FC Dynamo Brest

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Dynamo Brest
FC Dynamo Brest logo.png
Full nameFootball Club Dynamo Brest[1]
Founded1960; 59 years ago (1960)
GroundRegional Sport Complex Brestsky
Capacity10,060
DirectorSergey Kovalchuk
ManagerMarcel Lička
LeagueBelarusian Premier League
20186th
WebsiteClub website

FC Dynamo Brest (Belarusian: ФК Дынама Брэст, FK Dynama Brest; Russian: ФК Динамо Брест) is a Belarusian football club based in Brest. The club plays in the Belarusian Premier League, the top division in Belarusian football.

History[edit]

Origins[edit]

The club was founded in 1960 as Spartak Brest and joined Soviet Class B (second-tier league) the same year. After the 1962 season they were relegated as a result of league reorganization. They came close to promotion twice in 1964 and 1967 but lost the final round both times. They were finally promoted on their third attempt in 1969, but the following year they again dropped to the third tier due to league reorganization.[2] In 1972 the team was renamed to Bug Brest and finally, in 1976 to Dуnamo Brest. From 1970 till the end of Soviet era the club was playing in the Soviet third-tier league. Dynamo Brest had a strong connection with Dinamo Minsk during these years (as both clubs were affiliated to Dinamo Sports Society) and often accepted young Minsk team players on loan.[3]

Belarusian Premier League[edit]

In 1992 Dynamo Brest joined Belarusian Premier League and have been playing there ever since. Their best result was a third place in inaugural 1992 season, and they were finishing in the middle and bottom parts of the table ever since. In 2007 Dynamo Brest won Belarusian Cup, also securing their only UEFA Cup participation. During 2012 season they were using the name FC Brest due to legal issues with using a Dynamo brand name the rights to which were claimed by Belarusian Dynamo Sport Society. This issue was resolved only by the end of the year. In the 2017 season, Dinamo Brest drew an average home league attendance of 5,689, the highest in the league.[4]

Name changes[edit]

  • 1960: founded as Spartak Brest
  • 1972: renamed to Bug Brest (after Bug River)
  • 1976: renamed to Dinamo Brest
  • 2012: renamed to FC Brest
  • 2013: renamed back to Dinamo Brest (in 2017 latin spelling altered to Dynamo, as seen on the updated logo)

Supporters and rivalries[edit]

The first organised fan group was created on 1 August 1998, and the fan-dedicated stand can hold around 200-500 fans. An ultras group was created in 2008. The fans call themselves the Blue White Devils. They are politically right-wing.[5]

The club have two fan-clubs: in Pinsk and Kobrin. The one official friendship, with fans of Orlęta Radzyń Podlaski, and good contacts with fans Dinamo Minsk and BATE Borisov. Their rivals are all left-wing fans, FC Gomel, Dnepr Mogilev, Shakhtyor Soligorsk, Slavia Mozyr, Belshina Bobruisk, Torpedo Minsk and Neman Grodno.[5]

Honours[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of February 2019 [6]

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

No. Position Player
1 Belarus GK Artem Denisenko
2 Cameroon MF Gaby Kiki
3 Portugal DF Dénis Duarte
7 Belarus MF Artem Bykov
9 Belarus MF Sergey Krivets
10 Ukraine FW Artem Milevskiy
11 Ghana MF Saliw Babawo
13 Belarus DF Maksim Vitus
15 Belarus MF Syarhey Kislyak
17 Belarus MF Pavel Sedko
19 Ukraine MF Oleksandr Noyok
20 Ghana FW Joel Fameyeh
21 Belarus DF Aleh Veratsila
22 Belarus DF Aleksandr Pavlovets
No. Position Player
23 Sweden MF Ayomide Jibodu
29 Ukraine FW Oleksiy Khoblenko
30 Belarus GK Alyaksandr Hutar
33 Belarus MF Pavel Nyakhaychyk
35 Belarus GK Pavel Pavlyuchenko
51 Belarus FW Dzyanis Laptsew
71 Belarus DF Vladimir Medved
77 Belarus MF Roman Yuzepchuk
88 Belarus MF Pavel Savitski
97 Belarus DF Alyaksey Ivanow
99 Nigeria MF Chidi Osuchukwu
Sweden FW Mohamed Said Adan
Greece DF Giorgos Katsikas

League and Cup history[edit]

Soviet Union[edit]

