Sumgayit FK

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Sumgayit FK
Sumgayit FC crest
Full name Sumqayıt Futbol Klubu
Founded 2010
Ground Mehdi Huseynzade Stadium
Ground Capacity 15,350
President Kamran Guliyev
Manager Agil Mammadov
League Azerbaijan Premier League
2013–14 9th
Website Club home page
Third colours
Current season

Sumgayit FK (Azerbaijani: Sumqayıt Futbol Klubu) is an Azerbaijani football club based in Sumgayit. As of 2014, the club plays in the Azerbaijan Premier League.[1]

History[edit]

The club was founded in 2010 as Sumgayit FK. In May 2011, the team secured their promotion to Azerbaijan Premier League after getting wildcard place instead of defunct Absheron.[2] After securing promotion to the Premier League, the club based most of their squad on players from Azerbaijan's U-19 and U-17 players.[3] In January 2012, the club announced that its old name was being restored.[4]

During 2012–13 season, Sumgayit narrowly avoided relegation to the First Division by finishing 10th in the league.

Stadium[edit]

The club's home ground is Mehdi Huseynzade Stadium, a multi-use stadium in Sumqayit, which has a capacity of 15,350.

Supporters[edit]

Sumgayit get most of their support in the Absheron District, particularly the city of Sumgayit. The club also enjoys support from fans scattered all over the city, and the local area in general.

Domestic league and cup history[edit]

Season League Azerbaijan Cup Top goalscorer
Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Name League
2010–11 2nd 7 26 13 5 8 34 26 44 Did not enter
2011–12 1st 12 32 6 6 20 27 52 24 First Round Azerbaijan Orkhan Aliyev 5
2012–13 1st 10 32 9 8 15 31 49 35 Second Round Azerbaijan Pardis Fardjad-Azad 9
2013–14 1st 9 36 5 10 21 27 61 25 Second Round Azerbaijan Pardis Fardjad-Azad 6

Players[edit]

For a list of all former and current Sumgayit FK players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:Sumgayit FK players.

Azerbaijani teams are limited to nine players without Azerbaijani citizenship. The squad list includes only the principal nationality of each player; several non-European players on the squad have dual citizenship with an EU country.

Current squad[edit]

As of 18 June 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 Azerbaijan GK Andrey Popoviç
2 Azerbaijan DF Shahriyar Khalilov
3 Azerbaijan DF Vurğun Hüseynov
7 Azerbaijan FW Pardis Fardjad-Azad
15 Azerbaijan DF Nodar Mammadov
18 Azerbaijan MF Aleksandr Chertoganov
20 Azerbaijan DF Elşad Manafov
25 Azerbaijan MF Farid Kerimzade
63 Azerbaijan GK Shahruddin Mahammadaliyev
No. Position Player
76 Azerbaijan MF Bayram Nuruzädä
92 Azerbaijan DF Bakhtiyar Hasanalizade
94 Azerbaijan GK Tarlan Ahmadli
-- Azerbaijan DF Agil Nabiyev
-- Azerbaijan DF Ramazan Abbasov
-- Azerbaijan DF Ruslan Poladov
-- Azerbaijan MF Tarzin Jahangirov
-- Azerbaijan MF Elvin Hasanaliyev
-- Azerbaijan MF Tagim Novruzov

Managers[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Information correct as of match played 19 February 2014. Only competitive matches are counted.

Name Nat. From To P W D L GS GA %W Honours Notes
Bernhard Raab  Germany Sept 19, 2011 June 11, 2013 67 16 14 37 58 101 23.88 [5]
Agil Mammadov  Azerbaijan June 12, 2013 Present 23 1 6 16 15 44 04.35 [5]
  • Notes:

P – Total of played matches W – Won matches D – Drawn matches L – Lost matches GS – Goal scored GA – Goals against
%W – Percentage of matches won

Nationality is indicated by the corresponding FIFA country code(s).

Records[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FK Sumqayit". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  2. ^ ""Sumqayıt"ın prezidenti: "Komandanı Lippert çalışdıra bilər"". Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Сумгайыт создает новую Шафа". Retrieved 4 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Сумгайыт Шехер меняет название". Azerisport.com (in Russian). Retrieved 18 December 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Бернхард Рааб покинул «Сумгайыт», новым наставником назначен Агиль Мамедов". extratime.az (in Russian). Retrieved 15 January 2014. 

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