Dinaburg FC

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Dinaburg FC
Dinaburg FC logo.png
Founded 1996
Ground Daugavas Stadions
Daugavpils, Latvia
Ground Capacity 3,480
League Latvian First League
2009 9th (relegated)

Dinaburg FC was a Latvian football club, playing in the city of Daugavpils. In 2009 it merged with FK Daugava. The club played at the Daugava Stadium (capacity 4,070). On October 5, 2009, Dinaburg was expelled from the Virsliga and both the president and trainer were banned for life on suspicion of betting and match-fixing.[1]

History[edit]

Historic names[edit]

Season 2006[edit]

Hibernian v Dinaburg

They qualified to play with Hibernian, of Scotland, in the second round of the 2006 Intertoto Cup after beating Havnar Bóltfelag, from the Faroe Islands, 2–1 on aggregate in the first round. They lost 8–0 on aggregate, losing 5–0 in Edinburgh and 3–0 in Daugavpils.

Season 2007[edit]

FC Dinaburg Daugavpils were eliminated from the Baltic League 2007 due to violation of Fair Play rules, but they once again qualified for the Intertoto Cup, where they started against Irish League team Cliftonville, but they lost 2–1 on aggregate, losing at home 1–0 after a 1–1 draw in Belfast.

Season 2009[edit]

They qualified to play JK Nõmme Kalju from Estonian Meistriliiga, Estonia, in the first round of the UEFA Europa League. They won 2–1 in Daugavpils, and drew 0–0 in Tallinn. In the second round they played Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C.. In Israel they lost 4–0 and 1–0 in Daugavpils. Later that season they were relegated from both leagues they participated in – Virsliga and The Baltic Football League, because of suspicions about match-fixing and illegal betting.

FK Daugava Daugavpils took their place in Virsliga 2010, having all the players that previously played for Dinaburg in their squad, except those who joined new clubs during the transfer season.

Honours[edit]

Participation in Latvian Championships[edit]

European record[edit]

UEFA Cup 1996–97

  • Preliminary round

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1997–98

  • Qualifying round
    • Azerbaijan FK Gäncä
    • 1st leg: 1–0
    • 2nd leg: 1–0
    • Aggregate: 2–0
  • First round
    • Greece AEK Athens
    • 1st leg: 0–5
    • 2nd leg: 2–4
    • Aggregate: 2–9

UEFA Intertoto Cup 1998

  • First round
    • Slovakia OD Trencin
    • 1st leg:1–1
    • 2nd leg:1–4
    • Aggregate:2–5

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2000

  • First round
    • Slovakia OD Trencin
    • 1st leg:0–3
    • 2nd leg:0–1
    • Aggregate:0–4

UEFA Cup 2001–02

  • Qualifying round
    • Croatia NK Osijek
    • 1st leg:2–1
    • 2nd leg:0–1
    • Aggregate:2–2(lost on away goals)

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2002

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2003

  • First round
    • Switzerland FC Wil
    • 1st leg:1–0
    • 2nd leg:0–2
    • Aggregate:1–2

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2004

  • Second round
    • Serbia and Montenegro OFK Beograd
    • 1st leg:1–3
    • 2nd leg:0–2
    • Aggregate:1–5

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2005

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2006

  • Second round

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2007

  • First round

2009–10 UEFA Europa League

Baltic League[edit]

Baltic League 2009–10

  • First round

Notable former players[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Latvia GK Vadims Fjodorovs
Latvia MF Mihails Ziziļevs
North Korea FW Ri Myong Jun
Latvia DF Vadims Logins
North Korea MF Hong Kum Song

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Latvian side kicked out over betting, match-fixing". Reuters. October 5, 2009. Archived from the original on March 28, 2010. Retrieved January 25, 2014. 

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