Pakistan Railways F.C.

Pakistan Railways FC are a Pakistani football club from Lahore who play in the Pakistan Premier League and play at the Railway Stadium.[1] Nicknamed the Railwaymen, they are one of the oldest football clubs in Pakistan and were created by the railway workers on the Pakistan Railway.

Pakistan Railways
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Pakistan Railways FC logo
Full namePakistan Railways Football Club
Nickname(s)The Railwaymen
Short namePRFC
Founded1950; 72 years ago (1950)
GroundRailway Stadium
Capacity5,000
OwnerPakistan Railways
ChairmanJavaid Anwar Bobak
Head coachMuhammad Rasheed
LeaguePakistan Football Federation League
2014-15Pakistan Premier League, 11th of 12 (relegated)

HistoryEdit

In 1969, they beat Karachi to win the first of their two national titles. The second was in 1984, when pushed WAPDA FC into second. They also were runners-up eight times. In 2005, they returned to the top flight when they won the Pakistan Football Federation League. They were relegated from Pakistan Premier League after two years in 2007. Chaudhary Asghar was Pakistan Railways football coach till that time. The coaching was then passed to Muhammad Rasheed, the ex-national player and Pakistan Railways legend who scored the only goal in the National Championship 1984 final.

Railways have again qualified in the premier league 2014 by winning their departmental leg of the Pakistan Football Federation League 2013.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pakistan Railways | Soccerway
  2. ^ Ali Wahidi, Syed Akber (March 17, 2016). "Pakistan - List of Champions". RSSSF. RSSSF. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "Aga Khan Gold Cup (Dhaka, Bangladesh)". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 4 February 2021.

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