Who are Dynamo Kyiv?

The club was recognised as the Eastern European Club of the 20th Century by France-Presse. Today’s club was established based on the first squad of Kyiv’s branch of the all-Union Dynamo sports society and its republican branch in the Ukrainian SSR, originally based out of Kharkiv.

What happened to Dynamo Dynamo players during the Nazi occupation of Ukraine?

After the Nazi occupation of Ukraine began, former professional football players (Dynamo and Lokomotyv) found employment in the city’s Bakery No. 3, and continued to play amateur football. The team participated in exhibition games that took place in the city among various other teams including teams composed of the Wehrmacht soldiers.

How do you pronounce Dynamo Kyiv?

Football Club Dynamo Kyiv (Ukrainian: Футбольний клуб «Динамо» Київ, pronounced [dɪˈnɑmo ˈkɪjiu̯]) is a Ukrainian professional football club based in Kyiv. Founded in 1927 as part of the Soviet Dynamo Sports Society, the club plays in the Ukrainian Premier League, and has never been relegated to a lower division.

Where do Dynamo Kiev play their home matches?

Due to a high demand for European fixtures of the club throughout its European history Dynamo played a majority of their home fixtures at Kyiv’s and Ukraine’s largest stadium, the Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex, historically dubbed The Republican Stadium, which held 83,450 spectators.

What happened to Dynamo Kiev in the 2014 Ukrainian Premier League?

Under Rebrov, Dynamo won the 2014–15 Ukrainian Premier League – undefeated – and the 2014–15 Ukrainian Cup to earn a domestic double for the first time in eight years. In the 2014–15 Europa League, Dynamo comfortably qualified from a group containing Aalborg BK, Steaua București and Rio Ave, finishing in first place with 15 points.

Where do Dynamo FC train in Ukraine?

The team also has a modern-equipped training base in the Kyiv suburb of Koncha-Zaspa. The club maintains its own football school for children and youths, also situated in Kyiv. Junior Dynamo teams are colloquially known as Dynamo-2 and Dynamo-3.