Dinamo Tbilisi

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Dinamo Tbilisi
Basic data
Surname Sapechburto Klubi Dinamo Tbilisi
Seat Tbilisi , Georgia
founding 1925
Colours blue White
president Roman Pipia
Website fcdinamo.ge
First soccer team
Head coach Michal Bílek
Venue Boris Paitschadze National Stadium
Places 54,549
league Erovnuli League
2019 1st place (master)

The FC Dinamo Tbilisi ( Georgian დინამო თბილისი / Dinamo Tbilisi ; Russian ФК Динамо Тбилиси ) is a football club from Tbilisi , the capital of Georgia . It was officially founded in 1925 and was one of the most successful clubs in the Soviet Union with two championship titles . Since Georgia's independence, Dinamo Tiflis has also been the country's most successful club with 16 Georgian championship titles.

The club can also point to some successes at the international level, such as winning the 1980/81 European Cup Winners' Cup , winning the CIS Cup in 2004 and participating in several UEFA Europa League competitions .

Numerous well-known football talents from the Soviet Union and later Georgia, such as Ramas Schengelia , Vitali Darasselia , Vladimir Guzajew , Kacha Kaladze , Dawit Qipiani , Boris Paitschadze , Awtandil Gogoberidze , Levan Kobiaschwili or Schota Arweladze spent a large part of their careers at Dinamo Arweladze .


Soviet Union

The association was founded in autumn 1925. At that time the sport of football also grew in popularity in the Soviet Union. Since there was no regular game operation in the early days of the club, friendlies were mainly played at first. The first game of the Tbilisi took place on January 26, 1926, when they faced Dinamo Baku and lost 1-0. In 1927 Dinamo Tbilisi opened a youth team. The earliest Dinamo players included Shota Savgulidze , Mikhail Minaev and Vladimir Berdsenishvili .

In 1936 the Soviet Union introduced an organized league system for football. Despite numerous local successes, Dinamo Tbilisi was initially only rated for the second highest Soviet league. The first season took place in the form of a spring and an autumn championship. After they became champions of the second division in the spring, the promotion to Gruppa A , as the highest Soviet league was called at that time, could be celebrated. In the autumn championship of 1936 they took third place. From 1937 the championship was held annually and the number of teams increased.

In 1940 the club became Soviet runners-up, and in 1941 they came third. Due to the Second World War , regular gaming could only take place again from 1945.

After the Second World War, the team was still one of the top clubs and played as a few non-Russian clubs regularly for the championship in the Soviet league . Despite numerous placements in the upper section of the table, Dinamo could not celebrate his first Soviet championship title until 1964, under the leadership of coach Gawriil Katschalin .

It was the only Georgian club that could ever win this title. During the Soviet era, it was also regularly represented at the European level. 1978 you could be under coach Nodar Achalkazi again Soviet champions. Under Achalkazi's leadership, the team even won the European Cup Winners' Cup in the 1980/1981 season . In the final in Düsseldorf , FC Carl Zeiss Jena was defeated 2-1. You were also one of the few representatives of the highest Soviet league who never had to go down. In the all-time table of the Soviet league, Dinamo Tbilisi is fourth.

The club was also able to sign some players from smaller clubs from the Georgian Soviet Republic , in particular from Torpedo Kutaisi and Dinamo Sukhum .


In 1990, Georgia declared itself independent and the Georgian Football Association subsequently refused to take part in Soviet competitions. Instead, Dinamo Tbilisi, like most other larger Georgian clubs, now played in the newly formed Umaghlessi League . In the new national league of Georgia, Dinamo Tbilisi is the current record champion. From 1990 to 1999 the club dominated the Georgian league almost completely and won the championship title every year. However, at the beginning of the 21st century, the dominance of Dinamo Tbilisi was broken. The club's president was at times the multimillionaire Badri Patarkazishvili . The current coach of the club is Dušan Uhrin junior . In 2016 the club became Georgian champions again.

Former logo during the Soviet era


The club plays its home games in the Boris Paitschadze Stadium in Tbilisi , which was completed in 1976 and has a capacity of 55,000 .


Championship successes

Cup successes

  • Soviet Cup Winner (2): 1976, 1979
  • Georgian Cup Winner (13): 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Georgian Supercup (7): 1996, 1997, 1999, 2005, 2008, 2014, 2015

International success

European Cup balance sheet

competition Games S. U N T + T-
UEFA Champions League 37 14th 4th 19th 50 54
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 21st 11 3 07th 30th 17th
UEFA Europa League 98 44 15th0 39 1330 1460
UEFA Intertoto Cup 06th 02 2 02 12 08th
total 1620 71 240 67 2250 2250

As of August 21, 2020

Known players


Web links

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