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Nickname(s)  Ruža (The Rose)
Chairman  Ľubomír Golis
League  Slovak Super Liga
Manager  Norbert Hrnčár
Owner  Milan Fiľo
Ground Capacity  4,876
Arena/Stadium  Štadión pod Čebraťom
Location  Ružomberok, Slovakia
Head coach  Norbert Hrnčár
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Full name  Mestský futbalový klub Ružomberok a.s.
Founded  1906; 111 years ago (1906)as Rózsahegyi Sport Club
Ground  Štadión pod Čebraťom,Ružomberok
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MFK Ružomberok ([ˈruʒomberok]) is a Slovak football club, playing in the city of Ružomberok.

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History

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Established in 1906, the club's colours have been traditionally white, yellow and red, which are also featured on the town's flag. However, the sponsor Mondi Business Paper SCP introduced new colours in 2005: orange, black and white.

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In 1993 the club gained promotion to the Slovak Second Division for the first time and a second promotion to the Corgoň Liga in 1997. The clubs trophy cabinet stayed empty until their centenary year, when in 2006 they lifted both the Corgoň Liga title and the Slovak Cup with the help of 21 goals from the league's joint top scorer Erik Jendrišek. Other stars of the team in this successful season were Jan Nezmar and Marek Sapara. The team was coached at that time by František Komňacký who in February 2007 went on to SKVO Rostov-on-Don.[1]

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The league win gained them entry into the Champions league second qualifying stage, there they met Swedish side Djurgårdens IF, Ružomberok lost the first leg 1–0 but managed to pull back the deficit to win 3–2 on aggregate. The next round saw them meet Russian champions CSKA Moscow, the team lost conceding 5 goals without reply.

Events timeline

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  • 1906 – Founded as Rózsahegyi Sport Club
  • 1948 – Merged with SBZ Ruzomberok and Sokola SBZ Ružomberok
  • 1953 – Renamed DSO Iskra Ružomberok
  • 1955 – Revocation of the merger and renamed Iskra Ružomberok
  • 1957 – Renamed TJ BZVIL Ružomberok
  • 1989 – Renamed TJ BZ Ružomberok
  • 1992 – Renamed ŠK Texicom Ružomberok
  • 1995 – Renamed MŠK Ružomberok
  • 1996 – Renamed MŠK SCP Ružomberok, Slovak 2nd League champion
  • 2001 – First European qualification, 2001–02 UEFA Cup
  • 2003 – Renamed MFK Ružomberok
  • 2006 – Slovak champion, Slovak FA Cup winner
  • 2006 – Champions League qualification, 3rd round
  • Domestic

  • Slovak Super Liga (1993–)
  • Winners (1): 2006
  • Slovenský Pohár (Slovak Cup)
  • Winners (1): 2006
  • Runners-Up (1): 2001
  • Slovak League Top Goalscorer

    Slovak League Top scorer since 1993–94

    1Shared award

    Transfers

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    MFK have produced numerous players that have gone on to represent the Slovak national football team. Over the last period there has been a steady increase of young players leaving Ružomberok after a few years of first-team football and moving on to play football in leagues of a higher standard, mostly Czech First League (Igor Žofčák and Juraj Kucka to Sparta Prague in 2007 and 2009, Maroš Klimpl and Tomáš Oravec to Viktoria Žižkov in 2001 and 2002, Dušan Švento to SK Slavia Prague in 2005, Marián Had to Brno in 2004, Marek Bakoš to Viktoria Plzeň in 2009, and Tomáš Ďubek to Slovan Liberec in 2014). Other interesting transfers were 2005–06 best goalscorer Erik Jendrišek to German Hannover 96, Mulumba Mukendi to Russian FC Volga and Marek Sapara to Norwegian champion Rosenborg BK in 2006.

    Club partners

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    Current squad

    As of 24 January 2017 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

    For recent transfers, see List of Slovak football transfers winter 2016–17.

    Out on loan

    Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

    Retired number(s)

  • 12 – Concordia 1906 (the 12th Man)
  • League and Cup history

    Slovak League only (1993–present)

    Most goals

    Players whose name is listed in bold are still active.

    Notable players

    Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for MFK.

    Past (and present) players who are the subjects of Wikipedia articles can be found here.

    Former reserve team

    MFK Ružomberok B was a Slovak football club, based in Ružomberok, formerly of the Slovak 2. liga. It was the reserve team of MFK Ružomberok. Ružomberok B's best result in Slovak 2. liga was a 7th position in 2009–10 season and 2011–12 season. In May 2012 the club withdrew from the Slovak 2. liga. Their place in the league was taken by FC ŠTK 1914 Šamorín. Notable former players which later played First league were: Štefan Pekár, Libor Hrdlička, Juraj Dovičovič, Lukáš Greššák, Juraj Dovičovič and Roland Števko.

  • 4 seasons in Slovak 2. liga
  • Former managers

  • Ivan Hucko (2004–05)
  • Ladislav Molnár (2008)
  • Roman Berta
  • Ján Haspra
  • Vladimír Rusnák (2011–12)
  • Viliam Hýravý
  • References

    MFK Ružomberok Wikipedia