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FK Senica[1] (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈsɛɲitsa]) is a Slovak football team, based in the town of Senica. The club was founded in 1921.

FK Senica
Fk senica.png
Full nameFutbalový klub Senica a.s.
Founded1921; 98 years ago (1921)
as Železná únia
GroundOMS Arena, Senica
ManagerMichal Ščasný
LeagueFortuna Liga
2018–19Fortuna Liga, 8th
WebsiteClub website



FK Senica was founded in 1921. Newly created partition was rapidly progressed, but the boom dampened dark period World War II. World war almost destroyed football in Senica. Pšurný Rudolf, who was the chairman has already pre-war club, but do not allow the city faded football. The club was organized matches and tournaments. After the war he began the sport Zahorie to bloom again.

The 1962 in club annals written in bold letters. Football team got to use a new stadium. He serves footballer today. Opening of the sports complex was associated with a charity match between footballers from Senica district and the then vice-champion of the world from Chile in a convoy with Jozef Adamec.

Senica as the years gather on the sports field more and more respect. We were successful in the lower leagues even glasses. Between the absolute leader is introduced premiere in 2009–10 season, when the club began a new era.

Dušan Vrťo is the Sporting Director of FK Senica, and has offered Dundee FC to be the club's scout in Slovakia.[2]

In 2018-19 season the club had set a record, that was regarded as a rather negative one. On 16 February 2019 (Matchday 19), in an away game against AS Trenčín, played in Myjava, Senica fielded an entire starting line-up made up entirely of foreign players. All the substitutes were non-Slovaks as well. [3]

Clubname historyEdit

  • 1921 – 1923 – Železná únia Senica
  • 1923 – 1928 – Športový klub Senica
  • 1928 – 1934 – AC Senica
  • 1934 – 1939 – FC Senica
  • 1940 – 1946 – ŠK Senica
  • 1946 – 1969 – Sokol Chemické závody (ChZ)
  • 1969 – 2006 – TJ/FK SH Senica (merged with FK 96 Ress Častkov)
  • 2006 – present – FK Senica



Runners-Up (2): 2010–11, 2012–13
Runners-Up (2): 2012, 2015

Slovak League Top GoalscorerEdit

Slovak League Top scorer since 1993–94

Year Winner G
2014–15   Jan Kalabiška 191
1Shared award

European competition historyEdit

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
2011–12 UEFA Europa League Q3   Red Bull Salzburg 0–3 0–1 0–4
2012–13 UEFA Europa League Q1   MTK Budapest 2–1 1–1 3–2
Q2   APOEL 0–1 0–2 0–3
2013–14 UEFA Europa League Q2   Mladost Podgorica 0–1 2–2 2–3

First international match versus FC Red Bull SalzburgEdit

UEFA RankingEdit

This is the current 2015–16 UEFA coefficient:

Rank Team Coefficient
284   Valletta F.C. 4.466
287   Linfield F.C. 4.400
288   FK Senica 4.400
289   PFC Levski Sofia 4.375
290   FC Dacia Chișinău 4.325


FK Senica ultras are known as Železná únia 1921 (on the Stadium of FK Senica a sector B3 belong them). Fanclub was founded in winter 2013. FK Senica supporters friendly 1. FC Slovácko.


Today, FK Senica's biggest rival is Spartak Myjava. The matches between the two teams are referred to as "záhorácko-kopaničiarske derby". The first derby in the Slovak highest tier, was played on 24 August 2012, and ended 0–1 in favour of Spartak Myjava.


Period Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
1999–? hummel SLOVENSKÝ HODVÁB
2010–11 hummel 101 Drogerie
2011–12 NAD RESS
2012–2015 none
2016–2017 Business Funding Solutions
2017- none

Club partnersEdit


Affiliated clubsEdit

The following clubs are currently affiliated with FK Senica:

Current squadEdit

As of July 11, 2019. 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 Adam Kováč
2   DF Erik Otrísal (captain)
4   MF Mihovil Klapan
5   MF Jakub Krč
7   MF Zezinho
10   FW Frank Castañeda (on loan from Orsomarso)
12   FW David Meliš
15   FW Edmond Addo
16   MF Marko Totka
17   DF Lukáš Kučera
18   GK Federico Taborda
19   FW Désiré Segbé Azankpo
No. Position Player
23   DF Roberto Dias
27   MF Sofian El Moudane
30   MF Julian Sepulveda
44   DF Tomáš Košút
-   GK Chiel Kramer
-   DF Moses Odubajo
-   MF Joss Didiba
-   MF Denis Baumgartner
-   MF Lovro Cvek
-   MF Tenton Yenne
-   MF Luís Ramírez
-   FW Ali Alaca

For recent transfers, see List of Slovak football transfers summer 2019.
and List of Slovak football transfers winter 2018-19.

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Position Player

Current staffEdit

As of 9 January 2019

Name Staff
  Michal Ščasný Manager
vacant Assistant manager
  Henk Theunissen Assistant manager
  Ton Caanen General manager
  Milan Suchy Sport Director of Academy
  Ladislav Hudec Sport manager
  Ivan Tobias Club manager
  Stanislav Macek U-19 manager
  Vladimir Včelka U17 manager
  Miroslav Hainc U-16 manager
  Miroslav Mentel Goalkeeping coach
  Tomáš Vacula Fitness coach
  Ján Šimek Masseur
  MUDr. Radovan Hyža Team doctor
  Martin Šnegoň Team leader

Notable playersEdit




  1. ^ "História klubu" (in Slovak). official club website FKSENICA.SK. 2010-02-26. Archived from the original on 2010-03-26. Retrieved 2011-04-02.
  2. ^ (2 June 2010). "Dundee midfielder Riche Hart set for summer move to Ostersunds".
  3. ^ "Žilina nastúpi v lige len s vlastnými odchovancami, sľubuje Antošík". (in Slovak). 2019-02-20. Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  4. ^ [], Project: s.r.o. "FK Senica - Partneri - Hlavní partneri".
  5. ^ "FK Senica v spojení s juhoamerickým gigantom". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2012-05-22.
  6. ^ "Senica získala dvoch Brazílčanov z EC Arapongas". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2013-06-27.
  7. ^ "FK Senica – ADO Den Haag – spolupráca". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2013-09-04.
  8. ^ "Do Senice prídu mládežníci ADO Den Haag". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2013-08-22.

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