Valentin Bubukin

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Valentin Bubukin
Valentin Bubukin.jpg
Bubukin in 2007
Personal information
Full name Valentin Borisovich Bubukin
Date of birth (1933-04-23)23 April 1933
Place of birth Moscow, Russia
Date of death 30 October 2008(2008-10-30) (aged 75)[1]
Place of death Moscow, Russia
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952 VVS Moscow (reserves)
1953–1960 FC Lokomotiv Moscow 150 (49)
1961–1962 CSKA Moscow 20 (3)
1963–1965 FC Lokomotiv Moscow 118 (31)
National team
1959–1961 USSR[2] 11 (4)
Teams managed
1966–1968 FC Lokomotiv Moscow
1970–1972 SC Tavriya Simferopol
1972–1974 FC Karpaty Lviv
1975–1977 CSKA Moscow (assistant)
1978 Cau lac bo Quan doi (Vietnam)
1979 CSKA Moscow (assistant)
1980 CSKA Moscow (director)
1981–1983 CSKA Moscow (assistant)
1985–1987 CSKA Moscow (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Valentin Borisovich Bubukin (Russian: Валентин Борисович Бубукин; 23 April 1933 – 30 October 2008) was a Soviet/Russian footballer.


Bubukin started training in aged 12 in the club Krylia Sovetov. He then moved to VVS Moscow, but the team was disbanded in 1952, and Bubukin went to FC Lokomotiv Moscow, where he spent most of his career. He made his debut for USSR on September 6, 1959 in a friendly against Czechoslovakia (he was selected for the 1958 FIFA World Cup squad, but did not play in any games at the tournament). He played in the first ever European Nations' Cup in 1960, which was won by the Soviet team.[2]

After retiring in 1965, he worked as a football manager of Lokomotiv Moscow (1966–1968), SC Tavriya Simferopol (1970–1972), FC Karpaty Lviv (1972–1974), PFC CSKA Moscow (1975–1978, 1981–1987) and CSKA Hanoi (1978), winning the national title with CSKA Hanoi in Vietnam in 1978.[2]


Bubukin on a 2016 Russian stamp from the series "Football Legends"



  1. ^ "Famous Soviet footballer Valentin Bubukin died" (in Russian). 2008-10-30. Retrieved 2008-10-30. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Валентин БУБУКИН.

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