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|Full name||Three Star Club|
|Ground||Dasarath Rangasala Stadium|
|League||Qatar Airways Martyr's Memorial A-Division League|
Three Star Club is a Nepali professional football club based in Patan, Lalitpur, that competes in the Qatar Airways Martyr's Memorial A-Division League, the top flight of Nepalese football.
The club was previously known as the Laxmi Bank Three Star Club for sponsorship reasons, which was terminated by 2014, and is now sponsored by Ruslan Vodka. Historically they have fierce rivalry with Manang Marshyangdi Club known as the Patan-kritipur derby.
Three Star Club is one of the well-established and successful clubs in Nepal. The club had a modest beginning in 2031 B.S. A group of enthusiastic young people of Patan Durbar Square, Mangal Bazar established the club for sports development, social service, personality development and brotherhood. The club has been organizing many activities since then, but it is more recognizable as one of the leading football teams in the country. The number of members is increasing rapidly. Currently, Three Star Club has 380 life members and 129 general members.
Three Star Club’s football journey started from D-Division league. The club managed to reach A-Division league in 2039 B.S. Since then, Three Star Club has produced steady stream of qualitative performance in national and international tournaments. Four times national league champion, the club has an avid fan following in the country and boasts of many national players. They have their own official fan group named "We Are Stars". They last won the National League in 2015. In the recent 2018 season they finished third below Manang Marshyangdi club and Sankata Club.
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According to the deal, Roots Fashion - Adidas will provide gears to the club worth Nrs 25 lakh.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Results accurate up to 25 March 2014.
|1 March 2014||Manang Marshyangdi Club||W||2–1||Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Kathmandu, Nepal||Martyr's Memorial A-Division League|
|24 February 2014||Sankata Club||D||0–0||Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Kathmandu, Nepal||Martyr's Memorial A-Division League|
|19 February 2014||APF Club||W||1–2||Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Kathmandu, Nepal||Martyr's Memorial A-Division League|
*Nepal score always listed first
Win Draw Loss
The champions of 2015 Nepal National League, Three Star Club was eligible to play in the 2017 AFC Cup qualifying round taking place in Ulaanbaatar.The club topped its group winning one and drawing the other match, for which they were qualified to play in the 2017 AFC Cup. However, the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) failed to register Three Star Club for the cup by the competition deadline, so they were not able to continue competing in the 2017 AFC Cup. In December 2016, the club therefore demanded a compensation payment of NPR 60 Million. On 10 October 2017, the ANFA and Three Star Club agreed on a settlement payment of NPR 15 million in three installments. The club would then return to competitive football, in which it had not participated since the scandal began. ANFA pledged to arrange three international competitions in which Three Star club would be able to participate.
|2017||AFC Cup||Qualifying Round||Erchim||2–0||1st|
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The 2013–14 Martyr's Memorial A-Division League (Nepali: 2013-14 शहीद स्मारक ए डिभिजन लीग) was the 41st edition of Martyr's Memorial A-Division League. The league started on 30 December 2013 and finished on 1 March 2014 in the Dasarath Rangasala Stadium. Thirteen teams competed with each other in single round-robin format with the top 6 qualifying for the Super Six stage. Three Star Club were the defending champions. Manang Marshyangdi Club won the title for the record 7th time.
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