FC Volga Ulyanovsk

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Full name Football Club Volga Ulyanovsk
Founded 1947; 67 years ago (1947)
Ground Trud
Ground Capacity 10,000
Chairman Dmitry Ryabov
Manager Sergei Sedyshev
League Russian Second Division, Zone Ural-Povolzhye
2012–13 3rd

FC Volga Ulyanovsk (Russian: ФК «Во́лга» Улья́новск) is a professional association football club based in Ulyanovsk, Russia. In 2008, they were relegated to the Russian Second Division 2009 after they finished 17th in Russian First Division. In December 2008, Volga signed a partnership agreement with Floriana FC of Malta, the most successful club in Maltese football.

Their reserve team FC Volga-d Ulyanovsk used to play professionally as FC Energiya Ulyanovsk.

Club name and location history[edit]

  • 1947–1957: FC Torpedo Ulyanovsk
  • 1958: FC Dynamo Ulyanovsk
  • 1959–1961: FC Spartak Ulyanovsk
  • 1961–1985: FC Volga Ulyanovsk
  • 1986–1991: FC Start Ulyanovsk
  • 1992–1995: FC Tekstilshchik Isheyevka
  • 1996–2005: FC Volga Ulyanovsk
  • 2006: FC Volga-Energiya Ulyanovsk (the reserves team currently known as FC Volga-d Ulyanovsk played as FC Volga-Energiya Ulyanovsk in the Amateur Football League in 2007)
  • 2007–present: FC Volga Ulyanovsk

Current squad[edit]

As of January 9, 2014, 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
Russia GK Renat Sokolov
Russia GK Dmitri Tagashov
Russia DF Artyom Abramov
Russia DF Maksim Mineyev
Russia DF Ilnur Mukhametdinov
Russia DF Yaroslav Ovsyannikov
Russia DF Maksim Shorkin
Russia DF Aleksei Tsygantsov
Russia DF Valeri Zakharov
Russia MF Ildar Bikchantayev
Russia MF Ivan Chudin
No. Position Player
Russia MF Nail Khabibullin
Russia MF Veniamin Mednikov
Russia MF Vladislav Oslonosvskiy
Russia MF Denis Rakhmanov
Russia MF Dmitri Rakhmanov
Russia MF Marat Safin
Russia MF Marat Salakhutdinov
Russia FW Anton Bobylev
Russia FW Dmitri Khalyavin
Russia FW Stanislav Prokofyev

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