NK Marsonia 1909

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NK Marsonia 1909
NK Marsonia.png
Full name Nogometni klub Marsonia 1909
Nickname(s) "Marsa", "Savski galebovi" (Sava Gulls)
Founded 1976 (original Marsonia in 1909)
Ground Stanko Vlajnić-Dida
Ground Capacity 10,000
Chairman Dubravko Galović
Manager Miroslav Buljan
League Treća HNL East
2011–12 Druga HNL, 12th (relegated)

NK Marsonia 1909 is a Croatian football club based in the city of Slavonski Brod. Before merge with NK Marsonia in August 2011,[1] the club was known under the name MV Croatia.

History[edit]

MV Croatia years[edit]

MV Croatia logo

MV Croatia was founded in 1976 under the name Croatia Slavonski Brod. The club added prefix "MV" after Croatian War of Independence to honor its two members who lost their lives fighting the Serbian forces that tried to occupy the city of Slavonski Brod.

MV Croatia spent most of its history in lower Croatian leagues and its first major success was participation in Croatian second division for the season 2010–11, becoming the prominent club in Slavonski Brod.

Formation of Marsonia 1909[edit]

On August 1, 2011, agreement was made of merging MV Croatia and NK Marsonia into one club that will take over the tradition of most successful and most beloved city's club (Marsonia) and will compete in Croatian second division according to MV Croatia's results. NK Marsonia will still continue to exist under the same name and it will serve as a reserve team of NK Marsonia 1909.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Od sada pod novim imenom Marsonia 1909" (in Croatian). sbplus.hr. 2011-01-08. 

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