The Dynamo fan movement is one of the oldest in Ukraine. Active support began in 1980s. Then began to appear first graffiti with the team's logo and was registered one of the biggest fights in the USSR: Dynamo fans against fans of Spartak Moscow in the center of Kyiv. In the 1990s on the stands became popular English style.
UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (2): 1975, 1986• UEFA Super Cup (1): 1975 (1986)
• Heaviest away defeat 5-0: Juventus v Dynamo Kyiv 24/09/2002, UEFA Champions League group stage 5-0: SL Benfica v Dynamo Kyiv 01/04/1992, European Champion Clubs' Cup final round group stage
Dynamo's first logo, which featured on their shirts in 1927, was a signature blue "Д" (D) in a vertical rhombus. The symbol the club obtained on franchise rights from the Ukrainian Fitness and Sports Society "Dynamo" (see Dynamo–Ukraine). Over the years, the club's logo has undergone many changes and replacements, but the signature "D" has remained ever since.
FFU referees’ committee has appointed officials for the Ukrainian Cup quarterfinal second leg between FC Dynamo Kyiv and FC Oleksandria.
Dynamo striker Oleh Blokhin is the Soviet Premier League's all-time top scorer with 211 goals, and has also made more appearances than any other player in the championship's history with 432.
Dynamo's status as the country's principal club did not change, however, as they went on to dominate domestic competitions, winning or being runner-up in every year of the Premier League's existence and becoming a fixture in the UEFA Champions League. Its main rival in Ukraine is Shakhtar Donetsk, a team from the Donbas region, that came second to Dynamo several times before winning its first Premier League in 2002. The matches between these two sides are called the Ukrainian derby.
Dynamo Kyiv has not missed a single season of continental competitions since 1990 and missed only twice since 1973.
According to FFU decision every 2016/17 Ukrainian Cup round will include one leg.
FC Dynamo Kyiv started the Ukrainian Cup campaign as trophy holders.
Annually our graduates play for Dynamo Kyiv and Ukrainian national teams of different ages.
Before 1936 FC Dynamo Kyiv players participated in the Championship of the Ukrainian SSR as part of consolidated football team of Kiev city.
During the Soviet era, the club was one of the main rivals, and often the only rival, to football clubs from Moscow. Its ability to challenge the dominance of the Moscow clubs in Soviet football, and frequently defeat them to win the Soviet championship, was a matter of national pride for Ukraine. Leaders of the Ukrainian SSR unofficially regarded the club as their national team and provided it with generous support, making Dynamo a professional team of international importance.
* Professional coaching staff use scientific approaches for training and education of footballers.
• Biggest away win 0-5: Beşiktaş JK v Dynamo Kyiv 14/03/1987, European Champion Clubs' Cup quarter-final first leg 1-6: Coleraine FC v Dynamo Kyiv 02/09/1965, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup preliminary round first leg
RecordsUEFA club competition • Biggest home win 8-0: Dynamo Kyiv v Barry Town AFC 22/07/1998, UEFA Champions League first qualifying round first leg
Coaches of Kyiv Dynamo Football Academy help kids to develop both their individual skills and teamwork approach.
In 1936 the first Soviet Championship was played, and Dynamo Kyiv was one of the pioneers of the newly formed league. The club's early successes were however limited to a 2nd-place finish in 1936 and 3rd place in 1937. In the 1941 season, the club only played 9 matches, as World War II interrupted league play.
In February 1943, following an attack by partisans or a conflict of the prisoners and administration, one-third of the prisoners at Syrets were killed in reprisal, including Ivan Kuzmenko, Oleksey Klymenko, and the goalkeeper Nikolai Trusevich. Three of the other players, Makar Honcharenko, Fedir Tyutchev and Mikhail Sviridovskiy, who were in a work squad in the city that day, were arrested a few days later or, according to other sources, escaped and hid in the city until it was liberated.
• Heaviest away defeat 5-0: Juventus v Dynamo Kyiv (see above for details)
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The propaganda story is often told of how the Dynamo team, playing as "Start, City of Kiev All-Stars", was executed by a firing squad in the summer of 1942 for defeating an All-Star team from the German armed forces by 5–1. The actual story, as recounted by Y. Kuznetsov, is considerably more complex. Still, this match has subsequently become known in the Soviet media as "The Death Match".
Football Club Dynamo Kyiv (Ukrainian: Футбольний клуб «Дина́мо» [dɪˈnɑmo ˈkɪjiw]) 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. Their home is the 70,050 capacity Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex.
Annually, 1,500 kids take a comprehensive football course in the new “old” Nyvky practice ground. Here they are provided with sufficient conditions to fulfil their great football dreams. Naturally, not all of them will make it to the Dynamo first squad. But an important thing here is they will all be strong, healthy and “football conscious”.
• Heaviest away defeat 3-0: AaB v Dynamo23/10/14, group stage3-0: VfB Stuttgart v Dynamo12/12/73, third round second leg
FC Dynamo Kyiv goalkeeper Olexandr Rybka has shared his impressions of the game against FC Oleksandria:
Built in the 1950s, Dynamo Kyiv football academy in Nyvky residential area of Kyiv has a long history and glorious traditions. It is there that Dynamo footballers honed their skills to become the first non-Moscow-based club to win the USSR championship.
The story inspired three films: the 1961 Hungarian film drama Two Half Times in Hell, the 1981 American film Escape to Victory and the 2012 Russian film Match.
In 2003 after Dynamo won their 10th domestic trophy, a golden star was added at the top of the logo to celebrate the club's success. The second star was added to the logo in 2007 during celebrations of Dynamo's 80-year anniversary. Although Dynamo has won only 13 Ukrainian league titles, their 13 titles as USSR Champions were taken into account.
In April 2013, it was announced the club would play two European ties behind closed doors due to racism from fans during previous European ties.
The following individuals have all won at least one trophy while managing Dynamo Kyiv:
UEFA Champions League (group stage to final only)• Biggest home win4-0: Dynamo Kyiv v RSC Anderlecht26/09/2000, first group stage
Since then, the whole generations of far-famed club players got their football education under the careful guidance of proficient seasoned coaches in the children sports club. “The Dynamo Kyiv epoch” was securely and for centuries fixed in the national football by Volodymyr Muntyan, Oleh Blokhin, Oleksiy Mykhaylychenko. And with the new pages turned in the Ukrainian soccer history, the baton was passed over to Oleksandr Shovkovskiy, Serhiy Fedorov and great Andriy Shevchenko.
The Ukrainian Cup round of 16 drawing has been held.
The first entry in the honorary guests Golden Book was made by Ukraine’s President Leonid Kuchma: “Taking care of the rising generation is a good and necessary thing to do. Those taking care of our kids shape the future. Dynamo Kyiv sets an inspiring example here: the boys are surely to add new Blokhins and Shevchenkos to our football elite and to bring glory to our country.”
Dynamo Kyiv Football Academy teams learned how to play under different tactical schemes.
* The pupils are trained and learned free of charge.
• Heaviest home defeat 1-4: Dynamo Kyiv v AS Roma (see above for details)
They learn to play their favourite game on one grass and one synthetic standard-sized, electrically-heated pitches. The audience can watch them play from a 300-seater roofed grandstand. Also, youngsters can warm up and train on the cinder hockey-sized grounds. All the pitches are equipped with a modern illumination system and fully meet international requirements.
The late 90’s, however, saw the Nyvky training ground as one not meeting modern technical and facilities requirements. To provide the youngsters with efficient and thorough training and education, the club management came to a decision to build a new European-level school.