FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih

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Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih
FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih.svg
Full name Football Club Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih
Founded 1959; 58 years ago (1959)
Dissolved June 12, 2013 (2013-06-12)
Ground Spartak Stadium
Ground Capacity 4,000
General Director Taras Stretovych
Head coach Serhiy Mazur
League Ukrainian Football Amateur League
Website Club home page

Football Club Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih (Ukrainian: Футбольний Клуб Кривбас Кривий Ріг) is an amateur Ukrainian football club based in Kryvyi Rih. Until 2013 the club participated in professional competitions.[1]

In June 2013 the club went bankrupt and was expelled from the Ukrainian Premier League.[1] There was a failed attempt to revived club in 2014, until finally the club was reestablished again in 2015.

History[edit]

The team was founded as FC Kryvyi Rih in 1959. The next year it was part of the republican sport society Avanhard. After a couple of years it changed to Hirnyk, before obtaining current its name in 1966. Over the years in the Soviet competitions Kryvbas became a record holder for Ukrainian championship wins tying it at four along with SKA Kiev.

Kryvbas against Metalist Kharkiv in 2008

Kryvbas debuted in the Ukrainian Premier League in the 1992–1993 season. They have been in the top league since their debut in the second season. Their best finish was in third place in the 1998–99 and 1999–2000 seasons which made them the only club out of a provincial city that managed to place among the top three best.

At the end of the UPL 2012–2013 season the team finished in 7th place, however, due to financial difficulties the club declared itself bankrupt in June 2013.[1]

In 2013-14 local authorities created the Sport Club Kryvbas that included teams of several sports including football.[2] FC Kryvbas played several friendlies in the spring of 2014.[2] Due to the 2014 pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine, the project was suspended for undefined period.[2] In the summer of 2015 there was created a public organization "Kryvbas maye buty" (Kryvbas has to be) that is involved in a revival of sportive symbol of the city.[2]

In August 2015 FC Kryvbas was allowed to start at the mid-season of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Championship where it played 11 games winning four and losing five.[2] At finish, the club ended up at the 10th place among 13 participants.[2] In 2016 FC Kryvbas started out in the 2016 Ukrainian Football Amateur League.[2] The new club will start out at the Spartak Stadium that was renovated back in 2013 and holds approximately 4,000 seats.[2]

Presidents and chairmen[edit]

  • -2013 Oleksandr Livshyts[1]
  • 2015- Taras Stretovych

Honours[edit]

Football kits and sponsors[edit]

Years[3] Football kit Shirt sponsor
1998–1999 adidas  –
1999–2002 puma
2002–2003 puma/lotto
2003–2005 lotto Криворіжсталь
2005–2006 adidas  –
2006–2007 adidas/lotto
2007–2008 puma/lotto
2008–2011 puma
2011–2013 nike

League and Cup history[edit]

Soviet Union[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Domestic Cup Europe Notes
1986 3rd (VI Zone) 6 40 16 13 11 58 48 45
1987 3rd (VI Zone) 11 52 23 10 19 68 68 56
1988 3rd (VI Zone) 6 50 21 14 15 53 45 56
1989 3rd (VI Zone) 10 52 23 10 19 78 70 56 10th place or lower
got demoted
1990 4th (I Zone) 15 36 10 6 20 40 53 26
1991 4th (I Zone) 11 52 19 13 20 75 64 51

Ukraine[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Domestic Cup Europe Notes
1992 2nd "B" 1 26 15 10 1 46 23 40 1/8 finals Promoted
1992–93 1st 8 30 8 11 11 27 40 27 1/16 finals
1993–94 1st 6 34 14 8 12 26 26 36
1994–95 1st 6 34 13 9 12 35 30 48 1/8 finals
1995–96 1st 14 34 11 9 14 43 52 42 1/16 finals
1996–97 1st 12 30 9 6 15 24 48 33 1/16 finals
1997–98 1st 8 30 10 9 11 34 33 39 1/2 finals
1998–99 1st 3 30 16 11 3 43 18 59 1/4 finals
1999-00 1st 3 30 18 6 6 26 52 60 Runner-up UC 1st round
2000–01 1st 11 26 6 6 14 22 36 24 1/4 finals UC 1st round
2001–02 1st 9 26 6 10 10 28 40 28 1/8 finals
2002–03 1st 12 30 8 7 15 25 37 31 1/4 finals
2003–04 1st 10 30 10 6 14 26 41 36 1/8 finals
2004–05 1st 13 30 7 10 13 24 38 31 1/2 finals
2005–06 1st 14 30 9 6 15 27 35 33 1/4 finals
2006–07 1st 10 30 7 14 9 29 36 35 1/8 finals
2007–08 1st 13 30 7 9 14 29 39 30 1/8 finals
2008–09 1st 12 30 8 8 14 21 36 32 1/16 finals
2009–10 1st 14 30 7 4 19 31 47 25 1/8 finals
2010–11 1st 13 30 6 11 13 27 45 29 1/16 finals
2011–12 1st 10 30 9 6 15 22 38 33 1/8 finals
2012–13 1st 7 30 12 7 11 36 41 43 1/16 finals Expelled[1]

Managers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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