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FC Metalurh Donetsk

FC Metalurh Donetsk
Metaluhr in action against Dynamo and Andriy Shevchenko in 2010 ©Oleksandr Zadiraka

FC Metalurh Donetsk

Formed: 1996
Nickname:
Synio-bili (Blue-Whites), Metallurgists

UEFA club competition honours
• None

Domestic honours
• None

History
• The Donetsk club, in its modern day form, was founded in June 1996 and replaced FC Medita in the Ukrainian third tier midway through the 1995/96 season. The following season Metalurh competed in the second division before making the step up to the top flight for the 1997/98 campaign.

• Metalurh's highest Premier League finish is third, achieved in 2002, 2003 and 2005. The Blue-Whites also made their UEFA Cup debut in 2002/03 but lost 10-2 on aggregate in the first round to SV Werder Bremen.

• In 2009/10 Bulgarian coach Nikolai Kostov led Metalurh to the Ukrainian Cup final where they came from 2-0 down to take the game to extra time before eventually succumbing 3-2 to SC Tavriya Simferopol.

• Metalurh finished Ukrainian Cup runners-up for the second time in three seasons in May 2012, suffering more extra-time woe, this time against city rivals FC Shakhtar Donetsk. They finished seventh in the league.

• The Synio-bili play their home games at the 5,000-capacity Metalurh Stadium, moving to the Shakhtar Stadium for UEFA competition matches. A new 17,500-seated venue is under construction at Makiivka, near Donetsk.

Club records
Most appearances: Vyacheslav Checher (261)
Most goals: Sergiy Shyschenko (35)
Record victories: 5-0 four times, most recently at home to FC Obolon Kyiv (Premier League, 09/05/2010)
Record defeat: SV Werder Bremen 8-0 Metalurh (UEFA Cup, 03/10/2002)

* Last updated 14 May 2012

Last updated: 14/05/12 17.53CET

http://www.uefa.com/teamsandplayers/teams/club=64312/profile/index.html#fc+metalurh+donetsk

Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 21/07/2014 17:24 CET
Metalurh DonetskDnipro
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:24:42
2 August 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
KarpatyMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD – Lviv
07/21/2014 16:29:12
9 August 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh DonetskMetalurh Zaporizhya
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:30:43
16 August 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
VorsklaMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD – Poltava
07/21/2014 16:54:55
30 August 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh DonetskMetalist
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:54:54
13 September 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
FC Olimpik DonetskMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:54:55
20 September 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh DonetskIllychivets
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:55:10
24 September 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
Chornomorets OdesaMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD – Odessa
07/21/2014 16:55:09
27 September 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh DonetskZorya
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:55:10
4 October 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
Dynamo KyivMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD
07/21/2014 16:55:25
18 October 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh DonetskShakhtar Donetsk
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:55:25
25 October 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
HoverlaMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD
07/21/2014 16:55:25
1 November 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh DonetskVolyn
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:55:25
8 November 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
DniproMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD – Dnipropetrovsk
07/21/2014 16:53:39
22 November 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh DonetskKarpaty
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:55:39
29 November 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh ZaporizhyaMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD
07/21/2014 16:55:55
6 December 2014 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh DonetskVorskla
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:55:55
28 February 2015 - Ukrainian Premier League
MetalistMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD – Kharkiv
07/21/2014 16:21:55
Metalurh DonetskFC Olimpik Donetsk
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:56:10
14 March 2015 - Ukrainian Premier League
IllychivetsMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD – Mariupol
07/21/2014 16:56:09
21 March 2015 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh DonetskChornomorets Odesa
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:56:10
ZoryaMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD
07/21/2014 16:17:41
11 April 2015 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh DonetskDynamo Kyiv
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:17:56
18 April 2015 - Ukrainian Premier League
Shakhtar DonetskMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:18:12
25 April 2015 - Ukrainian Premier League
Metalurh DonetskHoverla
Referee: TBD – Donetsk
07/21/2014 16:18:29
29 April 2015 - Ukrainian Premier League
VolynMetalurh Donetsk
Referee: TBD – Lutsk
07/21/2014 16:56:24

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    19/07/2012, Metalurh Donetsk 7-0 Čelik Nikšić, Donetsk
  • Biggest defeat:
    03/10/2002, Bremen 8-0 Metalurh Donetsk, Bremen
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  7
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 23
    Vyacheslav Checher (  UKR)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 4
    Serhiy Shyshchenko (  UKR)
    Henrikh Mkhitaryan (  ARM)
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