The first football team in Samtredia was formed in 1936 . Soviet championship in the second league for years successfully played Samtredia's football club "locomotive " . Afterwards the club had successfully purtisipated in Georgian championship with names ("Samtredia", "Savanardo", "Iberia").
The biggest success of the football club "Samtredia" was in 1994-1996 years, the team took second place in the national championship and competed in the UEFA Cup.
The club played at various well-known players: Tariel Dvalishvili, Deviz Darjania, Firuz Kanteladze, Givi Babunidze, Temur Dzagnidze, Sergei shvetsovi. More recently Zaza Janashia, Kakhi Gogichaishvili, Gia and Michael Jishkariani, Giorgi Daraselia, Zurab Ionanidze, Grigol Chanturia and others.
Also "Samtredia" has grown one of the most successful football player Kakha Kaladze.
Near and distant past, "Samtredia" had official or friendly matches abroad. It should be noted that there was the competiton Samtredia VS Trabzon's local football club "Trabzonspor" in this competiton Samtredia becom a winner.
Honours: Soviet Championship Champion: 1972 Higher League Second place: 1995 First League Champion: 2009, 2013/2014 (Group B) Second place: 1998 Soviet Second League Champion: 1980, 1987 Second place: 1979, 1981, 1982