SC Tavriya Simferopol is a football club from Simferopol, Crimea, which plays in the Ukrainian Premier League. Tavriya is Crimea's most successful football club and is the winner of the very first Ukrainian Premier League, making them one out of 3 teams that have ever held this title. The club was founded in 1958, under the name 'Avanhard'. Tavriya played their first game in the USSR Championship against the Yaroslav based club Khimik. Overall, Tavriya played 132 clubs from 113 cities. They played their last match of the Soviet competition against FC Uralmash Yekaterinburg. After the fall of the Soviet Union, Ukrainian Premier League was formed. Tavria was one of its founders and eventually became the very first...'
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