Ukraine, sometimes called the Ukraine, is a country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the north-east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west; and Romania, Moldova, and the Black Sea to the south. Ukraine is currently in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603628 km², making it both the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world. Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kiev.

Ternopilsky Misky Stadion

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Ternopilsky Misky Stadion (Тернопільський міський стадіон, literally Ternopil City Stadium) is a multi-use stadium in Ternopil, Ukraine. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and is the home of clubs FC Ternopil and FC Nyva Ternopil. The stadium is mentioned as a sports field "Kolo parku" (Near the park) in 1909 when Tarnopol (today Ternopil) was part of Austria-Hungary. It was a home to local Polish club Kresy and Ukrainian team of Podillya Sports Society. In Soviet times it was known as Avanhard Stadium and belonged to another football team FC Avanhard Ternopil.

List of football clubs in Ukraine

FC Nyva Ternopil. FC Ternopil. FC Arsenal Kharkiv. FC Kharkiv. FC Spartak Sumy. FC Yavir Krasnopillia (revival of original) → PFC Sumy. FC Skala Stryi. FC Karpaty Kamianka-Buzka (revival of original) → FC Halychyna Lviv. FC Shakhtar Shakhtarsk. FC Metalurh Donetsk. FC Polissya Zhytomyr. MFC Zhytomyr. OFC Zhytychi Zhytomyr. FC Oleksandriya. FC UkrAhroKom Holovkivka (revival of original). FC Zirka Kirovohrad ←→ FC Olimpik Kirovohrad. FC Spartak Ivano-Frankivsk ←→ FC Kalush (concealed by merger). FC Veres Rivne ←→ FC Lviv. Ukraine - List of Foundation Dates. Ukraine 1992 and subsequent years. Football Federation of Ukraine Official website.


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Berezhany (Бережани, Brzeżany, ברעזשאַן, Bzhezhani/Bzhizhani) is a city of regional significance located in the Ternopil Oblast (province) of western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Berezhanskyi Raion (district), and lies about 100 km from Lviv and 50 km from the oblast capital, Ternopil. The city has a population of about 20,000, and is about 400 m above sea level. The yearly temperature in Berezhany ranges from -35 °C in winter to 40 °C in summer. The first written mention of Berezhany dates from 1374, when the village was granted by the Governor of Galicia and Lodomeria Vladislaus II to Ruthenian boyar Vas'ko Teptukhovych.

Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

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The Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (Ukrainian SSR or UkrSSR or UkSSR; Украї́нська Радя́нська Соціалісти́чна Респу́бліка, Украї́нська РСР, УРСР ; Украи́нская Сове́тская Социалисти́ческая Респу́блика, Украи́нская ССР, УССР ; see "Name" section below), also known as Soviet Ukraine, was one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union from the Union's inception in 1922 to its breakup in 1991. The republic was governed by the Communist Party of Ukraine as a unitary one-party socialist soviet republic.

Ukrainian Amateur Football Championship

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FC Zoria Khorostkiv (group winner). 1992: FC Avanhard Zhydachiv, FC Dynamo Luhansk. 1993: FC Medyk Morshyn, FC Viktor Zaporizhia, FC Lviv (1992). 1996: FC Myrhorod (Petrivtsi). 1997: FC Karpaty-3 Lviv (Karpaty-2), FC Borysfen Boryspil, FC SKA-Lotto Odessa, FC Dynamo Odessa, FC Dnipro-2 Dnipropetrovsk, FC Fortuna Sharhorod, FC Zirka-2 Kirovohrad, FC Vorskla-2 Poltava, FC Metalurh-2 Donetsk, FC Hirnyk Pavlohrad. 1998: FC Avanhard Kramatorsk (VPS), FC Metalurh-2 Zaporizhia, FC Kryvbas-2 Kryvyi Rih. 1999: FC Prykarpattia-2 Ivano-Frankivsk, FC Nyva-2 Vinnytsia (Nyva), FC Obolon-2 Kyiv, FC ADOMS Kremenchuk, FC Mashynobudivnyk Druzhkivka. 2000: FC Ternopil-Nyva-2, FC Dnipro-3 Dnipropetrovsk, FC Cherkasy


