NK GOŠK Dubrovnik
|Full name||NK GOŠK Dubrovnik|
|Ground||Gradski stadion Lapad|
|League||Treća HNL – South|
|Website||Club home page|
NK GOŠK Dubrovnik is a Croatian football club based in the city of Dubrovnik. It takes its name from the Gruž neighbourhood of the city (Gruški Omladinski Športski Klub, in English Gruž Youth Sports Club).
After irreconcilable differences with his colleagues in the club's management of HNK Dubrovnik, Pero Vićan founded in 1998 a new club under the old name GOŠK. The desired outcome was soon a. While the competitor disappeared in the footballing irrelevance due to financial difficulty, GOŠK increased in the 2000/2001 season in the Druga HNL-South, which was maintained until the season 2004/2005. In the first round of the Relegation play-off could GOŠK meet local rivals NK Konavljanin from the suburb Čilipi yet conquer . As a result of defeat in the second round against the NK Karlovac is increased in the third League. The immediate promotion back to the 2005/2006 season was won despite the superior mastery of the Treća HNL-South with 10 points lead over second-placed not succeed. On the away goals rule kept the NK Moslavina in the relegation ultimately prevail (0:1 and 2:1). Making matters worse was that the home game due to the stadium condition could not be played on the home place in Lapad, but in a 150 km away Imotski. The following season after the missed climb the class could be maintained with difficulty by a new formation of the crew.
In the 2012–13 season GOŠK has made big success in the Croatian Cup reaching the quarter-finals where he was stopped by Lokomotiva Zagreb, in the first game played on Lapad, Lokomotiva was celebrated victory with a 1-0 while in the second leg at the Maksimir with no goals. Previously GOŠK the qualifying round passed without a fight Jedinstvo Omladinac from Nedešćina which was withdrawn from the competition, in the 1/16 finals GOŠK after the shootout was better than the second division Šibenik to the 1/8 finals after extra time was better than Nedelišće. On the quarterfinal draw GOŠK is given the first league side Lokomotiva Zagreb, which proved to be too strong rival, and after two games last remains uncertain, but this is the biggest success GOŠK in its recent history.
Traditionally, the region is predominantly Croatian tradition behind the club Hajduk Split. Thus, sections of the Torcida are also found in many small towns in the Dubrovnik hinterland. The two local clubs do not enjoy comparable status. While the fifth-division side HNK Dubrovnik 1919 even for away games of the small fan-group Padavičari supports, has the third division side GOŠK no organized supporters .
Treća HNL - South:
- Winners (2): 2000–01, 2005–06
- Winners: 2011–12
Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- NK GOŠK Dubrovnik at Nogometni magazin (Croatian)
- Soccerway profile
- Unofficial NK GOŠK Dubrovnik website