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FUDBALSKI KLUB PARTIZAN (Serbian : Фудбалски клуб Партизан, IPA: ), commonly known as PARTIZAN BELGRADE (Serbian : Партизан Београд / Partizan Beograd) or simply PARTIZAN, is a Serbian professional football club based in Belgrade
Belgrade
. It forms a major part of the Partizan multi-sport club . The club plays in the Serbian SuperLiga and has spent its entire history in the top tier of Yugoslav and Serbian football having won a total of 42 trophies: 27 national championships, 14 national cups and 1 Mitropa Cup , finishing in the Yugoslav league all-time table as second.

Partizan was founded by young high officers of the Yugoslav People\'s Army (JNA) in 1945 in Belgrade, as part of the Yugoslav Sports Association Partizan. Their home ground is the Partizan Stadium in Belgrade, where they have played since 1949. Partizan holds records such as playing in the first European Champions Cup match in 1955 , as well as becoming the first Balkan and Eastern European football club to reach the European Champions Cup final, when it did so in 1966 . Partizan is the first and only Serbian club to compete in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League .

The club has a long-standing rivalry with Red Star Belgrade
Belgrade
. Matches between these two clubs are known as the eternal derby and rate as one of the greatest cross-town clashes in the world. In September 2009, the British newspaper Daily Mail ranked the Red Star–Partizan derby fourth among the ten greatest football rivalries of all time. The club is also very popular in Montenegro
Montenegro
and Bosnia and Herzegovina , especially in the Bosnian Serb entity of Republika Srpska . Partizan also have many supporters in all the other former-Yugoslav republics and in the Serbian diaspora.

Partizan youth academy is one of the most renowned and export oriented in Europe. CIES ( University of Neuchâtel International Centre for Sports Studies) Football Observatory report of November 2015 ranks Partizan Belgrade
Belgrade
at the top place of training clubs out of the 31 European leagues surveyed.

CONTENTS

* 1 History

* 1.1 Formation (1945) * 1.2 Early years (1946–1958) * 1.3 Partizan\'s babies – the first European final (1958–1966) * 1.4 Crisis (1966–1976) * 1.5 The brief return – the first European trophy (1976–1982) * 1.6 Memorable years (1982–1991) * 1.7 Dark decade and domestic success (1990s) * 1.8 The new beginning (2000–2010) * 1.9 Recent years (2010–)

* 2 Crest and colours * 3 Stadium and training ground * 4 Partizan youth school and affiliates * 5 Supporters * 6 Rivalries * 7 Seasons

* 8 Partizan in European football

* 8.1 UEFA
UEFA
Team ranking

* 9 Honours

* 9.1 International

* 10 Club records

* 11 Players

* 11.1 Current squad * 11.2 Players with multiple nationalities * 11.3 Out of team * 11.4 Out on loan * 11.5 Former players * 11.6 Notable foreign players

* 12 Affiliated clubs

* 13 Club officials

* 13.1 Partizan technical staff * 13.2 Partizan management * 13.3 Managerial history * 13.4 Club presidents

* 14 Ownership and finances

* 14.1 Shirt sponsors and manufacturers

* 15 See also * 16 References * 17 External links

HISTORY

Main article: History of FK Partizan Most of us, young generals who played and loved football, we gathered and agreed to start a football club. We did not argue over what the name would be. We were Partisans , it was most natural to call our club Partizan. Peko Dapčević , in a letter, marking the 50th anniversary of the club

FORMATION (1945)

Partizan was founded on 4 October 1945 in Belgrade
Belgrade
, as a football section of the Central House of the Yugoslav Army "Partizan" , and was named in honour of the Partisans , the communist military formation who fought against fascism during World War II
World War II
in Yugoslavia . The club was formed and initially managed by the group of young high officers of the Yugoslav People\'s Army and veterans of the Spanish Civil War
Spanish Civil War
. Among them were Svetozar Vukmanović , Koča Popović , Bogdan Vujošević (sr), Mijalko Todorović (sh) - Plavi, Otmar Kreačić (sh) - Kultura and Ratko Vujović . Two days after its establishment, Partizan made its first step on the football scene, with the friendly match against selection of Zemun that ended 4–2. Florijan Matekalo entered the record books as the first goal scorer in the history of Partizan, while Franjo Glazer was the first manager. Just three weeks later, Partizan went on the first of many international tours, travelling to Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
where they beat the selection of Slovak Army with 3–1. At the time, just months after the World War II in Yugoslavia ended, no organized football competition was yet restored, so Partizan played only friendly games and tournaments both home and abroad. The club's first European engagement was a meeting against another army side, CSKA Moscow from what was then Soviet Union, in 1945. Koča Popović (left) and Peko Dapčević (right), two of the main founders of FK Partizan.

EARLY YEARS (1946–1958)

In late August, 1946, the new Yugoslav league started and Partizan played its first official match, beating Pobeda Skoplje 1–0. Since the club had the highest ambitions from the very beginning, it attracted some of the best players from all over the country: Stjepan Bobek , Miroslav Brozović , Zlatko Čajkovski , Kiril Simonovski , Bela Palfi , Franjo Rupnik , Prvoslav Mihajlović , Aleksandar Atanacković , Miodrag Jovanović , Vladimir Firm , Ratko Čolić and Franjo Šoštarić . Prominent football expert Illés Spitz became the manager, and spent next 14 years at various positions in the club. His implementation of top European training methods and playing tactics, combined with technically gifted squad, proved essential in winning the first championship in debut season , along with the first cup title , thus the first Double winner in the country. The second championship title was won in 1948–49 season . Partizan played its home games on the old BSK stadium until 1949, when its own stadium was built on the same site and named JNA Stadium (Stadium of Yugoslav People\'s Army ). In 1950, the club evolved from a football section of the Army into independent club under the umbrella organization JSD Partizan (Yugoslav Sports Association Partizan). The first clubs president became Ratko Vujović . In 1953, the remaining formal connections between the club and the Army ceased. Although during the 1950s Partizan had a very strong squad, led by national team players like Bobek , Čajkovski , Miloš Milutinović , Marko Valok , Bruno Belin , Tomislav Kaloperović and Branko Zebec , the club had a long break without winning a championship, only winning cup titles in 1952, 1954 and 1957 . Despite the absence of domestic titles, Partizan's great performances on high quality tournaments throughout Europe gained them significant continental reputation. On 4 September 1955, Partizan participated in the first ever Champions Cup match, in Lisbon against Sporting CP . The final result was 3–3, with Miloš Milutinović becoming the first scorer in a most prestigious club competition in Europe.

