PFC CSKA Moscow

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PFC CSKA Moscow
Full name Professional Football
Club Central Sports
Club of Army Moscow
Nickname(s) Horses
Red-Blue
Army Men
Army Men of Moscow
Founded 1911
Ground Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
(capacity: 78,360)
Chairman Yevgeni Giner
Manager Leonid Slutsky
League Russian Premier League
2013 Russian Premier League, 1st
Home colours
Away colours

PFC CSKA Moscow (Russian: Профессиональный футбольный клуб - ЦСКА, or English: Professional Football Club — Central Sports Club of Army [Moscow]) is a Russian football club from the capital city of Moscow. The team was more successful during the Soviet Union. Their biggest rival is Spartak Moscow. But PFC CSKA Moscow has the most fans. PFC CSKA Moscow was also the first Russian team to win the UEFA Cup (UEFA Europa League).

Past Names of the Club[change | change source]

1911-1922 - Общество Любителей Лыжного Спорта (English: Amateur Society of Skiing Sports)
1923 - Russian: Опытно-Показательная Площадка Всеобуча) (English: Experimental & Demonstrational Playground of Military Education Association)
1924-1927 - Опытно-Показательная Площадка Военведа (English: Experimental & Demonstrational Playground of Military Administration)
1928-1950 - Спортивный Клуб Центрального Дома Красной Армии (English: Sports Club of Central House of the Red Army)
1951-1956 - Спортивный Клуб Центрального Дома Советской Армии (English: Sports Club of Central House of the Soviet Army)
1957-1959 - Центральный Спортивный Клуб Министерства Обороны (English: Central Sports Club of the Ministry of Defense)
1960–Present — Центральный Спортивный Клуб Армии (English: Central Sports Club of Army)

Titles[change | change source]

European Russia Soviet Union
UEFA Cup : 2005 Russian Premier League : 2002, 2005, 2006, 2012-2013 Soviet Top League : 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1970, 1991
UEFA Super Cup : None Russian Cup : 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013 Soviet Cup : 1945, 1948, 1951, 1955, 1991

Related pages[change | change source]

2011–12 PFC CSKA Moscow season