NK Domžale

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Domžale
Club crest
Full name Nogometni Klub Domžale
Nickname(s) Ravbarji (The Brigands)
Rumeno-modri (The Yellow-Blues)
Founded 1921; 93 years ago (1921) (as SK Disk)[1]
Ground Sports Park,
Domžale
Ground Capacity 2,813
President Stane Oražem
Head Coach Luka Elsner
League Slovenian PrvaLiga
2013–14 1. SNL, 6th
Website Club home page

Nogometni Klub Domžale (English: Domžale Football Club), commonly referred to as NK Domžale or simply Domžale, is a Slovenian football club that plays in the town of Domžale. They have won both the Slovenian League and the Slovenian Supercup twice and the Slovenian Cup once.

History[edit]

NK Domžale was formed in 1921 and is one of the oldest Slovenian football clubs. Their current stadium (Domžale Sports Park) was built in 1948. It was renovated and modernized in 1997 and 1999. Work on the new western stand started in October 2003 and was finished in April 2004. On 29 June 2006 the stadium received reflectors, mounted on 4 concrete towers and strategically placed at each corner of the stadium. There are 120 in total, allowing matches to be played in the evening.

The club's golden age began in summer of 2002, when Slaviša Stojanovič became head coach. He brought Domžale into the 1. SNL. In the 2005–06 season, they advanced through the first two qualifying rounds of the UEFA Cup before being eliminated in the First Round by Stuttgart. They played in the 2006–07 qualifying rounds, but were eliminated by Hapoel Tel Aviv. After a 4–0 away win against Primorje on 13 May, Domžale were confirmed as league champions for the first time. This win makes the club only the fifth to claim the title since the independent league's formation in 1991–92.

Supporters[edit]

There are two main supporting groups for NK Domžale. The first one, the older, is a fan group formed in 1988, which goes by the name of Ravbarji. The second group, formed in late 2006, is an ultras group called the Ultras Domžale.

Honours[edit]

Winners (2): 2006–07, 2007–08
Runners-up (3): 2004–05, 2005–06, 2010–11
Winners (1): 2002–03
Winners (1): 2010–11
Runners-up (1): 2009–10
Winners (2): 2007, 2011
Runners-up (1): 2008

Current squad[edit]

As of 30 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
1 Slovenia GK Dejan Milić
2 Slovenia DF Nejc Skubic
5 Slovenia MF Darko Zec
6 Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Kenan Horić
7 Slovenia MF Rudi Požeg Vancaš
8 Slovenia FW Anže Jelar
10 Croatia FW Slobodan Vuk
13 Slovenia DF Žan Žužek
17 Slovenia FW Matej Podlogar
19 Serbia MF Nemanja Maksimović
20 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Aladin Šišić
22 Bosnia and Herzegovina GK Ajdin Mulalić
23 Antigua and Barbuda FW Josh Parker
No. Position Player
26 Uruguay FW Sasha Aneff
27 Slovenia DF Gaber Dobrovoljc
31 Slovenia FW Alen Ožbolt
37 Slovenia MF Žan Majer
39 Slovenia FW Roy Rudonja
41 Slovenia GK Nejc Vidmar
64 Slovenia DF Erik Janža
87 France MF Benjamin Morel
88 Slovenia DF Uroš Korun
90 Republic of Macedonia MF Zeni Husmani
92 Slovenia DF Žiga Kous
Slovenia MF Ernest Grvala
Serbia MF Veljko Simić (on loan from Basel)

Domestic league and cup results[edit]

Season League Position Pts P W D L GF GA Cup
1991–92 1. SNL 19 24 40 5 14 21 26 59 x
1992–93 2. SNL 8 29 30 10 9 11 50 54 Round of 16
1993–94 2. SNL 12 25 30 6 13 11 28 45 x
1994–95 2. SNL 9 31 30 12 7 11 44 38 x
1995–96 2. SNL 8 39 29 10 9 10 32 34 x
1996–97 2. SNL 7 39 29 11 6 12 40 30 Round of 16
1997–98 2. SNL 3 58 30 17 7 6 63 30 First round
1998–99 1. SNL 8 41 33 10 11 12 40 49 First round
1999–2000 1. SNL 9 41 33 11 8 14 50 51 Round of 16
2000–01 1. SNL 10 37 33 11 4 18 45 64 Round of 16
2001–02 1. SNL 12 16 33 3 7 23 26 75 Round of 16
2002–03 2. SNL 1 74 30 23 5 2 81 28 Round of 16
2003–04 1. SNL 8 41 32 11 8 13 47 53 Round of 16
2004–05 1. SNL 2 52 32 14 10 8 48 36 Quarter-finals
2005–06 1. SNL 2 71 36 20 11 5 69 28 Quarter-finals
2006–07 1. SNL 1 75 36 21 12 3 64 29 Round of 16
2007–08 1. SNL 1 73 36 21 10 5 65 31 Semi-finals
2008–09 1. SNL 5 50 36 12 14 10 44 40 Round of 16
2009–10 1. SNL 8 45 36 12 9 15 51 59 Runners-up
2010–11 1. SNL 2 67 36 20 7 9 57 35 Winners
2011–12 1. SNL 7 40 36 11 7 18 39 52 Round of 16
2012–13 1. SNL 3 60 36 17 9 10 42 34 Round of 16
2013–14 1. SNL 6 45 36 10 15 11 47 36 Quarter-finals
Totals 1. SNL 2 Titles 781 560 210 156 194 764 728 1 Cup
*Best results are highlighted.

European record[edit]

Summary[edit]

Competition Pld W D L GF GA Last season played
UEFA Champions League 8 4 0 4 10 12 2008–09
UEFA Cup
UEFA Europa League
14 6 2 6 23 17 2013–14
Total 22 10 2 10 33 29 2013–14

Source: uefa.com, Last updated in 2014
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]

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Agg.
2005–06 UEFA Cup QR1 San Marino Domagnano 3–0 5–0 8–0
QR2 Israel Ashdod 1–1 2–2 3–3 (a)
R1 Germany VfB Stuttgart 1–0 0–2 1–2
2006–07 UEFA Cup QR1 Bosnia and Herzegovina Orašje 5–0 2–0 7–0
QR2 Israel Hapoel Tel Aviv 0–3 2–1 2–4
2007–08 Champions League QR1 Albania Tirana 1–0 2–1 3–1
QR2 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 1–2 1–3 2–5
2008–09 Champions League QR1 Luxembourg F91 Dudelange 2–0 1–0 3–0
QR2 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 0–3 2–3 2–6
2011–12 Europa League QR2 Croatia Split 1–2 1–3 2–5
2013–14 Europa League QR1 Romania Astra Giurgiu 0–1 0–2 0–3

UEFA Ranking[edit]

As of 29 August 2014[2][3]
Rank Team Points
325 Slovenia Domžale 3.325

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NZS: Klubi" [NZS: Clubs] (in Slovene). Football Association of Slovenia official website. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  2. ^ UEFA Club's Ranking 2015
  3. ^ "UEFA Team Ranking 2015". Bert Kassies. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 

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