PARTIZAN\'S BABIES – THE FIRST EUROPEAN FINAL (1958–1966)

ŠOšKIć JUSUFI RAšOVIć VASOVIć (C) MIHAJLOVIć BAJIć KOVAčEVIć BEčEJAC PIRMAJER GALIć HASANAGIć

1966 European Cup Final starting lineup (coach: Abdulah Gegić )

By the mid-1950s, the first big Partizan generation was well over its peak. Only two titles and four cups in its first 15 years of existence were not enough for a club of Partizan's stature, ambition and popularity. In 1958, the club left way behind 13 years of playing in blue-red kits and adopted the now famous black and white colors. The change in the club's image and appearance was followed by radical changes in the playing squad. The number of young players, offsprings of Partizan's own youth ranks known as Partizanove bebe (The Partizan's babies), soon emerged into one of the best generations Europe's ever seen. The rise of the generation began with Milutin Šoškić , Fahrudin Jusufi , Jovan Miladinović , Velibor Vasović
Velibor Vasović
, Milan Galić , Ilija Mitić , Zvezdan Čebinac and Vladica Kovačević . Very soon, they were joined by Lazar Radović , Velimir Sombolac , Ljubomir Mihajlović and Mustafa Hasanagić , and finally Ivan Ćurković , Josip Pirmajer , Branko Rašović and Radoslav Bečejac . Managers Illés Spitz , Florijan Matekalo and Stjepan Bobek monitored and guided their development. The decision to rely mostly on talented youngsters scouted trough all over the country quickly gave results – Partizan took three consecutive championship titles, in 1961 , 1962 and 1963 , the first title hat-trick in the Yugoslav First League . Efficient and attractive performances earned the club its popular nickname "Parni valjak" ("The Steamroller"). In 1964–65 , the team added the fourth title in five years (interrupted by city rival Red Star during the 1963–64 season ). As early as the 1960s, a fierce and intense rivalry grew up between Partizan and Red Star. Club legend Milan Galić was signed in 1958.

The 1965–66 European Cup campaign was the crown of this generation's career. After eliminating French Nantes (2–0, 2–2) and German champion Werder Bremen (3–0, 1–0) in the first two rounds, Partizan were drawn against Sparta Prague
Prague
in the quarter-finals. In the first leg, held in Prague
Prague
, Partizan suffered a hard 4–1 defeat. Although they were not given any chances in the return leg in Belgrade, Partizan pulled off a convincing 5–0 win in front of 50,000 spectators, and with aggregate score 6–4 qualified for the semifinals. The semi-finals would see Partizan taking part in an emotional tie that would bring Manchester United , in their first season back in the European Cup after the Munich air disaster
Munich air disaster
, returning to the scene of their final game, at the JNA Stadium , before embarking on that fateful journey home (on the way home from a European Cup quarter-final victory against Red Star, which was played at JNA Stadium, the aircraft carrying the Manchester United players, officials and journalists crashed while attempting to take off after refuelling in Munich).Manchester United, led by George Best and Bobby Charlton , awaited finally them on the last step to the finals. Partizan won the first leg at JNA Stadium 2–0, and resisted the heavy pressure on Old Trafford , conceding only once; with a 2–1 aggregate scoreline, they eliminated the English giants. Partizan's babies achieved the greatest success in history of Partizan, a place in the 1966 European Cup final against Real Madrid . The final game was played on 11 May at Heysel Stadium , Brussels
Brussels
. Until the 70th minute, Partizan was 1–0 up through a goal by Velibor Vasović
Velibor Vasović
, but ultimately lost to the Spaniards 2–1. Partizan may have come close to a famous victory, but they had now missed their chance as the side was immediately broken up with their star players heading west. Still, Partizan became the first club from the Balkans
Balkans
and Eastern Europe to have played in a European Cup final.

CRISIS (1966–1976)

The sudden increase in the reputation of Partizan team was not followed by increase in the organizational structure. After the defeat in the finals, club administration failed to operate on a higher level, and Partizan entered a long organizational crisis. All main players signed contracts with biggest Western clubs, and the promising generation was scattered. Milutin Šoškić went to 1. FC Köln
1. FC Köln
, Milan Galić to Standard Liège
Standard Liège
, Vladica Kovačević to Nantes, Fahrudin Jusufi to Eintracht Frankfurt and Velibor Vasović
Velibor Vasović
, who had scored in the final, was transferred to Ajax where he would come to feature again in the European Cup. Thus followed a period of mediocre results, and for a decade not a single trophy was won. Few players remained from the previous generation, including Milan Damjanović , Blagoje Paunović and Borivoje Đorđević . In a short period of time, numerous managers were in position. The arrival of the talented young players Momčilo Vukotić , who came through Partizan's youth ranks, and Nenad Bjeković from Proleter Zrenjanin , announced better days for the Black & Whites.

THE BRIEF RETURN – THE FIRST EUROPEAN TROPHY (1976–1982)

On 11 July 1976, in Ljubljana
Ljubljana
, Partizan played the last game of the season against Olimpija and needed a win to clinch the title ahead of rivals Hajduk Split . In the last second before the final whistle, Nenad Bjeković scored the winning goal and Partizan won 0–1. The seventh championship trophy was finally won, after full decade of waiting, by the new generation of players, such as Momčilo Vukotić , Bjeković, Rešad Kunovac , Ilija Zavišić , Refik Kozić , Ivan Golac , Radmilo Ivančević , Boško Đorđević , Nenad Stojković . Partizan then won its eighth title in 1977–78 , enforced with Nikica Klinčarski , Petar Borota , Slobodan Santrač , Aleksandar Trifunović , Xhevat Prekazi and Pavle Grubješić . That same year, Partizan won its first European trophy, the Mitropa Cup . The Black "> Former Partizan striker Predrag Mijatović .

Partizan spent the final years in Yugoslavia undergoing significant organizational changes. In 1989, former goalkeeper Ivan Ćurković became club president while Mirko Marjanović became the president of Partizan's executive board. Most important, Partizan players in these final years were Predrag Mijatović , Slaviša Jokanović , Predrag Spasić , Dragoljub and Branko Brnović
Branko Brnović
, Budimir Vujačić , Vujadin Stanojković , Darko Milanič and Džoni Novak . However, this great generation was overshadowed by their crosstown rival Red Star and its rampage through domestic league, Europe and the world. Partizan only won the 1989 national cup , 32 years after the last victory in that competition. The last trophy won before the breakup of Yugoslavia was the 1989 Yugoslav Super Cup, the first and the only one organized. In 1987, Partizan signed Chinese national team players Jia Xiuquan and Liu Haiguang and they entered history as they, along Xie Yuxin and Gu Guangming , were the first Chinese footballers ever to have played in Europe.

