FK Babrungas Plungė

Futbolo klubas Babrungas, commonly known as Babrungas, is a Lithuanian football club located in Plungė, in Plungė District. They currently play in the I Lyga, the second tier of Lithuanian football.[1]

FK Babrungas
Full nameFutbolo klubas "Babrungas"
Founded1935; 87 years ago (1935)
GroundPlungė Stadium
Capacity500
Coordinates55°54′40″N 21°50′30″E / 55.91111°N 21.84167°E / 55.91111; 21.84167Coordinates: 55°54′40″N 21°50′30″E / 55.91111°N 21.84167°E / 55.91111; 21.84167
ChairmanAdomas Zamulskis
ManagerAlgis Petkus, Macauley Musgrave
LeagueI Lyga
2021I Lyga 8th
Babrungas – river in Plungė.

HistoryEdit

The club was created in 1935. During the Soviet occupation in Lithuania, the club was in the top division for a long time.

In 1956, the team from the small town of Plungė became champions of Lithuania.

Currently, they play in the I Lyga.

NameEdit

Babrungas is a river in Plungė District.

First time the club was renamed Babrungas in 1942. Last time was in 1994.

Historical namesEdit

  • 1942—1947: Babrungas
  • 1948—1955: Spartakas
  • 1956—1972: Linų audiniai
  • 1973—1989: Kooperatininkas
  • 1990—1993: Robotas
  • 1994— now: Babrungas

HonoursEdit

  • The club's honours in soviet occupation period (Played in "A" klasė (top division) or "B" klasė (second tier).
  • In 1956, they became champions of Lithuania.

DomesticEdit

  • Soviet Lithuania A klasė: 1  
Champions: 1956
Runners-up: 1990
Champions: 1996/97 Trečia lyga (D3)*
Runners-up: 2018 II Lyga Western Zone (D3)*

Recent seasons team play in II lyga Western Zone championship.

A klasė seasonsEdit

Season Level Division Position Web
1956 1. A klasė 1. [2]
1957 1. A klasė 3.
1956 1. A klasė 7.
1958–59 1. A klasė 4.
1959–60 1. A klasė 3.
1960–61 1. A klasė 5.

Recent seasonsEdit

Season Level Division Position Web
2016 3. Antra lyga 4. [3]
2017 3. Antra lyga 9. [4]
2018 3. Antra lyga 2. [5]
2019 3. Antra lyga 5. [6]
2020 3. Antra lyga 6. [7]   Promotion
2021 2. Pirma lyga 8. [8]
2022 2. Pirma lyga . [9]

Kit evoliutionEdit

 
 
 
 
 
1956
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2010
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2016
 
 
 
 
 
Goalkeepers

ColorsEdit

  • ???? – 2015
BABRUNGAS BABRUNGAS
  • 2016 –
BABRUNGAS BABRUNGAS


StadiumEdit

Club play their home matches in Plungė Stadium. The current capacity of the stadium is 500 seats.

CoachingEdit

  •   Jeremiah "Rudy" Roediger, 2017[10]

Current squadEdit

As of 8 September 2021 [11]

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   LTU Eimantas Brezgys
1 GK   LTU Nedas Augustinas
99 GK   LTU Ernestas Žymantas
4 DF   LTU Dainoras Salys
9 DF   LTU Martynas Petraukas
9 DF   LTU Aurelijus Barusas
10 DF   LTU Edgaras Lesnickas
20 DF   LTU Andrius Žutautas
24 DF   LTU Paulius Mačiuitis
25 DF   LTU Robertas Petrauskas
28 DF   LTU Rokas Daublys
88 DF   LTU Matas Jaudzemas
? DF   LTU Egidijus Srėbalius
DF   JPN Shuto Asano
5 MF   LTU Mantas Gedminas
7 MF   LTU Linas Petkevičius
8 MF   LTU Edvinas Mickevičius
11 MF   LTU Martynas Turskis
12 MF   LTU Edvinas Leliuga
No. Pos. Nation Player
13 MF   LTU Marius Drozdovas
14 MF   LTU Artūras Karalius
17 MF   LTU Irmantas Mockus
17 MF   LTU Valentas Mitkus
26 MF   LTU Rokas Gabalis
28 MF   LTU Laurynas Gaudėšius
29 MF   LTU Martynas Vaitkus
55 MF   LTU Mikutavičius Rytis
77 MF   LTU Irmantas Každailis
? MF   LTU Paulius Šneideris
3 FW   LTU Arnas Kutys
10 FW   LTU Karolis Draugšas
15 FW   LTU Edvinas Alimas
21 FW   LTU Gabrielius Leliuga
23 FW   LTU Edvinas Brezgys
FW   BRA Kaique

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "II Lyga Vakarų Zona - Lietuvos Futbolas".
  2. ^ "Lithuania - List of Champions".
  3. ^ "Lithuanian 2016 LFF 2 Lyga Zone West".
  4. ^ "Lithuanian 2017 LFF 2 Lyga Zone West".
  5. ^ "Lithuanian 2018 LFF 2 Lyga Zone West".
  6. ^ "FK Babrungas - Lietuvos Futbolas".
  7. ^ "FK Babrungas - Lietuvos Futbolas".
  8. ^ "Lithuania 2021". www.rsssf.com.
  9. ^ "Lithuania 2022". www.rsssf.com.
  10. ^ "Talladega Athletics Hires Jeremiah "Rudy" Roediger as Women's and Men's Soccer Coach".
  11. ^ "FK Babrungas - Lietuvos Futbolas".

External linksEdit