FC Tskhinvali is a Georgian football club based in Gori. They play in the Umaglesi Liga, the top division in Georgian football.
The name of the team was changed several times. As usual the name was FC Spartak. Tskhinvali is the new name for FC Tskhinvali, who withdrew in winter 2015.
The original Spartaki Tskhinvali were founded in 1936, and during the time of the Soviet Union were a mainstay in the regional Georgian League, which was the fourth division in the Soviet league table. The club’s biggest success came in 1987 when they won the regional Georgian Cup.
In 2005–06 FC Spartak Tskhinvali was based in Tengiz Burjanadze Stadium, Gori. Since January 2015 the team withdrew their name from FC Spartak to FC Tskhinvali.
In the 2014/15 season, finishing 4th in the Georgian Premier League, FC Tskhinvali qualified to 2015–16 Europa League first qualifying round.