Pärnu JK

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Pärnu
Pärnu JK logo.JPG
Full namePärnu Jalgpalliklubi
Founded21 July 1989; 29 years ago (1989-07-21)[1]
GroundPärnu Rannastaadion
Capacity1,501[2]
ManagerAnastassia Morkovkina
Kristina Bannikova
LeagueNaiste Meistriliiga
20171st
WebsiteClub website

Pärnu Jalgpalliklubi, commonly known as PJK, or simply as Pärnu, is a football club, based in Pärnu, Estonia. The club's home ground is Pärnu Rannastaadion.

Founded in 1989, Pärnu is mostly known for its women's team who compete in the Naiste Meistriliiga, the top level of women's football in Estonia. They are the most successful club in Estonian women's football, having won a record 13 Naiste Meistriliiga titles, a record 6 Estonian Women's Cup and a record 7 Estonian Women's Supercup.

The club's men's team currently play in the third division Esiliiga B.

History[edit]

Pärnu Jalgpalliklubi was founded in 1989. The team won their first league title in the 1994–95 season. Pärnu made their European debut in the 2004–05 UEFA Women's Cup, finishing fourth in their group in the first qualifying round. In the 2013–14 UEFA Women's Champions League, Pärnu finished as runners-up in their group and advanced to the knockout-stage, where they were defeated by eventual champions VfL Wolfsburg 0–27 on aggregate.[1][3]

Players[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

As of 13 August 2018.[4]

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 Mari-Ann Ploompuu
2 Estonia DF Saskia Sonnberg
4 Estonia DF Ketlin Saar
5 Estonia FW Ulrika Tülp
6 Estonia DF Anete Paulus
7 Ukraine DF Alina Svergun
8 Estonia MF Kairi Himanen
10 Estonia DF Berle Brant (captain)
12 Estonia GK Jennifer Smirnov
13 Estonia MF Aljona Sasova
No. Position Player
14 Estonia FW Sandra Paulberg
15 Estonia MF Laada Tereštšenkova
17 Ukraine FW Olena Lymar
19 Estonia FW Ljubov Maksimova
20 Estonia FW Merily Toom
21 Belarus FW Anastasiya Shcherbachenya
22 Estonia MF Kristina Bannikova
30 Estonia DF Alika Malešina
32 Estonia MF Evelyn Šilina

Honours[edit]

Record in UEFA competitions[edit]

All results (home, away and aggregate) list Pärnu's goal tally first.

Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2004–05 First qualifying round Hungary Viktória FC-Szombathely 0–4
Belarus Bobruichanka Bobruisk (Host) 1–2
Moldova Codru Anenii Noi 1–5
2005–06 First qualifying round Finland FC United (Host) 0–2
Norway Røa 1–9
Iceland Valur 1–8
2006–07 First qualifying round Serbia Masinac Classic Niš 1–6
Belgium Rapide Wezemaal 0–7
Slovenia Pomurje (Host) 1–7
2007–08 First qualifying round Bulgaria NSA Sofia 1–3
Belarus Universitet Vitebsk 0–6
Greece PAOK (Host) 2–3
2011–12 Qualifying round Slovenia Krka Novo Mesto (Host) 2–1
Spain Rayo Vallecano 1–4
Republic of Ireland Peamount United 1–5
2012–13 Qualifying round Kazakhstan BIIK Kazygurt 0–3
Bulgaria NSA Sofia 0–2
Serbia Spartak Subotica (Host) 0–1
2013–14 Qualifying round Greece PAOK 3–1
Finland PK-35 Vantaa (Host) 0–0
North Macedonia Biljanini Izvori 3–1
Round of 32 Germany VfL Wolfsburg 0–14 0–13 0–27
2014–15 Qualifying round Hungary MTK 0–3
Slovenia Pomurje 0–4
Montenegro Ekonomist (Host) 2–1
2015–16 Qualifying round Romania Olimpia Cluj 0–4
Slovenia Pomurje (Host) 1–2
Montenegro Ekonomist 2–1
2016–17 Qualifying round Romania Olimpia Cluj 1–7
Poland Medyk Konin (Host) 0–1
Montenegro Breznica 2–2
2017–18 Qualifying round Belgium Standard Liège 0–2
Netherlands Ajax 1–2
Latvia Rīgas FS 2–0
2018–19 Qualifying round Moldova ȘS Anenii Noi 2–0
Albania Vllaznia 1–3
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo (Host) 1–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ajalugu" [History]. parnujk.ee (in Estonian). Pärnu.
  2. ^ "Pärnu Rannastaadion" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association.
  3. ^ "Swedish relief as Wolfsburg set record". UEFA.com. 16 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Pärnu JK (N)" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. Retrieved 13 August 2018.

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