FC Mordovia Saransk
|Full name||Футбольный клуб Мордовия Саранск
(Football Club Mordovia Saransk)
|League||Russian Professional Football League|
|2016–17||FNL, 17th (relegated)|
FC Mordovia Saransk (Russian: ФК Мордовия Саранск) is a Russian association football club from Saransk, Republic of Mordovia. In its current state it was formed in 2005, through the merge of Biokhimik-Mordovia and Lisma-Mordovia.
The club was founded in 1961. In 2010, the club won promotion to the Russian First Division. On 8 May 2012 Mordovia beat Shinnik Yaroslavl 2–0 at home. This result meant that with a round to spare the team won promotion to the Russian Premier League for the 2012–13 season for the first time in its history. It was relegated back to the second tier after one season, and then returned to the Premier League for the 2014–15 season, taking 8th spot. After the next 2015–16 season, it was once again relegated. At the end of the 2016–17 season they were relegated for the second year in a row, to the third-tier Russian Professional Football League.
- 1961: Stroitel Saransk
- 1962–71: Spartak Saransk
- 1972–79: Elektrosvet Saransk
- 1980–02: Svetotekhnika Saransk
- 2003–04: Lisma-Mordovia Saransk
- 2005–: Mordovia Saransk (merged with Biokhimik-Mordovia).
|Season||League||Russian Cup||Top goalscorer||Manager|
|2010||2nd||6th||38||16||10||12||53||40||58||Round of 32||Ruslan Mukhametshin||13||F.Shcherbachenko|
|2011–12||1st||52||29||13||10||91||56||100||Round of 32||Ruslan Mukhametshin||31||F.Shcherbachenko|
|2012–13||1st||15th||30||5||5||20||30||57||20||Round of 16||Ruslan Mukhametshin||11||F.Shcherbachenko / V.Bibikov / D.Munteanu|
|2013–14||2nd||1st||36||22||7||7||59||30||73||Round of 16||Aleksei Ivanov||11||S.Podpaly / M.Mustafin / Y.Maksymov|
|2015–16||16th||30||4||12||14||30||50||24||Round of 32||Yevgeni Lutsenko||10||A.Gordeyev / M.Mustafin|
|2016–17||2nd||17th||38||11||7||20||39||50||40||Round of 16|| Artur Sarkisov
As of 30 August 2017, according to the PFL website.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for Mordovia.
- Yuri Utkin (March 2005 – Dec 08)
- Fyodor Shcherbachenko (Jan 1, 2009 – Nov 19, 2012)
- Vladimir Bibikov (caretaker) (Nov 20, 2012 – Dec 28, 2012)
- Dorinel Munteanu (Dec 29, 2012 – July 30, 2013)
- Sergei Podpaly (July 1, 2013 – Aug 9, 2013)
- Marat Mustafin (Aug 9, 2013 – Aug 21, 2013)
- Yuriy Maksymov (Aug 21, 2013 – May 18, 2014)
- Yuri Semin (May 27, 2014 - May 30, 2015)
- Official website (in Russian)