| Football Club Shakhter|
Kazakhstan Premier League
| Шахтерлер (The Miners)|
| Shakhter Stadium
Aleksei Borisovich Yeryomenko
1958, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Football Club Shakhter (Kazakh: «Шахтер» футбол клубы), commonly referred to as FC Shakhter Karagandy (Kazakh: Қарағанды/Qarağandı [qɑɾɑˈʁɑndə]), is a professional football club based in Karagandy, Kazakhstan. They have been members of the Kazakhstan Premier League since its foundation in 1992.
FC Shakhter Karagandy Wikipedia
After reaching third place in 1995 and 2007 their first championship was won in 2011. Before this they were one of the leading Kazakh teams in the football of the Soviet Union.
On 19 September 2008, Shakhter and Vostok were disqualified from the Kazakhstan Premier League for playing a fixed match, club coaches and management involved were banned from football for 60 months. On 2 October 2008, the FFK revisited their decisions. Shakhter were deducted nine points, Vostok were immediately expelled from the competition. The result of the game in question has been cancelled and all remaining Vostok games will be counted as won by 3–0 for their opponents.
On 20 August 2013, Shakhter defeated Scottish champions Celtic by 2–0 at home in 2013–14 UEFA Champions League play-off round first leg. However, Celtic won the return leg by 3–0 and Shakhter dropped into the Europa League - the first time a Kazakh club has progressed to the group stage of a European competition. Shakhter were eliminated from the Europa League by finishing fourth in a group containing PAOK, Maccabi Haifa and AZ.
Shakhter sacrifice a sheep the day before matches, as a tradition. This has led the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to petition UEFA President Michel Platini for a ban on animal slaughter in European football. Laws regarding animal slaughter have made the custom impossible when playing away in some countries.
Last updated: 31 July 2014.Notes
1R: First round
1Q: First qualifying round
2Q: Second qualifying round
3Q: Third qualifying round
PO: Play-off round
Kazakhstan Premier League: 2
Kazakhstan Cup: 1
Kazakhstan Super Cup: 1
Soviet First League: 1
As of 7 March 2017
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Anatoly Krutikov (1977)
Lev Burchalkin (1990–91)
Vakhid Masudov (2000)
Sergei Gorokhovodatskiy (2001–July 03)
Juha Malinen (2007)
Revaz Dzodzuashvili (Jan 1, 2007 – June 1, 2008)
Vladimir Cheburin (2009–10)
Viktor Kumykov (Jan 1, 2011–Dec 14)
Vladimir Cheburin (Dec 11, 2014–May 15)
Evgeny Sveshnikov (May 2015–June 15)
Ihor Zakhariak (June 2015–Dec 15)
Jozef Vukušič (Jan 8, 2016–Aug 3, 2016)
Aleksei Yeryomenko (Aug 4 2016–)