FC Spartak Ivano-Frankivsk

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Spartak Ivano-Frankivsk
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Full name FC Spartak Ivano-Frankivsk
Founded 1940
Ground Central Stadium Rukh
Elektron Stadium (alternative)
Ground Capacity 16,000
Chairman Ukraine Taras Klym
Head Coach Ukraine Mykola Prystay
League Druha Liha defunct
2006–07 17th

FC Spartak Ivano-Frankivsk was a Ukrainian football team based in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine, the unofficial capital of the Prykarpattia region. The club was founded in 1940 and was to play in the Druha Liha under the guidance of Mykola Prystay. The club has previously gone under the name FC Prykarpattia Ivano-Frankivsk from 1981 until 2003. Prykarpattia Ivano-Frankivsk took part in the first Ukrainian Premier League season in 1992, after being initially chosen to participate for being a runner-up from 1st Zone of the Soviet Second League B in 1991. After being demoted following their first season, the club returned to the Ukrainian Premier League in 1994 and remained there for six seasons. After the 2007 season Spartak was relegated to the Second League, with no money. The club folded right before the start of the next season. Today it participates in the Ukrainian youth competition (under 17) under the name FC Spartak-93 Ivano-Frankivsk as feeder for FSC Prykarpattia Ivano-Frankivsk.

Prykarpattia Ivano-Frankivsk's best achievement in the Ukrainian Premier League was eleventh place (twice, in 1994-95 and 1995-96).

The team's colours were red shirts and white shorts.

Top scorers

Notable players

The statistic date calculations are based on the palffyfan.tripod.com website.[1]

  • Ukraine Petro Rusak - the club's leader in scored goals at the top level (26). The club's topscorer in 1996 and 1998 with P. Irychuk
  • Ukraine Pavlo Irychuk - the club's second best scorer at the top level (23). The club's topscorer in 1998 with P. Rusak
  • Ukraine Ihor Yurchenko - franchise player. The most loyal club member as a player and a manager. The club's topscorer in 1995. The club's third best scorer at the top level (15).
  • Ukraine Volodymyr Kovalyuk - nicknamed Diesel, which means a powerful locomotive.
  • Ukraine Serhiy Turiansky used to be a promising forward.
  • Ukraine Oleh Rypan - the club's longest playing goalie in the Ukrainian Premier League (57 games). The club's third best in Goals Against Average (GAA) at top level (1.351).
  • Ukraine Oleh Pyrozhenko - the club's most dependable goalie with .917 GAA in 12 games of 1992 season.
  • Ukraine Yaroslav Vatamanyuk - franchise player. The leader in games played in history of the club.
  • Ukraine Mykola Prystay - franchise player. The best scorer in history of the club.

Other former players

Former coaches

Club's Presidents

  • Ukraine Anatoliy Popadiuk

Honours

  • Soviet First League
Runner-up - 1957
  • Soviet Second League winners - 1969, 1972
Group runner-up - 1984
Third (VI zone) - 1987
  • Soviet Third League
Runner-up - 1991
  • Ukrainian First League winner - 1994

Derbies

The fiercest rivalry of the club was with FC Nyva Ternopil. The regional neighbors' games sometimes ended with disorders at the respective stadiums. The rivalry was part of the West Ukrainian football derby that after a while transferred from the Ukrainian Premier League to the Ukrainian First League.

The other rivalry worth mentioning was with FC Karpaty Lviv.

Prykarpattia ( –2003)

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Domestic Cup Coach Top scorer Notes
1992 1st "B" 9 18 3 6 9 9 18 12 1/32 finals Krasnetsky
Shuliatytsky
Shuliatytsky Relegated
1992-93 2nd 5 42 18 14 10 53 35 50 1/8 finals
1993-94 2nd 1 38 26 7 5 81 33 59 1/16 finals Promoted
1994-95 1st 11 34 11 8 15 40 52 41 1/32 finals Yurchenko Yurchenko
1995-96 1st 11 34 12 8 14 49 49 44 1/16 finals Yurchenko Rusak
Iriychuk
1996-97 1st 13 30 8 7 15 33 49 31 1/16 finals Streltsov
Kolotov
Zavyalov
1997-98 1st 10 30 8 9 13 33 41 33 1/16 finals Yurchenko
Blavatsky
Rusak
1998-99 1st 15 30 6 6 18 24 59 24 1/8 finals 4 coaches Shumsky
1999-00 1st 14 30 7 8 15 27 47 29 1/16 finals 3 coaches Spivak Relegated
2000-01 2nd 14 34 12 6 16 36 46 42 1/16 finals
2001-02 2nd 5 34 17 10 7 43 33 58 1/16 finals
2002-03 2nd 17 34 7 8 19 25 54 29 1/32 finals Relegated[2]

Spartak Ivano-Frankivsk (2003–2006)

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Domestic Cup Europe Notes
2003-04 2nd 4 34 15 10 9 42 38 59 1/8 finals Renamed[3]
2004-05 2nd 4 34 15 5 14 34 33 50 1/16 finals
2005-06 2nd 10 34 10 15 9 33 31 45 1/16 finals
2006-07 2nd 17 36 10 3 23 24 51 33 1/32 finals Relegated[4]

See also

References

  1. "Ukrainian Football Database Spreadsheet (To access, copy link location directly to your URL bar: http://palffyfan.tripod.com/ukrainespreadsheet.xls)". Retrieved July 4, 2007. External link in |title= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Club folds and reorganizes itself.
  3. Renamed to Spartak Ivano-Frankivs'k before the start of the season and assumed FC LUKOR Kalush's place in the Persha Liha competition who were promoted as Druha Liha Group A champions.
  4. Club is dissolved at the end of the season

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