FC Rustavi

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FC Rustavi is a Georgian football team, which are playing in Rustavi. The club play their home games at Poladi Stadium. After FC Tbilisi merged with second division club FC Rustavi in 2006, FC Olimpi Rustavi was established. In 2007, FC Olimpi Rustavi won their first Georgian Premier League title. In 2011, they changed name to Metalurgi Rustavi.[citation needed] In 2015 Metalurgi Rustavi was again renamed and began to play in Erovnuli Liga 2 as FC Rustavi. In 2017 season FC Rustavi won the league and promoted to Erovnuli Liga.

FC Rustavi
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Founded1948; 72 years ago (1948)
GroundPoladi Stadium
Rustavi, Georgia
Capacity6,200
CoachVarlam Kilasonia
LeagueErovnuli Liga 2
20198th (Erovnuli Liga) Decrease

HistoryEdit

Football in Rustavi could be track back to Metallurg Rustavi in Soviet era. The club was a member of Umaglesi Liga until relegated in 2003. In order to back to top division, the club merged with FC Tbilisi and renamed as Olimpi Rustavi, to take their player and seat on Umaglesi Liga, where they won the league title in the first season they merged. For the 2011/12 season the club changed its name to Metalurgi Rustavi.

HonoursEdit

Winners (2): 2007, 2010
Winners (1): 2010
Winners (1): 2017
  • Football championship of Georgian SSR:
    • Winners (4): 1959, 1974, 1979, 1984

Current squadEdit

As of 20 October 2019Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2   DF Tsotne Kapanadze
5   DF Luka Nozadze
6   MF Giorgi Vasadze
7   MF Luka Silagadze
8   MF Avtandil Gujabidze
9   FW Beka Kavtaradze
10   MF Data Sitchinava
11   FW Nika Dzalamidze
12   GK Giorgi Kulua
14   MF Paata Kiteishvili
15   MF Lasha Kochladze
No. Position Player
16   DF Giorgi Tevzadze
19   FW Luka Imnadze
21   MF Farkhad Gystarov
23   FW Lasha Lezhava
24   MF Fuad Bayramov
25   GK Giorgi Mamardashvili (on loan from Dinamo Tbilisi)
27   MF Revaz Salukvadze
31   MF Vadym Prokopenko
32   DF Luka Asatiani
33   DF Georgi Bugulov


SeasonsEdit

Season League Pos. Pl. W D L GF GA P Cup Europe Notes Manager
1990 Umaglesi Liga 3 34 22 3 9 63 33 69 Gorda Rustavi
1991 Umaglesi Liga 9 19 7 5 7 34 22 26 Gorda Rustavi
1991–92 Umaglesi Liga 3 38 22 9 7 71 38 75 Gorda Rustavi
1992–93 Umaglesi Liga 7 32 14 7 11 73 69 49 Metallurgi Rustavi
1993–94 Umaglesi Liga 9 Metallurgi Rustavi
1994–95 Umaglesi Liga 7 Metallurgi Rustavi
1995–96 Umaglesi Liga 5 Metallurgi Rustavi
1996–97 Umaglesi Liga 10 Metallurgi Rustavi
1997–98 Umaglesi Liga 11 Metallurgi Rustavi
1998–99 Umaglesi Liga 12 Gorda Rustavi
1999-00 Umaglesi Liga 12 Gorda Rustavi
2000–01 Umaglesi Liga 11 Gorda Rustavi
2001–02 Umaglesi Liga 10 Gorda Rustavi
2002–03 Umaglesi Liga 10 Gorda Rustavi
2003–04 Pirveli Liga 4 FC Rustavi
2004–05 Pirveli Liga 11 30 10 7 13 39 43 37 FC Rustavi
2005–06 Pirveli Liga 8 34 13 10 11 50 37 49 FC Rustavi
2006–07 Umaglesi Liga 1 26 19 6 1 57 9 63 Round of 16 FC Olimpi Rustavi
2007–08 Umaglesi Liga 4 26 16 4 6 26 16 52 Quarter-finals UEFA Champions League 1st qualifying round FC Olimpi Rustavi
2008–09 Umaglesi Liga 3 30 16 9 5 40 20 57 Runner-up FC Olimpi Rustavi
2009–10 Umaglesi Liga 1 36 25 7 4 69 26 79 Round of 16 UEFA Europa League 2nd qualifying round FC Olimpi Rustavi
2010–11 Umaglesi Liga 3 36 20 6 10 52 31 66 Quarter-finals UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round FC Olimpi Rustavi
2011–12 Umaglesi Liga 2 28 17 4 7 39 28 55 Semi-finals UEFA Europa League 3rd qualifying round FC Metalurgi Rustavi
2012–13 Umaglesi Liga 7 32 12 8 12 29 35 44 Semi-finals UEFA Europa League 2nd qualifying round FC Metalurgi Rustavi
2013–14 Umaglesi Liga 5 32 13 6 13 35 39 45 Quarter-finals FC Metalurgi Rustavi
2014–15 Umaglesi Liga 14 30 6 8 16 25 46 26 Quarter-finals FC Metalurgi Rustavi
2015–16 Pirveli Liga 9 34 Round of 32 FC Metalurgi Rustavi

European recordEdit

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away
2007–08 UEFA Champions League 1Q   FC Astana 0–0 0–3
2009–10 UEFA Europa League 1Q   B36 Tórshavn 2–0 2–0
2Q   Legia Warszawa 0–1 0–3
2010–11 UEFA Champions League 2Q   Aktobe 1–1 0–2
2011–12 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Banants 1–1 1–0
2Q   Irtysh Pavlodar 1–1 2–0
3Q   Stade Rennais 2–5 0–2
2012–13 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Teuta 6–1 3–0
2Q   Viktoria Plzeň 1–3 0–2

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