FK Crvena Stijena

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FK Crvena Stijena
Full nameFudbalski klub Crvena Stijena
Founded1938
GroundTološi Stadium
Podgorica,
Montenegro
Capacity1,000
ManagerSajo Mrvaljević
LeagueThird League
2014-15Third League

Fudbalski klub Crvena Stijena is a Montenegrin football club based in Tološi, a suburb of Podgorica. They currently compete in Montenegrin Third League.

History[edit]

The team was founded on 1938, as a sports' society of Podgorica's suburb Tološi; the team was named after the Crvena Stijena hill.
First significant success, FK Crvena Stijena made on season 1968-69, with their first-ever participation on Montenegrin Republic League (Third rank).[1] After two seasons, the team was relegated to Fourth League - Central region, where they spent 12 consecutive seasons. On season 1981-82, FK Crvena Stijena won the champions title in Fourth League, gaining a comeback to Republic League.
Next decades, the team played mostly on Montenegrin Republic League, with few relegations to the lower-rank competition. Best results in Republic League, the team made on seasons 1999-00, 2002–03 and 2003–04, finishing third, but without promotion to Second League.
During the nineties, FK Crvena Stijena made their first success in Montenegrin Republic Cup. They played in Cup finals 1994-95 against FK Mornar, which gained them first-ever participation in Yugoslav Cup (1995–96). But, notable results in Montenegrin Republic Cup came at seasons 2004-05 and 2005–06, when FK Crvena Stijena became a title-holder. With that successes, the team played twice in Serbia and Montenegro Cup - and made great surprises. On the first leg of 2004–05 Serbia and Montenegro Cup, Crvena Stijena eliminated First League member FK Zemun (1:0), but defeated on penalties in Round of 16, against FK Radnički Pirot (1:1 - 1:3).[2] Next season, FK Crvena Stijena made another big surprise, eliminating FK Vojvodina (2:0) on first leg. In the Round of 16, they were defeated by FK Smederevo (0:4).[3]
Following Montenegrin independence, FK Crvena Stijena became a member of Montenegrin Second League inaugural season.
After four consecutive seasons in Second League, FK Crvena Stijena was relegated to Montenegrin Third League after the season 2009-10. During the seasons 2010 and 2013, they won Central Region Cup and participated in Montenegrin Cup, but without significant successes.

Honours and achievements[edit]

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Montenegro GK Ivan Bulatović
Montenegro GK Đorđije Drakulović
Montenegro GK Dejan Muštur
Montenegro DF Saša Kameljević
Montenegro DF Mihailo Perović
Montenegro DF Ivan Sekulić
Montenegro DF Ognjen Stamatović
Montenegro DF Gojko Žižić
Montenegro DF Luka Radonjić
Montenegro DF Aleksandar Krivokapić
Montenegro MF Miloš Adamović (Montenegrin footballer)
Montenegro MF Boško Jovićević
Montenegro MF Miloš Števović
No. Position Player
Montenegro MF Aleksa Bećić
Montenegro MF Aleksandar Raićković
Serbia MF Igor Ostojić
Montenegro MF Vladimir Raićković
Montenegro MF Marko Čaušević
Montenegro MF Srđan Nikić
Montenegro MF Darko Lašić
Montenegro FW Radoje Mandić
Montenegro FW Nebojša Bukelić
Montenegro FW Dejan Burić
Montenegro FW Miloš Rašović
Montenegro FW Damir Toškić
Montenegro MF Nemanja Šinik

Famous players[edit]

During the decades, FK Crvena Stijena was among Podgorica clubs which produced many talents. Among them, most known was Branko Brnović, who played for FK Crvena Stijena until 1987[4] and Đorđije Ćetković. During his childhood, member of FK Crvena Stijena youth-program was NBA star Nikola Mirotić, too.[5]

Stadium[edit]

FK Crvena Stijena plays their home games at Tološi Stadium. Built in 1964,[6] stadium have a capacity of 1,000 seats, and except for football it's used for Rugby union, as a home of Rugby Club Podgorica and Rugby Club Budućnost.

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