DARK DECADE AND DOMESTIC SUCCESS (1990S)

After the death of President Josip Broz Tito in 1980, ethnic tension grew in Yugoslavia, with the follow, that in the early 1990s the Yugoslav state began to fall apart, and the civil war broke out. At the end of May in 1992, the United Nations Security Council
United Nations Security Council
imposed sanctions against the country, which led to political isolation, economic decline and hyperinflation of the Yugoslav dinar , and finally dislodged Yugoslav football from the international scene. The disintegration of Yugoslavia, the Yugoslav wars from 1991 to 1995, the resulting difficulties, as well as the sanctions had hit all Yugoslav clubs hard. After the breakup of SFR Yugoslavia in 1991, a new Yugoslavia was formed out from Serbia
Serbia
and Montenegro
Montenegro
and was named FR Yugoslavia . Notwithstanding, Partizan won during the war two titles in a row, in 1993 and 1994 . The next two championships Partizan won came in 1996 and 1997 , but after only few years of peace, the Yugoslav clubs stood again before difficult times. Between 1998 and 1999, peace was broken again because the situation in Kosovo
Kosovo
worsened with continued clashes between Yugoslav security forces and the Kosovo Liberation Army . The confrontations led to the Kosovo
Kosovo
War and finally to the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia , which started four days after the 112th Red Star–Partizan derby , and this without a UN Mandate ,. The bombing campaign was criticized, especially for the number of civilian casualties that resulted from the bombing . By this time, Partizan won in 1999 a further championship title, again during a war. Goalkeeper Ivica Kralj .

During these turbulent 1990s, the club won also several national cups, this in 1992, 1994 and 1998. The key man for these trophies was Ljubiša Tumbaković , who became the most successful manager in Partizan's history. In 1997, Partizan was reintroduced to European competitions following the lift of the UEFA
UEFA
ban on clubs from FR Yugoslavia, but while the national team continued where they had stopped in the spring of 1992, the clubs had all their results erased and were treated as the beginners in the European competitions. The decision met with incomprehension among the club officials of the Yugoslav clubs. That decision will have long-term catastrophic consequences for Partizan – instead of enjoying the merits of its own many-year work, they would get harder opponents from the start and the competition would start already in July. This decade has been marked by numerous team changes and the circle of selling the best players to richer European clubs after just a couple of seasons of first-team football and replacing them with fresh young talents. Many players are credited with the successes of the nineties, such as Predrag Mijatović , Slaviša Jokanović , Savo Milošević , Albert Nađ , Dragan Ćirić , Zoran Mirković , Saša Ćurčić , Branko Brnović , Goran Pandurović , Dražen Bolić , Niša Saveljić , Damir Čakar , Budimir Vujačić , Ivan Tomić , Gjorgji Hristov , Đorđe Tomić , Ivica Kralj , Mateja Kežman and many others.

THE NEW BEGINNING (2000–2010)

The new millennium has arrived, but the goals remain the same. In the last 12 years, Partizan has won eight national championships, four cups and managed to qualify two times for the UEFA
UEFA
Champions League and five times for the UEFA
UEFA
Europa League . Led by Ljubiša Tumbaković , the club won two championship titles in a row, in 2001–02 and 2002–03 . In Europe, Partizan did not have much success in those seasons, though the next one would become its best season in Europe after 1965–66 , where it reached the 1966 European Cup final.

The club's management took the 2003 season very seriously, appointing as its new coach the former World Player of the Year Lothar Matthäus , and brought some top and experienced players like Taribo West from 1.FC Kaiserslautern , Ljubinko Drulović from Benfica and Tomasz Rząsa from Feyenoord
Feyenoord
. For the first time in its history, the club played in the UEFA Champions League after eliminating Bobby Robson
Bobby Robson
's Newcastle United . In Belgrade, Partizan lost by 0–1, but in rematch at St James\'s Park , they won by Ivica Iliev 's goal in regular time and reached the group stages after a penalty shoot-out. Later on, Partizan was drawn in a tough group with Real Madrid (the previous year's Champions League semi-finalist), Porto (the winner of the 2002–03 UEFA
UEFA
Cup and the eventual winner of the competition ) and Marseille (the eventual runners-up of the 2003–04 UEFA
UEFA
Cup ). The Partizan Stadium was a tough ground for the opposition and the team did not lost a home game, playing out a 0–0 draw with Real Madrid's famous Galácticos , which included players such as Zinedine Zidane , Ronaldo , Luís Figo , Roberto Carlos , Raúl and David Beckham
David Beckham
; a 1–1 draw with Porto, led by coach José Mourinho
José Mourinho
; and Marseille, with its superstars Fabien Barthez and Didier Drogba , while playing some inspired football in the away match in Madrid (0–1), Marseille (0–3) and Porto (1–2). They are the first, and so far the only, Serbian team to qualify for the main draw of this elite European club competition since its inception in 1992.

Playing in Europe was reflected in the championship, and Partizan lost the title. New coach Vladimir Vermezović taken the charge of a team and he superiorly won the championship in 2005 . Also, he became the only coach who has managed to take the team to the knockout stage of a European competition since new format. That happened in the 2004–05 UEFA
UEFA
Cup , where Partizan reached the round-of-16 . Later on, he was eliminated by CSKA Moscow, the eventual winner of the competition. Poor results in domestic and international competitions in 2006 prompted the club's officials to look for a new head coach. First, Jürgen Röber was brought in, then later Miodrag Ješić , though neither succeeded in winning the domestic title. Although Partizan has managed to qualify for the 2006–07 UEFA
UEFA
Cup group stage, that season was viewed as a failure.

Former Partizan player Slaviša Jokanović were appointed as Partizan's new head coach, with the club also adding a new sport director in Ivan Tomić . The club strengthened its squad with some foreigners like Juca , Almami Moreira and Lamine Diarra
Lamine Diarra
. The 2007–08 and 2008–09 season will remain as one of the most successful in club's domestic history. In 2008–09, the club successfully defended their league and cup double from the 2007–08 season, the first time this occurred its history. But in Europe, Partizan suffered a real shock: UEFA
UEFA
expelled Partizan from the 2007–08 UEFA
UEFA
Cup season and fined the club €30,056 due to crowd trouble at their away qualifying match against Zrinjski Mostar , which forced the match to be interrupted for ten minutes. UEFA
UEFA
judged travelling Partizan fans to have been the culprits of the trouble, but Partizan were allowed to play the return leg while the appeal was being processed. Partizan's appeal, however, was rejected and Zrinjski Mostar qualified for the next round, although Partizan beat them by an aggregate score of 11–1. Next season, the club enforced its squad with Brazilian striker Cléo ; Partizan demolished Welsh champions Rhyl with a score of 8–0 (12–0 on aggregate) on 21 July 2009. This score is their largest ever winning margin in European competitions. After relegation from the Champions League, Partizan qualified two times in a row for the second tier of UEFA
UEFA
competition. The Black font-size:80%">

Stojković Jovanović Krstajić Savić Lazevski Petrović Medo Moreira Babović Ilić Cléo Partizan's starting XI under coach Stanojević in their UEFA Champions League group stage match with Arsenal on December 8, 2010 Arsenal – Partizan Belgrade.

