FK Metalac Gornji Milanovac

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December 3, 2021

FC Metalac is a football club from Gornji Milanovac, Serbia. He is currently competing in the Serbian Super League, the first competitive level of Serbian football. The club was founded in 1961 as FK Radnik, while since 1965 it has been called FK Metalac. He plays home games at the FK Metalac stadium, which has a capacity of 4,600 seats. The colors of the club are blue and white.

Club history

In addition to FC Takovo, one of the oldest football clubs in the country, on the initiative of the Trade Union Branches of the Metal Industry Metalac and the construction company Graditelj, a new Football Club called Radnik was founded on June 12, 1961, at the initiative of Metalac Mišović, after the end of the 1964/65 season. changed its name to FK Metalac. The club achieved its first major success in 1974, when after a 4-0 victory over Rudar from Kostolac in the final match of the Serbian Cup, it advanced to the sixteenth final of the Yugoslav Cup, where it was defeated 2-1 in Travnik against Borac. After 48 years of existence, the club placed in the elite rank of Serbian football for the first time in the history of the club, after being the fifth-placed team in the First League of Telekom Srbija in the 2008/09 season. directly promoted to the Super League. In the first season in the Super League, the club recorded the best result in its history, taking 9th place, while in the Serbian Cup it reached the eighth finals. Metalac is in the 2010/11 season. finished in 14th place, one position above the relegation zone. However, next season 2011/12. the club finished in the last 16th place in the Super League and after three seasons in the first rank dropped to a lower rank.

Stadium

Metalac announced that it will start the construction of a new stadium at the end of August 2009, which will have a capacity of 4,000 seats and will have all the conditions for playing matches under the auspices of UEFA. According to the announcements of the officials from the club, the beginning of the construction of the stadium was later postponed to April 2011, but it was postponed again. Finally, on September 9, 2011, representatives of the Republic Directorate for Property, the municipality, the company Metalac and the club signed a contract for the construction of a new stadium for Metalac. Construction began on October 4, 2011, and the first phase (field and stands) was to be completed by June 2012, while for the second phase (the deadline was the 2013/14 season) spotlights and accompanying facilities were planned. Estimated value

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