FC KUZBASS Kemerovo (Russian: ФК «КУЗБАСС» Кемерово) is an association football club from Kemerovo, Russia, founded in 1946. It plays in the Russian Second Division. It played professionally in 1946, 1948–1949, 1957–2002 and from 2005. The highest level it achieved was the second-highest Soviet First League and Russian First Division, where it played in 1948-1949, 1957–1962, 1966–1969, 1971, 1973–1981, 1983–1990 and 1992-1993.
Team name history
- 1946 Azot Kemerovo
- 1947-1956 Khimik Kemerovo
- 1957 Shakhtyor Kemerovo
- 1958-1965 Khimik Kemerovo
- 1966-2000 Kuzbass Kemerovo
- 2001-2002 Kuzbass-Dynamo Kemerovo
- 2003 SibOVV Kemerovo
- 2004-2007 Kuzbass-Dynamo Kemerovo
- 2008–present KUZBASS Kemerovo
As of August 30, 2011, according to the official RFU website.
Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.