After Jokanović, the club decided to give a chance to the young coach and former Partizan footballer Aleksandar Stanojević . He became the youngest head coach in the history of Partizan Belgrade. Stanojević took over the club in very difficult period and managed to win the championship in 2010 , although Partizan was 10 points behind from the 1st placed Red Star Belgrade
Belgrade
. In the 2011, the club won the double . In UEFA
UEFA
competitions, Partizan qualified for the 2010–11 UEFA Champions League after beating Anderlecht for the second time. At the Partizan Stadium the result was 2–2. In Brussels
Brussels
at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium result was also 2–2. The key man was Cléo , who scored two goals against the Belgians. After penalty drama, Partizan reached again the UEFA Champions League group stage. Now, the draw for the group phase decided that Partizan will play in group H, alongside Arsenal , Shakhtar Donetsk (the winner of the 2008–09 UEFA
UEFA
Cup ) and Sporting Braga (the eventual runner-up of the 2010–11 UEFA
UEFA
Europa League ). On the matchday 1, Partizan lost against Shakhtar on Donbass Arena in Donetsk
Donetsk
(0–1). Next game Partizan played against Arsenal at Partizan Stadium and lost 1–3 after they played inspired football with a 10 man in last 30 min's of the match. In two matches against Sporting Braga , Partizan failed to score and they lost both games (0–2 in Braga; 0–1 in Belgrade). The last two rounds in the group have also brought inspired football, but unfortunately it wasn't enough so Shakhtar Donetsk and The Gunners defeated Partizan once again, 0–3 in Belgrade
Belgrade
and 1–3 at the Emirates Stadium
Emirates Stadium
.

In the following season, the elimination during the 2012 Europa League qualifying stage, didn't affect the club in national championship, but after the half-season, Stanojević was released. Partizan then signed former Chelsea manager Avram Grant , who was able to preserve the lead from the half-season. He led Partizan to their fifth consecutive league title but lost three times against fierce rivals Red Star . Grant resigned and former Partizan manager Vladimir Vermezović returned to Belgrade
Belgrade
in May 2012. Partizan did not qualify for the 2012–13 UEFA Champions League , but did gain a place in the 2012-13 UEFA
UEFA
Europa League group stage. Because of poor results in the second part of national championship, Vermezović was dismissed and replaced by Vuk Rašović . Following the victory in the eternal derby and in pre-last round, Rašović secured a sixth consecutive title, a total of 25th in history of the club. As a champion of the Serbian SuperLiga for 2012–13 season, Partizan managed to equalize a national record by the number of championship titles won.

In summer of 2013, Partizan eliminated Shirak (1–1, away goal) and lost against Ludogorets Razgrad (1–3 on aggregate). In play-off round for 2013–14 UEFA
UEFA
Europa League , Partizan played with Thun . Partizan beat Thun 1–0 in Belgrade, but lost 0–3 in Thun and failed to get in Europa League. Without a single trophy and group stage of some European competition, the season was the worst in last ten years.

After a year of absence from the European scene, Partizan entered at the 2014–15 UEFA
UEFA
Europa League by beating Neftchi total score 5–3 (3–2 at home and 1–2 away). Partizan is after the draw, placed in Group C with Tottenham Hotspur , Beşiktaş and Asteras Tripoli . Partizan began the Europa League in excellent form and remained undefeated against the English giant Tottenham, but in the next four games, the club were defeated. The 2014–15 season was a successful for Partizan, winning the Serbian championship and securing passage to the group stage of the Europa League.

After falling out of the play–off for the Champions League in the summer of 2015, Partizan has directly entered the 2015–16 UEFA Europa League . The club was placed in Group L alongside Athletic Bilbao , AZ and FC Augsburg
FC Augsburg
. Partizan made three victories in group stage (3–2 at home and 2–1 in away against AZ and 3–1 in Augsburg against same team ), but he failed to get in Round of 32. Partizan failed to defend the title, but won Serbian Cup after five years, without conceding goal. Partizan is first team who managed to won the Serbian Cup without conceding goal in history.

Partizan had a terrible start in 2016–17 season. They are eliminated in second qualifying round for the UEFA
UEFA
Europa League by Zagłębie Lubin . Partizan also had the same start in Serbian SuperLiga . In August, young head coach Marko Nikolić returned to Partizan. Nikolić ran a streak of 37 consecutive games without a loss in both the league and cup (33 wins), three wins and one draw against their arch rivals Red Star, and won the sixth double in club history. Brazilian midfielder Leonardo and captain of Serbian U-21 side Uroš Đurđević scored 24 goals each, during Partizan's sensational league campaign.

A few days after sixth double in club history, coach Nikolić left the club and signed with Hungarian club Videoton . A couple days after Nikolić's departure, Miroslav Đukić returned to Partizan. In second qualifying round for the UEFA Champions League , Partizan eliminated Budućnost Podgorica (2–0 on aggregate), but in third round they were eliminated by Olympiacos (3–5 on aggregate). In play-off round for 2017–18 UEFA
UEFA
Europa League , Partizan played against Videoton and ex coach Marko Nikolić. After 0–0 in Belgrade, Partizan destroyed Videoton 4–0 in Felcsút and reached the group stage.

CREST AND COLOURS

In October 1945, Partizan adopted as their first crest a blue disc with a yellow bordered red five-pointed star in the middle, which symbolized communism , and contained the abbreviation JA (Jugoslovenska Armija, The Yugoslav Army) inside it. Later on, the central circle became white with a red five-pointed star in it. It was surrounded by a larger blue circle in which the words "the Yugoslav Army" were written, while both circles were bordered by a yellow circle with a green wreath over it. At the bottom of the emblem was a shield with red and white lines, and on the top were five torches, each representing one of the five nations of Yugoslavia ( Serbs , Croats , Slovenes , Macedonians and Montenegrins ). This was a clear reference to the National Emblem of Yugoslavia .

