WFC Rossiyanka

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WFC Rossiyanka
Full name WFC Rossiyanka
Founded 1990; 26 years ago (1990)
Ground Rossijanka Stadion
Ground Capacity 5050
League Premier League
2011–12 1st

WFC Rossiyanka is a Russian women's football club from Krasnoarmeysk near Moscow.

The team was founded in 1990 as Nadezhda Krasnoarmeysk, being initially a futsal club. Futsal was played until 1998, when the club left it to concentrate in association football. Nadezhda played for two years in the second tier, attaining 5th and 3rd spots, before being disbanded at the end of the 2000 season, with most players moving to newly founded Nadezhda Noginsk.

In 2003 the team was back as Rossiyanka, attaining promotion to the Russian Championship in the first try. Rossiyanka immediately consolidated itself as one of the championship's leading teams and won the 2005 and 2006 championships, preceded by a silver in its 2004 debut. From 2007 to 2009 the team was second to Zvezda Perm, before winning its third championship in 2010.

Rossiyanka is a regular of the Champions League, where it has reached the quarter-finals in 2008 and 2012. As Russia ranks among the top 8 UEFA Leagues by coefficient,[1] Rossiyanka has entered the competition both as the Russian Championship's champion or vice-champion.




Record in UEFA competitions[edit]

Season Competition Stage Result Opponent
2006-07 UEFA Women's Cup Qualifying Stage 5-2 Kazakhstan Alma KTZh
7-0 Romania Clujana
6-1 Slovakia Slovan Duslo Šaľa
Group Stage 4-5 England Arsenal
1-2 Denmark Brøndby
4-2 Hungary Femina Budapest
2007-08 UEFA Women's Cup Qualifying Stage 7-0 Serbia Napredak Kruševac
18-0 Georgia (country) Dinamo Tbilisi
3-0 Ukraine Arsenal Kharkiv
Group Stage 3-1 Belarus Universitet Vitebsk
2-1 Romania Clujana
2-2 Sweden Umeå
Quarter-finals 0-0 1-2 Germany Frankfurt
2009-10 Champions League Qualifying Stage 11-0 Republic of Ireland St. Francis
1-0 Cyprus Apollon Limassol
7-0 Israel Maccabi Holon
Round of 32 3-1 2-1 Spain Rayo Vallecano
Round of 16 0-1 1-1 Sweden Umeå
2010-11 Champions League Qualifying Stage 5-0 Croatia Osijek
9-0 Republic of Ireland St. Francis
4-1 Portugal 1º Dezembro
Round of 32 3-1 4-0 Ukraine Lehenda Chernihiv
Round of 16 1-6 0-5 France Lyon
2011-12 Champions League Round of 32 2-0 1-0 Netherlands Twente
Round of 16 4-0 3-3 Russia Energiya Voronezh
Quarter-finals 0-2 0-3 Germany Turbine Potsdam
2012-13 Champions League Round of 32 1-4 1-2 Netherlands Den Haag
Round of 16 0-1 2-2 Czech Republic Sparta Praha
Quarter-finals 2-1 0-2 Germany Wolfsburg
2013-14 Champions League Round of 32 2-4 1-1 Serbia Spartak Subotica
Round of 16 1-0 2-0 Italy Torres

Current squad[edit]

As of 24 October 2013[2] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Russia GK Elvira Todua
3 Russia DF Anna Kozhnikova
5 Russia DF Olga Petrova
9 Russia MF Anna Cholovyaga
10 Russia FW Natalia Shlyapina
11 Ukraine FW Oksana Yakovyshyn
12 United States MF Kristen Nicole Edmonds
13 Russia GK Ekaterina Ulasevich
17 Russia MF Elvira Ziyastinova
18 South Africa FW Nompumelelo Nyandeni
20 Russia DF Nadezhda Koltakova
21 Russia DF Tatiana Ananyeva
No. Position Player
22 Russia DF Natalia Pertseva
23 Russia MF Tatiana Sheykina
24 Russia DF Ekaterina Dmitrenko
25 Russia MF Tatiana Skotnikova
27 Russia MF Anastasia Akimova
33 Russia MF Anastasia Efimova
81 Russia GK Margarita Shirokova
87 Russia MF Olesya Mashina
88 Russia FW Marina Kiskonen
89 Russia MF Natalia Osipova
TBD South Korea FW Park Eun-seon

Former players[edit]


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