FC Lada-Togliatti

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Lada
Club logo
Full name Football Club
Lada Tolyatti
Founded 1970; 44 years ago (1970)
Ground Torpedo Stadium,
Tolyatti
Ground Capacity 18,000
Chairman Dmitri Gerasimov
Manager Igor Kechayev
League Russian Professional Football League,
Zone Ural-Povolzhye
2013–14 7th

FC Lada Tolyatti (Russian: ФК "Лада" Тольятти) is a Russian football club based in Tolyatti.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1970 at the VAZ automobile company under the name of Torpedo. The team played in the Soviet Second League until the dissolution of USSR. In 1988 the club was renamed after VAZ's Lada brand.

Since entering the Russian First Division in 1992 Lada experienced a number of divisional movements. They played in the Top Division in 1994 and 1996, in the First Division in 1992–1993, 1995, 1997–1998, 2000–2003 and 2006, and in the Second Division in 1999 and 2004–2005. Both spells in the Top Division were unsuccessful, as Lada finished last. Lada reached the semifinal of the Russian Cup in 2002/03. Lada Togliatti failed to obtain the First Division licence and were thus relegated to Second Division in 2007. In the 2013–2014 season, the team will play on third division, Ural region group.

League results[edit]

Russian Second Division Russian Second Division Russian First Division Russian Second Division Russian First Division Russian Second Division Russian First Division Russian Premier League Russian First Division Russian Premier League Russian First Division

Current squad[edit]

As of 14 August 2014, according to the official PFL website.

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

No. Position Player
Russia GK Aleksei Fyodorov
Russia GK Artyom Putilin
Russia GK Sergei Volkov
Russia DF Aleksandr Grinko
Russia DF Sergei Kirdyapkin
Russia DF Aleksandr Monov
Russia DF Andrei Redya
Russia DF Artyom Sergeyev
Russia DF Aleksandr Smirnov
Russia DF Pavel Vasilyev
Russia MF Artyom Aksyonenko
Russia MF Sayputtin Davydov
No. Position Player
Russia MF Aznaur Geryugov
Russia MF Vladimir Larionov
Russia MF Rustam Kurbanadamov
Russia MF Vladimir Larionov
Russia MF Valeri Pavlov
Russia MF Leonid Petrik
Russia MF Aleksei Pustozerov
Russia MF Nikita Shashkov
Russia MF Maksim Tokarev
Russia FW Andrei Ovechkin
Russia FW Sergei Vakhteyev

Reserve squad[edit]

Lada's reserve squad played professionally as FC Lada-d Togliatti in the Russian Third League in 1995.

Notable players[edit]

Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for Lada.

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