Armend Dallku

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Armend Dallku
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Personal information
Full name Armend Dallku
Date of birth (1983-06-16) 16 June 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Centre back / Right back
Club information
Current team
Vorskla Poltava
Number 4
Youth career
1997–2003 KF Kosova Vushtrri
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Prishtina 0 (0)
2004–2005 Elbasani 23 (0)
2005– Vorskla Poltava 239 (5)
National team
1998–2002 Serbia and Montenegro U-19 5 (0)
2002–2005 Albania U-21 5 (0)
2005–2013 Albania 64 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 March 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 September 2013

Armend Dallku (Serbian: Арменд Далку; born 16 June 1983 in Pristina) is an Albanian footballer who plays as a central defender for Vorskla Poltava in the Ukrainian Premier League and formerly for the Albanian national team.

Biography[edit]

Dallku was born in Vushtrri, SFR Yugoslavia.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Dallku began his career at KF Kosova Vushtrri. before transferring to KF Prishtina.

KF Prishtina[edit]

Dallku’s professional career started off in 2003 when he signed up with KF Prishtina. He spent the 2002–03 season there.[1]

Elbasani[edit]

In 2004 he moved to Elbasani, playing 25 games in all competitions.

Vorskla Poltava[edit]

In the summer of 2005 Dallku joined Ukrainian side Vorskla Poltava in the Ukrainian Premier League. He became one of the team’s key players of the defending line. He scored two goals during the 2006–2007 season. There he played with two compatriots from Kosovo, Debatik Curri and Ahmed Januzi.

International career[edit]

Dallku was given a call up by Hans-Peter Briegel for the game against Ukraine on 9 February 2005. Briegel decided to give the 20-year old defender a start on his debut against a very strong Ukraine side. Although he played well he was unable to stop Ukraine from scoring two goals on either side of the interval. He scored his first goals in a FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifier against Malta on 10 September 2008. The match ended 3–0 to Albania, which sent them to the top of their group ahead of giant teams such as Portugal, Sweden and Denmark.

He retired from international football on 6 March 2014 with 64 senior international caps and one goal.[2][3]

International games and goals[edit]

