FC Elektrosila Leningrad

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Elektrosila Leningrad
Founded 1922
Ground Lenin Stadium, Leningrad
Red Triangle Stadium, Leningrad

FC Electrosila Leningrad (Russian: Электросила Ленинград) or Krasnaya Zorya (Russian: Красная Заря) was a Soviet association football club from Leningrad, Soviet Union. The club played in the Soviet Top League from its inception to World War II. Until 1930 Krasnaya Zorya played in local competitions of Leningrad city and later in the city championship. In 1940 it lost most of its players when massive changes took place in the Soviet competitions before the 1941 season.

Team name history[edit]

  • Krasnaya Zorya Leningrad (1922-37)
  • Elektrik Leningrad (1938-39)
  • Krasnaya Zorya Leningrad (1940-45)
  • Elektrosila Leningrad (1946)

Stadium[edit]

During its time in the Soviet Top League Elektrosila played its games at the central stadium of the city, the Lenin Stadium. Other times the club played its games at the Red Triangle Stadium.

League and Cup history[edit]

Season Division Position Pl. W D L GS GA P Domestic Cup Europe Notes
1936 (Spring) 1st 7 6 1 1 4 8 21 9
1936 (Autumn) 5 7 3 0 4 13 18 13
1937 8 16 4 4 8 17 31 28
1938 13 25 8 8 9 42 44 24
1939 13 26 6 5 15 32 49 17 Relegated
1940 2nd 1 26 15 5 6 54 36 35 No competition merged with Zenit[1]
1946 11 24 5 6 13 23 50 16 East subgroup

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