Paide Linnameeskond

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Paide Linnameeskond
Paide Linnameeskond logo.png
Full name Paide Linnameeskond
Nickname(s) Eesti Barcelona
(Estonian Barcelona)
Founded 2004; 13 years ago (2004)
Ground Paide Stadium, Paide
Ground Capacity 368
Manager Vjatšeslav Zahovaiko
League Meistriliiga
2016 Meistriliiga, 6th
Website Club home page

Paide Linnameeskond, or simply Paide, is a football club, based in Paide, Estonia, that competes in the Meistriliiga, the top flight of Estonian football.

Founded in 2004, the club has played in the Meistriliiga since 2009 and have never been relegated from the Estonian top division.


Paide Linnameeskond was founded as an amateur football club in 2004. In 2007, the club was promoted to Esiliiga. The team finished the 2008 Esiliiga season in fourth place and was promoted to the Meistriliiga. In 2010, former Paide Linnameeskond and the Estonia national football team player Meelis Rooba was hired as manager. Paide Linnameeskond finished the 2014–15 Estonian Cup season as runners-up, being defeated by Nõmme Kalju 0–2 in the final. Rooba resigned as manager after the 2016 season and was replaced by former Paide Linnameeskond player Vjatšeslav Zahovaiko.[1]


Runners-up (1): 2014–15


Current squad[edit]

As of 1 March 2017[2]

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

No. Position Player
1 Estonia GK Sten-Marten Vahi
2 Estonia DF Martin Mägi (on loan from Nõmme Kalju U21)
4 Russia DF Nikita Novopashin
5 Estonia DF Alex Sander Sepp (on loan from Flora)
7 Nigeria MF Jasper Uwaegbulam
8 Estonia MF Magnar Vainumäe
9 Estonia FW Andre Järva
10 Estonia MF Andre Frolov (captain)
11 Estonia MF Henri Hanson
14 Estonia DF Martin Kase
15 Estonia MF Sander Sinilaid
16 Estonia MF Kristjan Kurim
17 Estonia DF Lauri Varendi
No. Position Player
18 Estonia MF Sören Kaldma
19 Estonia FW Tristan Koskor
20 Estonia MF Edgar Tur
21 Estonia GK Magnus Karofeld (on loan from Flora)
22 Estonia MF Ander Ott Valge
23 Estonia DF Joosep Juha
24 Estonia DF Raido Kannel (on loan from Levadia)
25 Estonia DF Johannes Kukebal
26 Estonia DF Alger Džumadil (on loan from Levadia)
27 Estonia DF Michael Lilander
28 Estonia MF Kristofer Kartau (on loan from Nõmme Kalju U21)
29 Estonia MF Randy Padar

Reserves and academy[edit]

Further information: Paide Linnameeskond II



League and Cup[edit]


  1. ^ "Pommuudis! Meelis Rooba ei jätka enam Paide peatreenerina (Uus peatreener Zahovaiko!)" (in Estonian). 1 November 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Meeskond". Retrieved 1 March 2017. 

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