FC Lokomotíva Košice

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Lokomotíva Košice
Full nameFC Lokomotíva Košice
Nickname(s)Loky
Founded1946;75 years ago (1946)
Ground Stadium Družstevná pri Hornáde
Košická 293, Slovakia
Capacity656
Owner Vladislav Zvara
Head coach Dušan Ujhely
League 5. liga
2018–19 2. liga, 11th
Website Club website

FC Lokomotíva Košice is a Slovak football club, playing in the town of Košice. The club was founded in 1946 and played for 29 years in the Czechoslovak First League.

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The club also had several appearances in Europe playing the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1977-78 and the UEFA Cup 1978-79.

Club history

In 1951–1952 and 1977–1978 seasons, the club ranked 3rd in the Czechoslovak First League. In the 1977–1978 season the team also won the Czechoslovak Cup.

The last major success of the club until the present time was winning the Slovak Cup in the 1984–1985 season. Season 1985–1986 was the last for the club in the Czechoslovak First League. That season the team finished next to last, 15th place in the league and relegated to the 2nd division.

After the disintegration of Czechoslovakia, the club took part in the Corgoň Liga. In the 1993–1994 season took 8th place out of 12 participants. In the 1997–1998 season, finishing next to last, 15th place, relegated to the second league. In the 1999–2000 season in the second division championship club finished 17th place and relegated to the third division. In the 2003–2004 season was dropped to the 4th division.

Lokomotíva's fall

FC Lokomotíva Košice withdrew from the 2018-19 2. liga season due to financial problems

Stadium

Initially Lokomotíva played at Lokomotíva Stadium in the Čermeľ district for most of its history (until 1997). Now Lokomotíva plays in small village Družstevná pri Hornáde 16 km far from city center of Košice.

Honours

Domestic

Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia

Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia

Czechoslovak and Slovak Top Goalscorer

The Czechoslovak League top scorer from 1944–45 until 1992–93. Since the 1993–94 Slovak League Top scorer.

YearWinnerG
1972–73 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Ladislav Józsa 21
1973–74 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Ladislav Józsa 171
1976–77 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Ladislav Józsa 18
1Shared award

Club's name

Results

League and domestic cup history

Slovak League only (1993-present)

YearDivisionPositionDomestic cupTopscorer/goals
1993–1994 Mars superliga (I)8th
1994–1995 Mars superliga 9thRound 2 Flag of Slovakia.svg Štefan Kysela (17)
1995–1996 Mars superliga 8thRound 1 Flag of Slovakia.svg Igor Popovec (8)
1996–1997 Mars superliga 10thQuarter-finals
1997–1998 Mars superliga 15th (relegated)Semi-finals Flag of Slovakia.svg Marcel Korínek (4)
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Milan Pecelj (4)
1998–1999 2. liga (II) Round 1 Flag of Slovakia.svg Miloš Gallo (8)
1999–2000 2. liga  – (relegated)
2000–2001 3. liga (III) Round 1
2001–2002 3. liga  
2002–2003 3. liga  
2003–2004 3. liga  – (relegated)
2004–2005 4. liga (IV) 
2005–2006 4. liga (IV)1st (promoted)
2006–2007 3. liga (III) 
2007–2008 3. liga (III) 
2008–2009 3. liga (III)3rd
2009–2010 3. liga (III)2nd
2010–2011 3. liga (III)1st (promoted)
2011–2012 3. liga (III)3rdRound 1
2012–2013 Keno 10 3.liga (III)3rdRound 3
2013–2014 TIPOS liga (III)8th (promoted)Round 1
2014–2015 DOXXbet liga (II)1st (relegation round east)Round 3 Flag of Slovakia.svg Tomáš Labun (16)
2015–2016 DOXXbet liga (II)4th (champions round)Round 3 Flag of Slovakia.svg Adrián Leško (8)
2016–2017 DOXXbet liga (II)7th (champions round)Round 4 Flag of Slovakia.svg Róbert Jano (20)
2017–2018 DOXXbet liga (II)4thRound 4 Flag of Slovakia.svg Kamil Karaš (13)
2018–2019 II. Liga (II)11thRound 5 Flag of Slovakia.svg Róbert Jano (7)
2019–2020 V.liga Košicko-gemerská (V)2ndDid not enter Flag of Slovakia.svg Vladimír Beliš (9)

European competition history

SeasonCompetitionRoundCountryClubHomeAwayAggregate
1969–70 Mitropa Cup 1.R Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Radnicki Kragujevac 1–00–21–2
1977–78 Cup Winners' Cup 1.R Flag of Sweden.svg Östers IF 0–02–22–2 (a)
2.R Flag of Austria.svg FK Austria Wien 1–10–01–1 (a)
1978–79 UEFA Cup 1.R Flag of Italy.svg A.C. Milan 1–00–11–1 (p)
1979–80 Cup Winners' Cup 1.R Flag of Austria.svg FC Wacker Innsbruck 2–11–03–1
2.R Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg NK Rijeka 2–00–32–3

Current squad

As of September 19, 2019.Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Samuel Knap
22 GK Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Jozef Talian
2 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Nikolas Kriška
3 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Ľuboslav Pankovčin
4 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Richard Griglak
5 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Milan Miklušićák
6 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Samuel Jokeľ
12 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Michal Godina
12 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Kristián Šarkan
13 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Patrik Grega
21 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Adrián Tomašiak
8 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Jakub Tóth
No.Pos.NationPlayer
9 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Dávid Gabriel Matis
10 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Vladimír Beliš
14 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Matej Béreš
17 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Michal Beli
19 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Matej Ondrejkovič
20 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Martin Hloušek
21 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Gabriel Labuda
8 FW Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Filip Korček
11 FW Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Martin Šemrák
14 FW Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Maroš Čeremeta
18 FW Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Pavol Kozák

Technical staff

PositionStaff
Head Coach Flag of Slovakia.svg Dušan Ujhely
Assistant Coach Flag of Slovakia.svg Jozef Talian
Assistant Coach Flag of Slovakia.svg Martin Hloušek
Goalkeeping Coach Flag of Slovakia.svg Jozef Talian
Masseur Flag of Slovakia.svg Karol Orbán
Team Chef Flag of Slovakia.svg Anton Zabavník
Youth Sports Director

Notable players

Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for Lokomotiva.

Past (and present) players who are the subjects of Wikipedia articles can be found here.

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