FS Metta/Latvijas Universitāte

FS Metta/Latvijas Universitāte
FS METTA
Club logo
Full name Futbola Skola METTA
(Football School METTA)
Founded 2 May 2006
Ground Stadions Arkādija, Riga
(Capacity: 250)
Chairman Latvia Oļegs Kamkins
Manager Latvia Andris Riherts
League Traffic 1. līga
2011 1
Website Club home page
Home colours
Away colours

FS Metta is a Latvian football club located in Rīga, Ķekava and Mārupe. It will play in the 1.līga in 2011. It is formed from Futbola Skola "METTA" (Football School Metta) and Latvijas Universitāte (University of Latvia). It will play their home games in stadions Arkādija, Riga.

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History

Football school "METTA" was officially founded on May 2, 2006. The school was existing already from year 2000. In previous years the football school took part only in youth championships. In year 2007 football school "METTA" and University of Latvia (Latvijas Universitāte) made a senior team FS METTA/Latvijas Universitāte and participated in Latvian Championship 1st division (Traffic 1. līga) and took a 4th place.

Participation in Latvian Championships

Season Division (Name) Pos./Teams Pl. W D L GS GA P Latvian Football Cup
2007 2nd (1.līga) 4/(16) 30 18 7 5 67 23 61 1/8 finals
2008 2nd (1.līga) 5/(15) 28 13 9 6 43 27 48 1/8 finals
2009 2nd (1.līga) 6/(14) 26 13 6 7 47 19 45 1/8 finals
2010 2nd (1.līga) 5/(12) 22 10 6 6 42 25 36 1/8 finals

Players

First-team squad

FS METTA Starting 11 in their 4-3-3 Diamond Formation. Season 2011

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Latvia DF Rūdolfs Puķītis
4 Latvia MF Jaroslavs Zoricovs
5 Latvia MF Artjoms Zotovs
6 Latvia FW Vents Vanags
7 Latvia MF Edgars Vardanjans
8 Latvia FW Artjoms Loginovs
9 Latvia FW Jurijs Višņakovs
11 Latvia FW Emīls Kārkliņš
12 Latvia GK Kristers Putniņš
13 Latvia DF Toms Aizgrāvis
17 Latvia FW Artūrs Pallo
18 Latvia FW Maksims Kamkins
No. Position Player
19 Latvia MF Raitis Grablovskis
20 Latvia DF Romans Rožkovskis
21 Latvia FW Kalvis Grāveris
22 Latvia MF Ņikita Parfjonovs
25 Latvia DF Ēriks Melbārdis
26 Latvia MF Mārtiņš Milašēvičs
28 Latvia DF Mārtiņš Ozols
66 Latvia DF Jānis Kauss
77 Latvia MF Marsels Vapne
79 Latvia GK Gvido Ķikāns
89 Latvia DF Juris Skābardis
92 Latvia MF Māris Riherts

Managers

  • Latvia Andris Riherts (2006 - )

FS METTA Player of the season

Squad changes 2011 season

In
4 Latvia MF Jaroslavs Zoricovs (from FK Jelgava)
13 Latvia DF Toms Aizgrāvis (from FK Tukums 2000)
17 Latvia MF Artūrs Pallo (from Valmieras FK)
18 Latvia FW Maksims Kamkins (from ZKS Olimpia Zambrow)
25 Latvia DF Ēriks Melbārdis (from FK Ventspils)
94 Latvia GK Dāvis Ošs (from FK Auda)
Out
18 Latvia MF Deniss Ostrovskis (to FK Jūrmala-VV)
91 Latvia FW Harijs Cepurītis (to FK Jelgava)

Reserves squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Latvia DF Oļegs Kopča
Russia DF Oleg Abramov
Latvia DF Emīls Bālāboliņš
Latvia FW Kristiāns Bērziņš
Latvia MF Vilfrīds Belugins
Latvia MF Jānis Goba
Latvia DF Dāvis Dambenieks
Latvia FW Raivis Šonmanis
No. Position Player
Latvia MF Maksims Krjačoks
Latvia MF Harijs Toms
Latvia DF Andris Zujevs
Latvia GK Dmitrijs Pinčuks
Latvia GK Dāvis Ošs
Latvia MF Māris Lipenits
Latvia FW Krists Kuzmins
Latvia FW Konstantīns Fjodorovs

Notable Players

Club officials

Board of directors

  • President: Oļegs Kamkins
  • General secretary: Ģirts Mihelsons
  • Executive Director: Maira Mihelsone
  • Member: Andris Riherts

Coaching staff

  • Manager: Andris Riherts
  • Assistant Coach: Viktors Mazurs
  • Coach: Ģirts Mihelsons
  • Goalkeeping Coach: Artūrs Biezais
  • Skill Coach: Jānis Goba
  • Fitness Coach: Ēriks Visockis

Medical staff

  • First Team Physiotherapist: Zane Andersone

School staff

  • Climate specialist: Vladimirs Jakovļevs
  • Coordinator: Inga Biedriņa
  • Press Officer: Elvijs Ērglis
  • IT Department: Jānis Riherts
  • PR Department: Emīls Latkovskis

Sponsorship

  • Official Shirt Sponsor - Deac
  • Official Sport Clothing Manufacturer - Nike
  • Official Communication Sponsor - Radio Naba

Other Sponsors

  • Latvijas Universitāte
  • Ķekavas Novada Padome
  • LuLu Pizza
  • Asketic
  • IT House
  • 3 punkti
  • Emīla Pasaule
  • Tallink
  • Mārupes Novada Padome
  • ORB.lv
  • Olimpiskais Sporta Centrs
  • Naudaspunkts.lv
  • Mateja Draudze
  • Kīno Citadele
  • Tallink Hotels
  • Gutta
  • Sportland

Shirt sponsors and manufacturers

Period Kit Manufacturer Shirt Sponsor
2007 Nike Deac
2008 Elko
2009 Deac
2010 Nike
2011 Nike

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