MFK Zemplín Michalovce

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MFK Zemplín Michalovce
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Full nameMFK Zemplín Michalovce a.s.
Nickname(s)Zemplínčania (The People of Zemplín (region))
Žltomodrí (Yellow-blues)
Founded1912;109 years ago (1912) [1]
as NAC Michalovce
Ground Mestský futbalový štadión,
Michalovce
Capacity4,440
ChairmanJán Sabol
Head coach Anton Šoltis
League Fortuna Liga
2019–20 Fortuna Liga, 6th
Website Club website

MFK Zemplín Michalovce (Slovak pronunciation:  [ˈzɛmpliːn ˈmixalɔʊ̯tsɛ] ) is a Slovak football team, based in the town of Michalovce who play in the Fortuna Liga, the top tier in the Slovak football league system, from 2015–16.

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History

Zemplín Michalovce was formed in 1912. Football in Michalovce first played in the summer of 1912, where Michalovce loss against FK Pozdišovce 0–6. The second club, which was based in Michalovce is called NAC Michalovce (Nagymihályi athlétikai club) in 1914. On 13 June 2015, they defeated their main rival MFK Skalica in a decisive match 2–0 away win, secured their first place and a historic promotion to the Fortuna Liga.

Honours

Domestic

Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia

Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia

Affiliated clubs

The following clubs are affiliated with Zemplín Michalovce:

Rivalries

MFK Zemplín's biggest rivals are clubs from eastern Slovakia as 1. FC Tatran Prešov, Partizán Bardejov, FK Bodva, 1. HFC Humenné and near TJ FK Veľké Revištia. Smaller rivalry is with other teams from the east, Lokomotíva Košice, MFK Vranov nad Topľou, FK Slavoj Trebišov, FK Spišská Nová Ves, ŠK Odeva Lipany. MFK Zemplín Michalovce supporters called Ultras Zemplín Michalovce (GS-52) maintain friendly relations with fans of VSS Košice called as Viva Košice.

Sponsorship

PeriodKit manufacturerShirt sponsor
2004–05 ATAK SPORT EXPRES
2005–06none
2006–09 Macron Scorp
2009–10 Jako
2010–12 Nike
2012–14 Joma
2014–2017 Adidas
2018ISDB
2019–2020ISDB, St. Nicolaus
2020- St. Nicolaus, Scorp

Club partners

source [4]

Current squad

As of 20 February 2021.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 Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  BIH Matej Marković
4 DF Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Artem Vovkun
5 DF Flag of Greece.svg  GRE Polydefkis Volanakis
6 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Takuto Oshima
7 FW Flag of Ghana.svg  GHA Zuberu Sharani (on loan from Dunajská Streda)
8 MF Flag of Cyprus.svg  CYP Danilo Špoljarić (on loan from Apollon Limassol)
9 FW Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  BIH Ismar Tandir
10 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Igor Žofčák (captain)
11 MF Flag of Greece.svg  GRE Dimitris Popovits
13 MF Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Sergei Ivanov (on loan from Zenit St. Petersburg 2)
14 MF Flag of Nigeria.svg  NGA Bankole Adekuoroye
16 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Matúš Begala
17 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Filip Vaško
18 DF Flag of Spain.svg  ESP Alex Méndez
21 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Daniel Magda (on loan from Podbrezová)
No.Pos.NationPlayer
23 DF Flag of Spain.svg  ESP Ian Pino
26 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Matúš Vojtko
28 MF Flag of Greece.svg  GRE Georgios Neofytidis
29 FW Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Matej Trusa
30 GK Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Tomáš Dráb
31 GK Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Rostyslav Dehtiar
32 DF Flag of Greece.svg  GRE Dimitris Siopis
33 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Martin Kolesár
45 FW Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Maksym Hirnyi
66 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Martin Bednár (on loan from Dunajská Streda)
69 FW Flag of France.svg  FRA Cheick-Alan Diarra
70 MF Flag of Panama.svg  PAN Ricardo Hinds (on loan from Dunajská Streda)
77 MF Flag of Greece.svg  GRE Vasilios Dotis
79 MF Flag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Lukáš Lukčo

For recent transfers, see List of Slovak football transfers summer 2020.

Out on loan

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

No.Pos.NationPlayer

Staff

Current technical staff

As of 13 April 2021
StaffJob title
Flag of Slovakia.svg Anton Šoltis Manager
Flag of Slovakia.svg Ondrej DudaAssistant manager
Flag of Slovakia.svg Pavol Penksa Goalkeeping coach
Flag of Slovakia.svg Peter ŠčobikTeam Leader
Flag of Slovakia.svg MUDr. Ján PaľovčíkTeam Doctor
Flag of Slovakia.svg Igor IľkoMasseur
Flag of Slovakia.svg Ladislav BubernákMasseur

Results

League and Cup history

Slovak League only (1993–present)

YearDivision (name)PositionDomestic cupTop scorer (goals)
2003–04 (III) 2. liga2nd (promoted)did not enter
2004–05 (II) 1. liga 4thRound 1
2005–06 (II) 1. liga 7thRound 1
2006–07 (II) 1. liga 2nd (Relegation playoff)Round 3
2007–08 (II) 1. liga 9thRound 1
2008–09 (II) 1. liga 9thRound 3 Flag of Slovakia.svg Jozef Gašpar (11)
2009–10 (II) 1. liga 6thRound 1 Flag of Ukraine.svg Ruslan Lyubarskyi (9)
2010–11 (II) 1. liga 4thRound 2 Flag of Slovakia.svg Filip Serečin (17)
2011–12 (II) 2. liga 6thRound 2
2012–13 (II) 2. liga 5thRound 1 Flag of Slovakia.svg Pavol Jurčo (8)
2013–14 (II) 2. liga 2ndRound 3 Flag of Slovakia.svg Michal Hamuľak (25)
2014–15 (II) DOXXbet Liga 1st (promoted)Round 4 Flag of Spain.svg Samuel Bayón (18)
2015–16 (I) Fortuna Liga 11thRound 4 Flag of Slovakia.svg Dominik Kunca (7)
2016–17 (I) Fortuna Liga 8thSemi-finals Flag of Slovakia.svg Igor Žofčák (7)
2017–18 (I) Fortuna Liga 9thRound 5 Flag of Slovakia.svg Martin Koscelník (8)
2018–19 (I) Fortuna Liga 5thSemi–finals Flag of Slovakia.svg Peter Kolesár (5)
Flag of Slovakia.svg Igor Žofčák (5)
2019–20 (I) Fortuna Liga 6thRound 3 Flag of Niger.svg Issa Modibo Sidibé (8)

Notable players

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

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

Managers

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References

  1. Storočnica v Michalovciach bude až o rok (slovak)
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. a.s, Petit Press. "Sobrančania budú farmou MFK Zemplín". dolnyzemplin.korzar.sme.sk (in Slovak). Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  4. http://web.mfkzemplin.sk/?stranka=partneri