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Shakhtar Donetsk
Full nameFootball Club Shakhtar Donetsk
Nickname(s)Hirnyky (Miners), Kroty (Moles)
FoonditMey 24, 1936; 88 years ago (1936-05-24)
GroundDonbass Arena, Donetsk
Ground Capacity52,187[1]
ChairmanUkraine Rinat Akhmetov
ManagerPortugal Luis Castro
LeagueUkrainian Premier League
WabsteidClub wabsteid
Current saison

Football Club Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukrainian: Футбольний клуб «Шахта́р» Доне́цьк [fʊdˈbolʲnɨj kɫup ʂäxˈtär doˈnɛt͡sʲk]) is a Ukrainian profeesional fitbaw club frae the ceety o Donetsk.

Shakhtar haes appeared in several European competitions an is aften a pairticipant o the UEFA Champions League. The club became the first club in unthirlt Ukraine tae win the UEFA Cup in 2009, the last year afore the competition wis revampit as the Europa League. FC Shakhtar Donetsk is ane o twa Ukrainian clubs, the ither ane is Dynamo Kyiv, who hae wan a major UEFA competition. The club plays its hame matches at the Donbass Arena. Shakhtar Donetsk is Ukraine's seicont maist popular fitbaw club.[2] The club is the sole favorite o fitbaw fans in the Donbas.[2]

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