FK Sileks

FK Sileks (Macedonian: ФК Силекс) is a football club based in Kratovo, North Macedonia who play in the Macedonian First League.

Sileks
FK Sileks logo.svg
Full nameFudbalski klub Sileks Kratovo
Nickname(s)Кратовци (Kratovo Boys)
Founded1965; 56 years ago (1965)
GroundGradski stadion Sileks
Capacity1,800
ChairmanMite Andonovski
ManagerGoran Simov
LeagueNorth Macedonia Macedonian First League
2020–219th (relegated)

HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1965.

Sileks biggest accomplishment in 90s came in the Yugoslav Cup where they reached the quarter-final. It was a remarkable achievement considering they defeated both Sarajevo teams, FK Željezničar and FK Sarajevo in back to back rounds. Since the formation of the First Macedonian Football League, they played at top level from the start until their relegation in 2013. Their biggest success happened during the 90s, when they won three league titles (including a record five time runners-up) and two national cups.[1]

  • After 24 years finally Silkes managed to win the Macedonian cup. Beating Akademia Pandev on PK 3-2 after scoreless draw 0-0 in 120 mins extra time.

Home groundEdit

Stadium Sileks (Macedonian: Градски стадион Силекс-Кратово) is a multi-purpose stadium in Kratovo, North Macedonia. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of FK Sileks. The stadium holds 1,800 seats.

 
Sileks Stadium

HonoursEdit

  Macedonian First League:

  Macedonian Second League:

  Macedonian Republic Cup:

  • Winners (2): 1988–89, 1989–90

  Macedonian Football Cup:

Recent seasonsEdit

Season League Cup European competitions
Division P W D L F A Pts Pos
1992–93 1. MFL 34 17 6 11 72 50 40 2nd
1993–94 1. MFL 30 18 8 4 56 19 44 2nd W
1994–95 1. MFL 30 18 6 6 66 28 60 2nd RU
1995–96 1. MFL 28 21 7 0 74 20 70 1st R2 Cup Winners' Cup R1
1996–97 1. MFL 26 19 5 2 83 23 62 1st W UEFA Cup PR
1997–98 1. MFL 25 15 3 7 40 21 48 1st SF Champions League QR1
1998–99 1. MFL 26 17 6 3 66 22 57 2nd SF Champions League QR1
1999–00 1. MFL 26 11 7 8 43 29 40 6th QF
2000–01 1. MFL 26 14 1 11 52 40 43 5th R2
2001–02 1. MFL 20 11 2 7 48 35 35 7th QF
2002–03 1. MFL 33 14 4 15 40 35 46 6th SF
2003–04 1. MFL 33 20 6 7 67 32 66 2nd R1
2004–05 1. MFL 33 15 5 12 56 37 51 4th SF UEFA Cup QR1
2005–06 1. MFL 33 10 11 12 54 58 41 9th SF Intertoto Cup R1
2006–07 1. MFL 33 12 5 16 54 50 41 9th R1
2007–08 1. MFL 33 10 11 12 33 36 41 9th R2
2008–09 1. MFL 30 9 9 12 38 41 36 7th QF
2009–10 1. MFL 26 8 8 10 29 33 32 5th R2
2010–11 1. MFL 33 13 8 12 39 38 47 5th R2
2011–12 1. MFL 33 13 3 17 42 51 42 6th R2
2012–13 1. MFL 33 6 5 22 33 61 23 12th ↓ SF
2013–14 2. MFL 29 20 4 5 66 24 64 1st ↑ R2
2014–15 1. MFL 32 10 11 11 33 42 41 5th R2
2015–16 1. MFL 32 12 8 12 35 40 44 3rd QF
2016–17 1. MFL 36 11 14 11 41 43 47 6th QF Europa League QR1
2017–18 1. MFL 36 13 11 12 30 37 50 5th R2
2018–19 1. MFL 36 11 11 14 27 39 44 8th QF
2019–20 1. MFL Abandoned due to COVID-19 pandemic[2]

Sileks in EuropeEdit

UEFA club competition recordEdit

Competition Played Win Draw Lost For Against
UEFA Champions League 5 1 1 3 2 9
UEFA Cup/Europa League 8 2 1 5 6 13
UEFA Europa Conference League 8 2 1 5 6 13
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 4 1 1 2 6 8
UEFA Intertoto Cup 2 0 0 2 4 6
Total 19 4 3 12 18 36

ResultsEdit

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Aggregate
1995–96 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup QR   Vác FC Samsung 3–1 1–1 4–2  
R1   Borussia Mönchengladbach 2–3 0–3 2–6  
1996–97 UEFA Cup PR   ÍA Akranes 1–0 0–2 1–2  
1997–98 UEFA Champions League QR1   Beitar Jerusalem 1–0 0–3 1–3  
1998–99 UEFA Champions League QR1   Club Brugge 0–0 1–2 1–2  
1999–00 UEFA Cup QR   Shakhtar Donetsk 2–1 1–3 3–4  
2004–05 UEFA Cup QR1   Maribor 0–1 1–1 1–2  
2005 UEFA Intertoto Cup R1   Beitar Jerusalem 1–2 3–4 4–6  
2016–17 UEFA Europa League QR1   Vaduz 1–2 1–3 2–5  
2020–21 UEFA Champions League QR1   Qarabağ N/A 0–4 N/A  
UEFA Europa League QR2   Drita 0–2 N/A N/A  
2021–22 UEFA Europa Conference League QR1   Petrocub Hîncești

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 16 June 2021

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 GK   MKD Daniel Bozhinovski
2 MF   MKD David Manasievski
6 DF   MKD Riste Karakamishev
7 MF   MKD Ivan Ivanovski
9 FW   MKD Ivan Galevski
10 MF   MKD Filip Duranski
11 DF   MKD Joran Serafimovski
12 GK   MKD Hristijan Petkovski
21 DF   MKD Kristijan Dodevski
24 MF   MKD Nenad Neshovski
No. Pos. Nation Player
25 GK   MKD Goran Trajkovski
DF   MKD Martin Dimoski
DF   MKD Antonio Mitrev
DF   MKD Bojan Rajkov
DF   MKD Stojan Stojchevski
MF   MKD Darko Aleksovski
MF   MKD Robert Mitev
MF   MKD Lazar Peev
MF   MKD Aleksandar Trajchevski
FW   MKD Sasho Dukov
MF   MKD Gjorgji Tanushev

Historical list of coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Macedonia – List of Final Tables". Igor Kramarsic and Goran Mancevski.
  2. ^ "Вонредна седница на Управен одбор на Фудбалска федерација на Македонија: Прекин на натпреварувачката сезона 2019/2020". Фудбалска Федерација на Македонија. 4 June 2020.

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