Chortkiv (Чортків; Czortków; undefined Chortkov) is a city in Ternopil Oblast (province) in western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Chortkiv Raion (district), housing the district's local administration buildings. Chortkiv is located in the northern part of the historic region of Galician Podolia on the banks of the Seret River. In the past Chortkiv was the home of many Hasidic Jews; it was a notable shtetl and had a significant number of Jews residing there prior to the Holocaust. Today, Chortkiv is a regional commercial and small-scale manufacturing center.

2014–15 Ukrainian First League

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FC Ternopil – 3rd placed runner-up (debut). Hirnyk Kryvyi Rih – 4th placed runner-up (debut). Round 2 match between Bukovyna Chernivtsi and MFK Mykolaiv postponed to a later date due to Bukovyna's lack of sponsorship and preparedness in starting to compete in the season. Match was played after Round 9. Round 1 match between Bukovyna Chernivtsi and Nyva Ternopil postponed to a later date due to Nyva's lack of sponsorship and the team not ready to start playing. The match was played after Round 13. (22 October 2014). Round 2 match between FC Ternopil and Nyva Ternopil postponed to a later date due to Nyva's unpreparedness for the season. Match was played after Round 7.

2015–16 Ukrainian First League

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Nyva Ternopil informed the PFL that the club will not be able to take part in the first game of the spring half of the season. (23 March 2016) Later the FFU formally expelled the club and awarded technical victories to their opponents. (1 April 2016). 2015–16 Ukrainian Premier League. 2015–16 Ukrainian Second League. 2015–16 Ukrainian Cup.

Ukrainian Second League

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The Ukrainian Second League (Друга ліга, Druha Liha) is a professional football league in Ukraine which is part of the Professional Football League of Ukraine. Football Federation of Ukraine, however, has an exclusive right on general administration and control over the organizing and conducting competitions in the league. In 1992 the league was also known as the Transitional League.


Pidhaitsi (Підгайці, Pidhajci, Podhajce) is a small city in the Ternopil Oblast (province) of western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Pidhaitsi Raion (district), and is located ca. 15.5 mi south of Berezhany, 43.5 mi from Ternopil and ca. 62 mi south-east of Lviv. In 1939 Pidhaitsi obtained the formal status of a city. During Soviet rule (1945–1991) it was part of the Berezhanskyi Raion. After Ukrainian independence, it was separated into an independent Pidhaitsi district. As of 2001 the estimated population was 3,300. Many of the current residents have the surname Koropetskyi/Koropetska, likely attributable to city's proximity to the Koropets River.

Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

Oleg Yashchuk

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Oleg Yashchuk (Олег Ростиславович Ящук, born 26 October 1977 in Hrybova (Hrynky Rural-rada), Lanivtsi Raion, Ternopil Oblast then Ukrainian SSR) is a Ukrainian professional footballer. He ended his career as a striker for BX Brussels and also holds the Belgian nationality. His last name is sometimes transliterated as Iachtchouk or Jasjtsjoek. He now coaches the U14 division of R.S.C. Anderlecht. Iachtchouk first made a name for himself in the Ukrainian Premier League in the 1995–96 season. Playing for an unfashionable FC Nyva Ternopil side, then a 17-year-old, on matchday 1 he scored a hat trick at Shakhtar Donetsk helping his side to a shock 4-2 away win.

1992–93 Ukrainian Cup

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1992–93 Ukrainian Cup was the second edition of the Ukrainian Cup competition. It started on July 26, 1992, with a Podillya face-off and concluded with the final on May 30, 1993. The main highlights of this season's edition was a successful play of FC Khimik Severodonetsk who made to the quarterfinals at expense of FC Shakhtar Donetsk, defeating them at the first stage of the Cup competition. Another sensation was the defeat of the defending champions FC Chornomorets Odessa from their city-mates SC Odessa in the first round of the competition as well. Once again teams FC Torpedo Zaporizhia and FC Metalist Kharkiv made to the semifinals.

