FC Metalurh Donetsk

Sport Soccer
Country Ukraine Ukraine
Home town Donetsk
Founding year 1996
Leagues Ukrainian Premier League

FC Metalurh Donetsk is a Ukrainian football club based in the city of Donetsk. They currently feature in the Ukrainian Premier League.

FC Metalurh Donetsk were founded in 1996 although their orgin tracks to the team FC Antratsyt Kirovske. Antratsyt were made to play in the Ukrainian Third League in 1993 and gained promotion to the Second League in the nation.

Promotion to the Second League also led to a change in name of the club to FC Medita Shahtarsk and two years fats forward they were rechristened as Metalurh Donestsk.They gained promotion to the Ukrainian Premier League in the 1996-1997 season.

FC Metalurh Donetsk play their home matches at the Shakhtar Stadium that can entertain a capacity of 31,718 spectators. They bear the nickname MetaDon.

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