FK Atlantas

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FK Atlantas
Club crest
Full name Football Club Atlantas
Founded 1962
Ground Žalgiris Stadium
Ground Capacity 5000
Chairman Lithuania Vacys Lekevičius
Manager Russia Konstantin Sarsania
League A Lyga
2013 A Lyga, 2nd

FK Atlantas is a Lithuanian football team from the port city of Klaipėda. The team currently plays on the first level of the Lithuanian football league pyramid.

The club's name has changed several times. It was established in 1962 as Granitas, and became PSK Aras in 1993. Since 1996, when FK Sirijus Klaipėda got up into the club, it has had the name Atlantas, which in Lithuanian language means Atlantic Ocean.

Atlantas were Lithuanian champions in 1978, 1980, 1981, and 1984.


1977, 1981, 1983, 1986, 2001, 2003
1978, 1980, 1981, 1984


Lithuania Lithuania
Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L Goals P Top Scorer Cup Europe
1991 1st 7 14 5 4 5 15-14 14

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 Lithuania GK Mindaugas Malinauskas
5 Lithuania DF Ričadas Šveikauskas
6 Lithuania MF Andrius Bartkus
7 Lithuania FW Evaldas Razulis
8 Lithuania MF Gediminas Kruša
9 Lithuania FW Donatas Kazlauskas
10 Lithuania MF Marius Papšys
11 Lithuania MF Tadas Eliošius
12 Lithuania GK Edvinas Gertmonas
13 Lithuania MF Donatas Navikas
14 Lithuania MF Skirmantas Rakauskas
17 Lithuania DF Markas Beneta
18 Lithuania DF Andrius Jokšas
19 Lithuania MF Dovydas Virkšas
No. Position Player
20 Lithuania DF Kazimieras Gnedojus
21 Lithuania FW Lukas Baranauskas
22 Lithuania GK Mantas Galdikas
23 Lithuania DF Rolandas Baravykas
26 Latvia DF Antons Jemelins
28 Lithuania FW Karolis Laukžemis
29 Russia MF Yuri Kirillov
31 Lithuania MF Zigmantas Jesipov
33 Lithuania DF Marius Kazlauskas
34 Russia MF Maksim Maksimov
35 Lithuania DF Edgaras Žarskis
74 Lithuania MF Ovidijus Verbickas
77 Lithuania MF Gerardas Žukauskas
99 Lithuania FW Rokas Krušnauskas

Notable Former Players[edit]

European Cups History[edit]

Season Competition Round Club 1st Leg 2nd Leg Aggregate
2001–02 UEFA Cup QR Romania Rapid Bucureşti 0–4 0–8 0–12 Symbol delete vote.svg
2002–03 UEFA Cup QR Bulgaria Litex Lovech 0–5 1–3 1–8 Symbol delete vote.svg
2003–04 UEFA Cup QR Poland Dyskobolia Grodzisk 0–2 1–4 1–6 Symbol delete vote.svg
2004 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R Russia FC Spartak Moscow 1–0 0–2 1–2 Symbol delete vote.svg
2005–06 UEFA Cup 1Q Wales Rhyl 3–2 1–2 4–4 (a) Symbol delete vote.svg
2014–15 UEFA Europa League 1Q Luxembourg FC Differdange 03 0–1 3–1 3–2 Symbol keep vote.svg
2Q Kazakhstan Shakhter Karagandy 0–0 0–3 0–3 Symbol delete vote.svg

Participation in Lithuanian Championships[edit]



External links[edit]