The Kilmarnock Football Club is a Scottish football team which is based in Kilmarnock in Ayrshire. Founded in 1869, the club is fondly known as “Killie”. Considered as one of the oldest clubs at present in the Scottish Premier League, the home matches of the club are played at Rugby Park. The club is presently members of the Scottish Premier League, with the first official match being played in Scottish football against Renton FC team in 1873.

The ground of this club is the Rugby Park which has a seating capacity of 18,138 people. The Chairman of the team is Michael Johnston with Mixu Paatelainen being the manager of the team. Other than that, the League of the team is the Scottish Premier League.

Major Achievements

Till date, the team has won various honors and awards. These include the Scottish Football League match winners once in 1964–65 and the runners up for four times, in 1959–60, 1960–61, 1962–63 and in 1963–64 respectively.

The Kilmarnock Football Club is also the proud winners of the Scottish Cup. They were the winners thrice in 1919–20, 1928–29 and in 1996–97. Further, the team was also the runner up five times, in 1897–98, 1931–32, 1937–.38, 1956–57 and in 1959–60.

Country Scotland Scotland
City Kilmarnock
Founded 1869
Ground Rugby Park
Nickname Killie
Coach Tommy Wright
Website kilmarnockfc.co.uk

The team was the Scottish First Division winners twice in 1897–98 and 1898–99. Other than that, the team were the runners-up for six times, in 1953–54, 1973–74, 1975–76, 1978–79, 1981–82 and in 1992–93. Moreover, the team was the runner up team in 1989-90 whilst playing for the Scottish Second Division.

Consequently, the team was the runners up of the Scottish League Cup. The years were 1952–53, 1960–61, 1962–63, 2000–01 and 2006–07. Other than being the semi finalists once in 1966-67 of the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, the team won the Tennent Caledonian Cup in 1979-80.