FC Arsenal Kharkiv

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FC Arsenal Kharkiv
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Full name FC Arsenal Kharkiv
Founded 1998[1]
Ground Arsenal-Spartak, Kharkiv
Ground Capacity 2,300
Chairman Volodymyr Chumak
Manager Vladislav Kisel
League Druha Liha B
2008–2009 12th (withdrew)

FC Arsenal Kharkiv is a football club based in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Arsenal Kharkiv currently plays in the regional competitions of Kharkiv Oblast. On the base of the club was formed FC Kharkiv and the club has a well established infrastructure with series of stadiums and sport schools.

Arsenal Kharkiv ceased withdrew from the PFL after the 2008–09 season[2] but the youth teams continue to compete.

Overview[edit]

Prior to 2005, current Ukrainian Premier League club FC Kharkiv was also known as FC Arsenal Kharkiv. The later club was reestablished reentered the championship in the Druha Liha in 2005. The management of the club considers the establishment of the club in 1998. The club at "Arsenal-Bavaria" stadium. The infrastructure of the club has a reserve squad (Arsenal-2) which competes in the Kharkiv Oblast League and Sports school with numerous junior teams.

Stadiums[3][edit]

The club has a possession of two stadiums Arsenal-Spartak Stadium (former Spartak) and Arsenal-Bavaria Stadium (former stadium of local rope factory). Also the club has a complex of four fields with a synthetic surface called Arsenal-OPEN.[4] Arsenal-Spartak has capacity of 1500 people, but it's planned to enlarge it to 8000 by 2010; Arsenal-Bavaria has a capacity to accommodate 2300 spectators. In July 2010 Arsenal-Bavaria was given away to FC Helios Kharkiv and was renamed into Helios Arena.

Coaches[edit]

Head trainer

Assistant Trainer

Goalkeeper Trainer

Previous Coaches[edit]

League and cup history[edit]

Arsenal Kharkiv (1999–2005)[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Domestic Cup Europe Notes
1999-00 3rd "C" 4 26 15 4 7 24 13 49 1/4 Finals 2nd League Cup
2000–01 3rd "C" 4 30 15 7 8 55 27 52 1/4 Finals 2nd League Cup
2001–02 3rd "C" 2 34 22 6 6 52 23 72 2nd round Promoted
2002–03 2nd 9 34 13 7 14 38 42 46 1/8 finals
2003–04 2nd 7 34 15 7 12 41 40 52 1/32 finals
2004–05 2nd 2 34 23 4 7 47 24 73 1/32 finals Promoted[5]
2005–06 refer to FC Kharkiv

Arsenal Kharkiv (2005–2009)[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Domestic Cup Europe Notes
2005–06 3rd "B" 10 24 9 3 12 35 44 30 1/64 finals [6]
2006–07 3rd "B" 9 28 10 4 14 35 42 35 1/32 finals
2007–08 3rd "B" 3 34 21 8 5 62 20 71 1/32 finals
2008–09 3rd "B" 12 34 11 10 13 36 47 40 1/64 finals –3[7] – Withdraw[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ The club refers to its date of origin to the initial date of 1998 when Arsenal Kharkiv began participating. The club was renamed to FC Kharkiv when they were promoted to the Ukrainian Premier League in 2005. Arsenal continued to exist but formed a new club around where the ground and sports structure already existed.
  2. ^ a b "Кількісний склад ПФЛ зменшився (Several clubs leave the PFL))" (in Ukrainian). PFL. 2009-07-08. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  3. ^ Stadiums info on the official site(Russian)
  4. ^ Arsenal-OPEN info(Russian)
  5. ^ Club is promoted to the Ukrainian Premier League and its rights are bought out by businessmen from the city of Kharkiv. The team is renamed to FC Kharkiv.
  6. ^ The club reforms with the original name and enters the Druha Liha B
  7. ^ Deducted three (3) points for non-paying the participation fees. The decision was officially declared by the Disciplinary Committee of PFL on 28 May 2009
    "Professional Football League – 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 15 (Deduction of 2 points for Arsenal)". PFL (in Ukrainian). 2009-05-28. Retrieved 2009-06-03. 

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