2014–15 Armenian Premier League


The 2014–15 Armenian Premier League season was the twenty-third since its establishment. FC Banants are the defending champions.

Armenian Premier League
Season2014–15
ChampionsPyunik
Champions LeaguePyunik
Europa LeagueUlisses
Shirak
Alashkert
Matches played60
Goals scored173 (2.88 per match)
Top goalscorerCesar Romero (19)
Biggest home winUlisses 7-1 Gandzasar Kapan
(18 October 2014)
Biggest away winArarat 1-5 Gandzasar Kapan
(21 September 2014)
Highest scoringArarat 4-6 Banants
(19 October 2014)
Longest winning run7 matches:
Ulisses
Longest unbeaten run9 matches:
Ulisses
Longest winless run9 matches:
Mika
Longest losing run4 matches:
Ararat

Teams


Location of teams in the 2014–15 Armenian Premier League
Club Location Stadium Capacity
AlashkertYerevanAlashkert Stadium6,850
Ararat YerevanYerevanHrazdan Stadium54,208
BanantsYerevanBanants Stadium4,860
Gandzasar KapanKapanGandzasar Stadium3,500
MikaYerevanMika Stadium7,250
PyunikYerevanFootball Academy Stadium1,428
ShirakGyumriGyumri City Stadium2,844
UlissesYerevanVazgen Sargsyan14,403

Personnel and sponsorship

Team Chairman Head Coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Alashkert Bagrat Navoyan Abraham Khashmanyan Vahagn Minasyan Molten Bagratour
Ararat Yerevan Hrach Kaprielyan Varuzhan Sukiasyan Gorik Khachatryan Adidas
Banants Karlen Mkrtchyan Zsolt Hornyák Gevorg Nranyan Umbro
Gandzasar Kapan Maxim Hakobyan
Garnik Aghababyan
Ashot Barseghyan Aleksandr Petrosyan Umbro ZCMC
Mika Carlos Ghazaryan Aram Voskanyan Armen Petrosyan Umbro
Pyunik Rafik Hayrapetyan Sargis Hovsepyan David Manoyan Nike Armenian Development Bank
Shirak Arman Sahakyan Vardan Bichakhchyan Tigran Davtyan Adidas ВТБ (VTB)
Ulisses Genrikh Ghazandzhyan Suren Chakhalyan Hovhannes Goharyan Joma Холидей Группа Компаний
(Holyday Group of Companies)

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Gandzasar Kapan Sevada Arzumanyan Resigned 14 April 2014 Pre-season Serhiy Puchkov 30 April 2014
Ararat Yerevan Abraham Khashmanyan Resigned 26 April 2014 Pre-season Dušan Mijić 4 July 2014
Ulisses Karen Barseghyan Mutual consent 24 July 2014 Pre-season Suren Chakhalyan 25 July 2014
Alashkert Armen Gyulbudaghyants Sacked 30 August 2014 6th Abraham Khashmanyan 31 August 2014
Ararat Yerevan Dušan Mijić Sacked 26 September 2014 7th Samvel Darbinyan 1 October 2014
Ulisses Suren Chakhalyan Mutual consent 6 October 2014 1st Gagik Simonyan (caretaker) 6 October 2014
Ararat Yerevan Samvel Darbinyan End of contract 1 December 2014 8th Suren Chakhalyan 13 December 2014
Gandzasar Kapan Serhiy Puchkov Mutual consent 2 December 2014 4th Ashot Barseghyan 11 March 2015
Ulisses Gagik Simonyan Mutual consent 28 February 2015 2nd Fyodor Shcherbachenko 28 February 2015
Ararat Yerevan Suren Chakhalyan Resigned 14 April 2015 8th Arthur Minasyan (caretaker)
Varuzhan Sukiasyan
28 April 2015
Ulisses Fyodor Shcherbachenko Mutual consent 17 April 2015 3rd Suren Chakhalyan 18 April 2015

League table


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Pyunik (C) 28 19 4 5 58 26 +32 61 Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round
2 Ulisses 28 15 5 8 43 32 +11 50 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
3 Shirak 28 14 7 7 51 32 +19 49
4 Alashkert 28 10 8 10 32 35 3 38
5 Mika 28 9 10 9 33 34 1 37
6 Banants 28 8 8 12 42 46 4 32
7 Gandzasar 28 7 8 13 31 44 13 29
8 Ararat 28 3 4 21 28 69 41 13
Source: uefa.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) Champion

Results


The league was played in four stages. The teams played four times with each other, twice at home and twice away, for a total of 28 matches per team.

Top goalscorers


Rank Player Team Goals[1]
1 Jean-Jacques Bougouhi Shirak 21
2 Cesar Romero Pyunik 21
3 Kamo Hovhannisyan Pyunik 10
4 Hovhannes Goharyan Ulisses 9
Aleksandar Rakić Ararat 10
6 Artak Aleksanyan Ulisses 9
Mihran Manasyan Alashkert 9
8 Gevorg Nranyan Banants 6
Davit Hakobyan Shirak 6
Gegham Harutyunyan Gandzasar 6
Vasil Palagnyuk Gandzasar 6

See also


References