Vladimir Fyodorov (footballer)

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Vladimir Fyodorov
Personal information
Full name Vladimir Ivanovich Fyodorov
Date of birth (1956-01-05)5 January 1956
Place of birth Ortasaray, Tashkent Region, Uzbek SSR
Date of death 11 August 1979(1979-08-11) (aged 23)
Place of death Dniprodzerzhynsk, Ukrainian SSR
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Kolkhoz im. Sverdlova Tashkent
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1979 Pakhtakor Tashkent 187 (58)
National team
1974–1978 USSR 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Representing  Soviet Union
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal Team competition

Vladimir Ivanovich Fyodorov (Russian: Владимир Иванович Фёдоров; 5 January 1956 – 11 August 1979) was a Soviet football player. Fyodorov was one of the FC Pakhtakor Tashkent players killed in the 1979 Dniprodzerzhynsk mid-air collision.


International career[edit]

Fyodorov made his debut for USSR on October 30, 1974 in a UEFA Euro 1976 qualifier against Ireland. He also played in 1978 FIFA World Cup qualifiers (USSR did not qualify for the final tournament in either of those).