
5 DF   RUS Viktor Vorobyov
6 DF   RUS Daniil Shabalin
7 FW   RUS Artemi Ukomsky
8 MF   RUS Nikita Salamatov
9 MF   RUS Kirill Babayev
11 DF   RUS Aleksandr Seraskhov
12 DF   RUS Yegor Butalov
15 DF   RUS Daniil Sokolov
17 MF   RUS Yevgeni Marichev
18 MF   RUS Valentin Babkov
20 MF   RUS Dmitry Kalabukhov
No. Pos. Nation Player
21 GK   RUS Bogdan Kuzmenko
22 FW   RUS Nikita Kireyev
44 FW   RUS Maksim Nesterov
50 MF   RUS Artyom Dokuchayev
58 GK   RUS Daniil Kuznetsov
63 MF   RUS Aleksey Pilipenko
69 MF   RUS Kirill Chursin
88 MF   RUS Danila Buranov
90 FW   RUS Dmitri Merenchukov
96 DF   RUS Aleksandr Likhachyov
97 MF   RUS Maksim Shirokov
99 GK   RUS Denis Terekhov

Notable playersEdit

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


  1. ^ "Кострома остается без профессионального футбола" (in Russian). GTK Kostroma. 16 May 2018. Archived from the original on 26 May 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  2. ^ "79 футбольных клубов получили лицензию для выступления в ФНЛ-2" (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 9 June 2022. Retrieved 20 June 2022.

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