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FC Sopron

Football Club Sopron
Full name Football Club Sopron
Founded 1921
Dissolved 2008
Ground Káposztás utca, Sopron
Ground Capacity 5,300
Chairman Antonio Righi
League Soproni Liga (NB1) (Level 1)
Soproni Liga 2007/08 15th

FC Sopron, was a Hungarian football club from the town of Sopron, near the Austrian border. It was founded in 1921 as Soproni Postás. The club's home stadium is Stadion Városi with a capacity of 5,300..

With the beginning of the season 2007/08 Lajos Détári was appointed for being the head coach. After Antonio Righi bought the club Détári was fired (without getting paid for his work) and replaced by now head coach Vincenzo Cosco. In January 2008 their license was withdrawn by the league over unpaid taxes and payments. It was agreed that they would remain in 1. Liga for 2007/08 with 0 points for the season, all points being awarded to their opponents. It finally went to bankruptcy and was dissolved. It was replaced with newly founded Soproni VSE and climbed to NB II after winning Bakony Group of NB III in 2010-11 season.

Contents

  • Ownership 1
  • 2008 January 2
  • Achievements 3
  • Naming history 4
  • Final squad 5
  • European cup history 6
  • UEFA Intertoto Cup 7
  • UEFA Cup 8
  • External links 9

Ownership

The club, which as commercial entity is called AZ FC Sopron Futball Sportszolgáltató KFT., is 79% owned by Antonio Righi. He bought the club from László Máriusz Vizer in 2007. 21% of the club are held by Sopron MJV Önkormányzata.

2008 January

The club was dissolved in January 2008.

Achievements

The club won the Hungarian Cup in 2005.

Naming history

  • 1921: Sopron Soproni Sport Egyesület
  • 1945: Soproni Postás Soproni Postás Sport Egyesület
  • 1991: Soproni TSE Soproni Távközlési Sport Egyesület
  • 1994: MATÁV Sopron Magyar Távközlési Vállalat Sport Club Sopron
  • 1998: MATÁV Sopron Magyar Távközlési Vállalat Football Club Sopron
  • 2000: MATÁV Compaq Sopron Magyar Távközlési Vállalat Football Club Compaq Sopron
  • 2002: MATÁV Sopron Magyar Távközlési Vállalat Football Club Sopron
  • 2005: Sopron Football Club Sopron
  • 2008: ------

Final squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
1 GK Tanase Paul Gabriel
22 GK Márk Heinrich
3 DF Christiano Galliani
6 DF László Reinhardt
13 DF Predrag Pocuca
19 DF Zoltán Fehér
29 DF Sándor Csikós
30 DF Cosmin Giura
34 DF Attila Farkas
4 MF Sándor Károlyi
No. Position Player
7 MF Fabricio Deffo
83 MF Norbert Zana
85 MF Csaba Ködöböcz
8 FW Dávid Németh
9 FW Danilo Belić
14 FW Orlando Aquino
17 FW László Legoza
23 FW Botond Birtalan
26 FW Jimmy Jones Tchana

European cup history

UEFA Intertoto Cup

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
2004 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1. Round FK Teplice 1-0 1-3 2-3
2006 UEFA Intertoto Cup 2. Round Kayserispor 3-3 0-1 3-4

UEFA Cup

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
2005-06 UEFA Cup 2. Qualifying Round FC Metalurh Donetsk 0-3 1-2 1-5

External links

  • (Hungarian) Official website
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