FK Atlantas

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FK Atlantas
Club crest
Full name Football Club Atlantas
Founded 1962
Ground Central Stadium of Klaipėda
Ground Capacity 5000
Chairman Lithuania Vacys Lekevičius
Manager Russia Konstantin Sarsania
League A Lyga
2014 A Lyga, 3rd

FK Atlantas is a Lithuanian football team from the port city of Klaipėda. The team currently plays on the first level of the Lithuanian football league pyramid.

The club's name has changed several times. It was established in 1962 as Granitas, and became PSK Aras in 1993. Since 1996, when FK Sirijus Klaipėda got up into the club, it has had the name Atlantas, which in Lithuanian language means Atlantic Ocean.

Atlantas were Lithuanian champions in 1978, 1980, 1981, and 1984.

Name history[edit]

  • 1962 - Granitas Klaipėda
  • 1970 - Atlantas Klaipėda
  • 1996 - FK Atlantas Klaipėda


2001, 2002, 2013
2001, 2003
1978, 1980, 1981, 1984

Lithuanian SSR cup; 4 1977, 1981, 1983, 1986


Central Stadium of Klaipėda is a multi-purpose stadium in Klaipėda, Lithuania. It is currently used mostly for football matches by FK Atlantas competing in A Lyga. In the past the stadium had a capacity of 9,000 and now holds only 5,000.


Lithuania Lithuania
Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L Goals P Top Scorer Cup Europe
1991 1st 7 14 5 4 5 15–14 14

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Lithuania GK Mindaugas Malinauskas
6 Lithuania MF Andrius Bartkus
7 Russia FW Maksim Maksimov
8 Lithuania MF Rokas Petrikas
10 Lithuania MF Audrius Jurgelevičius
14 Lithuania MF Skirmantas Rakauskas
15 Lithuania DF Erlandas Juška
17 Lithuania DF Markas Beneta
18 Lithuania DF Andrius Jokšas
20 Lithuania MF Dovydas Norvilas
21 Lithuania FW Lukas Baranauskas
22 Lithuania MF Simonas Urbys
23 Lithuania DF Rolandas Baravykas
No. Position Player
25 Russia DF Aleksei Epifanov
28 Lithuania DF Justas Raziūnas
29 Lithuania FW Artur Skuratovič
30 Lithuania DF Kazimieras Gnedojus
31 Lithuania GK Marius Adamonis
32 Lithuania MF Robertas Vėževičius
33 Lithuania DF Marius Kazlauskas
35 Lithuania DF Edgaras Žarskis
41 Lithuania DF Aleksander Bushmin
74 Lithuania MF Ovidijus Verbickas
77 Lithuania MF Gerardas Žukauskas
88 Lithuania MF Dominykas Galkevičius
95 Lithuania MF Julius Kasparavičius

European Cups History[edit]

Season Competition Round Club 1st Leg 2nd Leg Aggregate
2000 UEFA Intertoto Cup 2R England Bradford City 1–4 1–3 2–7 Symbol delete vote.svg
2001–02 UEFA Cup QR Romania Rapid Bucureşti 0–4 0–8 0–12 Symbol delete vote.svg
2002–03 UEFA Cup QR Bulgaria Litex Lovech 0–5 1–3 1–8 Symbol delete vote.svg
2003–04 UEFA Cup QR Poland Dyskobolia Grodzisk 0–2 1–4 1–6 Symbol delete vote.svg
2004 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R Russia Spartak Moscow 1–0 0–2 1–2 Symbol delete vote.svg
2005–06 UEFA Cup 1Q Wales Rhyl 3–2 1–2 4–4 (a) Symbol delete vote.svg
2014–15 UEFA Europa League 1Q Luxembourg FC Differdange 03 0–1 3–1 3–2 Symbol keep vote.svg
2Q Kazakhstan Shakhter Karagandy 0–0 0–3 0–3 Symbol delete vote.svg
2015–16 UEFA Europa League 1Q Bulgaria Beroe Stara Zagora 0–2 1–3 1–5 Symbol delete vote.svg

Participation in Lithuanian Championships[edit]


Position Name
President Lithuania Romualdas Jonaitis
Director of Sport Lithuania Valdas Trakys
Director Lithuania Vacys Lekevičius
Head Coach Russia Konstantin Sarsania
Assistant Coach Lithuania Rimantas Žvingilas
Assistant Coach Russia Sergej Savchenkov
Assistant Coach Russia Vladimir Tunkin
Goalkeeping Coach Russia Anton Savchenkov



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