FC Rotor Volgograd

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SC Rotor Volgograd (Russian: СK Ротор) is a Russian professional football club from the large city of Volgograd, Volgograd Oblast (formerly Stalingrad). The club will play in the third-tier Russian Football National League 2 in the 2022–23 season. They are the largest and best supported Volgograd club and for most of their existence have been the city's only representatives in the national league system.

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FC Rotor Volgograd
Full nameГАУ ВО «Спортивный клуб «Ротор»
Nickname(s)Сине-голубые (Blue-cyan)
Founded1929
GroundVolgograd Arena
Capacity45,316
ChairmanAndrei Rekechinski
CoachAleksei Stukalov
LeagueRussian Football National League 2
2021–22FNL, 18th (relegated)
WebsiteClub website
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They played at the top level of Soviet/Russian football either side of World War II, from 1989 to 1990, from 1991 to 2004 and in the 2020—21 season. During the 1990s they were one of the strongest clubs in newly independent Russia and qualified for European competition four times. In recent years financial and ownership difficulties have repeatedly threatened their professional status and they have played mostly in lower regional leagues.

The team currently plays its home games at the Volgograd Arena since 2018.