JK Sillamäe Kalev

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Sillamäe Kalev
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Full name Jalgpalliklubi Sillamäe Kalev
Founded 1957; 60 years ago (1957)
Ground Sillamäe Kalev Stadium
Ground Capacity 800[1]
Chairman Aleksandr Starodubtsev
Manager Algimantas Briaunys
League Meistriliiga
2016 Meistriliiga, 5th
Website Club home page

Jalgpalliklubi Sillamäe Kalev, commonly known as Sillamäe Kalev, is a professional football club, based in Sillamäe, Estonia, that competes in the Meistriliiga, the top flight of Estonian football. Founded in 1957, Sillamäe Kalev was one of the founding members of the Meistriliiga.

History[edit]

Sillamäe Kalev former crest design

Sillamäe Kalev was founded in 1957 and competed in the Estonian SSR Football Championship. In 1992, the club became one of the founding members of the Meistriliiga. Sillamäe Kalev was relegated after the 1993–94 season.

After a lengthy spell in lower divisions, the club returned to the Meistriliiga for the 2008 season. Sillamäe Kalev finished the 2009 season as runners-up with 76 points behind Levadia and qualified to the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League qualifiers. Sillamäe Kalev faced off Dinamo Minsk in the second qualifying round, losing 1–10 on aggregate. Sillamäe Kalev returned to top three in the 2013 season, when the club placed third. The club finished the 201 season as runners-up, while Yevgeni Kabaev won the goal scoring title with 36 goals. Sillamäe Kalev reached the 2015–16 Estonian Cup final, but suffered an extra time loss to Flora.[2]

Honours[edit]

Domestic[edit]

Runners-up (2): 2009, 2014
Third place (1): 2013
Third place (1): 2007
Runners-up (1): 2015–16

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 18 May 2017.[3]

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

No. Position Player
1 Estonia GK Mihhail Starodubtsev (captain)
2 Russia DF Aleksei Yepifanov
3 Estonia DF Dmitri Kovtunovitš
4 Estonia DF Aleksandr Ivanjušin
5 Estonia DF Artjom Davõdov
No. Position Player
8 Estonia MF Daniil Ratnikov
9 Russia FW Aleksandr Savin
10 Estonia MF Aleksandr Volkov
13 Moldova FW Mihai Țurcan
14 Estonia DF Deniss Malov
23 Estonia MF Maksim Lipin


Reserves and academy[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Managerial history[edit]

Dates Name
2006–2009 Ukraine Vadym Dobizha
2009 Russia Anatoli Ushanov
2010–2011 Russia Vladimir Kazachyonok
2011–2012 Estonia Valeri Bondarenko
2012–2013 Lithuania Algimantas Briaunys
2013–2014 Estonia Sergei Ratnikov
2014 Lithuania Algimantas Briaunys
Ukraine Vadym Dobizha
2014–2015 Russia Sergei Frantsev
2015–2016 Russia Denis Ugarov
2016– Lithuania Algimantas Briaunys
Ukraine Vadym Dobizha

Statistics[edit]

League and Cup[edit]

Europe[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spordikompleks "Kalev" staadion" (in Estonian). Eesti Spordiregister. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Flora võitis karikafinaalis Sillamäed lisaajal 3:0" (in Estonian). FC Flora. 21 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "JK Sillamäe Kalev". Estonian Football Association. Retrieved 15 May 2017. 

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