In the season of 1969 «Rubin» was close to change the Second Group of Class A for the First one. At the Second Stage «Rubin» in one point left behind the winner – «SKA» (Khabarovsk). And the team repeated the success of 1967, reached ⅛ final of USSR Cup, where has lost to «Sudostroitel» Nikolaev at the extra-time.

The first victory in the 2005 season came only in the 8th round over Spartak (2–0). It allowed Rubin to leave the last place. Then Kazan managed to climb in the standings, but 7 games without a win once again led Rubin in the danger zone, out of which the team managed to climp only at a finish of the season. Tenth place, of course, was seen as a failure after the excellent season-2003. The UEFA Cup ended in the third round, after an 2–0 away victory Rubin lost their home match 0–3.

«Iskra», thus was the name of a debutant, found itself in the first zone of RSFSR Class B, in whicn mainly clubs of Povolzhye and Ukraine played.

The club have own TV - Rubin TV. Different programs posted at the official account in YouTube and on TV - TNV-Tatarstan

ROSGOSSTRAKH Russian Football Championship 2016/17. MD 7. FC Krasnodar 2-1 FC Rostov (Rostov-on-Don)

Igor ShalimovHas Officially Become the Head Coach of FC Krasnodar

It was issued by the RFS Commission on stadium licensing

During the off-season a historical event happened. Administration of the club decided to change the name for much more beautiful and sonorous – «Rubin». The idea was really good. Just in the following 1965 year the team achieved the highest for that period success.

FC Rubin Kazan was previously called "Iskra" from 1958 to 1964, and then "Rubin-TAN" from 1992 to 1993.

In the season of 1979 Kazan set anti-record - 19th place in the second league. During the season in 23 guest matches had been won only 1 game.

At the end of the season-1989, which Kazan finished on 12th place, to the post of head coach of "Rubin" came one of the oldest and most respected football coaches of the country, honored trainer of Russia - Ivan Zolotukhin. " Grandfather" - respectfully called Zolotukhin players and fans.

In 1958 «Iskra» took 14th place, left below only teams of Ulyanovsk and Volzhsky. Lack of experience and often changes in a coach staff adversely affected the game of «Iskra».

ROSGOSSTRAKH Russian Football Championship 2016/17. MD 8. PFC CSKA Moscow 1-1 FC Krasnodar

In the 2007 season, again there was a major refurbishment of the team. Rubin added a number of players, but many players left the team before 2008, due to the poor performance of the team: 10th position in the championship of Russia and the defeat in UEFA Intertoto Cup by old rivals Rapid Bucureşti. The season was further marred by the death of defender Lenar Gilmullin, a Kazan native who played for the first team.

They will take part in the matches held from 31 August till 6 September

In March "Rubin" won the Russian Super Cup for the first time. In the frosty "Luzhniki" Kazan team won CSKA with the score 1–0. The sole goal was brought by Alexander Bukharov in the first half.

Two of the final season of 80-ths did not bring positive emotions. Moving up did not work, and Rubin began to sink lower and lower on the standings. In 1988, the team score points, mainly due to competently organized games in the defensive by the coach Alexei Alexandrovich Semyonov, who replaced Mikhailov.

Historically, Rubin has 3 strong rivalries accompanied with fans conflicts:

Kazan had to wait for the grand opening of the season until May, 2. That day 22,000 spectators greeted the win over «Dynamo» from Kirovabad. The only goal was scored by Murad Zadikashvili. In the final table «Rubin» stands at the honorable 5th position.

In the end of May 2012 there were the new changes at the management of the Club. Dmitry Samarenkin, the President of the Club, left his post. By the decision of the Supervisory Board Valery Sorokin was appointed to the position. In summer there was another assignment, Andrey Gromov was appointed to the position of Director General.

Igor Shalimov is to carry out the functions of the caretaker manager

Kazan team, at the last moment managed to jump off the footboard of the train going to the third league.

On 20 October 2009, Rubin recorded an upset over Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League by winning 2–1 at Camp Nou.[2] This was followed by a 0–0 draw at home two weeks, also against Barcelona.[3] On 21 November 2009, Rubin secured a 0–0 draw against Zenit St. Petersburg to win the Russian Premier League championship for the second season in a row.[4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

In 1960 stadium «Tsentralnyi» was founded. On 21 August 1960 «Iskra» played a debut game on a new arena against «Metallurg» (Kamensk-Uralsky) – 2–1.

In the second most prestigious European club football tournament Kazan team took the second place in the group and reached the Round of 32, where "Rubin" lost to Greek "Olympiacos" (0–1 and 0–1).

After Zolotukhin a head coach of Rubin became Alexander Ivchenko, previously worked with Omsk Irtysh. In the off-season left the team: Kalachev Igor, Sergei Surov and who decided to continue a career in Poland, Vladimir Gavrilov. Ivchenko brought from Omsk scorer Marat Mulasheva and midfielder Sergei Osipov, came from the Kirov technically Moiseev.

UEFA Europa League 2016/17. Group I. MD 1. FC Salzburg (Austria) 0-1 FC Krasnodar (Russia)

In 2004 Rubin began on an optimistic note. Almost nobody left the team, and incoming transfers looked promising. From SK Slavia Prague came Adam Petrouš and midfielder Richard Dostálek. In addition, Alejandro Domínguez joined from River Plate. Rubin signed experienced goalkeeper Valeri Chizhov from FC Saturn Ramenskoye and Marat Makhmutov from Torpedo Moscow.

A contract has been signed with the 24-year-old midfielder of the Georgia national team for 4 years

As of 15 March 2013 Rubin Kazan holds 37th place in UEFA Team Ranking.[8]

The 28-year-old Brazilian player was bought from the Portuguese Sporting CP

The first game of the season was a League of Europe game against the Dutch FC Twente. The final score was 0–2 in favor of the Dutch. In the next match in Enschede, the score was 2–2 with Rubin's goals scored by Christian Noboa and Cristian Ansaldi


A Goal by AriBrings the Bulls a Confident Winover FC Rubin Kazan

On UEFA Champions League 2010–11 "Rubin" got once again in the group with the great team of European football "Barcelona". The score of the match in Kazan was 1–1. On the return match Spanish Club won with the score 2–0. The victory in the home match with Copenhagen and 3 draws gave a chance to take the 3rd place in the group and had a UEFA Europa League’s qualification for Round of 32, where Kazan team lost to FC Twente from the Netherlands (0–2 and 2–2).

In August, after the change of logo, fans of the club have publicly expressed their anger. Since then, at the games are often calls for the dismissal of the club's management. On the Internet, fans are still using the old logo, which appeared in 1996. Also boycott attributes with a new logo. The phrase "Save the logo - to keep the tradition" and "Against Modern Football" is most often used by Kazan fans.

The leader of "Rubin" attacks became its debutant Sergei Agafonov, invited from Kazan "Raketa". Having scored 22 goals, he set a record of the club for one season. Distinguished, newly scorer and a year later, again hitting the opponent gate 22 times. But it did not help to "Rubin".

The contract has been signed with the specialist for 3 years

In 2010 Kazan Team started the year with the victory in "Commonwealth of Independent States Cup". In this tournament "Rubin" was presented by Junior team led by Yuri Utkulbayev. In the final Kazan team beat FC Aktobe, the champion of Kazakhstan with the score 5–2.

After the collapse of the Soviet Union broke up into separate tournaments and the championship of the Union. The result is that instead of the union "buffer" league "Rubin" was the first league of first Championship of Russia. In season 1992, it consisted of three territorial zones. Kazan had been included in the central.