Yuri Nyrkov

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Yuri Nyrkov
Personal information
Full name Yuri Aleksandrovich Nyrkov
Date of birth (1924-06-29)June 29, 1924
Place of birth Vyshny Volochyok, Russian SFSR
Date of death December 20, 2005(2005-12-20) (aged 81)
Place of death Moscow, Russia
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Yunye Pionery Stadium Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1947 GVSG ?
1948–1952 CDKA aka CDSA Moscow 68 (0)
1952 Kalinin City Team 3 (0)
1953 MVO Kalinin 0
1954 CDSA Moscow 23 (0)
National team
1952 USSR 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Yuri Aleksandrovich Nyrkov (Russian: Юрий Александрович Нырков) (June 29, 1924, Vyshny Volochyok, Russian SFSR – December 20, 2005, Moscow) was a Soviet football player.


International career[edit]

Nyrkov made his debut for USSR on July 15, 1952, in an Olympics game against Bulgaria.


He served in the army in World War II. After his retirement from soccer he returned to service and eventually reached the rank of Major General.

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