NK Špansko

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NK Špansko
Full name Nogometni klub Špansko
Founded 16 February 1958; 59 years ago (1958-02-16)
Ground SRC Špansko
Ground Capacity 1,000
League 1. ŽNL
2015–16 Treća HNL West, 16th (relegated)

NK Špansko is a Croatian football club based in the city of Zagreb, founded on 16 February 1958. It used to be one of the strongest second division teams in Croatia. Nowadays (2013), NK Špansko is playing in the third Croatian league.

Colors and club badge[edit]

NK Špansko colors are red and white. Red uniforms are usually for home matches.


It's interesting that Branko Strupar, a Belgian international and a well known Premiership player, started his career at NK Špansko. In those years Špansko were a strong second division club and Strupar a neighbourhood hero. From ŠRC Špansko Strupar moved to the Belgian side K.R.C. Genk.

It is also interesting to know that Strupar is a native of the Prečko, a rival neighbourhood. Prečko is located on the south of Špansko, directly next to it.

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