FC Metallurg Lipetsk

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FC Metallurg Lipetsk
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Full name Football Club Metallurg Lipetsk
Founded 1966; 48 years ago (1966)
Ground Metallurg Stadium
Ground Capacity 14,940
Chairman Igor Lysenko
Manager Sergey Mashnin
League Russian Second Division, Zone Center
2012–13 4th

FC Metallurg Lipetsk (Russian: Футбольный клуб «Металлург» Липецк) is an association football club in Lipetsk, Russia, formed in 1966.

History[edit]

Their best result came in 1997 when they came 2nd in the Russian First Division.[1]

In September 2006 the coach Stanislav Bernikov of the Russian third division rushed an goon squad after an defeat on 25 September 2006 on his players, the Rowdys targeted the team with ebonite bullet.[2] Three players suffered with injuries and cames in a hospital, the coach Bernikov was then summarily dismissed.[3]

In 2008 they won the Russian Second Division in the Center Zone and were promoted for 2009 Russian First Division but relegated again to third level after finishing First Division as 19th.

Colours are red and black hooped shirts, black shorts.

Notable coaches[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of February 27, 2014, according to the RFS 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 Anton Ionov
Russia GK Aleksandr Kobzev
Russia GK Ivan Skripnik
Russia DF Aleksandr Astashov
Russia DF Artyom Dobrolovich
Russia DF Kirill Gotsuk
Russia DF Andrei Karasyov
Russia DF Konstantin Ryabov
Russia DF Svyatoslav Shabanov
Russia DF Andrei Shiryayev
Russia DF Aleksei Zhuravlyov
Russia MF Pavel Dushkin
Russia MF Anton Farafonov
Russia MF Yevgeni Frolov
No. Position Player
Russia MF Aleksandr Kharin
Russia MF Sergei Khripunkov
Russia MF Yevgeni Kostin
Russia MF Roman Kuzovkin
Russia MF Sergei Mikhailov
Russia MF Denis Poyarkov
Russia MF Aleksei Rybin
Russia MF Aleksandr Viktorov
Russia FW Ruslan Akhvlediani
Russia FW Yevgeni Barbashin
Russia FW Sergei Chernyshov
Russia FW Andrei Ovchinnikov
Russia FW Ivan Popov
Russia FW Damir Sadikov

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