Hrvatski Nogometni Klub Rijeka (English: Croatian Football Club Rijeka), commonly referred to as HNK Rijeka or simply Rijeka, is a Croatian football club, from the coastal city of Rijeka. During the reconstruction of Stadion Kantrida, their traditional home ground, Rijeka play their home matches at Stadion Rujevica. Rijeka's traditional home colours are all white.
The club was founded on 29 July 1946 as Sportsko Društvo Kvarner (Croatian) / Società Sportiva Quarnero (Italian). The club's official name was changed to Nogometni Klub Rijeka on 2 July 1954. In the summer of 1995, the club management added the adjective hrvatski (English: Croatian) to the official name. HNK Rijeka are the third most successful Croatian football club, having won two Yugoslav Cups, three Croatian Football Cups, one Croatian Football Super Cup and the 1978 Balkans Cup. The club competes in Croatia's top division, 1. HNL, of which it has been a member since its foundation in 1992.Close