International appearances and goals
# Date Venue Opponent Final Score Goal Result Competition
2005
1 9 February 2005 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Ukraine 0–2 0 Loss FIFA World Cup 2006 qualifying
2 26 March 2005 BJK İnönü Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey  Turkey 0–2 0 Loss FIFA World Cup 2006 qualifying
3 30 March 2005 Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus, Greece  Greece 0–2 0 Loss FIFA World Cup 2006 qualifying
4 29 May 2005 Stadion Florian Kryger, Szczecin, Poland  Poland 0–1 0 Loss Friendly
5 17 August 2005 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Azerbaijan 2–1 0 Win Friendly
6 8 October 2005 Stadium Meteor, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine  Ukraine 2–2 0 Draw FIFA World Cup 2006 qualifying
7 12 October 2005 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Turkey 0–1 0 Loss FIFA World Cup 2006 qualifying
2006
8 1 March 2006 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Lithuania 1–2 0 Loss Friendly
9 22 March 2006 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Georgia 0–0 0 Draw Friendly
10 16 August 2006 Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle, San Marino  San Marino 3–0 0 Win Friendly
11 2 September 2006 Dynama Stadium, Minsk, Belarus  Belarus 2–2 0 Draw UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
12 6 September 2006 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Romania 0–2 0 Loss UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
13 11 October 2006 Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands  Netherlands 1–2 0 Loss UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
2007
14 7 February 2007 Loro Boriçi Stadium, Shkodër, Albania  Macedonia 0–1 0 Loss Friendly
15 24 March 2007 Loro Boriçi Stadium, Shkodër, Albania  Slovenia 0–0 0 Draw UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
16 28 March 2007 Vasil Levski Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria  Bulgaria 0–0 0 Draw UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
17 2 June 2007 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Luxembourg 2–0 0 Win UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
18 6 June 2007 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg  Luxembourg 3–0 0 Win UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
19 22 August 2007 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Malta 3–0 0 Win Friendly
20 12 September 2007 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Netherlands 0–1 0 Loss UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
21 17 October 2007 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Bulgaria 1–1 0 Draw UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
22 17 November 2007 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Belarus 2–4 0 Loss UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
2008
23 27 May 2008 Stadion an der Kreuzeiche, Reutlingen, Germany  Poland 0–1 0 Loss Friendly
24 20 August 2008 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Liechtenstein 2–0 0 Win Friendly
25 6 September 2008 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Sweden 0–0 0 Draw FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifying
26 10 September 2008 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Malta 3–0 1 Win FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifying
27 11 October 2008 Stadium Puskás Ferenc, Budapest, Hungary  Hungary 0–2 0 Loss FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifying
28 19 November 2008 Tofiq Bahramov Stadium, Baku, Azerbaijan  Azerbaijan 1–1 0 Draw Friendly
2009
29 11 February 2009 Ta' Qali Stadium, Ta' Qali, Malta  Malta 0–0 0 Draw FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifying
30 28 March 2009 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Hungary 0–1 0 Loss FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifying
31 1 April 2009 Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark  Denmark 0–3 0 Loss FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifying
32 10 June 2009 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Georgia 1–1 0 Draw Friendly
33 12 August 2009 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Cyprus 6–1 0 Win Friendly
34 9 September 2009 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Denmark 1–1 0 Draw FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifying
35 14 October 2009 Råsunda Stadium, Solna, Sweden  Sweden 1–4 0 Loss FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifying
36 14 November 2009 A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia  Estonia 0–0 0 Draw Friendly
2010
37 3 March 2010 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Northern Ireland 1–0 0 Win Friendly
38 25 May 2010 Gradski Stadium, Berane, Montenegro  Montenegro 1–0 0 Win Friendly
39 11 August 2010 Niko Dovana Stadium, Durrës, Albania  Uzbekistan 1–0 0 Win Friendly
40 3 September 2010 Stadionul Ceahlăul, Piatra Neamţ, Romania  Romania 1–1 0 Draw UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
41 7 September 2010 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Luxembourg 1–0 0 Win UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
42 8 October 2010 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1–1 0 Draw UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
43 12 October 2010 Dynama Stadium, Minsk, Belarus  Belarus 0–2 0 Loss Euro 2012 qualifying
44 17 November 2010 Skënderbeu Stadium, Korçë, Albania  Macedonia 0–0 0 Draw Friendly
2011
45 9 February 2011 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Slovenia 1–2 0 Loss Friendly
46 7 June 2011 Bilino Polje, Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina  Bosnia and Herzegovina 0–2 0 Loss UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
47 10 August 2011 Loro Boriçi Stadium, Shkodër, Albania  Montenegro 3–2 0 Win Friendly
48 2 September 2011 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  France 1–2 0 Loss UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
49 7 October 2011 Stade de France, Paris, France  France 0–3 0 Loss UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
50 11 October 2011 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Romania 1–1 0 Draw UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
51 11 November 2011 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Azerbaijan 0–1 0 Loss Friendly
52 15 November 2011 Stadion Goce Delčev, Prilep, Macedonia  Macedonia 0–0 0 Draw Friendly
2012
53 29 February 2012 Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, Tbilisi, Georgia  Georgia 1–2 0 Loss Friendly
54 22 May 2012 Campo de Fútbol de Vallecas, Madrid, Spain  Qatar 2–1 0 Win Friendly
55 15 August 2012 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Moldova 0–0 0 Draw Friendly
56 7 September 2012 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Cyprus 3–1 0 Win FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifying
57 11 September 2012 Swissporarena, Lucerne, Switzerland   Switzerland 0–2 0 Loss FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifying
58 12 October 2012 2012 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Iceland 1–2 0 Loss FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifying
59 16 October 2012 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Slovenia 1–0 0 Win FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifying
60 14 November 2012 Stade de Genève, Genève, Switzerland  Cameroon 0–0 0 Draw Friendly
2013
61 22 March 2013 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, Norway  Norway 1–0 0 Win FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifying
62 7 June 2013 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Norway 1–1 0 Draw FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifying
63 14 August 2013 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Armenia 2–0 0 Win Friendly
64 10 September 2013 Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland  Iceland 1–2 0 Win FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifying

Honours[edit]

KF Prishtina[edit]

Vorskla Poltava[edit]

References[edit]

Notes

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