FK Skopje

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Skopje
FK Skopje Logo.png
Full name Fudbalski Klub Skopje
Nickname(s) Пирати (The Pirates)
Founded 1960; 54 years ago (1960)
Ground Stadion Avtokomanda
Ground Capacity 4,000
Chairman Igor Todorovski
Manager Ljupčo Markovski
League Macedonian Second League
2013–14 3rd

FK Skopje (Macedonian: ФК Скопје) is a football club from Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. They play in the Macedonian Second Football League.

History[edit]

The club was created in 1920s originally as SSK Skopje, and they competed in the Macedonian Football league with great success. The golden period of the team was the 30s when they won 6 titles champions of Macedonia. First one in 1929 at the fourth official champioship.SSK Skopje shared the first place with JUG and Sparta both Skopje based teams. They repeated the success in 1930 but this time they were alone at the top of the championship table as well in as in 1932.At this golden period of the club they won the title three times in raw, 1933 and 1934 dominating the league in this three seasons.They came back on the top of the league table as champions again in 1940 after a short period of domination of the city rivals GSK Vardar.They repeated the championship title in 1941 again just before the WW2 started.Winning 7 titles in 11 seasons dominating the Macedonian championship in 30s, was never repeated after.After the war the club competed in the Macedonina championship long under name FK Metalec .In 1955 FK Metalec won its 8th title before the fusion with FK Industrialec.In 1960 by uniting FK Metalec and FK Industrijalec its renamed to FK MIK (Metalska Industrija Kale) and later they changed back their original name of the club FK Skopje.They won their 9th title Champions of Macedonia in 1970,and it was their last trophy. As FK MIK, the club competed for two seasons in the Federal EasternYugoslav Second League East where they played with teams from federal Republics of Macedonia,Montenegro, Serbia Kosovo and Voivodinship. Since the transformation of the Macedonian Football League in to Macedonian First League they have played there for 3 seasons: 1997/98, 1998/99 and 2010/11.

Honours[edit]

Republic of Macedonia Macedonian Royal League

  • Winners (7): 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1940, 1941

Socialist Republic of Macedonia Macedonian Republic League:

  • Winners (2): 1955,1970

Republic of Macedonia Macedonian Second League:

  • Winners (1): 1996–97
  • Runners-up (1): 2009–10

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 Republic of Macedonia GK Marjan Cvetkovski
2 Republic of Macedonia DF Hristijan Pecov
3 Republic of Macedonia DF Alekso Noveski
4 Republic of Macedonia MF Martin Trifunov
5 Republic of Macedonia DF Filip Misevski
6 Republic of Macedonia DF Dzevat Sakiri
7 Republic of Macedonia MF Zoran Taseski
8 Republic of Macedonia MF Gjoko Aleksovski
10 Republic of Macedonia FW Darko Milevski
11 Republic of Macedonia MF Samir Deari
No. Position Player
12 Republic of Macedonia GK Kire Dimov
13 Republic of Macedonia DF Martin Danevski
14 Republic of Macedonia FW Aleksandar Popovski
15 Republic of Macedonia DF Borce Uzhevski
16 Republic of Macedonia MF Valon Abazi
17 Republic of Macedonia DF Filip Dimitrioski
18 Republic of Macedonia FW Riste Nakovski
19 Republic of Macedonia FW Taha Semsi
Republic of Macedonia DF Dimitar Nikolov
Republic of Macedonia FW Milorad Smokovski

Supporters[edit]

FK Skopje supporters are known as Pirati (Pirates), mostly coming from the Skopje settlement Avtokomanda.[1]

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