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Full name Football Club
Volgar-Gazprom-2 Astrakhan
Founded 1960
Ground Central Stadium,
(Capacity: 18,500)
Chairman Sergei Sergeyev
Manager Aleksandr Ignatenko
League Russian First Division
2009 Russian First Division, 12th
Home colours
Away colours

FC Volgar-Gazprom-2 Astrakhan (Russian: Футбольный Клуб "Волгарь-Газпром-2" Астрахань) are a Russian football club based in Astrakhan. In 2008, they won the Russian Second Division in the South Zone and were promoted to the Russian First Division for 2009.



The club has been known under following names:

  • Pishchevik (food industry worker) before 1958
  • Trud (labour) in 1958–1959
  • Volgar in 1960–1994
  • Volgar-Gazprom in 1995-2007
  • Volgar-Gazprom-2 since 2007

Pishchevik played in the Second Group of the Soviet League. Trud (and later Volgar) played in the Class B (1958, 1960–1967), in Class A, Group 2 (1968–1969), in Class A, Group 1 (1970), Soviet First League (1971), Soviet Second League (1972–1990), Soviet Second League B (1991). In 1992 Volgar entered the Russian Second League, played in the Third League in 1994 (finished top and were promoted), returned to the Second League in 1995 and stayed until 1998. In 1998 Volgar-Gazprom were promoted and in 1999 they started playing in the Russian First Division. With the exception of the relegation for the 2004 season, Volgar-Gazprom had been in the First Division until 2006. The club was denied the professional licence and thus relegated to amateur level in 2007. Another club was organized called FC Volgar-Gazprom-2. The new club advanced to the Russian First Division for the 2009 season.

Current Squad

As of December 24, 2009, according to the official PFL website.

No. Position Player
3 Russia DF Vladimir Komarov
4 Russia DF Roman Loktionov
9 Russia MF Nail Magzhanov
11 Russia FW Sergei Davydov
13 Russia MF Maksim Primak
14 Russia MF Aleksandr Skvortsov
16 Russia GK Vladimir Tzelovalnikov
19 Russia MF Dmitri Sannikov
22 Russia MF Nikolai Nesterenko
Russia MF Denis Korolyov
Russia MF Maksim Volkov

Notable past players

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