Season Level Pos Pld W D L Goals Points Domestic Cup Notes
1960 2nd 15 30 7 4 19 27–59 18
1961 2nd 13 30 7 8 15 28–43 22 Round of 64
1962 2nd 4 32 15 9 6 39–25 39 Round of 512 Relegated1
1963 3rd 15 30 7 9 14 16–27 23 Round of 1024
1964 3rd 4 30 12 12 6 25–12 36 Round of 2048
5 4 0 0 4 2–6 0 Final round2
1965 3rd 10 30 9 8 13 28–30 26 Round of 1024
1966 3rd 11 32 8 11 13 26–34 27
1967 3rd 4 34 14 12 8 33–28 40 Round of 4096
2 3 1 2 0 3–2 4 Semi-final round3
1968 3rd 3 38 21 8 9 48–27 50
2 1 1 0 2–0 3 Promotion/relegation play-off4
1969 2nd 13 40 12 13 15 30–29 37 Round of 32 Relegated5
1970 3rd 16 42 12 13 17 32–48 37 Round of 128
1971 3rd 9 38 13 16 9 33–29 55
1972 3rd 6 38 14 15 9 44–32 57
1973 3rd 11 32 10 9 13 35–46 236
1974 3rd 14 40 10 14 16 33–44 34
1975 3rd 10 34 12 7 15 38–44 31
1976 3rd 2 38 20 10 8 63–38 50
1977 3rd 11 40 14 13 13 51–44 41 Round of 64
1978 3rd 6 46 24 10 12 62–37 58
1979 3rd 3 46 24 14 8 77–35 62
1980 3rd 4 32 12 10 10 39–36 34
1981 3rd 6 40 13 10 17 45–37 56
1982 3rd 13 30 9 4 17 30–44 22
1983 3rd 9 32 10 10 12 41–36 30
1984 3rd 12 34 9 9 16 38–50 27
1985 3rd 6 30 13 7 10 40–33 33
1986 3rd 7 30 15 3 12 41–31 33
1987 3rd 4 34 18 6 10 54–26 42
1988 3rd 10 34 14 6 14 43–41 34
1989 3rd 5 42 19 10 13 53–51 48 Round of 128
1990 3rd 9 42 15 15 12 49–39 45
1991 3rd 16 42 14 9 19 50–50 37
1992 Round of 128
  • 1 Relegated as the 2nd level (Class B) was reduced from 10 zones (150 teams) in 1962 to a single group of 18 teams in 1963.
  • 2 Advanced to the final round as the best-placed team from Belarusian SSR. No team won the promotion from this final group in the end.
  • 3 Advanced to the semi-final round of promotion tournament (for one spot) as one of top 8 teams not from Russian, Ukrainian, Kazakh or Central Asian SSR.
  • 4 As the best-placed team from Belarusian SSR, Spartak advanced to promotion/relegation play-off against the lowest-placed Belarusian team from the 2nd level.
  • 5 Relegated as the 2nd level (Class B Second Group, renamed to Class B First Group from next season) was reduced from 4 zones (87 teams) in 1969 to a single group of 22 teams in 1970.
  • 6 In 1973 every draw was followed by a penalty shoot-out, with a winner gaining 1-point and loser gaining 0.

Belarus[edit]

Season Level Pos Pld W D L Goals Points Domestic Cup Notes
1992 1st 3 15 8 3 4 21–10 19 Semi-finals
1992–93 1st 7 32 13 9 10 33–29 35 Round of 16
1993–94 1st 8 30 11 9 10 30–29 31 Semi-finals
1994–95 1st 10 30 9 10 11 33–33 28 Round of 16
1995 1st 10 15 5 2 8 27–32 17 Round of 16
1996 1st 10 30 7 11 12 39–43 32
1997 1st 7 30 12 6 12 44–52 42 Quarter-finals
1998 1st 9 28 12 2 14 40–40 38 Round of 16
1999 1st 7 30 14 4 12 59–52 46 Round of 16
2000 1st 10 30 10 4 16 37–51 34 Quarter-finals
2001 1st 11 26 8 5 13 26–38 29 Round of 16
2002 1st 10 26 8 8 10 25–26 32 Semi-finals
2003 1st 11 30 5 12 13 21–49 27 Round of 16
2004 1st 8 30 10 9 11 39–41 39 Round of 32
2005 1st 8 26 11 3 12 39–33 36 Round of 16
2006 1st 9 26 8 7 11 17–31 31 Quarter-finals
2007 1st 12 26 6 8 13 23–31 25 Winners
2008 1st 6 30 13 8 9 40–34 47 Round of 16
2009 1st 5 26 10 8 8 30–24 38 Round of 32
2010 1st 5 33 12 10 11 48–40 46 Round of 32
2011 1st 10 33 8 11 14 38–46 35 Quarter-finals
2012 1st 8 30 8 5 17 27–38 29 Quarter-finals
2013 1st 8 32 11 7 14 32–41 40 Quarter-finals
2014 1st 11 32 7 5 20 29–68 26 Round of 16
2015 1st 12 26 7 3 16 23–42 24 Quarter-finals
2016 1st 8 30 11 7 12 38–38 40 Round of 16
2017 1st 4 30 14 9 7 47–26 51 Winners
2018 1st 6 30 14 10 6 52-30 52 Winners
2019 1st Round of 16

European record[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Agg.
2007–08 UEFA Cup 1Q Latvia Liepājas Metalurgs 1–2 1–1 2–3
2017–18 UEFA Europa League 2Q Austria Rheindorf Altach 0–3 1–1 1–4
2018-19 UEFA Europa League 2Q Greece Atromitos 4–3 1−1 5–4
3Q Cyprus Apollon Limassol 1–0 0–4 1–4

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ВОПРОС - ОТВЕТ". Dynamo-brest.by. ФК "Динамо-Брест". Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  2. ^ "История 1960-1970". dynamo-brest.by. Retrieved 8 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Официальный сайт ФК 'Динамо-Брест'". dynamo-brest.by. Retrieved 8 February 2017.
  4. ^ http://www.european-football-statistics.co.uk/attn.htm
  5. ^ a b To My Kibice Plus, No.1(43), Spring 2014, pages 42-43
  6. ^ https://dynamo-brest.by/team

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