Serhiy Valyayev

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Serhiy Valyayev
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Personal information
Full name Serhiy Valyayev
Date of birth (1978-09-16) 16 September 1978 (age 39)
Place of birth Makiyivka, Soviet Union
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 FC Shakhtar Makiivka
1997–2003 FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 100 (13)
2004 FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih 6
2005–2012 FC Metalist Kharkiv 137 (11)
2012 FC Hoverla Uzhhorod 1 (0)
2012–2013 FC Arsenal Kyiv 12 (0)
2013 FC Helios Kharkiv 7 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Ukraine 3 (1)
Teams managed
2016 FC Nikopol-NPHU
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Serhiy Valyayev (born 16 September 1978 in Makiyivka, Ukraine) is a retired Ukrainian football midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Valyayev become one of several footballers that were bought by Metalist Kharkiv in 2005 by the new manager Myron Markevych. Since then, the team has won three bronze titles in the Ukrainian championship.

International career[edit]

Valyayev was called up to the national team of Ukraine when Metalist Kharkiv began having successes in UEFA Cup, finishing on top of their group. He was called up along with fellow team-mates Marko Dević and Valentyn Slyusar by Oleksiy Mykhailychenko for a friendly match against Norway on 19 November 2008.[1] His second appearance for the team was significant, as he scored the opening goal in the tenth minute of a friendly match against Cyprus on 10 February 2009.[2]


  1. ^ Mykhailychenko called up three players from Metalist –, (in Ukrainian), 10 November 2008
  2. ^ Cyprus tournament: Slovakia v Ukraine – Ukrainian Soccer Portal, 10 February 2009

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