FC Tallinn is a football club based in Tallinn, Estonia. Founded in 2017, The club competes in Esiliiga, the second-highest division of Estonian football.

FC Tallinn
Full nameFootball Club Tallinn
Founded2017; 7 years ago (2017)
GroundLasnamäe Spordikompleksi kunstmurustaadion
Capacity264
PresidentSergei Gritsenko
ManagerAndrei Kalimullin
LeagueEsiliiga
2023Esiliiga, 6th
WebsiteClub website

History edit

FC Tallinn was founded on 17 November 2017[1] and started operating in Lasnamäe, the most populous district in Tallinn of which majority is Russian-speaking. The club was created after FC Infonet's merger with Levadia left Lasnamäe's football future in uncertainty.[2] The club entered the Estonian league system in 2018 and quickly rose to Esiliiga B, which they won in the 2022 season after narrowly beating JK Tabasalu in the last second of the final matchday.[3]

Players edit

Current squad edit

As of 25 September 2023.[4]

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   EST Artjom Jakovlev
3 DF   EST Matvei Jekimov
4 DF   RUS Yaroslav Dmitriev
7 FW   EST Eduard Golovljov
10 MF   EST Maksim Kalimullin
11 MF   EST Arvidas Pankevitsjus
12 DF   EST Maksim Tserezov
14 MF   EST Mihhail Jumankin
15 DF   UKR Artur Timoska
16 GK   EST Maksim Suhhomjatnikov
17 MF   EST Aleksandr Ossipov
18 FW   EST Viktor Plotnikov
19 MF   EST Albert Taar
20 MF   EST Vladislav Ogorodnik
No. Pos. Nation Player
21 DF   UKR Mykyta Tinyakov
22 DF   EST Aleks Polkopa
23 FW   EST Pavel Marasov
27 DF   EST Igor Ussatsov
30 DF   EST Vladislav Tsurilkin
33 MF   NOR Philip André Olsen
36 DF   EST Tihhon Šišov
37 MF   EST David Datov
44 MF   RUS Kirill Nesterov
47 MF   EST Alan Mones
71 FW   RUS Nikita Shevchuk
74 DF   EST Fjodor Jekimov
90 DF   EST Artjom Artjunin

Personnel edit

Current technical staff edit

Position Name
Owner   Sergei Gritsenko
Sporting Director   Andrei Stepanov[5]
Director of Football   Alex Aalen
Head coach   Andrei Kalimullin
Assistant coach   Deniss Malov
Goalkeeper coach   Ilja Kassjantšuk

Statistics edit

League and Cup edit

Season Division Pos Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Top goalscorer Cup
2018 IV liiga N/E 2 21 13 4 4 75 31 +44 43   Vitas Mališauskas (28) First round
2019 III liiga E 1 22 19 1 2 111 25 +86 58   Andrei Kalimullin (19)
2020 II liiga N/E 2 26 19 3 4 82 29 +53 60   Artjom Badjuk (25) Fourth round
2021 Esiliiga B 4 32 16 2 14 68 66 +2 50   Viktor Plotnikov (18) Third round
2022 1 36 24 9 3 117 38 +79 81   Maksim Kalimullin (33) ongoing

References edit

  1. ^ "MTÜ Jalgpallikool FC Tallinn - ESR". www.spordiregister.ee. Retrieved 2022-12-26.
  2. ^ "Altosar: mõte oma jalgpallikool avada tekkis pärast Levadia ja FCI ühinemist". Delfi Sport (in Estonian). Retrieved 2022-12-26.
  3. ^ Kangur, Kristjan Jaak (2022-11-13). "Kalju duubel pudenes II liigasse, Esiliiga B võitis dramaatiliselt FC Tallinn (video!)". Soccernet.ee - Jalgpall luubi all!. Retrieved 2022-12-26.
  4. ^ "FC Tallinn (2020)". EJL. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Andrei Stepanov asub tööle FC Tallinna juures" (in Estonian). Soccernet.ee. 24 September 2019.

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