Vladimir Salkov is confirmed dead at the age of 83.
Vladimir was best known as a Russian football player and manager (Shakhtar Donetsk).
Vladimir Salkov
Personal information
Full nameVladimir Maksimovich Salkov
Date of birth(1937-04-01)1 April 1937
Place of birthStalino, Ukrainian SSR
Date of death9 July 2020(2020-07-09) (aged 83)
Place of deathRussian Federation
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position(s)Defender
Youth career
Shakhtar Donetsk
Senior career*
1957–1958SKVO Orenburg
1959Krylia Sovetov Kuybyshev6(0)
1960–1968Shakhtar Donetsk231(3)
Teams managed
1970–1971Metallurg Zhdanov
1971–1974Shakhtar Donetsk (director)
1974–1978Shakhtar Donetsk
1979–1980Torpedo Moscow
1981–1983USSR (Olympic)
1984–1986USSR (assistant)
1986–1988USSR (Olympic) (assistant)
1990USSR (youth)
1990–1992USSR / CIS (assistant)
1993–1994Rotor Volgograd
1995Shakhtar Donetsk
2000–2001Uzbekistan (assistant)
2002Rotor Volgograd
2003–2007CSKA Moscow (sporting director)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Vladimir Maksimovich Salkov (Russian: Владимир Максимович Сальков, Ukrainian: Володимир Максимович Сальков; 1 April 1937 – 9 July 2020) was a Russian-Ukrainian football manager and defender. He was a Merited Coach of Ukraine (1975) and a Merited Coach of the USSR (1989). He is considered to be one of the most legendary players and managers in the history of Shakhtar Donetsk.
1 Player's career
2 Coaching
3 Honours
3.1 As player
3.2 As coach
4 References
5 External links
Player's career
Salkov played for the youth team of FC Shakhtar Donetsk, then for their senior team in 1960-1969. Before, he played for SKVO Orenburg and Krylia Sovetov Kuybyshev. Salkov won the Soviet Cup twice (1961, 1962) with Shakhtar. Salkov played for Krylia Sovetov Kuybyshev and Shakhtar Donetsk.
After finishing his playing career in 1969 Salkov worked in Metallurg Zhdanov at first and later back for his native Shakhtar Donetsk. In 1988, he won the Olympic gold with the Soviet team. He has also managed various clubs from USSR, Russia, and Ukraine and two national teams (USSR and Uzbekistan). Salkov won Olympic gold as an assistant coach with the Soviet team at the 1988 Summer Olympics. In 1980s he led several Soviet national youth football teams. Salkov also was an assistant manager of Uzbekistan national team.
Salkov also was a sporting director at CSKA Moscow (2005–2007).
As player
Soviet Cup (with Shakhtar Donetsk)
Champion (2): 1961, 1962
As coach
1988 Summer Olympics (with Soviet team)
Olympic gold (1): 1988 (as an assistant)
Ukrainian Cup (with Shakhtar Donetsk)
Champion (1): 1995
Soviet Top League (all with Shakhtar Donetsk)
Runner-up, silver (1): 1975
Runner-up, bronze (1): 1978
Soviet Cup (with Shakhtar Donetsk)
Finalist (1): 1978
Russian Premier League (with Rotor Volgograd)
Runner-up, silver (1): 1993
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