Vasyl Ivehesh

From July 2012 he is the manager in the FC Ternopil, and in 2014 was promoted with club to the Ukrainian First League. His two sons, Andriy Ivehesh (born 1985) and Viktor Ivehesh (born 1987), are football players. Profile at Official FFU site (Ukr). Profile at Soccerway.

1993–94 Ukrainian Cup

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The Ukrainian Cup 1993–94 is the third annual edition of Ukraine's football knockout competition, known as the Ukrainian Cup.

1994–95 Ukrainian Cup

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The Ukrainian Cup 1994–95 is the fourth annual edition of Ukraine's football knockout competition, known as the Ukrainian Cup.

Galicia (Eastern Europe)

The nucleus of historic Galicia lies within the modern regions of western Ukraine: the Lviv, Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk oblasts near Halych. In the 18th century, territories that later became part of the modern Polish regions of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Subcarpathian Voivodeship and Silesian Voivodeship were added to Galicia. It covers much of such historic regions as Red Ruthenia (centered on Lviv) and Lesser Poland (centered in Kraków). Galicia became contested ground between Poland and Ruthenia from medieval times, and in the 20th century between Poland and Ukraine.

1998–99 Ukrainian Cup

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Ternopil Oblast Football Federation

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Football Federation of Ternopil Oblast is a football governing body in the region of Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine. The federation is a member of the Football Federation of Ukraine. * FFU Council of Regions 1947 FC Lokomotyv Ternopil (1). 1948 FC Spartak Terebovlya (1). 1949 FC Lokomotyv Ternopil (2). 1950 FC Spartak Terebovlya (2). 1951 FC Shakhtar Kremenets (1). 1952 FC Lokomotyv Ternopil (3). 1953 ????. 1954 ????.

List of football stadiums in Ukraine

Construction and exploitation of stadiums and other football infrastructure in Ukraine as well as providing safety in conducting competitions is being supervised by the respected FFU standing committee. The Football Federation of Ukraine itself adopts regulations on infrastructure of stadiums and measures of safety.

Petro Didyk

After retiring from playing career in age 40, he became football functionary in the Ternopil Regional Football Federation. He died in hospital in Zalishchyky from injures sustained in traffic collision. * Kazakhstani Premier League Winner: 1997 * Statistic at Statistic at

Bohdan Semenets

Bohdan Semenets (born 27 November 1990) is a professional Ukrainian football forward who currently plays for FC Ternopil in the Ukrainian First League. Semenets is product of the Ternopil regional football youth system playing for the Ternopil city sports school and the youth club Inter-Hol Berezhany. Semenets became the highest scorer along with two other players (Vladyslav Korobkin and Andriy Draholyuk) in one season when he scored 15 goals for FC Ternopil during the 2012–13 Ukrainian Second League season. In 2013 and 2015 Semenets was a member of Ukraine national student team at Summer Universiades.

Pavlo Sirotin

Pavlo Sirotin during his long football career has played as goalkeeper from 1983 for the Kyrgyzstani clubs TSOR Frunze, Alga Frunze, Alay Osh and from 1992 for the Ukrainian clubs Krystal Chortkiv, Kremin Kremenchuk, Bukovyna Chernivtsi, Prykarpattya Ivano-Frankivsk, Nyva Ternopil, Lukor Kalush and FC Luzhany. In 2009, he started his coaching career. He helped to train goalkeepers in Bukovyna Chernivtsi. In 2010, he worked as head coach of the Dordoi-94 Bishkek and since 2011 until 2012 he coached the Alga Bishkek. * Profile at Profile at Profile at

Ihor Perduta

Ihor Perduta (Ігор Романович Пердута; born November 15, 1990) is a Ukrainian defender who plays for FC Vorskla Poltava in the Ukrainian Premier League.