Konstantin Beskov

Konstantin Ivanovich Beskov (Russian: Константи́н Ива́нович Бе́сков; 18 November 1920 – 6 May 2006) was a Soviet/Russian footballer and coach.

Konstantin Beskov
Konstantin Beskov (1982).jpg
Personal information
Full name Konstantin Ivanovich Beskov
Date of birth (1920-11-18)18 November 1920
Place of birth Moscow, Russia
Date of death 6 May 2006(2006-05-06) (aged 85)
Place of death Moscow, Russia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937 Serp i Molot Moscow ? (?)
1938–1940 Metallurg Moscow 45 (13)
1941–1954 Dynamo Moscow 196 (93)
Total 241 (109)
National team
1952 USSR 2 (0)
Teams managed
1956 Torpedo Moscow
1961–1962 CSKA
1963–1964 USSR
1964–1965 Zorya
1966 Lokomotiv Moscow
1967–1972 Dynamo Moscow
1974 USSR
1977–1988 Spartak Moscow
1979–1982 USSR
1991–1992 Asmaral
1994–1995 Dynamo Moscow
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Beskov was born in Moscow. He played for Dynamo Moscow as forward, scoring 126 goals, and after finishing his playing career he became a successful manager who coached Dynamo and their rivals Spartak.

He also managed the USSR at the finals of Euro 64 and the 1982 World Cup.

Sporting honoursEdit

As playerEdit

Dynamo Moscow

As managerEdit

Spartak Moscow

Dynamo Moscow

Soviet Union

Moscow XI

Honours and awardsEdit

External linksEdit

Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 2nd class and 3rd class