FK Leotar

FK Leotar (Serbian Cyrillic: ФК Леотар), commonly known as Leotar Trebinje or simply Leotar, is a professional football club based in the city of Trebinje that is situated in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina. Founded in 1925 and named after the mountain located just north of the city, the club's home ground is the 8,550-seater Stadion Police.

Leotar
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Full nameFudbalski klub Leotar
Nickname(s)Tigrovi (The Tigers)
Founded1925; 96 years ago (1925)
GroundPolice Stadium, Trebinje
Capacity8,550
ChairmanGordan Mišeljić
ManagerOleg Ćurić
LeagueFirst League of RS
2019–20Second League of RS (East), 1st (promoted)

They currently play in the First League of the Republika Srpska, the second-tier competition in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Founded in 1925, Leotar was a member of the First League of the Republika Srpska after the 1992–95 Bosnian War, winning its final season before integration in the 2001–02 season. In its first season in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Leotar won its only national championship and qualified for the UEFA Champions League.

HistoryEdit

YugoslaviaEdit

Founded in 1925 in the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, the club served as a training ground for many players who went on to enjoy notable careers elsewhere.[citation needed] Leotar never managed to gain promotion to the Yugoslav First League.

Bosnia and HerzegovinaEdit

Leotar entered the first-ever season of the First League of Republika Srpska in 1995–96, playing in the Eastern Group and failing to reach the play-offs.[1] In 2001–02, Leotar won the last league championship in the Republika Srpska before the entity's clubs were integrated into a national league.[2] In its first season in the national league in 2002–03, Leotar became the champion of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the only time, denying Željezničar Sarajevo a third consecutive title by gaining 85 points to their 82.[3] The club fell to fourth in the next season.[4]

The following season, Leotar played in the qualification stages for the 2003–04 UEFA Champions League. The club defeated Grevenmacher of Luxembourg in the first qualifying round, but was defeated by Czech club Slavia Prague 1–2 at home and 2–1 away in the second.

HonoursEdit

DomesticEdit

LeagueEdit

CupsEdit

European recordEdit

SummaryEdit

Competition Pld W D L GF GA Last season played
UEFA Champions League 4 1 1 2 3 4 2003–04
Total 4 1 1 2 3 4

Source: uefa.com, Last updated on 5 July 2013
Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against. Defunct competitions indicated in italics.

By seasonEdit

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Agg.
2003–04 Champions League QR1   Grevenmacher 2–0 0–0 2–0
QR2   Slavia Prague 1–2 0–2 1–4

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 17 April 2021 [5]

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 DF   BIH Srđan Andrić
2 FW   BIH Dragan Ristić
3 DF   MNE Anel Ramić
4 GK   BIH Risto Perišić
5 MF   BIH Lazar Zečević
6 MF   BIH Predrag Šešelj
7 MF   BIH Miloš Sekulović
8 DF   SRB Nikola Prebiračević
9 MF   BIH Zoran Milić
10 GK   BIH Mićo Vukanović
11 MF   BIH Stefan Paranos
12 MF   BIH Ognjen Aćimović
13 MF   BIH Ognjen Šešelj
No. Pos. Nation Player
14 FW   BIH Aleksa Stajić
15 MF   BIH Bojan Spaić
16 DF   BIH Aleksandar Begenišić
17 FW   BIH Nikola Polić
20 FW   BIH Marko Koprivica
21 FW   BIH Nikola Skulić
22 DF   BIH Andrej Đurić
23 FW   BIH Nikola Medan
24 FW   BIH Din Ćutahija
25 MF   BIH Danilo Šipovac
26 GK   BIH Željko Ninković
  BIH Igor Ateljević
  BIH Đorđe Milojević

Technical staffEdit

As of 1 July 2019
Current technical staff
  • Head coach:   Oleg Ćurić
  • Goalkeeping Coach:   Veselin Klimović
  • Doctor:   Vlado Rašović
  • Physiotherapist:   Rade Bošković
  • Physiotherapist:   Bojan Piljević

Historical list of managersEdit


ManagementEdit

As of 12 August 2019
Current management
  • President:   Gordan Mišeljić
  • Vice president:   Milan Tomanović
  • Sports director:   Jovica Vico

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bosnia-Hercegovina 1995/96
  2. ^ Bosnia-Hercegovina 2001/02
  3. ^ Bosnia-Hercegovina 2002/03
  4. ^ Bosnia-Hercegovina 2003/04
  5. ^ "LEOTAR FUDBAL / MUŠKARCI". SportDC. Retrieved 17 April 2021.

External linksEdit