Suure-Jaani United

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SK Suure-Jaani United
Full name SK Suure-Jaani United
Founded 2003
(Year of foundation)
Ground Suure-Jaani Gymasium stadium(Suure-Jaani Gymasium stadium,
Lembitu avenue 42, Suure-Jaan)
Ground Capacity 250
Manager Sergei Vassiljev
League III Liiga
2012 III Liiga, 11th
Website Club website

SK Suure-Jaani United is an Estonian football club sports club based in Suure-Jaani. The club has changed from previous club JK Rolling Doors in 2011. The club plays in III Liiga. In 2012 the Estonian Cup the club reached to the 1/16 finals, losing to a II Liiga club FC Elva at home 1–2.

History[edit]

Beginning (2003 – today)[edit]

Suure-Jaani United is a sports club established on 27 January 2011. Many of the players came from earlier club JK Rolling Doors, which previously ended. After lots of players wanted to play football in Suure-Jaani, local coach Sergei Vassiljev, who was training the same players in JK Rolling Doors, decided to create his own club: SK Suure-Jaani United. This is the reserve team of Türi Ganvix JK.

First season[edit]

SK Suure-Jaani United started the first season at 2011 in the VI Liiga. VI Liiga is the fifth football league in Estonia and also the lowest. Surprisingly Suure-Jaani started to lead the league straight away and was in the top of the league over half the season. Leading must have made them sleepy, because United lost one of the last game in the season to Tõrva Warrior 3:0, and they fell into second place, where they finished the season. The season was won by Tartu Quattromed by 33 points, second was SK Suure-Jaani United with 31 points, and third was the close neighbour SK Tääksi with 30 points.

Second season[edit]

By the second season SK Suure-Jaani United had risen to III Liiga. The men knew, that none of the points came easy. After half of the season things didn't look so good. Only 1 point had come from SK Tääksi, who had also risen to III Liiga, and lots of games were lost in the final minutes. Games looked bright until last 15 minutes when goals were let in. The first three games were lost on the second half of the season and it all went downhill faster. Then United won two games in a row, amazingly in one game 11–1. At the end of the season, United won 4 games and had one draw. It meant 13 points and the (11th) second to last position, which meant that the same league continues in the next season.

Players[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

As of 24 August 2013.[1]

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

No. Position Player
Estonia DF Kristjan Endrekson
12 Estonia Freddy Freiberg
39 Lithuania DF Aleksander Golovko
9 Estonia MF Kaido Heinsalu
8 Estonia Sander Hiiemäe
15 Estonia Kristo Jaansoo
15 Estonia DF Reino Jaeski
1 Estonia GK Allar Joandi
10 Estonia Raigo Koodres
6 Estonia Johannes Kruusma
Estonia MF Vaapo Kuhi
14 Estonia MF Margo Lepik
26 Estonia Arnold Merendi
23 Estonia DF Märt Mäger
21 Estonia FW Madis Puskar
No. Position Player
Estonia MF Siim Päeva
10 Estonia Reiko Rosenberg
9 Estonia Villu Sepp
33 Estonia DF Marek Siimon
26 Estonia Samuel Taat
18 Estonia MF Sergei Teppan
7 Estonia FW Margus Terras
22 Estonia MF Ats Toomsalu
4 Estonia DF Ott Toomsalu
3 Estonia Tanel Toomsalu
Estonia DF Taavi Umal
2 Estonia Markel Utsal
33 Estonia MF Sergei Vassiljev
8 Estonia DF Einar Vendelin
17 Estonia Oliver Vorobjov

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eesti Jalgpalli Liit - Suure-Jaani United". jalgpall.ee. Retrieved 6 February 2017.