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Encyclopedia > Andrei Kanchelskis
Andrei Kanchelskis
Personal information
Full name Andrei Antanasovich Kanchelskis
Date of birth January 23, 1969 (1969-01-23) (age 38)
Place of birth    Kirovograd, USSR Flag of the Soviet Union
Playing position Winger (retired)
Club information
Current club FC Nosta Novotroitsk (Sporting Director)
Senior clubs1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1988-1990
1990-1991
1991-1995
1995-1996
1996-1998
1998-2002
2001
2003
2003
2004-2005
2006
Dynamo Kyiv
Shakhtar Donetsk
Manchester United
Everton
Fiorentina
Rangers
Manchester City (loan)
Southampton
Al-Hilal
Saturn Moscow Oblast
Krylya Sovetov
Total
022 0(1)
021 0(3)
123 (28)
052 (20)
026 0(2)
076 (13)
010 0(0)
001 0(0)
003 0(0)
032 0(3)
022 0(1)
388 (71)   
National team2
1989-1991
1992
1992-1998
Flag of the Soviet Union USSR
Flag of Commonwealth of Independent States CIS
Flag of Russia Russia
017 0(3)
006 0(0)
036 0(4)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 12:00, 12 February 2007 (UTC).
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of 13:20, 7 December 2006 (UTC).
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Andrei Antanasovich Kanchelskis (Russian: Андрей Антанасович Канчельскис) is a retired Soviet and Russian football midfielder of Lithuanian and Ukrainian origin. He played for a number of teams, most notably Manchester United, Everton and Rangers. He was a dynamic goal scoring winger with great pace. State motto (Russian): Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (Transliterated: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Translated: Workers of the world, unite!) Capital Moscow Official language None; Russian (de facto) Government Federation of Soviet republics Area  - Total  - % water 1st before collapse 22,402,200 km² Approx. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Manchester United Football Club are a world-famous English football club, based at the Old Trafford stadium in Trafford, Greater Manchester, and are one of the most popular sports clubs in the world, with over 50 million supporters worldwide. ... Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. ... For other uses, see Rangers F.C. (disambiguation). ... In association football a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders. ...

Contents

Club career

Early career

Kanchelskis started his career with Dynamo Kyiv in 1988 and then went to Shakhtar Donetsk in 1990. FC Dynamo Kyiv is a professional football club from the Ukrainian capital, Kiev (Kyiv). ... FC Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukrainian: ) is a Ukrainian professional football club, playing in the city of Donetsk, the capital of Donetsk region. ...


Manchester United

He signed for Manchester United one year later and made his debut for United on May 11, 1991 against Crystal Palace. He helped the club win two Premiership titles (1993 and 1994) as well as a FA Cup title in 1994. He also appeared in the 1994 League Cup final, but was sent off for handball as United lost to Aston Villa. He played 158 times for United, scoring 66 goals. Manchester United Football Club are a world-famous English football club, based at the Old Trafford stadium in Trafford, Greater Manchester, and are one of the most popular sports clubs in the world, with over 50 million supporters worldwide. ... is the 131st day of the year (132nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Crystal Palace Football Club is an English professional football team based in the London Borough of Croydon. ... This article is about the English FA Cup. ... The 1993-1994 season was the 114th season of competitive football in England. ... The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition. ... Aston Villa redirects here. ...


Many people believe that had Andrei Kanchelskis not abruptly left Manchester United, David Beckham may not have had such a successful career at the club.[citation needed] David Beckham David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE (born May 2, 1975) is an English footballer born in Leytonstone, London. ...


Everton

Kanchelskis was sold to the then FA Cup holders, Everton in 1995. His first season with the club saw him score 26 goals to cap a season of excellent performances which made him arguably the best winger and best player in the country. He rapidly gained cult status with Everton fans especially after his two goals against rivals Liverpool at Anfield and his performances helped the club to a 6th place finish, their best in years. Before Kanchelskis had been able to reproduce that form in his second season he was sold mid-way through for £9million to Fiorentina. This article is about the English FA Cup. ... Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. ... Liverpool Football Club are an English professional football club based in Liverpool, Merseyside, who play in the Premier League; they are historically the most successful club in the history of English football, having won more trophies than any other English club. ... ACF Fiorentina is an Italian football club based in Florence (Firenze), Tuscany. ...