CRESTS

1945–1947 1947–1950 1950–1955 1955–1958 1958–1992 1992–2008 2008–present

In the early 1950s, Partizan was separated from the Yugoslav Army and for the first time the team's name was written in the Cyrillic and Latin alphabets. The inscription of the Yugoslav Army was removed from the crest, along with the green wreath, and was replaced by the words Sportsko Društvo ( Sports association ). Partizan used this emblem until 1958, although it changed its equipment colors of blue and red to black and white a year before. The crest was also changed to be completely black and white, and Sportsko Društvo was amended into Jugoslovensko Sportsko Društvo (Yugoslav Sports Association), while the five red torches and the five-pointed star remained. It was slightly redesigned after 1963 by adding a sixth torch to reflect the change of the official state emblem, which now included six torches representing six Yugoslav republics, instead of the previous five representing the nations. The crest remained unchanged until the breakup of Yugoslavia . Typical Partizan kit

By 1992, with Yugoslavia fragmenting, instead of "Jugoslovensko Sportsko Društvo", the word "Fudbalski klub" ("football club ") were inserted and this crest remains in use too this day. The author of the crest was academic painter Branko Šotra. In the 2007–08 season , Partizan won its 20th national championship and added two stars above their crest, symbolizing the 20 titles won. However, there is an alternative crest, which Partizan supporters call the "shovel" but it is never used in official matches. I'm responsible because Partizan adopted black and white colors. I suggested change of shirts on behalf of the whole team, to club's general secretary Artur Takač . It all happened while we were on tour in South America, and when we played a friendly match against Juventus in 1957. We got as gift two sets of their jerseys, as they were delighted with our game. All the players were thrilled with the quality and color of the new uniforms, and they asked me to wear them all the time, which happened at the end, and Partizan's colors has remained black and white to this day. Stjepan Bobek , in an informal interview with the Belgrade
Belgrade
media.

For most of its history, Partizan has played in black and white striped jerseys, but during its earliest days it used entirely dark red , blue or white jerseys. In 1950, Partizan briefly had an all-white shirt with a blue diagonal stripe, besides an all blue shirt. From 1952, the first red-blue striped and quartered jerseys appeared. In 1957, the club was on tour in South America and after a friendly game with Juventus , a president of the Italian club, Umberto Agnelli , donated the club two sets of black and white jerseys. Since then, Partizan has played mainly in black and white striped shirts, with black or white shorts and socks. But there were exceptions, like in 1974, when they wore a black and white hooped shirt, and 1982, when they have played in a plain white jerseys with a thick black stripe across them. In 1990 , the red and blue jersey returned after more than 30 years, in an away match against Hibernians during the UEFA
UEFA
Cup campaign. All this time, the away shirts have been mostly either all white or occasionally red-blue striped, but in recent years an all-black strip is usually used.

STADIUM AND TRAINING GROUND

Main articles: Partizan Stadium and SC Partizan-Teleoptik

The stadium's name is Partizan Stadium, although it was known as JNA Stadium (Serbian : Стадион Југословенске народне армије, translit. Stadion JNA (Stadion Jugoslovenske narodne armije), "Stadium of the Yugoslav People\'s Army ") for most of its history, and even today, a lot of football fans in all countries of the former-Yugoslavia call it by its old name. Partizan supporters sometimes call it "Fudbalski hram" (The Temple of Football).

The stadium is situated in the Savski Venac municipality, in central Belgrade. Designed by architect Mihailo Janković , the ground was built on the site of BSK Stadium . It was officially opened on Day of Yugoslav People's Army on 22 December 1951. The first match ever played was between Yugoslavia and France
France
on 9 October 1949. The stadium had a capacity of 55,000 until it was renovated in 1998 following UEFA
UEFA
security regulations. This led to the conversion of the stadium into an all-seater reducing the capacity to 32,710, currently the second largest stadium in Serbia, behind the Red Star Stadium .

The ground has also been used for a variety of other sport events since 1949. It was used from the mid-fifties until 1987 as the final point of yearly festivities called the Youth Day . Also, it was the host of the 1962 European Athletics Championships , a place for various concerts and it hosted many times the Yugoslav Cup and Serbian Cup final. A panorama of Partizan Stadium from the north stand.

PARTIZAN YOUTH SCHOOL AND AFFILIATES

Main articles: FK Partizan Academy and Teleoptik Zemun

The Partizan youth school , called Youth School Belin – Lazarević – Nadoveza, was founded in the 1950s and named after former Partizan players Bruno Belin , Čedomir Lazarević and Branko Nadoveza. The club is well known for its dedicated work with youngsters. Its training philosophy is not only the development of football players, but also to care of their growth and personality forming, while also teaching the sporting spirit. There are around 400 youngsters classified by age categories. There are six age groups, four compete at the level of the Football Association of Serbia
Serbia
, the U17, U16, U15 and U14, while the U13 and U12 compete at the level of the Football Association of Belgrade. Below U12 level there are no official competitions, but players do play in tournaments and friendly matches.

Partizan is the club with the most league titles and cup wins in youth competition in Serbia. The youth teams also participate in numerous tournaments around Europe and also organize an U17 international tournament with participation of some of the top European clubs. Partizan also organizes football camps for children in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina , Slovenia
Slovenia
, Australia and the United States. Many of the best youth-academy players move directly to the Partizan senior side, or to the affiliate club Teleoptik Zemun .

All of Partizan's youth categories train at the Partizan sports complex named SC Partizan-Teleoptik , along with Partizan's seniors and the players of Teleoptik. Partizan has won several awards for its youth work, including "Best European Youth Work" in 2006, and the club's youth school has been declared the second-best in Europe after that of Ajax. Partizan's academy has produced numerous professional football players or Yugoslav and Serbian internationals. Notable players from the recent past include Saša Ilić , Savo Milošević , Danko Lazović , Stefan Babović , Miralem Sulejmani
Miralem Sulejmani
, Stevan Jovetić , Adem Ljajić , Matija Nastasić , Lazar Marković , Miloš Jojić , Andrija Živković , Nikola Milenković , and Aleksandar Mitrović .

SUPPORTERS

Main article: Grobari Grobari celebrating Partizan's 27th league title won in 2017

According to a 2008 domestic poll, Partizan is the second popular football club in Serbia, behind Red Star Belgrade. Although fewer, focus groups show that Partizan fans are considered to be more devoted to their club. The club has a large fanbase in Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Herzegovina
(especially in the Serb entity of Republika Srpska ), and Croatia
Croatia
. They also have many supporters in all other former-Yugoslav republics like Macedonia , Slovenia
Slovenia
, and among the Serbian diaspora , especially in Germany, Austria
Austria
, Switzerland
Switzerland
, Sweden
Sweden
, Canada, Malta, the United States and Australia.

The organized supporters of Partizan are called Grobari ("The Gravediggers " or "Undertakers "), which were formed in 1970 and situated mainly on the south stand of the Partizan Stadium; therefore, they are also known as Grobari Jug ("The Undertakers South"). Even some ordinary Partizan fans often refer to themselves as Grobari. The nickname itself was given by their sporting rivals Delije of Red Star, referring to the club's mostly black colours which were similar to the official uniforms of cemetery undertakers. The other theory is that the name comes from a misinterpretation of the name of the street on which Partizan's stadium is located – "Humska" ("humka" roughly translates as "grave" or "entombment "), when actually the street was named after Serbian medieval land of Hum , nowadays part of Herzegovina
Herzegovina
and South Dalmatia
Dalmatia
. The Grobari support all clubs in the Partizan Sports Association and in the course of time they have become recognizable by their noisy and constant cheering as well as their devotion and loyalty to the club. The basis of their cheering is referred in the Serbian fan scene as the principle of "srce, ruke, glas" (heart, hands, voice) or "glas i dlan" (voice and palms), along with songs in distinctive style. The Grobari as a whole maintain a close friendship with the organized supporters of PAOK , CSKA Moscow and CSKA Sofia , which started originally because of the two supporters' common Orthodox faith and similar founding backgrounds. It has been suggested that "many ultras took part in the armed conflicts and carry their scars today, translating the tribal nature of the Yugoslav wars to their clubs and ultras groups".

