FK Rudar Pljevlja
FK Rudar Pljevlja (commonly known as FK Rudar or simply Rudar) is a football club based in Pljevlja, Montenegro. It currently plays in the First League of Montenegro, the country's highest tier. Rudar have played in the First League since its inception in 2006, and won two league titles in 2009-10 and 2014-15. The club have been the strongest in the Montenegrin Cup, with three triumphs, one runner-up position and two semi-final finishes in the tournament's six seasons.
|Full name||Fudbalski klub Rudar Pljevlja|
|Nickname(s)||Rudari (The Miners)|
|Ground||Stadion Gradski, |
|Head coach||Vuko Bogavac|
|League||Montenegrin First League|
|2020–21||Montenegrin First League, 7th|
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Rudar (Miner) was founded in 1920 as Breznik, renaming itself Sandžak three years later. The team was aided by members of the 48th Infantry Regiment, who stationed in the town. The club was renamed again after World War II as FK Jedinstvo, but only until another renaming in 1947 in honour of chairman Velimir Jakić. That same year club reached the quarter-finals of the Yugoslav Cup where they were eliminated by top-flight FK Sarajevo 3–2 after extra time. In 1955, the club settled on their current name.
First League Record
For the first time, FK Rudar played in Yugoslav First League on season 1993–94. Below is a list of FK Rudar scores in First League by every single season.
FK Rudar in European competitions
For the first time, FK Rudar played in European competitions on season 2007–08. Until now, they played eight seasons in European cups.
- Q= Qualifying
|2010–11||UEFA Champions League||1Q||Tre Fiori||4–1||3–0||7–1|
|2011–12||UEFA Europa League||2Q||Austria Wien||0–3||0–2||0–5|
|2012–13||UEFA Europa League||1Q||Shirak||0–1||1–1||1–2|
|2013–14||UEFA Europa League||1Q||Mika||1–0||1–1||2–1|
|2015–16||UEFA Champions League||2Q||Qarabağ||0–1||0–0||0–1|
|2016–17||UEFA Europa League||1Q||Kukësi||0–1||1–1||1–2|
|2018–19||UEFA Europa League||1Q||Partizan||0−3||0–3||0–6|
|UEFA Champions League||6||2||1||3||7||7|
|UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League||9||1||2||6||3||16|
Honours and achievements
- Montenegrin First League – 2
- Montenegrin Cup – 4
- Second League of Serbia and Montenegro – 1
- Montenegrin Republic League – 2
- winners (2): 1957–58, 1965–66
- runners-up (5): 1956–57, 1966–67, 1968–69, 1970–71, 1971–72
- Montenegrin Republic Cup – 2
- winners (2): 1947–48, 2000–01
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
For the list of former and current players with Wikipedia article, please see Category:FK Rudar Pljevlja players.
|Head coach||Vuko Bogavac|
|Goalkeeping coach||Miloš Radanović|
|Physical fitness coach|
Historical list of coaches
Rudar plays at the Gradski stadion, a multi-use stadium including a complex of tennis, handball and basketball courts. It was built in 1948 and rebuilt in 1985. It has two stands and a current capacity of 5,140.
- Montenegrin First League
- Montenegrin clubs in Yugoslav football competitions (1946–2006)
- Fudbalski savez Crne Gore
- "Yugoslavia/Serbia (and Montenegro) - Cup History 1947-2006/07". rsssf.com.
- Roster - FCSG
- Nikola Rakojević novi trener Rudara - PV Portal (in Montenegrin)
- Marić treći put na klupi Rudara - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
- Klupa Bogavcu i Ranđeloviću - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
- Dragan Radojičić opet trener Rudara - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
- Mirko Marić četvrti put na klupi Rudara - - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
- Rudar smijenio Marića, Lešnjak novi trener - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
- Rudar dobio trenera: Povratak Edisa Mulalića - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
- Pljevljaci konačno dobili stručni štab: Vuku Bogavcu će pomagati Miloš Radanović - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)