FK Leotar ( Cyrillic: ФK Лeoтap) is a professional football club from the city of Trebinje, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. They play in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The club's home ground is the 8,500-seater Police Stadium, and the club are nicknamed "Tigrovi" (" Tigers").
Founded in 1925, Leotar was a member of the
First League of the Republika Srpska after the Bosnian conflict, winning its final season before integration in 2001–02. In its first season in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Leotar won its only national championship and qualified for the UEFA Champions League.
History [ edit ]
Yugoslavia [ edit ]
Founded in 1925 in the
Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, the club served as a training ground for many players who went on to enjoy notable careers elsewhere. Leotar never managed to gain promotion to the Yugoslav First League.
Bosnia and Herzegovina [ edit ]
Leotar entered the first-ever season of the
First League of Republika Srpska in 1995–96, playing in the Eastern Group and failing to reach the play-offs. In 2001–02, Leotar won the last-ever league championship in the [1 ] Republika Srpska before the entity's clubs were integrated into a national league. In its first season in the national league in 2002–03, Leotar became the champion of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the only time, denying [2 ] Zeljeznicar a third consecutive title by gaining 85 points to their 82. The club fell to fourth in the next season. [3 ] [4 ]
The following season, Leotar played in the qualification stages for the
2003–04 UEFA Champions League. The club defeated Grevenmacher of Luxembourg in the first qualifying round, but was defeated by Czech club Slavia Prague 1–2 at home and 2–1 away in the second.
Honours [ edit ]
European record [ edit ]
Summary [ edit ]
Source: uefa.com, Last updated on 5 July 2013
Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against. Defunct competitions indicated in italics.
By season [ edit ]
Current squad [ edit ]
As of August 7, 2014. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Technical staff [ edit ]
As of 7 August 2014
Current technical staff
Head coach: Damjan Ratković Assistant coach:
Rajko Mičeta Goalkeeping Coach:
Veselin Klimović Doctor:
Vlado Rašović Physiotherapist:
Rade Bošković Physiotherapist:
Management [ edit ]
As of 7 August 2014
Managers [ edit ]
Dragan Spaić (Oct 28, 2010–June 30, 2011)
Slavko Jović (June 8, 2011–Sept 2, 2011)
Bogdan Korak (Sept 2, 2011–Dec 21, 2011)
Borče Sredojević (Dec 21, 2011–July 6, 2012)
Vladimir Gaćinović (July 9, 2012–June 6, 2013)
Dragan Spaić (July 8, 2013–Feb 18, 2014)
Vladimir Gaćinović (Feb 18, 2014–March 17, 2014)
Damjan Ratković (July 21, 2014–present)
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]