FK Mažeikiai

FK Mažeikiai was a Lithuanian football club from city of Mažeikiai.[1]

FK Mažeikiai
FK Mažeikiai logo.png
Full nameMažeikių futbolo klubas
Foundedrefounded in 1995 as Mažeikiai
Dissolved2011; 12 years ago (2011)
GroundMažeikių sporto centro stadionas,
Mažeikiai
Capacity2,400

HistoryEdit

From 1992 in Mažeikiai was founded new club ROMAR – an acronym for Romas Marcinkevičius, main investor of the club. Under Marcinkevičius club begun its rapid rise in the elite division. In 1993 ROMAR finished sixth, and in 1994 won Lithuanian championship. 1995 season Romar finished in third position but because of financial crisis that hit the club was expelled from the top division.

After ROMAR`s dissvovement was founded a new club FK Mažeikiai. They had no any ambitions, played inlowest divisions, but in 2010 they made some action to be promoted to A lyga. 9th place in A lyga in 2010 season (10 teams in A lyga) with two won matches.

In 2011 was in A lyga. In this season they was in 9th place (12 teams in A lyga). Nine won matches was good result, but club had serious financial problems and was dissolved.

NameEdit

During its history the club has changed its name several times:

  • 1961 – ETG Mažeikiai
  • 1962 – Elektra Mažeikiai
  • 1973 – Atmosfera Mažeikiai
  • 1990 – Jovaras Mažeikiai
  • 1992 – FK Mažeikiai
  • 1992 – ROMAR Mažeikiai (new club) not FK Mažeikiai
  • 1995 – FK Mažeikiai
  • 2001 – Nafta Mažeikiai
  • 2003 – FK Mažeikiai

Participation in Lithuanian ChampionshipsEdit

  • 2011 – 9th (A lyga)
  • 2010 – 9th (A lyga)
  • 2009 – 3rd (1 Lyga)
  • 2008 – 1st (2 Lyga West)
  • 2007 – 4th (2 Lyga North)
  • 2006 – 3rd (2 Lyga North)
  • 2005 – 4th (2 Lyga North)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Visos naujienos | FK Atmosfera" (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 2023-01-23.