FK Utenis Utena

FK Utenis Utena is a professional football club, based in Utena, Lithuania. The club plays its home matches at the Utenis Stadium (capacity 3,000).[2]

Utenis Utena
Full nameFutbolo Klubas Utenos Utenis
Nickname(s)Utenis
Founded1933
GroundUtenis Stadium
Capacity3,000
ChairmanMarius Treimakas[1]
ManagerEgidijus Varnas
LeagueII Lyga
201911th, II Lyga
WebsiteClub website

In 2019 FK Utenis Utena will participate in II Lyga as due to financial difficulties the shareholders voted to withdraw from participation in I Lyga.

Name history

  • 1933 – Utenis Utena
  • 1946 – Žalgiris Utena
  • 1948 – Vienybė Utena
  • 1948 – Žalgiris Utena
  • 1955 – Spartakas Utena
  • 1957 – Nemunas Utena
  • 1965 – FK Utenis Utena

History

FK Utenis founded in 1933. And in 2014 team was refounded. In I Lyga was in third position and was promoted to A lyga.

In 2015, 2016, 2017 seasons the club spent in the top division of Lithuania, but by the end of 2017 they had financial problems and after end of the season decided to play next season in I Lyga.

In 2018 I Lyga team finished in 8th position.[3] However, due to financial difficulties the shareholders voted to withdraw from participation in 2019 I Lyga and will play in 2019 II Lyga.

Stadium

Utenis Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Utena, Lithuania. The stadium was renovated using funds from the European Union and opened on September 5, 2013. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of FK Utenis Utena.

Kit

From the establishment of the club, Utenis colours are blue and white, therefore the kit is blue/white variation of shirt, shorts and socks. Away kits are usually plain white or blue.

Kit manufacturers

Period Kit manufacturer
2014–2015 Hummel
2016–present Adidas

Sponsors

Sponsors

Utenos Alus
Baltijos polistirenas
Kia
Duventa
Ramirent
Perskindol
Umaras

Kit manufacturer

Adidas

Participation in Lithuanian championships

SeasonLeaguePosPWDLFAPtsCup
2014I Lyga3rd311876612261Third round
2015A Lyga6th3611916415042Quarter-finalist
2016A Lyga7th284420244716Round of 32
2017A Lyga6th338916305633Round of 32
2018I Lyga8th261259463341Round of 32

Current squad

Updated 2 August, 2018[4][5]

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

No. Position Player
1 GK Aleksėjus Kozlovas
31 GK Marius Paukštė
3 DF Vytautas Norkūnas
23 DF Tadas Kanapka
32 DF Emilijus Šinkūnas
33 DF Connor Fotios Kass
34 DF Mindaugas Ubeika
6 MF Arnas Bražėnas
7 MF Mantas Savėnas
10 MF John Hernandez
13 MF Gabrielius Petuchovas
21 MF Arnas Borodinas
44 MF Max Cesar Sankan Bahi
5 FW Arnas Jurevičius
9 FW Kiril Levšin
17 FW Džiugas Sūnelaitis
45 FW Donatas Šėgžda

Staff

Position Name
Director Marius Treimakas[1]
Director of Sport Algirdas Jotautas
Head of Youth Development Vaidotas Rastenis
Head Coach Egidijus Varnas
Assistant Coach Mantas Savėnas
Assistant Coach Egidijus Varnas
Club doctor Audrius Žemaitis

Coaches

Partnership

References

  1. "Klubas subrendo struktūrinėms permainoms". www.utenosutenis.lt. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  2. "Lithuania - Utenis Utena - Results, fixtures, squad, statistics, photos, videos and news - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2015-02-18.
  3. ""Panevėžys" iškovojo LFF Pirmos lygos titulą". LFF.lt. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  4. "Apie klubą". www.utenosutenis.lt. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  5. http://lietuvosfutbolas.lt/klubai/utenis-1308/?cid=1816595
  6. "Futbolą vystys kartu su danais" (in Lithuanian). FK Utenis. 2 March 2017. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  7. "Sukirto rankomis su Danijos klubu" (in Lithuanian). FK Utenis. 4 May 2017. Retrieved 5 May 2017.


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