Later career

At Fiorentina he again struggled to find his best form. His first season with the club saw him score 22 goals to cap a season of excellent and later went on to play for Rangers (1998-2002), Manchester City (2001) (on loan), Southampton (2003), Al-Hilal (2003), FC Saturn Moscow (2004-2005), and Krylya Sovetov (2006). After leaving Krylya Sovetov he was without a contract and despite expressing interest in continuing playing, he retired on February 12, 2007 his last competitive game being on the 25th of November 2006 in Round 30 of the Russian League.[1] [2] For other uses, see Rangers F.C. (disambiguation). ... Manchester City Football Club is an English professional football club based in the city of Manchester. ... Southampton Football Club is a professional English football team, nicknamed The Saints and based in the city of Southampton. ... This article is about the Saudi football team. ... FC Saturn Ramenskoe (Russian full name: Государственное учреждение Московской области Футбольный клуб Сатурн Московская область) is a Russian football (soccer) club, based in the Moscow suburb of Ramenskoe. ... Krylya Sovetov (Russian: ) is a football club from Russia based in Samara. ... is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Honours

The Soviet Top League (Russian: [1]) was the top division of Soviet Union football. ... The Soviet Cup, or USSR Cup, was the main football cup competition in the Soviet Union. ... The European Super Cup (UEFA Super Cup) is at stake in an annual football game between the reigning champions of the UEFA Cup and the Champions League. ... The English football champions are the winners of the highest league in English football, which is currently the FA Premier League. ... This article is about the English FA Cup. ... The FA Community Shield (formerly the Charity Shield) is an English association football trophy. ... The Scottish football champions are the winners of the highest league in Scottish football, which is currently the Scottish Premier League. ... The Scottish Football Association Challenge Cup[1], usually known as the Scottish Cup, is the national cup knockout competition in Scottish football. ... The Scottish Football League Cup is a football competition open to all Scottish Football League and Scottish Premier League clubs. ...

International career

Although Kanchelskis was born in Ukraine and his heritage is Lithuanian, he chose to represent Russia. He was capped 34 times for the Soviet Union national team, scoring 17 goals, and 74 times for Russia, scoring 59 goals. After leading a player boycott against head coach Pavel Sadyrin and therefore missing the 1994 FIFA World Cup, the only senior major international tournaments Kanchelskis played in were Euro 92 and Euro 96. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Cap (sport). ... First international USSR 3 - 0 Turkey (Moscow, USSR; 16 November 1924) Last International Cyprus 0 - 3 USSR (Larnaca, Cyprus; 13 November 1991) Biggest win USSR 11 - 1 India (Moscow, USSR; 16 September 1955) Finland 0 - 10 USSR (Helsinki, Finland; 15 August 1957) Biggest defeat England 5 - 0 USSR (London, England... Pavel Sadyrin (Russian: ; 18 September 1942 — 1 December 2001) was a Soviet and Russian footballer and manager. ... Qualifying countries The 1994 FIFA World Cup, the 15th staging of the FIFA World Cup, was held in the United States from June 17 to July 17, 1994. ... The 1992 UEFA European Football Championship (Euro 92) final tournament was hosted by Sweden. ... The 1996 UEFA European Football Championship (Euro 96) was hosted by England. ...


Controversy

In his autobiography, Managing My Life, Sir Alex Ferguson alleged that he was offered a £50,000 bribe to sell Kanchelskis. When this was refused, he claimed that death threats were made to Martin Edwards, then chairman of Manchester United. There was no suggestion that Everton or Kanchelskis were aware of either the bribe or the threats[3]. For other persons named Alex Ferguson, see Alex Ferguson (disambiguation). ... Charles Martin Edwards (b. ...


Post-playing Career

In 2007 Kanchelskis became the sporting director of Russian 1st division football club FC Nosta Novotroitsk FC Nosta Novotroitsk is a Russian football club. ...


Trivia

Kanchelskis is the only player in history to have scored in the Glasgow,[ Fiorentina (Italy)] Liverpool and Manchester local derbies. Crowd at football match between Celtic F.C. and Rangers F.C. at Celtic Park. ... The Merseyside Derby is the name of the football match played between the Everton and Liverpool football clubs, the two most successful clubs from the Merseyside area of England. ... The Manchester derby is the name given to football matches between Manchester City and Manchester United. ...


External links

  • Andrei Kanchelskis career stats at Soccerbase
  • Andrei Kanchelskis on RSSSF-site

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Andrei Kanchelskis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (392 words)
Andrei Antanasovich Kanchelskis (Russian: Aндрей Канчельскис) (born January 23, 1969 in Kirovograd) is a Ukrainian football midfielder who claimed Russian citizenship after the fall of the Soviet Union.
Kanchelskis was sold to, the then FA Cup holders, Everton in 1995.
Kanchelskis failed to reproduce that form in his second season and was inevitably sold mid-way through for £8million to Fiorentina.
ToffeeWeb's Everton Player Fact File: Andrei Kanchelskis (673 words)
When Andrei Kanchelskis joined Everton for the start of the 1995-96 season, it was to a great fanfare of appreciation and excitement.
Kanchelskis had been overlooked in a team that had fallen at the final hurdle for the Premiership, and was unable to break open Everton's Wembley fortress.
Kanchelskis went from strength to strength, becoming Everton's leading scorer in his first season with 16 goals, including a hat-trick in the end-of-season demolition of Sheffield Wednesday 5-2 away.
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