FK Grafičar Podgorica

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FK Grafičar Podgorica
Full name Fudbalski klub Grafičar
Nickname(s) Štampari
Founded 1945
Ground Stadion na Koniku,
Podgorica, Montenegro
Ground Capacity 750
League

Montenegrin Third League

(Central region)

FK Grafičar is a Montenegrin football club from Podgorica. They currently compete in Montenegrin Third League - Central Region.

History[edit]

FK Grafičar was founded in 1945, as the club of printing-workers. In the few first months, Grafičar played in Nikšić, which was the printing-centre of Montenegro, but soon, the club gone to Podgorica.

For the few times in the history, Grafičar made promotion in the highest rank, but in the last 20 years club is playing in the lowest leagues. In the October 2007, Grafičar played in the first round of Montenegrin Cup, against FK Budućnost (0:2), and it's the greatest match in the history of the club

Grafičar's color is blue, but in the current season, club's playing in the yellow-blue shirts.

Konik derby[edit]

The biggest rival of Grafičar is local club FK Ribnica. In the past decades, Ribnica and Graficar were big rivals, and their matches sometimes watched more than 3,000 spectators. Today, the tradicion of Konik derby is still 'alive', and Ribnica is successful club.

Here are results of last 5 derbies:

Date Venue Home Guest Result Attendance
3 November 2006 Stadion na Koniku FK Grafičar FK Ribnica 1:4 (0:1) 400
20 March 2007 Stadion na Koniku FK Ribnica FK Grafičar 6:0 (3:0) 300
16 May 2007 Stadion na Koniku FK Ribnica FK Grafičar 7:2 (4:2) 500
3 September 2007 Stadion na Koniku FK Grafičar FK Ribnica 0:2 (0:1) 400
12 October 2007 Stadion na Koniku FK Grafičar FK Ribnica 4:2 (2:0) 350

scorers: Milasevic (p); Hot 2time scorer; Milos Despotovic a.k.a. Shevi

Transfer rumores[edit]

There is a big fuzz in last few days because of free agents signins who promise a lot. There are big expectations of these young players, hoping to rewrite montenegrin football history. The names of promising youngsters will be revealed on big presentation with big TV coverage. With these youngsters they are aiming for the highest positions in montenegreen football.