FC Rubin Kazan
FC Rubin Kazan (Russian: Футбольный клуб Рубин Казань, or English: "A Ruby") is a Russian football team from Kazan. Rubin only won the Russian Premier League in 2008 and 2009.
|Full name||Муниципальное учреждение Футбольный клуб «Рубин» Казань|
Municipal Institution Football Club Rubin Kazan
|Founded||20 April 1958|
|General director||Rustem Saymanov|
|Head coach||Roman Sharonov (caretaker)|
|League||Russian Premier League|
Rubin was previously called Iskra (1958 - 1964) and Rubin-TAN (1992 - 1993).
Rubin never played in the Soviet Top League, but went to the Russian First Division in 1992, and then went to Russian Second Division in 1994. The mayor of that time, purchased the team, and the on the same year Rubin won the Second Division in 1997. Rubin then went back to Russian First Division and the games went on until Rubin was promoted to the Russian Premier League in 2003.
|UEFA Cup : 1998||Russian Premier League : 2007, 2008||Soviet Top League : 1968|
|UEFA Super Cup : 1982||Russian Cup : 2002||Soviet Cup : 1988|