FK Mughan

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Muğan FK
FK Mugan.svg
Full name Muğan Futbol Klubu
Founded 2007
Dissolved 2012
Ground Salyan Olympic Sport Complex Stadium, Salyan, Azerbaijan
Ground Capacity 2,000
League Azerbaijan First Division
2011-2012 10th

FK Mughan Salyan (Azerbaijani: Muğan Futbol Klubu) was an Azerbaijani football club, based in Salyan.[1] The club reached the Azerbaijan Premier League for the first time in 2008-2009.[2] The club was first promoted after FK Masallı withdrew for the 2008/09 season. On 31 October 2008, FK NBC Salyan changed its name to FK Mughan.[3]

History[edit]

Founded in 2007, FK Mughan played their first season in the First Division, A Grupu, under the name of FK NBC Salyan. Finishing First in this group, they were admitted to the Second stage of the season. The club failed to achieve promotion, finishing third in the group. However, FK Masallı withdrew for the 2008/09 season, so FK Mughan gained a spot in the Azerbaijan Premier League.

In the 2008/09 season, FK NBC Salyan changed their name in FK Mughan on 31 October 2008. Their first match in the Azerbaijan Premier League was against FK Qäbälä. They lost 4-1. Their first victory was in round 3. Against PFC Turan Tovuz they won with 3-1. Finishing the season on the 12th spot, FK Mughan had just enough points to stay clear of relegation.

In 2010–11 season, club finished 8th place but due sponsorship reasons, club is ruled out to participate in the next season and will be replaced by Simurq PFC.[4][5]In 2012, club's owners announced that club will be dissolved and they will not be participating in Azerbaijan First Division.[6]

Colours and crest[edit]

FK Mughan's traditional kit is a white shirt with orange sides, white shorts with white socks. Their away kit is an orange with white sides. FK Mughan's current logo contains jumping gazelles, which is the sign of swiftness, speed and agility in Azerbaijani folklore.

League and domestic cup history[edit]

Season League Azerbaijan Cup Top goalscorer
Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Name League
2007-08 2nd 5 20 11 5 4 29 13 38 1/16 Finals
2008-09 1st 12 26 4 2 20 19 53 14 1/8 Finals Azerbaijan Farid Guliyev
Moldova Vladimir Ţaranu
4
2009-10 1st 10 20 7 6 7 17 16 27 1/8 Finals Azerbaijan Vüsal Hüseynov 5
2010-11 1st 8 32 13 8 11 29 31 47 1/8 Finals Uruguay Angel Gutierrez
Sweden John Pelu
5
2011-12 2nd 10 26 9 4 13 26 43 31 Preliminary Round

Managers[edit]

  • Azerbaijan Vladislav Gadirov (2007 – 2009)
  • Azerbaijan Nadir Gasymov (2009)
  • Azerbaijan Vladislav Gadirov (2009)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Kemal Alispahić (2009)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Almir Hurtić (2009 - 2010)
  • Azerbaijan Bahman Hasanov (2010 - 2011)
  • Azerbaijan Heydar Aghayev (2011 - present)

References[edit]

  1. ^ . Aliyev, Agshin (2008-07-08). "Masalli club refuses to play in Azerbaijan’s Premier League". Azeri Press Agency. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  2. ^ Suleymanov, Mehman (2008-07-25). "Azerbaijani Premier League to be drawn on July 30". Azeri Press Agency. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  3. ^ "NBC is renamed". AFFA. 31 October 2008. Retrieved 10 March 2009. 
  4. ^ "Рамин Мусаев: Симург заменит Мугань в премьер-лиге". Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  5. ^ ""Muğan" rəsmən Premyer Liqadan imtina etdi". Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Карван, МКТ-Араз и Мугань прекратили свое существование". Azerisport.com (in Russian). Retrieved 24 August 2012. 

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