Fotbal Club Sheriff (Russian: ФК Шериф Тирасполь), commonly known as Sheriff Tiraspol or simply Sheriff, is a Moldovan football club based in Tiraspol.
Formed in 1996 as Tiras Tiraspol, the team was refounded as Sheriff the following year, taking its name from the company which has since been sponsoring it. The first trophy of "the Wasps" was the Moldovan Cup, which they won in the 1998–99 season, when they also made their debut in the first division. Their honours include 17 championship titles, 9 Cups and 7 Super Cups – all competition records. On the European stage, Sheriff reached the group stage of the UEFA Europa League on four occasions.
They play their home games in yellow and black kits at the Sheriff Stadium, which has a capacity of 12,746.
Sheriff Stadium (or Glavnaya Arena of Complexul Sheriif) is home to Sheriff Tiraspol, a football team based in Tiraspol, capital of Transnistria, Republic of Moldova. It is owned by the local Sheriff corporation. It seats 12,746 spectators. The Moldova national football team played some of their international home matches at the stadium.
It occupies a territory of more than 40 hectares and consists of the main field plus five other fields, training fields, a covered indoor arena for winter use as well as a soccer school for children and on-site residences for the players of FC Sheriff. A five star luxury hotel is under construction.