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FK Rudar Pljevlja (commonly known as FK Rudar or simply Rudar) is a football club based in Pljevlja, Montenegro. It currently plays in the First League of Montenegro, the country's highest tier. The club is run by the Šarić brothers, Darko [1] and Duško. " Darko Šarić was leader of powerful Balkan criminal organization which had for a years trafficking cocaine from South America through Balkan, Italy and Slovenia to Western Europe and had profited around billion euros each year." Rudar have played in the First League since its inception in 2006, and won two league titles in 2009-10 and 2014-15. The club have been the strongest in the Montenegrin Cup, with three triumphs, one runner-up position and two semi-final finishes in the tournament's six seasons.

Rudar Pljevlja
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Full nameFudbalski klub Rudar Pljevlja
Nickname(s)Rudari (The Miners)
Founded1920; 99 years ago (1920)
GroundStadion Gradski,
Pljevlja, Montenegro
Capacity5,140
ChairmanDuško Šarić
Head coachEdis Mulalić
LeagueMontenegrin First League
2018–19Montenegrin First League, 8th
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

Rudar was founded in 1920 as Breznik, renaming itself Sandžak three years later. The team was aided by members of the 48th Infantry Regiment, who stationed in the town. The club was renamed again after World War II as FK Jedinstvo, but only until another renaming in 1947 in honour of chairman Velimir Jakić. That same year club reached the quarter-finals of the Yugoslav Cup where they were eliminated by top-flight FK Sarajevo 3–2 after extra time.[2] In 1955, the club settled on their current name.

StadiumEdit


 
Rudar Pljevlja's stadium

Rudar play at the Gradski stadion, a multi-use stadium including a complex of tennis, handball and basketball courts. Built in 1948 and rebuilt in 1985, it has two stands and a current capacity of 9500.

HonoursEdit

European Cup HistoryEdit

  • Q= Qualifying
Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2007–08 UEFA Cup 1Q   Omonia 0–2 0–2 0–4
2010–11 UEFA Champions League 1Q   Tre Fiori 4–1 3–0 7–1
2Q   Litex Lovech 0–4 0–1 0–5
2011–12 UEFA Europa League 2Q   Austria Wien 0–3 0–2 0–5
2012–13 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Shirak 0–1 1–1 1–2
2013–14 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Mika 1–0 1–1 2–1
2Q   Śląsk Wrocław 2–2 0–4 2–6
2015–16 UEFA Champions League 2Q   Qarabağ 0–1 0–0 0–1
2016–17 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Kukësi 0–1 1–1 1–2
2018–19 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Partizan 0−3 0–3 0–6

European recordEdit

Competition Matches W D L GF GA
UEFA Champions League 6 2 1 3 7 7
UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League 9 1 2 6 3 16
Total 15 3 3 9 10 23

Montenegro recordEdit

season 1.CFL Cup
2006–07 4th place winner
2007–08 5th place semi-final
2008–09 5th place semi-final
2009–10 champion winner
2010–11 3rd place winner
2011–12 2nd place finalist
2012–13 5th place round of 16
2013–14 6th place round of 16
2014–15 champion round of 16
2015–16 3rd place winner
2016–17 8th place semi-final
2017–18 5th place round of 16
2018–19 8th place round of 16

Current squadEdit

[3]Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Miloš Radanović
12   GK Milan Jelovac
30   GK Stefan Radunović

3   DF Ermin Alić
11   DF Dušan Nestorović
13   DF Mirko Radišić
18   DF Stevan Reljić
19   DF Radule Živković
21   DF Milija Golubović
  DF Jasmin Mecinovic

5   MF Balša Peličić
6   MF Alphonse Soppo
No. Position Player
8   MF Marko Vuković
9   MF Miroje Jovanović
15   MF Predrag Brnović
16   MF Denis Hadžiosmanović
22   MF Nikola Gačević
  MF Dejan Kotorac

7   FW Ivan Ivanović
17   FW Ivan Marković
24   FW Danin Talović
25   FW Miloš Zečević
99   FW Radomir Đalović

Former notable playersEdit

For the list of former and current players with Wikipedia article, please see Category:FK Rudar Pljevlja players.

Coaching staffEdit

Position Staff
Head coach   Edis Mulalić
Assistant coach   Vuko Bogavac
Goalkeeping coach   Saša Popović
Economic   Muhamed Gerina
Physical fitness coach

Former head coachesEdit

Name year Name year Name Year
Miljan Ašanin 1947 Božo Dedović 1972   Momčilo Vujačić 1994
  Remzo Nuhanović 1948–49 Karlo Zapušek 1976–77, 1982   Srđan Bajić 1996–03
  Bećir "Bećo" Durutlić 1950   Rasim Čakar 1985   Jusuf Čizmić 1997
  Franjo Pazmanj 1953 Božidar Pajević 1987–88   Mirko Marić 2006–08
  Petar Purić 1954 Rajko Milović 1988–89   Branislav "Brano" Milačić 2008
Faruk Kadić 1954 Hasan Ćirlija 1989–91   Ivan Adžić 2008–09
Sveto Čubrilović 1958   Branislav "Brano" Milačić 1991   Miodrag Radanović 2009
Drago Ivanović 1959–62 Dragan Aničić 1992   Nebojša Vignjević Jun 2009 – June 11
  Boris Marović 1962, 1995 Vlado Milosavljević 1992   Dragan Radojičić June 2011 – June 12
  Radojica Radojičić 1964–65 Dragan Šaković 1992–93, 1996–97   Nikola Rakojević 1993–94, 1996, July 2012–13
Vlatko Vujošević 1965   Zoran Vraneš 1993–94   Mirko Marić June 2013–
Uglješa Rakočević 1965   Danilo Vukićević 1993–96
Mirko Žderić 1965–66 Mileta Milinković 1993, 1994, 1996

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.reportingproject.net/peopleofinterest/profil.php?profil=54. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Yugoslavia/Serbia (and Montenegro) - Cup History 1947-2006/07". rsssf.com.
  3. ^ "Fudbalski savez Crne Gore". fscg.me.

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