Lori Football Club – Official Website

Lori Football Club Originally founded in 1936, Lori has participated in the domestic football competition of Soviet Armenia. After retiring from professional football in 2002, the club was revived in 2017 winning the 2017–18 Armenian First League competition.

The club participated in the first ever Armenian football competition after the split-up from the Soviet Union. After the regular competition they did not qualify for the championship stage, but were forced to play in the relegation stage. Here they finished in seventh position, which forced them to play in the Armenian First League (second level) for the 1993 season. In that season they finished first in their group (the league was split-up in two groups) which gave them promotion to the Armenian Premier League. Lori then became a yo-yo team referring to their up-and-go history of promotion and relegation. In 2002 they played their last season in the Premier League as of today and relegated to the First League.

The reestablishment of Lori FC was officially announced on 2 March 2017, by Tovmas Grigoryan; a native businessman of the city of Vanadzor. The club made its debut at professional football through the 2017–18 Armenian First League competition.

Lori FC became the champion of the Armenian First League’s season 2017-18 and promoted to Premier League.

The club uses the Vanadzor Football Academy as their training ground. The academy is temporarily being used as a home ground for their official matches in the Armenian First League competition, as the Vanadzor City Stadium is currently being reconstructed and is set to be ready during Spring 2019. ֆեյսբուքյան էջին.

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Armenian Premier League

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LATEST NEWS

Lori FC defender Arman Mkrtchyan called up to Armenian U21 Team. Our U21 team will hold sport camp on 21-25 March in FFA Technical Centre Academy. Mkrtchyan joined Lori FC on August, 2017.

Lori FC midfielder Alexandru Osipov called up to Moldova U19 Team. Moldova will hold a training camp on 12 – 24 March and will play friendly match on 23 March against Qatar. Osipov joined Lori FC on 11 February, 2019.

Lori FC topscorer Jonel Desire called up to Haiti National Team. Haiti will play against Cuba on 25 March in CONCACAF Nations League’s 4th round. After 3 rounds Haiti has 9 points and is on the top of the table with 5 other teams.

Lori FC goalkeeper Aleksandar Konov retires from football. He announced about it today during team’s meeting. “I announce today that I retire from football because of serious injury. I want to say thanks to all my teammates for theese 8 months which I spent here. You become my friends. I’ll keep you in my heart…

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