Andriy Husin

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Andriy Husin
Husin in 2008
Personal information
Full name Andriy Leonidovych Husin
Date of birth (1972-12-11)11 December 1972
Place of birth Zolochiv, Lviv Oblast, Soviet Union
Date of death 17 September 2014(2014-09-17) (aged 41)
Place of death Kiev, Ukraine
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991 Karpaty Kamianka-Buzka 2 (0)
1992 Hazovyk Komarne 16 (3)
1992–1993 Karpaty Lviv 17 (4)
1993–2005 Dynamo Kyiv 170 (22)
1995–1996CSKA-Borysfen Kyiv (loan) 27 (9)
2005–2007 Krylia Sovetov 39 (9)
2008 Saturn Ramenskoe 13 (0)
2009 Khimki 0 (0)
Total 284 (47)
National team
1993–2006[1] Ukraine 71 (9)
Teams managed
2007–2008 Saturn Ramenskoe (assistant coach)
2010 Anzhi Makhachkala (assistant coach)
2010–2013 Dynamo-2 Kyiv
2013 Krylia Sovetov Samara (assistant coach)
2013–2014 Anzhi Makhachkala (assistant coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 June 2009

Andriy Leonidovych Husin (Ukrainian: Андрій Леонідович Гусін; 11 December 1972 – 17 September 2014) was a professional Ukrainian football player and coach. He frequently played in the Ukraine national football team, and was one of Ukraine's most capped players. He was a member of their squad at the 2006 World Cup.

Club career[edit]

Dynamo Kyiv[edit]

Husin was an instrumental part of the Dynamo Kyiv squad which reached the semi final of the UEFA Champions League 1998-99 season. He continued to be a key player in the squad of Dynamo after that, even after head coach's, Valery Lobanovsky's death, and the change of coaches that followed.

Krylia Sovetov Samara[edit]

After Ukraine's qualification for the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Husin left Dynamo Kyiv to captain Russian side FC Krylia Sovetov Samara, stating that he wanted to focus on the national team instead of club football[2] and because he had a conflict with coach Yozhef Szabo.[3]

Saturn Ramenskoe[edit]

On 8 June 2007, Husin retired from Krylia Sovetov and joined the FC Saturn Moscow Oblast coaching staff, but in 2008 he decided to play again as well. But with the change of the coaching staff in the middle of the fall, Husin was sent away from the club for supposedly disrupting the club's unity. Husin and others deny this and say that he was sent away because new coach Jürgen Röber wanted to establish his authority at the new club.[3]

The player and coach is currently keeping up his form with his former team, Dynamo Kyiv, but in its number-two team, Dynamo-2 Kyiv. He demands compensation from the Saturn, which refuses to pay him anything.[3]

Andriy Husin at age 37 in 2010

FC Khimki[edit]

In the summer of 2009 he signed with the Russian club FC Khimki. He left the club before playing any official games when he received two injuries in a short time and decided he is not ready to play on the Russian Premier League level at the time.

International career[edit]

Following the 2006 World Cup, Husin announced his retirement from international football, ending a successful 13-year international career.[4] When announcing his international retirement he praised Ukraine's achievement of reaching the quarter-finals in their first appearance in the tournament, in which he played an instrumental role for the Ukrainian team. However, on 15 August 2006, following lengthy conversations with his teammates, Husin announced his decision to remain in the Ukrainian team for the time being.[5]

Personal life and death[edit]

Husin died in a motorcycle crash in Kiev on 17 September 2014. He is survived by his wife and three children.[6][7]



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