FC Metallurg-Kuzbass Novokuznetsk

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Metallurg-Kuzbass Novokuznetsk
Full name Football Club
Metallurg-Kuzbass Novokuznetsk
Nickname(s) Kuznya, MetKuz
Founded 1946; 68 years ago (1946)
Ground Metallurg Stadium, Novokuznetsk
Ground Capacity 8,500
Chairman Dmitri Kochadze
Manager Vladimir Fedotov
League FNL
2012–13 15th

FC Metallurg-Kuzbass Novokuznetsk (Russian: ФК Металлург-Кузбасс Новокузнецк) was a Russian football club.

Recent history[edit]

MKN were relegated to the Russian Second Division after an 18th-place finish in 2005, and only finished 2nd in the "East" region, thus keeping them down another season. However, Lada Togliatti and Dinamo Makhachkala were denied licences for the First Division and thus also relegated. This, alongside the bankruptcy of Angusht Nazran, pushed Metallurg up alongside other second-place finishers SKA Rostov-na-Donu and Mordovia Saransk.

League results[edit]

Russian National Football League Russian Second Division Russian First Division Russian Second Division Russian First Division Russian Second Division Russian First Division

Current squad[edit]

As of 10 July 2012, according to the official RFU website.

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

No. Position Player
9 Russia MF Vladimir Avsyuk
10 Russia FW Aleksandr Golubev
11 Russia MF Sergei Narylkov
16 Russia GK Yuri Dyupin
No. Position Player
20 Russia DF Igor Nedorezov
23 Russia FW Valentin Yegunov
55 Uzbekistan FW Vladimir Shishelov

Team colours[edit]

MKN's home kit features green shirts, white shorts and green socks.

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