FC Nizhny Novgorod

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FC Nizhny Novgorod
FC Nizhny Novgorod (logo).png
Full nameFootball Club Nizhny Novgorod
Founded2015 [1]
GroundNizhny Novgorod Stadium
Capacity44,899
OwnerCity of Nizhny Novgorod
ChairmanMaksim Metlin
ManagerDmitri Cheryshev
LeagueRussian National Football League
2017–1812th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

FC Nizhny Novgorod (Russian: ФК «Нижний Новгород») is a Russian football club from Nizhny Novgorod, founded in 2015. In the 2015–16 season, it began to play in the third-tier Russian Professional Football League. It was founded as a farm club for FC Volga Nizhny Novgorod. On 15 June 2016, the parent club Volga was dissolved, with Olimpiyets becoming the top club in Nizhny Novgorod.[2] At the end of the 2016–17, Olimpiyets won their PFL zone and were promoted to the second-level Russian National Football League.

"Olimpiyets" means Olympian in Russian.

Team name history[edit]

  • 2015–2016: FC Volga-Olimpiyets Nizhny Novgorod
  • 2016–2018: FC Olimpiyets Nizhny Novgorod
  • 2018–present: FC Nizhny Novgorod[3]

League position[edit]

Season League Russian Cup Europe Top goalscorer Manager
Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GF GA GD P Name Goals
2015–16 3rd 3rd 27 15 8 4 38 19 19 53 2R Russia Igor Belyakov 11 Russia Valeri Bogdanets
Russia Konstantin Galkin
2016–17 3rd 1st 24 17 4 3 47 17 30 55 2R Russia Igor Gorbunov 10 Russia Konstantin Galkin
Russia Nikolai Pisarev
2017–18 2nd 12th 38 11 11 16 37 50 -13 55 R16 Russia Radik Khayrullov 9 Russia Nikolai Pisarev

Current squad[edit]

As of 22 February 2019, according to the FNL website.

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

No. Position Player
1 Russia GK Artur Anisimov
4 Russia DF Artyom Abramov
5 Russia MF Timur Ayupov
6 Russia MF Yegor Ryabkov
8 Russia FW Denis Davydov
10 Russia MF Maksim Paliyenko
11 Russia FW Artyom Delkin
13 Russia MF Pavel Ignatovich
14 Russia FW Viktor Sergeyev
17 Russia MF Pavel Golyshev
19 Russia MF Aleksei Skvortsov
24 Ukraine DF Vitaliy Fedoriv
27 Russia MF Arkady Simanov
41 Russia MF Aleksandr Sapeta
55 Russia DF Yury Morozov
57 Russia DF Ruslan Abazov
69 Russia MF Aleksandr Nosov
No. Position Player
74 Russia MF Daniil Fomin (on loan from Krasnodar)
77 Russia FW Aleksandr Salugin
78 Russia MF Dmitry Vorobyov
81 Russia MF Ivan Ukhov
82 Russia DF Gleb Shilov
83 Russia FW Artyom Shmykov
84 Russia DF Anton Serov
89 Russia MF Valentin Paltsev
90 Russia DF Andrei Khripkov
91 Russia DF Leo Goglichidze (on loan from Krasnodar)
92 Russia DF Radik Khayrullov
93 Russia DF Aleksandr Grunichev
96 Russia DF Danila Chechyotkin
97 Russia MF Danila Chvirov
98 Russia MF Mikhail Loskutov
99 Russia GK Nikolai Sysuyev

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ФК «Олимпиец». История клуба" (in Russian). volga-olympic.ru. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
  2. ^ ФК «Волга» будет расформирован (in Russian). FC Volga Nizhny Novgorod. 15 June 2016. Archived from the original on 20 June 2016.
  3. ^ "«Олимпиец» переименован в «Нижний Новгород»" (in Russian). Russian Football National League. 29 June 2018.

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