FC Tver

FC Tver (Russian: ФК «Тверь») is an association football club from Tver, Russia, firstly founded in 1957. It has played professionally in 1937, 1949, 1953 to 1956, 1958 to 1999, 2004 to 2017, and from 2020. In 1992–1995, the club was called Trion-Volga Tver.

FC Tver
Coat of Arms of Tver (Tver oblast).png
Full nameFootball Club Tver
Founded1957
GroundKhimik Stadium
Capacity8,331
OwnerGovernment of Tver Oblast
FC Volga Tver old logo, until 2017

It played on the second-highest level (Soviet First League and Russian First Division) in 1957 to 1962, 1964 to 1969 and 1992. Another Tver team, Spartak Tver, existed from 1937 to 1957 and played in the Soviet First League in 1949 and from 1953 to 1956.

The club was dissolved at the end of the 2016–17 season due to lack of financing.[1]

On April 2020, the club was reestablished as professional football club named FC Tver, with financial support from Tver Oblast, and FC Arsenal Tula.[2][3][4]

Notable playersEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Город простился с профессиональным футболом (in Russian). Komsomolskaya Pravda. 5 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Правительство Тверской области". www.region.tver.ru. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  3. ^ "В Твери намерены создать детскую академию футбола при поддержке тульского "Арсенала"". ТАСС. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  4. ^ В этом году на стадион «Химик» в Твери вернется профессиональный футбол

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