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Volodymyr Troshkin

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Volodymyr Troshkin
Personal information
Full name Volodymyr Mykolayovych Troshkin
Date of birth (1947-09-28)28 September 1947
Place of birth Yenakiieve, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Date of death 5 July 2020(2020-07-05) (aged 72)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Yenakiieve Chemical Plant
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1967 Industriya Yenakiieve 24 (3)
1968–1969 SKA Kyiv 63 (9)
1969–1977 Dynamo Kyiv 205 (21)
1978 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 14 (0)
Total 306 (33)
National team
1971–1976 USSR Olympic 14 (1)
1972–1977 USSR 31 (1)
Teams managed
1978–1979 SKA Kyiv (assistant)
1979 SKA Kyiv
1980–1982 Avanhard Rivne (assistant)
1983–1984 Avanhard Rivne
1985–1991 Ukrainian SSR youth (assistant)
1992–1996 Ukraine U-21 (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Volodymyr Mykolayovych Troshkin (Ukrainian: Володимир Миколайович Трошкін, Russian: Владимир Николаевич Трошкин; 28 September 1947 – 5 July 2020) was a Ukrainian footballer and coach. He was considered by many to be the best right back in 1970s in Ukraine (Ukrainian SSR).[1] He was born in Yenakiieve.

Following retirement from playing and coaching career, Troshkin worked as a football functionary in the Ukrainian Association of Football (FFU/UAF) and the Ukrainian Association of Football Veterans.[2] In Ukrainian Association of Football he headed a committee on players' status and transfers.


He started his professional playing career in Industriya Yenakiieve (today FC Pivdenstal Yenakiieve) in mid 1960s that participated in football competitions of the Soviet Class B (third tier).

In 1968–1969 Troshkin served his "obligatory military duty" (see conscription in the Soviet Union) in SKA Kyiv that played in the Soviet Class A Second Group (second tier).

In 1969 he joined FC Dynamo Kyiv that was coached by Viktor Maslov.[3]

International career

He earned 31 caps for the USSR national football team, and participated in UEFA Euro 1972. He also won a bronze medal in football at the 1976 Summer Olympics.



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