FC Taraz (Kazakh: Taraz Fýtbol Klýby) is a Kazakhstani professional football club based at the Taraz Central Stadium in Taraz. A leading club in the early years of the Kazakhstan Premier League, they were champions in 1996, and Kazakhstan Cup winners in 2004.

Taraz
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Full nameFC Taraz
Founded1960; 63 years ago (1960)
GroundCentral Stadium
Taraz, Kazakhstan
Capacity12,525
ManagerNurmat Mirzabayev
LeagueKazakhstan Premier League
2022Kazakhstan Premier League, 12th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

HistoryEdit

After initially being relegated from the Premier League at the end of the 2016 season, Taraz was reinstated on 3 February 2017 after the Football Federation of Kazakhstan ruled that Altai Semey did not meet the required entry requirements for the Premier League.[1]

NamesEdit

  • 1961 : Founded as Metallist
  • 1967 : Renamed Voskhod
  • 1968 : Renamed Energetik
  • 1971 : Renamed Alatau
  • 1975 : Renamed Khimik
  • 1992 : Renamed Fosfor
  • 1994 : Renamed Taraz

Domestic historyEdit

Season League Kazakhstan Cup Top goalscorer Manager
Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Name League
1992 1st 5th 26 12 5 9 40 29 29 Runners-up   M.Syzdykov
  A.Litvinenko
11 Kurban Berdyev
1993 1st 14th 24 16 4 4 51 29 36 Runners-up   Alexander Shmarikov 28 Kurban Berdyev
1994 1st 8th 30 12 7 11 42 34 33 Last 32   A.Litvinenko 20
1995 1st 2nd 30 20 2 8 61 34 62 Semi-finals   Nurken Mazbaev 19
1996 1st 1st 34 23 7 4 56 14 76 Quarter-finals   G.Kainazarov 12
1997 1st 2nd 26 18 2 6 49 18 56 Last 16   Nurken Mazbaev 16
1998 1st 10th 26 7 6 13 33 35 27 Last 16   B.Eirich 9
1999 1st 10th 30 6 5 19 25 64 23 Last 16   Murat Tleshev 6 Vakhid Masudov
2000 1st 12th 28 7 5 16 22 47 26 Last 16   B.Kenchimov
  A.Mironov
3 Vakhid Masudov
2001 1st 15th 32 6 3 23 26 57 21 Last 16   D.Nazarov /   V.Yakovlev
  T.Sisenov /   V.Valter
4
2002 2nd 4th Last 32
2003 1st 12th 32 10 4 18 35 45 34 Last 32   Nazarov 10 Vladimir Gulyamhaydarov
2004 1st 7th 36 16 11 9 35 23 59 Winners   Oleh Mochulyak 8 Yuri Konkov
2005 1st 11th 30 10 6 14 32 36 36 Semi-finals   Nurken Mazbaev 11 Yuri Konkov
2006 1st 10th 30 9 6 15 32 34 33 Last 16   Wýaçeslaw Krendelew
  Oleh Mochulyak
8 Sergei Tagiyev
2007 1st 16th 30 3 6 21 16 50 15 Last 16   Aleksey Shapurin 4 Sergei Tagiyev
2008 2nd 2nd 26 19 4 3 61 14 61 First round Vladimir Fomichyov
2009 1st 8th 26 9 6 11 37 36 33 Second round   Sergiu Epureanu 7 Vladimir Fomichyov
2010 1st 9th 32 9 10 13 36 40 37 Quarter-finals   Anton Zemlianukhin
  Milan Jovanović
7 Dmitry Ogai
Igor Ursach
Vait Talgayev
2011 1st 9th 32 10 5 17 30 39 25 Semi-finals   Nemanja Jovanović 7 Vait Talgayev
2012 1st 4th 26 14 4 8 32 30 46 Second round   Miroslav Lečić 7 Ljupko Petrović
2013 1st 10th 32 7 9 16 30 38 21 Runners-up   Obiora Odita 5 Ljupko Petrović
Nurmat Mirzabayev
Arno Pijpers
2014 1st 10th 32 9 7 16 32 45 25 Quarter-finals   Aleksey Shchetkin
  Murat Tleshev
7 Arno Pijpers
Evgeny Yarovenko
2015 1st 9th 32 10 8 14 25 33 26 Quarter-finals   Oleksandr Pyschur 9 Evgeny Yarovenko
2016 1st 11th 32 10 5 17 33 42 35 Last 16   Malick Mané 13 Nurmat Mirzabayev
Yuriy Maksymov
2017 1st 11th 33 8 8 17 29 50 26 Last 16   Baktiyar Zaynutdinov 7 Vait Talgayev
2018 2nd 2nd 33 19 10 4 61 27 67 Last 16
2019 1st 10th 33 7 8 18 28 60 29 Quarterfinal   Serge Nyuiadzi
  Elguja Lobjanidze
8 Nurken Mazbaev
2020 1st 8th 20 5 8 7 19 23 23 -   Toni Silva 4 Vladimir Nikitenko
2021 1st 10th 26 7 8 11 27 34 29 Quarterfinal   Pedro Eugénio 7 Vardan Minasyan
2022 1st 12th 26 6 10 10 27 29 28 Semifinal   Abylayhan Zhumabek 8 Nurken Mazbayev

Continental historyEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
1997–98 Asian Cup Winners' Cup First round Bye
Second round   Nisa Aşgabat 2–2 0–2 2–4

HonoursEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 26 July 2022[2]

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   KAZ Yeldos Akhmetov
3 DF   KAZ Nurlan Dairov
4 DF   KAZ Bekzat Shadmanov
5 DF   KAZ Adilet Kenesbek
6 MF   KAZ Marat Shakhmetov
7 MF   KAZ Abzal Taubay
8 MF   BUL Milen Gamakov
9 FW   KAZ Abylayhan Zhumabek
11 MF   KAZ Dinmukhamed Karaman
13 DF   KAZ Ermek Kuantaev
14 DF   KAZ Berik Aitbayev
17 MF   KAZ Zhakyp Kozhamberdy
18 MF   KAZ Kuanysh Kalmuratov
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 MF   KAZ Yerkebulan Toibekov
20 DF   KAZ Maksat Amirkhanov
22 DF   HAI Alex Junior
23 MF   KAZ Almas Sapargaliyev
24 GK   KAZ Dzhurakhon Babakhanov
25 MF   KAZ Bektas Nurdaulet
33 DF   KAZ Zhalgas Zhaksylykov
44 DF   GEO Luka Gadrani
70 MF   KAZ Bauyrzhan Rakhmet
74 GK   KAZ Mukhammedzhan Seysen
78 GK   RUS Denis Kavlinov
79 FW   UKR Maksym Dehtyarov
88 MF   KAZ Ersultan Kaldybekov

ManagersEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "НовостиСостоялось внеочередное заседание Исполнительного комитета Федерации футбола Казахстана". pflk.kz (in Russian). Professional Football League Kazakhstan. 3 February 2017. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Футбольный клуб «Тараз»". pflk.kz/ (in Russian). Football Federation of Kazakhstan. 7 March 2022. Retrieved 7 March 2022.
  3. ^ "«Тараз» объявил о назначении главного тренера" (in Russian). 13 January 2022. Retrieved 16 November 2022.
  4. ^ "Официально: Нуркен Мазбаев покинул «Тараз»" (in Russian). 21 October 2022. Retrieved 16 November 2022.
  5. ^ "Нурмат Мирзабаев рассказал, чего не хватило «Таразу» для победы в матче с «Каспием»" (in Russian). 24 October 2022. Retrieved 16 November 2022.