Grobari have also a traditional friendship with Juventude Leonina, the main ultras group of Portuguese side Sporting Clube de Portugal
Sporting Clube de Portugal
. The direction boards of both clubs have also good relations which was kept ever since the 1955–56 European Cup edition, which on September 4, 1955, in Lisbon
Lisbon
's Estádio Nacional , put head-a-head the two teams in what was considered the opening whistle of the UEFA
UEFA
European club competitions. The game finished with a 3–3 draw, with Sporting later loing in Belgrade
Belgrade
in the second hand by 5–2, however the club boards of both teams regularly meet from time to time to mark the occasion of this historic event.

RIVALRIES

Main article: Eternal derby (Serbia) See also: Derby of Serbia
Serbia
Red Star – Partizan match

Partizan's biggest rivalry is with Red Star Belgrade
Belgrade
. The matches between these rivals have been labeled as the Eternal derby (Serbian : Вечити дерби, Večiti derbi) or Belgrade
Belgrade
derby. The rivalry started immediately after the creation of the two clubs. Red Star was founded for Yugoslav youth and Partizan as the football section of the Yugoslav People's Army. The rivalry is also intensified by the fact that both clubs have their stadiums situated only a few hundred metres apart. The Eternal derby is particularly noted for the passion of both supporters groups. The stands of both teams feature fireworks, coloured confetti, flags, rolls of paper, torches, smoke, drums, giant posters and choreographies, used to create visual grandeur and apply psychological pressure on the visiting teams, hence the slogan, "Welcome to Hellgrade". Some fans also use trumpets, similar to the supporters in South America. This creates for the region a typical and distinctive Balkan Brass Band atmosphere. Both sets of supporters sing passionate songs against their rivals, and the stadiums are known to bounce with the simultaneous jumping of the fans.

The duel is regarded by Bleacher Report as one of the greatest football rivalries in the world. Along with the Old Firm , the Rome derby and the Istanbul derby , the Belgrade
Belgrade
derby is known as one of the most intense rivalries in European football. In 2009, the Daily Mail ranked the Eternal Derby fourth among the ten greatest football rivalries of all-time. The largest attendance at a derby match was about 100,000 spectators (90,142 with paid tickets) on 7 November 1976 at the Red Star Stadium
Red Star Stadium
. The biggest win was 7–1 for Partizan on 6 December 1953 at the Partizan Stadium but the club with the most victories is Red Star.

Other rivalries include derby with neighbouring Zemun , regional rivalry with Vojvodina with whom they contest the Derby of Serbia
Serbia
and Belgrade
Belgrade
derbies with Rad and OFK Belgrade
Belgrade
.

SEASONS

See also: List of FK Partizan seasons

PARTIZAN IN EUROPEAN FOOTBALL

Main article: FK Partizan in European football

Partizan's best European performance was in the 1965–66 season , when they reached the Final of the European Cup/Champions League .

UEFA
UEFA
TEAM RANKING

See also: UEFA
UEFA
coefficient

AS OF 23 NOVEMBER 2017.

RANK TEAM POINTS

77 Slovan Liberec 17.000

78 Lokomotiv Moscow 16.500

79 PARTIZAN 16.000

80 Internazionale 16.000

81 Rubin Kazan 16.000

HONOURS

Overall, Partizan have won 42 official titles including 27 national championships, 14 national cups and 1 Mitropa Cup .

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – 27

* YUGOSLAV FIRST LEAGUE

* WINNERS (11): 1946–47 , 1948–49 , 1960–61 , 1961–62 , 1962–63 , 1964–65 , 1975–76 , 1977–78 , 1982–83 , 1985–86 , 1986–87

* SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO FIRST LEAGUE

* WINNERS (8): 1992–93 , 1993–94 , 1995–96 , 1996–97 , 1998–99 , 2001–02 , 2002–03 , 2004–05

* SERBIAN SUPERLIGA

* WINNERS (8): 2007–08 , 2008–09 , 2009–10 , 2010–11 , 2011–12 , 2012–13 , 2014–15 , 2016–17

NATIONAL CUPS – 14

* YUGOSLAV CUP

* WINNERS (6): 1947 , 1952 , 1954 , 1957 , 1989 , 1991–92

* SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO CUP

* WINNERS (3): 1993–94 , 1997–98 , 2000–01

* SERBIAN CUP

* WINNERS (5): 2007–08 , 2008–09 , 2010–11 , 2015–16 , 2016–17

INTERNATIONAL

* MITROPA CUP

* WINNER (1): 1978

CLUB RECORDS

Main article: List of FK Partizan records and statistics

Partizan's record-holder by number of appearances is player Saša Ilić . He played 800 games in two turns, from 1996 and 2005 and from 2010 till present. The goal-scoring record-holder is striker Stjepan Bobek , with 425 goals. Over 150 footballers from Partizan have played for the Yugoslav and Serbian national football teams . Stjepan Bobek held the Yugoslavian national team record with 38 goals, with second place being shared by Savo Milošević and Milan Galić , who scored 37 goals each.

Partizan are record-holders of the Yugoslav First League in terms of points acquired during a campaign, with 107, and are the only league-winning team to have gone undefeated during one season (in 2005 and 2010 ). Partizan became the first champion of Yugoslavia in 1947 , the first Yugoslav Cup winner, also in 1947, and therefore also the first double winner in the country. They won three consecutive championship titles, in 1961, 1962 and 1963, the first title hat-trick in the history of the Yugoslav First League. Partizan won the most national championships since the dissolution of Yugoslavia, becoming champions 13 times. They are the only Serbian club ever, since the first nationwide domestic football competition in 1923 , to win six consecutive national titles, not leaving the throne since the 2007–08 season .

The club holds records such as playing in the first European Champions Cup match in 1955 , becoming the first Balkan and Eastern European club to play in the European Champions Cup final in 1966 , and becoming the first club from Serbia
Serbia
to take part in the UEFA Champions League group stages in 2003 . The club's greatest victory in European competitions was 8–0 against Welsh champions Rhyl in qualifying for the 2009–10 UEFA Champions League .

PLAYERS

CURRENT SQUAD

As of 31 August 2017

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

NO.

