FC Mordovia Saransk

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FC Mordovia
Logo of FC Mordovia.gif
Full name Футбольный клуб Мордовия Саранск
(Football Club Mordovia Saransk)
Founded 1961; 53 years ago (1961)
Ground Start Stadium
Ground Capacity 11,581
Chairman Nikolay Levin
Manager Yuriy Maksymov
League Russian National Football League
2012–13 Russian Premier League, 15th (relegated)
Website Club home page
Home colours
Away colours

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.

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.

Team name history[edit]

  • Stroitel Saransk (1961)
  • Spartak Saransk (1962-71)
  • Elektrosvet Saransk (1972-79)
  • Svetotekhnika Saransk (1980-02)
  • Lisma-Mordovia Saransk (2003-04)
  • Mordovia Saransk (2005-) (merged with Biokhimik-Mordovia).

Current squad[edit]

As of February 24, 2014, according to the FNL website.

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

No. Position Player
2 Russia DF Maksim Budnikov
4 Belarus DF Igor Shitov
5 Russia DF Ismail Ediyev
7 Russia MF Sergei Vaganov
8 Russia MF Anton Bobyor
9 Russia MF Rustem Mukhametshin
11 Russia MF Maksim Rogov
12 Montenegro DF Vladimir Božović
13 Russia FW Mikhail Markin
15 Russia MF Aleksandr Dimidko
16 Russia GK Anton Kochenkov
18 Russia MF Vadim Gagloyev
No. Position Player
19 Moldova MF Alexandru Suvorov
20 Russia FW Sergey Samodin
24 Russia MF Andrei Pazin
33 Russia GK Denis Shebanov
34 Russia MF Igor Krutov
35 Georgia (country) DF Akaki Khubutia
40 Serbia DF Milan Perendija
48 Russia FW Yevgeni Lutsenko
55 Russia DF Ruslan Nakhushev
73 Russia MF Maksim Terentyev
88 Russia MF Aleksei Ivanov
95 Russia GK Roman Kalyuzhny

Notable players[edit]

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


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