Kharkov Metalist turned 88
On December 12 Kharkov football club Metalist celebrated its 88th anniversary. Metalist is one of the oldest football clubs in Ukraine.
In 1925 the sports club was organized at Kharkov train building plant. And in a year the stadium Metalist was opened in Kharkov. The team received its current name in 1967. In 1992 Kharkov team debuted in the first league of the first independent championship of Ukraine.
In the season of 2006-2007 Metalist won the bronze and achieved the highest result in its history of championships of Ukraine. After that the team repeated its success and became the sixfold bronze champion. In the season 0f 2012-2013 Metalist won the silver medals of Ukrainian Premier League.