FC Metalurgi Rustavi

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FC Metalurgi Rustavi
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Founded 1948; 66 years ago (1948)
Ground Poladi Stadium
Rustavi, Georgia
Ground Capacity 10,720
Coach Varlam Kilasonia
League Umaglesi Liga
2012–13 7th

FC Metalurgi Rustavi is a Georgian football team, which are playing in Rustavi. The club play their home games at Poladi Stadium. After FC Tbilisi merged with second division club FC Rustavi in 2006, FC Olimpi Rustavi was established. In 2007, FC Olimpi Rustavi won their first Georgian Premier League title. In 2011 they changed name to Metalurgi Rustavi.[citation needed]

Honours[edit]

History[edit]

Football in Rustavi could be track back to Metallurg Rustavi in Soviet era. The club was a member of Umaglesi Liga until relegated in 2003. In order to back to top division, the club merged with FC Tbilisi and renamed as Olimpi Rustavi, to take their player and seat on Umaglesi Liga, where the won the league title in the first season they merged. For the 2011/12 season the club changed its name to Metalurgi Rustavi.

Seasons[edit]

Season League Pos. Pl. W D L GF GA P Cup Europe Notes Manager
1990 Umaglesi Liga 3 34 22 3 9 63 33 69 Gorda Rustavi
1991 Umaglesi Liga 9 19 7 5 7 34 22 26 Gorda Rustavi
1991–92 Umaglesi Liga 3 38 22 9 7 71 38 75 Gorda Rustavi
1992–93 Umaglesi Liga 7 32 14 7 11 73 69 49 Metallurgi Rustavi
1993–94 Umaglesi Liga 9 Metallurgi Rustavi
1994–95 Umaglesi Liga 7 Metallurgi Rustavi
1995–96 Umaglesi Liga 5 Metallurgi Rustavi
1996–97 Umaglesi Liga 10 Metallurgi Rustavi
1997–98 Umaglesi Liga 11 Metallurgi Rustavi
1998–99 Umaglesi Liga 12 Gorda Rustavi
1999-00 Umaglesi Liga 12 Gorda Rustavi
2000–01 Umaglesi Liga 11 Gorda Rustavi
2001–02 Umaglesi Liga 10 Gorda Rustavi
2002–03 Umaglesi Liga 10 Gorda Rustavi
2003–04 Pirveli Liga 4 FC Rustavi
2004–05 Pirveli Liga 11 30 10 7 13 39 43 37 FC Rustavi
2005–06 Pirveli Liga 8 34 13 10 11 50 37 49 FC Rustavi
2006–07 Umaglesi Liga 1 26 19 6 1 57 9 63 Round of 16 FC Olimpi Rustavi
2007–08 Umaglesi Liga 4 26 16 4 6 26 16 52 Quarter-finals UEFA Champions League 1st qualifying round FC Olimpi Rustavi
2008–09 Umaglesi Liga 3 30 16 9 5 40 20 57 Runner-up FC Olimpi Rustavi
2009–10 Umaglesi Liga 1 36 25 7 4 69 26 79 Round of 16 UEFA Europa League 2nd qualifying round FC Olimpi Rustavi
2010–11 Umaglesi Liga 3 36 20 6 10 52 31 66 Quarter-finals UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round FC Olimpi Rustavi
2011–12 Umaglesi Liga 2 28 17 4 7 39 28 55 Semi-finals UEFA Europa League 3rd qualifying round FC Metalurgi Rustavi
2012–13 Umaglesi Liga FC Metalurgi Rustavi

European Record[edit]

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away
2007–08 UEFA Champions League 1Q Kazakhstan FC Astana 0–0 0–3
2009–10 UEFA Europa League 1Q Faroe Islands B36 Tórshavn 2–0 2–0
2Q Poland Legia Warszawa 0–1 0–3
2010–11 UEFA Champions League 2Q Kazakhstan Aktobe 1–1 0–2
2011–12 UEFA Europa League 1Q Armenia Banants 1–1 1–0
2Q Kazakhstan Irtysh Pavlodar 1–1 2–0
3Q France Stade Rennais 2–5 0–2
2012–13 UEFA Europa League 1Q Albania Teuta Durrës 6–1 3–0
2Q Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň 1–3 0–2

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Georgia (country) GK Grigol Bediashvili
3 Georgia (country) DF Dato Sajaia
5 Georgia (country) DF Anzor Sukhiashvili
7 Georgia (country) MF Luka Razmadze
8 Georgia (country) MF Ivane Khabelashvili
9 Georgia (country) MF Roman Akhalkatsi
10 Georgia (country) FW Levan Korgalidze
12 Georgia (country) GK Zurab Batiashvili
14 Georgia (country) DF Lasha Japaridze
15 Georgia (country) MF Giorgi Kavtaradze
16 Georgia (country) MF Giorgi Otarishvili
17 Georgia (country) FW Irakli Sikharulidze
No. Position Player
18 Georgia (country) MF Zurab Menteshashvili
19 Georgia (country) MF Revaz Getsadze
20 Georgia (country) DF Mikheil Makhviladze
21 Georgia (country) GK Mikheil Alavidze
22 Georgia (country) MF Giorgi Mikaberidze
24 Georgia (country) DF Aleksandr Intskirveli
33 Georgia (country) FW Gogi Pipia
Georgia (country) MF Dachi Tsnobiladze
Georgia (country) MF Denis Dobrovolski
Georgia (country) FW Vakhtang Kvaratskhelia
Georgia (country) FW Giorgi Chirgadze

Famous players[edit]

Managers[edit]

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