FC Taraz (Kazakh: Taraz Fýtbol Klýby) are a Kazakhstani 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.

FC Taraz
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Full nameFC Taraz
Founded1960; 60 years ago (1960)
GroundCentral Stadium
Taraz, Kazakhstan
Capacity12,525
ManagerVait Talgayev
LeagueKazakhstan Premier League
201910th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

HistoryEdit

After initially being relegated from the Premier League at the end of the 2016 season, Taraz were 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

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

1996
2004

Current squadEdit

As of 29 January 2020[2]

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 Almas Khamytbekov
4   DF Bekzat Shadmanov
5   DF Rakhymzhan Rozybakiev
6   DF Lasha Kasradze
7   MF Abzal Taubay
9   FW Alisher Suley
11   MF Gavril Kan
12   DF Igor Pikalkin
13   MF Zhakyp Kozhamberdi
14   DF Berik Aitbayev
17   MF Dinmukhamed Karaman
19   FW Abylayhan Zhumabek
20   DF Maksat Amirkhanov
21   DF Mihailo Jovanović
22   DF Madiyar Nuraly
No. Position Player
25   MF Sheykhislam Kulakhmetov
37   MF Pavel Shabalin
44   MF Serge Nyuiadzi
46   DF Vladislav Scheirer
74   GK Mukhamedzhan Seisen
  GK Dzhurakhon Babakhanov
  DF Dejan Boljević
  DF Valery Karshakevich
  MF Ayub Batsuyev
  MF Jovan Čađenović
  MF Ovidijus Verbickas
  FW Bratislav Punoševac
  FW Nils Zatl
  DF Mikhail Mishchenko

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. ^ "ОСНОВНОЙ СОСТАВ". fctaraz.kz/ (in Russian). FC Taraz. 4 March 2019. Retrieved 4 March 2019.