POSITION PLAYER

3

FW Léandre Tawamba

4

DF Miroslav Vulićević (Vice captain )

5

DF Strahinja Bošnjak

6

DF Lazar Ćirković

7

MF Zoran Tošić

10

MF Marko Janković

11

MF Petar Đuričković

12

GK Filip Kljajić

15

DF Svetozar Marković

17

MF Saša Marjanović

20

MF Seydouba Soumah

21

MF Marko Jevtović

22

MF Saša Ilić (captain )

23

DF Bojan Ostojić

NO.

POSITION PLAYER

25

MF Everton Luiz

26

DF Nemanja G. Miletić

27

MF Nebojša Kosović

29

MF Milan Radin

30

DF Milan Mitrović

33

DF Nemanja Antonov (on loan from Grasshopper )

51

FW Ognjen Ožegović

55

MF Danilo Pantić (on loan from Chelsea )

61

GK Marko Jovičić

73

DF Nemanja R. Miletić

77

FW Theophilus Solomon (on loan from Rijeka )

88

GK Vladimir Stojković

91

MF Alen Stevanović

99

FW Đorđe Jovanović

For recent transfers, see List of Serbian football transfers winter 2017–18 .

PLAYERS WITH MULTIPLE NATIONALITIES

* Nebojša Kosović * Marko Janković * Alen Stevanović * Marko Jovičić

OUT OF TEAM

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

NO.

POSITION PLAYER

1

GK Đorđe Lazović

8

FW Vladimir Đilas

NO.

POSITION PLAYER

37

FW Miloš Kukolj

85

GK Nemanja Stevanović

OUT ON LOAN

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

NO.

POSITION PLAYER

19

DF Aleksandar Subić (at Radnički Niš )

30

MF Veljko Birmančević (at Teleoptik )

45

MF Jovan Nišić (at Teleoptik )

––

FW Stefan Ilić (at Teleoptik )

––

GK Jovan Trnić (at Teleoptik )

––

DF Luka Cucin (at Teleoptik )

––

MF Filip Čermelj (at Teleoptik )

––

FW Strahinja Jovanović (at Teleoptik )

––

DF Peđa Savić (at Teleoptik )

––

FW Nikola Lakčević (at Teleoptik )

NO.

POSITION PLAYER

––

DF Jovan Krstić (at Teleoptik )

––

MF Filip Jović (at Teleoptik )

––

MF Vladan Ružić (at Teleoptik )

––

DF Stefan Grbović (at Teleoptik )

––

DF Adnan Islamović (at Teleoptik )

––

DF Marko Čubrilo (at Teleoptik )

––

FW Stefan Đurić (at Teleoptik )

––

GK Aleksandar Popović (at Teleoptik )

––

GK Stevan Jovanović (at Jedinstvo Surčin )

––

Uroš Arsović (at Radnički Obrenovac )

FORMER PLAYERS

For the list of all Partizan players, see: LIST OF FK PARTIZAN PLAYERS , and the ones with article, at Category:FK Partizan players .

Players with national team appearances. Flags indicate the national teams the players played for. Players that played for two different national teams have the flags of both national teams.

* Radomir Antić * Aleksandar Atanacković * Stefan Babović * Mane Bajić * Zoran Batrović * Radoslav Bečejac * Bruno Belin * Nenad Bjeković * Stjepan Bobek * Miloš Bogunović * Dražen Bolić * Petar Borota * Miroslav Bošković * Bojan Brnović * Branko Brnović
Branko Brnović
* Dragoljub Brnović * Nenad Brnović * Miroslav Brozović * Zlatko Čajkovski * Damir Čakar * Vlado Čapljić * Srđan Čebinac * Zvezdan Čebinac * Ratko Čolić * Dragan Ćirić * Milivoje Ćirković * Saša Ćurčić * Ivan Ćurković * Milan Damjanović * Aleksandar Davidov * Božidar Drenovac * Ljubinko Drulović * Igor Duljaj * Miloš Đelmaš * Borivoje Đorđević * Nenad Đorđević * Miroslav Đukić * Vladislav Đukić * Milko Đurovski * Ljubomir Fejsa * Vladimir Firm * Milan Galić * Franjo Glazer * Ivan Golac * Mustafa Hasanagić * Jusuf Hatunić * Anton Herceg * Edvard Hočevar * Idriz Hošić * Radiša Ilić * Saša Ilić * Ivica Iliev * Vladimir Ivić * Lajoš Jakovetić * Dragoljub Jeremić * Miodrag Ješić * Jovan Jezerkić * Stanoje Jocić * Slaviša Jokanović * Miodrag Jovanović * Fahrudin Jusufi * Tomislav Kaloperović * Srečko Katanec * Ilija Katić * Mateja Kežman * Nikica Klinčarski * Miodrag Knežević * Božidar Kolaković * Vladica Kovačević * Ivica Kralj * Mladen Krstajić * Žarko Lazetić * Danko Lazović * Marko Lomić * Milan Lukač * Adem Ljajić * Dragan Mance * Nikola Malbaša * Florijan Matekalo * Branislav Mihajlović * Ljubomir Mihajlović * Prvoslav Mihajlović * Predrag Mijatović * Jovan Miladinović * Darko Milanič * Milan Milijaš * Goran Milojević * Savo Milošević * Boris Milošević * Milovan Milović * Nikola Mitrović * Miloš Milutinović * Zoran Mirković * Albert Nađ * Nikola Ninković * Džoni Novak * Ivan Obradović * Dejan Ognjanović * Fahrudin Omerović * Božidar Pajević * Milutin Pajević * Bela Palfi * Goran Pandurović * Milinko Pantić * Blagoje Paunović * Veljko Paunović * Gordan Petrić * Miomir Petrović * Radosav Petrović * Josip Pirmajer * Radovan Radaković * Ljubomir Radanović * Lazar Radović * Miodrag Radović * Miroslav Radović * Branko Rašović * Vuk Rašović * Nemanja Rnić * Antonio Rukavina * Franjo Rupnik * Slobodan Santrač * Niša Saveljić * Božidar Senčar * Kiril Simonovski * Admir Smajić * Milan Smiljanić * Velimir Sombolac * Predrag Spasić * Perica Stančeski * Vojislav Stanković * Vujadin Stanojković * Goran Stevanović * Ivan Stevanović * Miroslav Stević * Slavko Stojanović * Ranko Stojić * Nenad Stojković * Vladimir Stojković * Miralem Sulejmani
Miralem Sulejmani
* Đorđe Svetličić * Petar Škuletić
Petar Škuletić
* Milutin Šoškić * Franjo Šoštarić * Đorđe Tomić * Ivan Tomić * Nemanja Tomić * Zoran Tošić * Aleksandar Trifunović * Goran Trobok * Marko Valok * Velibor Vasović
Velibor Vasović
* Vladimir Vermezović * Fadil Vokrri * Budimir Vujačić * Simon Vukčević * Milan Vukelić * Zvonimir Vukić * Momčilo Vukotić * Bojan Zajić * Ilija Zavišić * Branko Zebec * Aleksandar Živković * Andrija Živković * Zvonko Živković

