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FC Rubin Kazan
Full name Municipal Institution Football Club Rubin Kazan
Nickname(s) Tatars, People from Volga
Founded 1958
Ground Tsentralnyi Stadion, Kazan
Ground Capacity 30,133
Chairman Alexander Gusev
Manager Kurban Berdyev
League Russian Premier League
2010 Russian Premier League, 3rd

FC Rubin Kazan (Russian: Футбольный клуб Рубин Казань, Tatar: Рубин Казан футбол клубы, or English: "A Ruby") is a Russian football team from Kazan. Rubin only won the Russian Premier League in 2008 and 2009.

Rubin was previously called Iskra (1958 - 1964) and Rubin-TAN (1992 - 1993).

Rubin never played in the Soviet Top League, but went to the Russian First Division in 1992, and then went to Russian Second Division in 1994. The mayor of that time, purchased the team, and the on the same year Rubin won the Second Division in 1997. Rubin then went back to Russian First Division and the games went on until Rubin was promoted to the Russian Premier League in 2003.


European Russia Soviet Union
UEFA Cup : None Russian Premier League : 2008, 2009 Soviet Top League : None
UEFA Super Cup : None Russian Cup : None Soviet Cup : None
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