FK Senica

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FK Senica
Fk senica.png
Full name Futbalový klub Senica a.s.
Nickname(s) Záhoráci
Founded 1921
Ground OMS Arena,
Ground Capacity 5,070
Owner Vladimír Levársky
President Dušan Vrťo
Manager Juraj Sabol
League Fortuna Liga
2014–15 Fortuna Liga, 5th
Website Club home page

FK Senica[1] is a Slovak football team, based in the town of Senica. The club was founded in 1921.


FK Senica was founded in 1921. Newly created partition was rapidly progressed, but the boom dampened dark period World War II. World war almost destroyed football in Senica. Pšurný Rudolf, who was the chairman has already pre-war club, but do not allow the city faded football. The club was organized matches and tournaments. After the war he began the sport Zahorie to bloom again.

The 1962 in club annals written in bold letters. Football team got to use a new stadium. He serves footballer today. Opening of the sports complex was associated with a charity match between footballers from Senica district and the then vice-champion of the world from Chile in a convoy with Jozef Adamec.

Senica as the years gather on the sports field more and more respect. We were successful in the lower leagues even glasses. Between the absolute leader is introduced premiere in 2009–10 season, when the club began a new era.

Dušan Vrťo is the Sporting Director of FK Senica, and has offered Dundee FC to be the club's scout in Slovakia.[2]

Clubname history[edit]

  • 1921 – 1923 – Železná únia Senica
  • 1923 – 1928 – Športový klub Senica
  • 1928 – 1934 – AC Senica
  • 1934 – 1939 – FC Senica
  • 1940 – 1946 – ŠK Senica
  • 1946 – 1969 – Sokol Chemické závody (ChZ)
  • 1969 – 2006 – TJ/FK SH Senica (merged with FK 96 Ress Častkov)
  • 2006 – present – FK Senica


Runners-Up (2): 2010–11, 2012–13
Runners-Up (2): 2012, 2015

European competition history[edit]

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
2011–12 UEFA Europa League Q3 Austria Red Bull Salzburg 0–3 0–1 0–4
2012–13 UEFA Europa League Q1 Hungary MTK Budapest 2–1 1–1 3–2
Q2 Cyprus APOEL 0–1 0–2 0–3
2013–14 UEFA Europa League Q2 Montenegro Mladost Podgorica 0–1 2–2 2–3

First international match versus FC Red Bull Salzburg[edit]


FK Senica ultras are known as Železná únia 1921 (on the Stadium of FK Senica a sector B3 belong them). Fanclub was founded in winter 2013. FK Senica supporters friendly 1. FC Slovácko.


Today, FK Senica's biggest rival is near Spartak Myjava, the matches between the two teams are referred to as "záhorácko-kopaničiarske derby". The first derby in the Slovak highest tier, was played on 24 August 2012, and ended 0–1 in favor of Spartak Myjava.


Period Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
2010–11 hummel 101 Drogerie
2011–12 NAD RESS
2012–present none

UEFA Ranking[edit]

Club Team Ranking 2012 (Previous year rank in italics, UEFA Club Coefficients in parentheses)

Affiliated clubs[edit]

The following clubs are currently affiliated with FK Senica:

Current squad[edit]

As of 26 September 2015.

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

No. Position Player
1 Slovakia GK Michal Šulla
2 Slovakia DF Denis Nemček
3 Slovakia DF Erik Otrísal
4 Czech Republic DF Petr Pavlík (captain)
5 Slovakia MF Jakub Krč
6 Slovakia MF Jakub Hromada
7 Slovakia MF Tomáš Komara
8 Slovakia DF Zoltán Kontár
9 Slovakia MF Michal Klec
10 Slovakia MF Jozef Dolný
11 Slovakia FW Samuel Mráz
12 Slovakia MF Matej Kosorín
14 Slovakia DF Marek Pittner
15 Slovakia MF Dominik Malý
15 Slovakia DF Ivan Hladík
No. Position Player
16 Slovakia MF Marek Rajník
17 Slovakia DF Róbert Pillár
18 Slovakia GK Patrik Lukáč
19 Czech Republic MF Jan Kalabiška
20 Czech Republic MF Luboš Hušek
21 Slovakia MF Jakub Čunta
22 Slovakia MF Peter Varga
23 Czech Republic DF Tomáš Vengřinek
24 Slovakia MF Denis Ventura
25 Slovakia FW Jakub Kosorin
28 Slovakia FW Pavol Cicman
29 Slovakia GK Benjamín Száraz
39 Slovakia GK Martin Junas
TBA Zimbabwe FW Walter Musona
TBA Zimbabwe MF Wisdom Mutasa

For recent transfers, see List of Slovak football transfers summer 2015.

Out on loan 2014–15[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 Slovakia GK Ján Malec (at Pohronie)
6 Slovakia DF Peter Šenk (at Pohronie)
8 Slovakia DF Zdenko Filípek (at Gabčíkovo)
No. Position Player
16 Slovakia FW Michal Vilkovský (at Lokomotíva Košice)
18 Czech Republic MF Roman Fischer (at Czech Republic Brno)
19 Slovakia MF Juraj Chvátal (at Czech Republic Sparta Prague)

Notable players[edit]

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

Past (and present) players who are the subjects of Wikipedia articles can be found here.


For more details on this topic, see List of FK Senica managers.

Current staff[edit]

As of 8 September 2015

Slovakia Juraj Sabol Head coach
Czech Republic Michal Ščasný Assistant coach
Slovakia Dušan Vrťo Sport Director
Slovakia Jozef Dojčan U-19 manager
Slovakia Peter Jakuš U-16 manager
Slovakia Miroslav Mentel Assistant coach and Goalkeeping coach
Slovakia Milan Skokan Fitness coach
Slovakia Róbert Beblavý Masseur
Slovakia MUDr. Radovan Hyža Team doctor
Slovakia Martin Šnegoň Team leader



  1. ^ "História klubu" (in Slovak). official club website FKSENICA.SK. 2010-02-26. Retrieved 2011-04-02. 
  2. ^
  3. ^ "FK Senica v spojení s juhoamerickým gigantom". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2012-05-22. 
  4. ^ "Senica získala dvoch Brazílčanov z EC Arapongas". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2013-06-27. 
  5. ^ "FK Senica – ADO Den Haag – spolupráca". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  6. ^ "Do Senice prídu mládežníci ADO Den Haag". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2013-08-22. 

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