About FC Torpedo Moscow

Torpedo Moscow Football Club (based on Proletarskaya Kuznitsa teams) was formed in 1930 by the AMO automotive plant (soon to be Stalin Automotive Plant - ZIS and later Likhachev Automotive Plant - ZIL).
They played in the Moscow League until 1936 when they became one of the founder members of the Soviet 'B' League. In 1938 they were promoted to the 'A' League.
Torpedo have won the National League Championship on three ocassions, and have lifted the National Cup seven times.

In European competition their best achievements have been runs to the quarter-finals of both the UEFA Cup and the Cup Winners' Cup.

  • The club was founded in November 1930

  • The Stadium: Streltsov's stadium holds 13,450 seats.

  • The highest home attendance was 105,000 spectators for game against Inter Milan in 1966 at Olympic 'Luzhniki' complex

  • Torpedo Colours: White shirts - white shorts - white socks

  • 2nd strip colours: Black shirts - black shorts - black socks

The board of FC Torpedo Moscow consists of the following -


Chairman of the Board: Igor' ZAKHAROV
Born: 26th October, 1974

President: Aleksandr TUKMANOV
Born: 28th April, 1950

Executive Director: Victor GRUZDEV
Born: 22nd February, 1955

Coaches:
Manager - Mikhail BELOV
Assistants - Nikolay SAVICHEV, Rinat DASAEV

National League


Champions (USSR, 3): 1960, 1965, 1976/fall

2nd place (USSR, 3): 1957, 1961, 1964

Runners-up (7): USSR (6) - 1945, 1953, 1968, 1977, 1988, 1991; Russia (1) - 2000

Most appearances -

USSR: Victor SHUSTIKOV - 427
Russia: Igor' SEMSHOV - 216

Highest scorers (total) -

USSR: Valentin IVANOV - 124
Russia: Igor' SEMSHOV - 54

Most goals in a season -

USSR: Aleksandr PONOMARYOV - 23 (1949)
Russia: Dmitriy VYAZ'MIKIN - 18 (2001)

National Cup


Winners (7): USSR (6) - 1949, 1952, 1960, 1968, 1972, 1986; Russia (1) - 1993

Runners-up (USSR, 9): 1947, 1958, 1961, 1966, 1977, 1982, 1988, 1989, 1991

Twenty participations in UEFA competitions


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