FC Metallurg Lipetsk

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Metallurg Lipetsk
FC Metallurg Lipetsk logo.png
Full nameФутбольный клуб Металлург Липецк
(Metallurg Lipetsk Football Club)
Nickname(s)Stalevary (Metallurgy)
Krasno-Chernye (The Red-Blacks)
Founded1957; 63 years ago (1957)
GroundMetallurg Stadium,
Sokol Stadium
ChairmanAnton Kolyshov
ManagerSergey Mashnin
LeagueRussian Professional Football League, Group 3
2019–20Zone Center, 2nd
WebsiteClub website

FC Metallurg Lipetsk (Russian: Футбольный клуб «Металлург» Липецк) is an association football club in Lipetsk, Russia, formed in 1957.


Their best result came in 1997 when they came 2nd in the Russian First Division.[1]

In September 2006 the coach Stanislav Bernikov of the Russian third division rushed a goon squad after a defeat on 25 September 2006 on his players, the Rowdys targeted the team with ebonite bullets.[2] Three players suffered with injuries and went to a hospital; the coach Bernikov was then summarily dismissed.[3]

In 2008, they won the Russian Second Division in the Center Zone and were promoted for 2009 Russian First Division but relegated again to third level after finishing First Division as 19th.

Colours are red and black hooped shirts, black shorts.

Notable coaches[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 21 February 2020, 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.

No. Position Player
Russia GK Mikhail Alfimov
Russia GK David Ikanovich
Russia GK Nikita Zelenov
Russia DF Ilya Baulchev
Russia DF Yevgeni Frolov (captain)
Russia DF Artyom Lavrenenko
Russia DF Maksim Skopintsev
Russia DF Konstantin Titov
Russia DF Aleksandr Viktorov
Russia MF Veniamin Bayazov
Russia MF Sergey Belousov
Russia MF Yaroslav Denisov
Russia MF Aleksandr Kharin
No. Position Player
Russia MF Andrei Mokhov
Russia MF Andrei Ovchinnikov
Russia MF Andrei Razomazov
Russia MF Nikolai Smirnykh
Russia MF Roman Voydel
Russia FW Ruslan Akhvlediani
Russia FW Mikhail Akinichev
Russia FW Artur Arustamyan
Russia FW Sergei Chernyshov
Russia FW Yegor Denisov
Russia FW Ilya Glebov
Russia FW Vladislav Kolchenko

Notable players[edit]

Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for Metallurg.


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