FC Lokomotíva Košice

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Lokomotíva Košice
Lokomotiva kosice.png
Full name FC Lokomotíva Košice
Nickname(s) Loky
Founded 1946
Ground Stadium Družstevná pri Hornáde
Krásna nad Hornádom, near Košice, Slovakia
President Gerhard Zvolánek
Head coach Dušan Ujhely
League DOXXbet liga (East)
2013-14 3. liga, 8th (promoted)
Website Club home page

FC Lokomotíva Košice is a Slovak football club, playing in the town of Košice. The club was founded in 1946 and played for 29 years in the Czechoslovak First League.Dušan Ujhely

The club also had several appearances in Europe playing the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1977-78 and the UEFA Cup 1978-79.

Club history[edit]

In 1951-1952 and 1977-1978 seasons, the club ranked 3rd in the Czechoslovak First League. In the 1977-1978 season the team also won the Czechoslovak Cup.

The last major success of the club until the present time was winning the Slovak Cup in the 1984-1985 season. Season 1985-1986 was the last for the club in the Czechoslovak First League. That season the team finished next to last, 15th place in the league and relegated to the 2nd division.

After the disintegration of Czechoslovakia, the club took part in the Corgoň Liga. In the 1993-1994 season took 8th place out of 12 participants. In the 1997-1998 season, finishing next to last, 15th place, relegated to the second league. In the 1999-2000 season in the second division championship club finished 17th place and relegated to the third division. In the 2003-2004 season was dropped to the 4th division.

Currently the team performs in the 3rd division.

Rivalries[edit]

Lokomotíva's most important rivalry is with MFK Košice, before VSS Košice, 1. FC Košice. The match between them is called, Košické Derby (Košice Derby). Lokomotíva and MFK Košice include among historically the most successful football teams in the country.

Honours[edit]

Domestic[edit]

Club's name[edit]

Old logo
  • 1946 ŠK Železničiari Košice
  • 1946 ŠK Železničiari Sparta Košice (Merge with ŠK Sparta Košice)
  • 1949 ZSJ Dynamo ČSD Košice (Merge with Sokol Jednota Dynamo Košice)
  • 1952 TJ Lokomotíva Košice
  • 1965 TJ Lokomotíva VSŽ Košice (Merge with TJ VSŽ Košice)
  • 1967 TJ Lokomotíva Košice (End of merge with TJ VSŽ Košice)
  • 1990 FK Lokomotíva Košice (The football section became independent)
  • 1994 FK Lokomotíva Energogas Košice
  • 1999 FK Lokomotíva PČSP Košice
  • 2003 FC Lokomotíva Košice

Recent seasons[edit]

Year Division Position
1993–1994 Mars superliga (I) 8th
1994-1995 Mars superliga 9th
1995-1996 Mars superliga 8th
1996-1997 Mars superliga 10th
1997-1998 Mars superliga 15th (relegated)
1998-1999 2. liga (II) --
1999-2000 2. liga -- (relegated)
2000-2001 3. liga (III) --
2001-2002 3. liga --
2002-2003 3. liga --
2003-2004 3. liga -- (relegated)
2004-2005 4. liga (IV) --
2005-2006 4. liga (IV) 1st (promoted)
2006-2007 3. liga (III) --
2007-2008 3. liga (III) --
2008-2009 3. liga (III) 3rd
2009-2010 3. liga (III) 2nd
2010-2011 3. liga (III) 1st (promoted)
2011–2012 3. liga (III) 3rd
2012–2013 3. liga 3rd
2013–2014 3. liga 8th (promoted)

Current squad[edit]

As of 6 August 2014 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Slovakia DF Adam Kavka
3 Moldova DF Ion Sandu
4 Slovakia FW Michal Cmarko
5 Slovakia MF Tomáš Labun
6 Slovakia MF Jakub Ondira
7 Slovakia Ondrej Furman
7 Slovakia Ronald Konkoľ
8 Slovakia MF Dušan Kolek
9 Slovakia Igor Komjatý
10 Slovakia MF Martin Hloušek
11 Slovakia FW Stanislav Cuprišin
No. Position Player
12 Slovakia FW Jakub Kinský
13 Belarus Aliaksandr Mrynski
14 Slovakia Dávid Fábry
15 Slovakia Michal Jura
15 Russia FW Daur Proshchuk
16 Slovakia FW Michal Vilkovský
17 Slovakia Ján Rentko
18 Slovakia DF Jozef Kuruc
19 Slovakia MF Lukáš Horváth
20 Slovakia GK Jakub Giertl (captain)
27 Slovakia GK Jakub Kovalík

Notable players[edit]

Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for Lokomotiva.

Past (and present) players who are the subjects of Wikipedia articles can be found here.

External links[edit]