FK Minija Kretinga

FK Minija was a Lithuanian football team from town Kretinga.

FK Minija
Full nameFootball Club Minija
Founded1962; 58 years ago (1962)
Dissolved2016; 4 years ago (2016)
GroundCentral Stadium of Kretinga
Capacity900
ManagerTomas Žiukas
Gediminas Petrauskas
LeagueI Lyga
201616th
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

Club founded in 1962. In soviet occupation period played in "A" klasė and Aukščiausia lyga (First tier).[1]

The best season was in 1964, when team took third place in top division. In the same year team won Lithuanian football cup.[2]

In Lithuanian Independence period team was in second or third tier.

In 2015 m. was in 16th position in Pirma lyga (second tier).

In 2016 m. had financial problems, in squad was lot of youngsters and team stayed at last position 16.[3]

AchievementsEdit

A klasė: 0

  • Third place: 1964

Lithuanian Cup:

Participation in Lithuanian ChampionshipsEdit

Best seasons of MinijaEdit

Season Level League Place Weblink Notes
1964 1. A klasė 3. [4] Lithuanian Cup:  
1965 1. A klasė 10.
1966 1. A klasė 13.
1967 1. A klasė 5.

Recent seasons of MinijaEdit

Season Level League Place Weblink Notes
2013 3. Antra lyga 8. [5]
2014 3. Antra lyga 4. [6]   Promotion to Pirma lyga
2015 2. Pirma lyga 16. [7]
2016 2. Pirma lyga 16. [8]   Defunct after season

Participation in LFF CupEdit

In 2009/2010 LFF Cup season FK Minija was defeated in the third round by FK Nevėžis 1 – 5 [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lithuania - List of Final Tables". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  2. ^ "Lithuania - List of Cup Finals". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  3. ^ "Gelbėja skęstančią "Miniją"". www.ve.lt. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Lithuania - List of Cup Finals". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  5. ^ "Lithuanian 2012 LFF 2 Lyga Zone West". almis.sritis.lt. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  6. ^ "Lithuanian 2013 LFF 2 Lyga Zone West". almis.sritis.lt. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  7. ^ "Lithuania 2015". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  8. ^ "Lithuania 2016". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 2019-02-23.