Maardu Linnameeskond is a football club based in Maardu, Estonia. The team compete in the II liiga, the fourth tier of the Estonian football league system. They adopted their current name in 2016, before being promoted to the Estonian top tier Meistriliiga for the first time in 2019. They were relegated the following season and played in Esiliiga for the next two seasons. After winning 2021 Esiliiga they should have been promoted to Meistriliiga, but due to financial reasons they waived the opportunity and were relegated to II liiga, taking their reserve squad's place.[1]

Maardu Linnameeskond
Full nameMaardu Linnameeskond
Founded1997; 27 years ago (1997)
GroundMaardu Stadium
Capacity1.000
ChairmanAleksandr Matvejev
ManagerAlgimantas Briaunys
LeagueII liiga
2022II liiga, 4th

Honours

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Domestic

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Winners (3): 2017, 2018, 2021
Winners (1): 2015
Winners (1): 2013
Winners (1): 2011
Third place (4): 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Third place (1): 2006

Players

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Current squad

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As of 12 August 2021.[2]

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   EST Vitali Teleš
4 DF   UKR Klymentiy Boldyrev
5 DF   EST Anton Aristov
6 FW   EST Denis Maksimenko
7 MF   EST Vladislav Ogordnik
8 MF   EST Maksim Krivošein
9 FW   EST Vitali Gussev
10 MF   EST Timur Bulavkin
11 MF   EST Ilja Zelentsov (captain)
No. Pos. Nation Player
14 DF   EST Erik Grigorjev
16 MF   EST Vadim Aksjonov
17 MF   EST Roman Sobtšenko
18 MF   EST Vadim Mihhailov
22 DF   EST Dmitri Kruglov
23 DF   EST Aleksandr Shevchenko
24 MF   EST Kirill Vinogradov
69 GK   EST Ilja Kassjantšuk

Personnel

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Statistics

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League and Cup

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Season Division Pos Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Top goalscorer Cup Notes
2006 IV liiga E 3 22 15 1 6 108 36 +72 46   Vjatšeslav Gušinets (29) as Maardu Esteve
2007 III liiga E 3 22 18 0 4 123 37 +86 54   Tõnis Starkopf (43) Second round
2008 3 20 13 4 3 65 37 +28 43   Tõnis Starkopf (23) Fourth round
2009 3 22 17 0 5 99 39 +60 51   Maksim Krivošein (34) Third round
2010 3 22 14 4 4 90 37 +53 46   Maksim Krivošein (29) Second round as FC Maardu
2011 1 22 19 2 1 78 18 +60 59   Maksim Krivošein (19)
2012 II liiga N/E 8 26 9 4 13 62 61 +1 31   Vadim Šalabai (12) Fourth round
2013 1 24 19 2 3 80 29 +51 59   Klimentiy Boldyrev (26) Third round as Maardu FC Starbunker
2014 Esiliiga B 5 36 16 2 18 70 85 −15 50   Klimentiy Boldyrev (14) Second round
2015 1 36 26 3 7 92 38 +54 81   Klimentiy Boldyrev (25) Fourth round
2016 Esiliiga 4 36 16 6 14 83 75 +8 54   Vitali Gussev (31) Second round as Maardu Linnameeskond
2017 1[3] 36 24 5 7 92 44 +48 77   Vitali Gussev (38) Second round
2018 1 36 29 1 6 126 38 +88 88   Vitali Gussev (46) First round
2019 Meistriliiga 10 36 4 5 27 30 118 –88 17   Jasper Uwaegbulam (10) Quarter-final
2020 Esiliiga 2 32 20 4 8 68 45 +23 64   Ilja Zelentsov (22) Third round
2021 1 30 23 4 3 99 30 +69 73   Vitali Gussev (21) Quarter-final

References

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  1. ^ "Eesti jalgpalli tugevuselt neljandas liigas muutusid koosseisud". Delfi. 17 February 2022.
  2. ^ "Maardu Linnameeskond (2021)". Eesti Jalgpalli Liit. Retrieved 12 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Maardu loobus Premium liigast, asemele tõuseb Kuressaare" (in Estonian). soccernet.ee. 18 December 2017.
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