Volyn Lutsk

Volyn Lutsk
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Full name Football Club Volyn Lutsk
Nickname(s) The Crusaders
Founded 1960 (1960)
Ground "Avanhard" Stadium
Ground Capacity 12,080[1]
Chairman Ukraine Vitaliy Kvartsyanyi
Manager Ukraine Vitaliy Kvartsyanyi
League Ukrainian Premier League
2012–13 13th
Website Club home page
Home colours
Away colours

FC Volyn Lutsk (Ukrainian: ФК "Волинь" Луцьк) is a professional Ukrainian football team in the Ukrainian Premier League.

History

The Lutsk club was formed in 1960 initially as Avanhard, after the Soviet sports society, but before the start of competitions the name was changed to Volyn. Right from its establishment the club entered the Soviet professional competitions at the third division. In 1968 the club was changed its sponsor to the Lutsk Machinebuilding Factory and its name to Torpedo. However in 1971 the club became insolvent. In 1977 the club was reanimated once again as Torpedo and entered the competitions of the Soviet third division where it continued to participate to the fall of the Soviet regime. On January 30, 1989 in place of Torpedo there was established a professional football club Volyn. The club took part in the Ukrainian Premier League from its first championship in 1992. They were later sent down to Persha Liha after the 1995–96 season. They later resurfaced into the Ukrainian Premier League in the 2002–03 season, but they were relegated from the Ukrainian Premier League after taking 15th place in the 2005–06 season. The team was promoted back to the Ukrainian Premier League for the 2010–11 season.

Their home stadium is Avanhard Stadium.

Colours are (Home) light red shirt, deep red shorts; (Away) white shirt with light red collar and upper sleeve, white shorts.

Team names

Year Name
1960–67 Volyn
1968–71 Torpedo
1972–76 SC Lutsk
1977–88 Torpedo
1989-01 Volyn
2001–02 SC Volyn-1
2002– Volyn

Football kits and sponsors

Years[2] Football kit Shirt sponsor
2002-2004 lotto -
2004-2005 korn[3]
2005-2006 adidas
2010-2012 puma -
2012-2014 adidas
2014- diadora vodafone

Rivalry

Volyn's biggest rival today is Karpaty Lviv. The match between is called the Halytsko-Volynske derby. The stadiums in Lutsk and Lviv are nearly full for matches between the two teams. This derbys are the main football events in western Ukraine.

Reserve team

The reserve team of Volyn, Volyn Lutsk Reserve (Ukrainian: ФК «Волинь» Луцьк дубль) are playing in the Ukrainian Premier Reserve League.

Squad

Squad is given according to the club's Official website Official website, updated as of September 25, 2013.

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

No. Position Player
1 Ukraine GK Denys Shelikhov (on loan from Dnipro)
3 Ukraine DF Serhiy Siminin
4 Ukraine MF Vitaliy Pryndeta
5 Ukraine MF Roman Karasyuk
6 Republic of Macedonia DF Vanče Šikov (captain)
7 Ukraine MF Vitaliy Hoshkoderya
8 Ukraine DF Dmytro Nyemchaninov
10 Romania MF Eric Bicfalvi
11 Ukraine FW Redvan Memeshev
14 Slovakia DF Ján Maslo
15 Romania MF Florentin Matei
16 Israel DF Gal Shish
19 Italy FW Alessandro Celin
20 Ukraine DF Dmytro Zaderetskyi
No. Position Player
21 Cameroon DF Éric Matoukou (on loan from Dnipro)
23 Ukraine DF Bohdan Shershun
26 Ukraine DF Roman Nykytyuk
36 Ukraine DF Roman Hodovanyi
42 Ukraine GK Vitaliy Nedilko
74 Ukraine GK Artem Kychak
77 Brazil FW Schumacher
78 Ukraine GK Serhiy Lytovchenko
79 Nigeria MF Michel Babatunde
88 Ukraine MF Ihor Skoba
89 Ukraine FW Dmytro Kozban
91 Ukraine DF Temur Partsvaniya
99 Brazil MF Ramon Lopes

Out on loan

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

No. Position Player
12 Ukraine FW Oleksiy Babyr (on loan to Hoverla Uzhhorod)
No. Position Player

Former head coaches

  • Soviet Union Borys Nyemets (1960)
  • Soviet Union Mykola Havrylyuk (1960)
  • Soviet Union Yevhen Horbunov (1961)
  • Soviet Union Volodymyr Yeremeyev (1962–64)
  • Soviet Union Dmytro Alimov (1965)
  • Soviet Union Yuriy Holovey (1965–68)
  • Soviet Union Borys Voloschuk (1968–69)
  • Soviet Union Yuriy Avanesov (1970–71)
  • Soviet Union Mykhaylo Rybak (1972–73)
  • Soviet Union Ernest Kesler (1974–76)
  • Soviet Union Volodymyr Baysarovych (1977–78)

Honors

League and cup history

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Domestic Cup Europe Notes
1992 1st "B" 5 18 8 2 8 24 21 18 1/32 finals
1992–93 1st 11 30 10 6 14 37 54 26 1/4 finals
1993–94 1st 11 34 10 12 12 27 30 32 1/4 finals
1994–95 1st 15 34 11 3 20 29 58 36 1/16 finals
1995–96 1st 17 34 9 7 18 34 58 34 1/8 finals Relegated
1996–97 2nd 4 46 26 5 15 62 47 57 1/8 finals
1997–98 2nd 9 42 19 8 15 56 45 65 1/16 finals
1998–99 2nd 14 38 16 3 19 36 43 51 1/64 finals
1999-00 2nd 10 34 13 9 12 42 41 48 1/16 finals
2000–01 2nd 9 34 13 5 16 41 38 44 1/16 finals
2001–02 2nd 1 34 25 3 6 56 24 78 1/16 finals Promoted
2002–03 1st 6 30 12 5 13 37 44 41 1/2 finals
2003–04 1st 13 30 7 8 15 25 44 29 1/8 finals
2004–05 1st 8 30 11 7 12 35 37 40 1/4 finals
2005–06 1st 15 30 9 6 15 31 45 33 1/16 finals Relegated
2006–07 2nd 12 36 13 7 16 40 48 46 1/16 finals
2007–08 2nd 9 38 16 8 14 61 55 53 1/32 finals –3[4]
2008–09 2nd 5 32 15 5 12 48 46 50 1/32 finals
2009–10 2nd 2 34 22 8 4 71 30 74 1/2 finals Promoted
2010–11 1st 11 30 9 7 14 27 49 34 1/8 finals
2011–12 1st 12 30 7 6 17 25 43 27 1/2 finals
2012–13 1st 13 30 7 8 15 26 45 29 1/4 finals
2013–14 1st 1/16 finals

References

External links

  • Official website
  • (Ukrainian) FC Volyn website
  • (English) FC Volyn Lutsk profile at UEFA.com
  • (English) Volyn Lutsk profile at Official website of the Ukrainian Premier League
  • (English) Ukrainian Soccer Team Volyn
  • (English) Volyn Lutsk at transfermarkt

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