FC Neman Grodno

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Neman Grodno
FC Neman Grodno.svg
Full name FC Neman Grodno
Founded 1964
Ground Neman Stadium, Grodno
Ground Capacity 9,000
Manager Sergey Solodovnikov
League Belarusian Premier League
2014 8th

FC Neman Grodno (Russian: ФК Неман Гродно; Belarusian: ФК Нёман Гродна, FK Nyoman Hrodna) is a Belarusian football club from the city of Grodno, named after the Neman River and founded in 1964. Since 1992 participates in the top league of Belarus.

History[edit]

Since 1964 the team was playing at the 3rd level of Soviet football system almost constantly, excluding two seasons (1968 and 1969) spent on 2nd level. They were close to get the promotion in 1966 and 1980, but lost the final tournament between 3rd level zone winners on both occasions.

Since 1992 Neman plays in Belarusian Premier League. In 1993 they won Belarusian Cup. The most successful years for the team were early 2000s, when they finished 4th twice in a row before finishing 2nd in 2002 after losing 1st place play-off against BATE Borisov.

Name changes[edit]

  • 1964: founded as Neman Grodno
  • 1973: renamed to Khimik Grodno
  • 1993: renamed to Neman Grodno
  • 1999: renamed to Neman-Belcard Grodno
  • 2002: renamed to Neman Grodno

Honours[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of January 2015

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

No. Position Player
4 Belarus DF Yuriy Goltsev
5 Belarus DF Dzmitry Rawneyka
6 Belarus DF Aleksandr Poznyak
7 Belarus MF Andrey Khachaturyan
8 Belarus MF Syarhey Lyavitski
9 Belarus FW Vasily Zhurnevich
10 Belarus MF Dzmitry Rekish
11 Belarus FW Dzmitry Kavalyonak
13 Serbia MF Vladimir Veselinov
14 Belarus MF Alyaksandr Anyukevich
15 Belarus FW Anton Lukashin
No. Position Player
19 Belarus GK Alyaksandr Sulima
21 Belarus MF Ihar Lisitsa
23 Belarus DF Maksim Vitus
29 Belarus FW Artur Bombel
30 Belarus MF Pavel Zabelin
46 Belarus MF Alyaksey Lyahchylin
77 Belarus MF Pavel Tseslyukevich
99 Belarus GK Vladimir Vasilyuchek
Belarus DF Artsyom Rakhmanaw
Belarus DF Yegor Matveev
Belarus FW Alyaksandr Yadeshka

League and Cup history[edit]

Soviet Union Soviet Union[edit]

Season Level Pos Pld W D L Goals Points Domestic Cup Notes
1964 3rd 16 30 6 6 18 16–60 18 Round of 2048
1965 3rd 11 30 9 7 14 27–34 25 Round of 1024
1966 3rd 4 32 15 10 7 38–15 40
3 3 1 1 1 3–3 3 Final round1
1967 3rd 2 34 15 12 7 32–20 42 Round of 4096
1 3 3 0 0 9–0 6 Semifinal round2
1 1 1 0 0 3–0 2 Final round; Promoted
1968 2nd 19 40 6 17 17 20–53 29 Round of 256
1969 2nd 14 40 7 23 10 27–27 37 Round of 256
2 2 0 2 0 2–2 2 Promotion/relegation play-off3
1970 3rd 18 42 11 13 18 27–48 35 Round of 256
1971 3rd 12 38 11 12 15 28–36 45
1972 3rd 18 38 10 10 18 24–45 40
1973 3rd 14 32 6 11 15 24–42 194
1974 3rd 21 40 3 9 28 21–71 15
1975 3rd 18 34 5 6 23 22–48 16
1976 3rd 9 38 15 8 15 49–60 38
1977 3rd 6 40 17 12 11 45–36 46
1978 3rd 13 46 14 16 16 42–54 44
1979 3rd 7 46 22 13 11 56–33 57
1980 3rd 1 32 18 8 6 42–23 44
2 4 1 3 0 5–4 5 Final round5
1981 3rd 4 38 14 13 11 48–44 41 Group stage
1982 3rd 2 30 17 6 7 43–23 40
1983 3rd 3 32 15 11 6 35–19 41
1984 3rd 5 34 16 7 11 51–42 39
1985 3rd 4 30 15 6 9 43–27 36
1986 3rd 6 30 14 7 9 37–30 35
1987 3rd 10 34 12 6 16 33–39 30 Round of 16
1988 3rd 5 34 18 10 6 48–31 46
1989 3rd 10 42 18 8 16 46–41 44
1990 3rd 15 42 16 6 20 46–52 38 Round of 64
1991 3rd 22 42 7 9 26 32–55 23
1992 Round of 64
  • 1 Advanced to the final round for one promotion spot as the best-placed team from Belarusian SSR.
  • 2 Advanced to the semifinal round of promotion tournament (for one spot) as one of top 8 teams not from Russian, Ukrainian, Kazakh or Central Asian SSR.
  • 3 As the worst-placed team from Belarusian SSR, Neman had to play promotion/relegation play-off against the best-placed Belarusian team from the 3rd level.
  • 4 In 1973 every draw was followed by a penalty shoot-out, with a winner gaining 1 point and loser gaining 0.
  • 5 Advanced to the final round for one promotion spot as winners of their zone.

Belarus Belarus[edit]

Season Level Pos Pld W D L Goals Points Domestic Cup Notes
1992 1st 5 15 9 0 6 21–17 18 Round of 16
1992–93 1st 4 32 18 9 5 39–27 45 Winners UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
1993–94 1st 11 30 8 8 16 29–41 24 Round of 32
1994–95 1st 7 30 10 11 9 26–27 31 Round of 16
1995 1st 8 15 6 1 8 20–35 19 Round of 32
1996 1st 13 30 7 8 15 25–48 29
1997 1st 10 30 10 8 12 32–41 38 Round of 16
1998 1st 10 28 8 7 13 27–44 31 Quarterfinals
1999 1st 9 30 10 7 13 36–43 37 Quarterfinals
2000 1st 4 30 17 6 7 56–29 57 Quarterfinals
2001 1st 4 26 14 8 4 44–20 50 Round of 16
2002 1st 2 271 17 5 5 47–21 56 Round of 16 UEFA Cup
2003 1st 7 30 10 9 11 24–35 39 Quarterfinals
2004 1st 7 30 11 7 12 37–33 40 Quarterfinals Intertoto Cup
2005 1st 12 26 7 3 16 20–50 24 Semifinals
2006 1st 10 26 8 6 12 24–30 30 Round of 16
2007 1st 6 26 9 9 8 23–22 36 Semifinals
2008 1st 12 30 8 9 13 36–40 33 Round of 16
2009 1st 7 26 11 4 11 23–31 37 Semifinals
2010 1st 10 33 7 10 16 27–42 31 Quarterfinals
2011 1st 8 33 8 13 12 33–45 37 Runners-up
2012 1st 5 30 10 11 9 43–36 41 Semifinals
2013 1st 4 32 13 8 11 34-30 47 Round of 16
  • 1 Including additional game (0–1 loss) against BATE for the first place.

Neman in Europe[edit]

As of August, 2010.

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Aggregate
1993–94 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup QR Switzerland Lugano 2–1 0–5 2–6
2003–04 UEFA Cup QR Romania Steaua Bucureşti 1–1 0–0 1–1
2005 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R Czech Republic Tescoma Zlín 0–1 0–0 0–1
2014–15 UEFA Europa League 2Q Iceland FH Hafnarfjörður 1–1 0–2 1–3
Notes
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • 1R: First round
  • 2Q: Second qualifying round

Managers[edit]

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