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Introduction, FC Metalist
Seminar and meeting venue in Kharkiv, a meeting space in Ukraine, meeting room with banquet facility for events and seminars. Welcome to FC Metalist, it is localized in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
History of one of the greatest Ukrainian clubs – "Metalist" Kharkiv began in December 1925, when football team on "Kharkiv steam-locomotive building plant" (present "Malyshev Plant") was created.
Those years in team there were brought up such good players as USSR national team goalkeeper Alexandr Babkin, Ukrainian national team players Petr Semenov and his brother Pavel, in this team there also played USSR national team players Nikolay Krotov and Ivan Natarov.
Details, FC Metalist
In 1956 under the name “Avangard”(substituting another Kharkiv team “Lokomotiv” in “B” Class Tournament) team makes another debut in Soviet tournament and since that time becomes permanent participant of the USSR Championship and the USSR Cup and since 1992 – participant of Ukrainian Cup and Championship. During four seasons (1956 – 1959 ) “Avangard” players were playing in “B” Class Tournament, but in 1960 after reorganization of USSR football system, they received a place in the main tournament. Next year Kharkiv players coached by Alexandr Ponomarev from Moscow and his assistant Vitaliy Zub took the 6th place – team best achievement in the USSR Championships.