FK Senica

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FK Senica
Fk senica.png
Full name Futbalový klub Senica a.s.
Nickname(s) Záhoráci
Founded 1921; 96 years ago (1921)
as Železná únia
Ground OMS Arena, Senica
Ground Capacity 5,070
Owner Vladimír Levársky
Manager Slovakia Miroslav Mentel
League Fortuna Liga
2015–16 Fortuna Liga, 10th
Website Club home page

FK Senica[1] (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈseɲitsa]) 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

Slovak League Top Goalscorer[edit]

Slovak League Top scorer since 1993–94

Year Winner G
2014–15 Czech Republic Jan Kalabiška 191
1Shared award

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]

UEFA Ranking[edit]

This is the current 2015–16 UEFA coefficient:

Rank Team Coefficient
284 Malta Valletta F.C. 4.466
287 Northern Ireland Linfield F.C. 4.400
288 Slovakia FK Senica 4.400
289 Bulgaria PFC Levski Sofia 4.375
290 Moldova FC Dacia Chișinău 4.325


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
1999–? hummel SLOVENSKÝ HODVÁB
2010–11 hummel 101 Drogerie
2011–12 NAD RESS
2012–2015 none
2016–present Business Funding Solutions

Club partners[edit]


Affiliated clubs[edit]

The following clubs are currently affiliated with FK Senica:

Current squad[edit]

As of 17 February 2017. 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 (Captain)
2 Slovakia DF Branislav Šušolík (on loan from Žilina)
3 Czech Republic MF Adam Pajer (on loan from Mladá Boleslav)
4 Ukraine DF Ihor Honchar
5 Slovakia MF Jakub Krč
5 Slovakia DF Stanislav Ducár
6 Slovakia MF Boris Bališ (on loan from Spartak Trnava)
7 Slovakia MF Tomáš Brigant (on loan from Brno)
8 Slovakia FW Alan Kováč (on loan from Dunajská Streda)
9 Slovakia MF Viktor Miklós
10 Slovakia MF Adrián Kopičár
15 Slovakia DF Martin Červeňák
No. Position Player
17 Slovakia DF Róbert Pillár
18 Slovakia GK František Plach
19 Slovakia MF Filip Blažek
20 Czech Republic MF Luboš Hušek
21 Slovakia DF Michal Ranko (on loan from Trenčín)
22 Slovakia MF Peter Varga
23 Czech Republic FW Ondřej Šašinka (on loan from Ostrava)
24 Czech Republic FW Daniel Turyna (on loan from Sparta Prague)
26 Slovakia MF Matej Kosorín
27 Czech Republic MF Miloš Kratochvíl (on loan from Plzeň)
28 Slovakia DF Juraj Kotula (on loan from Slovan Bratislava)
39 Slovakia GK Martin Junas

For recent transfers, see List of Slovak football transfers winter 2016–17.

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player

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 15 October 2016

Name Staff
Slovakia Miroslav Mentel Manager
Czech Republic Michal Ščasný Assistant coach
Slovakia Jozef Dojčan U-19 manager
Slovakia Peter Jakuš U-16 manager
Slovakia Miroslav Mentel Goalkeeping coach
Slovakia Milan Skokan Fitness coach
Slovakia Ján Šimek 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. [permanent dead link]
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  4. ^ "FK Senica v spojení s juhoamerickým gigantom". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2012-05-22. 
  5. ^ "Senica získala dvoch Brazílčanov z EC Arapongas". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2013-06-27. 
  6. ^ "FK Senica – ADO Den Haag – spolupráca". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  7. ^ "Do Senice prídu mládežníci ADO Den Haag". (in Slovak). Retrieved 2013-08-22. 

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