NOTABLE FOREIGN PLAYERS

* Branimir Bajić * Cléo * Everton Luiz * Juca * Leonardo * Valeri Bojinov * Ivan Ivanov * Pierre Boya * Eric Djemba-Djemba * Aboubakar Oumarou * Léandre Tawamba * Dominic Adiyiah * Prince Tagoe * Almami Moreira * Mladen Božović * Andrija Delibašić * Nikola Drinčić * Stevan Jovetić * Stefan Savić * Vladimir Volkov * Taribo West * Ifeanyi Emeghara * Obiora Odita * Tomasz Rząsa * Lamine Diarra
Lamine Diarra
* Mohamed Kamara
Mohamed Kamara
* Branko Ilić * Gregor Balažic * Zlatko Zahovič

AFFILIATED CLUBS

* CSKA Moscow * PAOK * Notts County * CSKA Sofia

CLUB OFFICIALS

PARTIZAN TECHNICAL STAFF

As of 1 November 2017, the staff includes:

CURRENT STAFF

* MANAGER: Miroslav Đukić * Assistant Manager/Coach: Goran Pandurović * Assistant Manager/Coach: Ljubiša Ranković * Assistant Manager/Coach: Andrija Delibašić * Assistant Manager/Coach: Branko Mirjačić * Goalkeeping Coach: Nemanja Jovšić * Fitness Coach: Miša Filipović * Sports Psychologist: Vladimir Borković * Secretary of the coaching staff: Milan Milijaš * Doctor: Ilija Rosić * Physiotherapist: Igor Krtinić * Physiotherapist: Viktor Vujošević * Physiotherapist: Dušan Nikolić * Equipment manager: Rade Vučićević * Equipment manager: Darko Milićev

PARTIZAN MANAGEMENT

As of 29 October 2016

CURRENT STAFF

* PRESIDENT: Milorad Vučelić * Vice-president: Vladimir Vuletić * General secretary: Miloš Vazura * Youth team director: Momčilo Vukotić * Director of football: Ivica Iliev

MANAGERIAL HISTORY

Main article: List of FK Partizan managers

Below is a list of Partizan managers from 1945 until the present day.

NAME YEARS

Franjo Glaser 1945–46

Illés Spitz 1946–51

Antun Pogačnik 1952–53

Illés Spitz 1953

Milovan Ćirić 1953–54

Illés Spitz 1954–55

Aleksandar Tomašević 1955–56

Kiril Simonovski 1956–57

Florijan Matekalo 1957

Géza Kalocsay 1957–58

Illés Spitz 1958–60

Stjepan Bobek 1960–63

Kiril Simonovski 1963

Marko Valok 1963–64

Florijan Matekalo / Aleksandar Atanacković 1964

Marko Valok 1965

Abdulah Gegić 1965–67

Stevan Vilotić 1967

Stjepan Bobek 1967–69

Stevan Vilotić 1969

Kiril Simonovski 1969–70

Gojko Zec 1970–71

Velibor Vasović
Velibor Vasović
1971–73

Mirko Damjanović 1973–74

Tomislav Kaloperović 1974–76

Jovan Miladinović 1976

Ante Mladinić 1977–78

Florijan Matekalo / Jovan Miladinović 1979

NAME YEARS

Josip Duvančić 1979–80

Tomislav Kaloperović 1980–82

Miloš Milutinović 1982–84

Nenad Bjeković 1984–87

Fahrudin Jusufi 1987–88

Momčilo Vukotić 1988–89

Ivan Golac 1989–90

Nenad Bjeković 1990

Miloš Milutinović 1990–91

Ivica Osim
Ivica Osim
1991–92

Ljubiša Tumbaković 1992–99

Miodrag Ješić 1999–00

Ljubiša Tumbaković 2000–02

Lothar Matthäus
Lothar Matthäus
2002–03

Vladimir Vermezović 2004–05

Jürgen Röber 2005–06

Miodrag Ješić 2006–07

Miroslav Đukić 2007

Slaviša Jokanović 2007–09

Goran Stevanović 2009–10

Aleksandar Stanojević 2010–12

Avram Grant 2012

Vladimir Vermezović 2012–13

Vuk Rašović 2013

Marko Nikolić 2013–15

Zoran Milinković 2015

Ljubinko Drulović 2015–16

Ivan Tomić 2016

Marko Nikolić 2016–2017

Miroslav Đukić 2017–present

CLUB PRESIDENTS

The full list of Partizan's presidents is given below.

NAME YEARS

Ratko Vujović 1950

Bogdan Vujošević 1952–56

Đuro Lončarević 1956–58

Martin Dasović 1958–62

Dimitrije Pisković 1962–63

Ilija Radaković 1963–65

Vladimir Dujić 1965–67

Mića Lovrić 1967–71

Milosav Prelić 1971–73

Vesa Živković 1973–74

Predrag Gligorić 1974–75

NAME YEARS

Nikola Lekić 1975–79

Vlada Kostić 1979–81

Miloš Ostojić 1981–83

Dragan Papović 1983–87

Zdravko Lončar 1987–88

Ivan Ćurković 1989–06

Nenad Popović 2006–07

Tomislav Karadžić 2007–08

Dragan Đurić 2008–14

Zoran Popović 2014–15

Ivan Ćurković 2015–16

Milorad Vučelić 2016–Present

OWNERSHIP AND FINANCES

Partizan operates as a sports association, as part of Partizan Sports Association , which includes 26 clubs in different sports, but it has complete independence regarding organisation, management, finances, material goods and facilities. In 2010, the club's non-consolidated operating revenues amounted to € 21.2 million and EBITDA amounted to €3.5 million.

SHIRT SPONSORS AND MANUFACTURERS

PERIOD KIT MANUFACTURER SHIRT SPONSOR

1978–82 Sport None

1982 Adidas
Adidas
Fiat
Fiat

1983–85 Rubin

1986–87 Iskra Delta

1988 Lee Cooper

1989–90 BEKO
BEKO

1990–92 Vocado Aiwa

1992–93 Admiral None

1993–94 GOMA

1994–96 ASICS
ASICS

1996–98 Nike OKI

1998–00 Peugeot
Peugeot

2000 NAAI

2000–03 Puma

PERIOD KIT MANUFACTURER SHIRT SPONSOR

2003–04 Kappa Superfund

2004–06 Imlek

2006 Austrotherm

2006–09 Volkswagen
Volkswagen

2009–10 MSI

2010–11 Adidas
Adidas
EPS (*)

2011–12 None

2012–15 Lav pivo

2015–16 mt:s

2016- Nike

*Only EUROPEAN and DOMESTIC CUP matches

SEE ALSO

* FK Partizan in European football

REFERENCES

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