Yevhen Kucherevskyi

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Yevhen Kucherevskyi
Personal information
Full name Yevhen Mefodiyovych Kucherevskyi
Evgeny Mefodyevich Kucherevsky
Date of birth (1941-08-06)6 August 1941
Place of birth Kherson, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Date of death 26 August 2006(2006-08-26) (aged 65)
Place of death Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958-1961 Spartak Kherson ? (?)
1962-1965 SCA Odessa ? (?)
1965-1970 Sudostroitel Nikolaev ? (?)
Teams managed
1981-1983 Kolos Nikopol
1984-1985 Evis Nikolaev
1987-1992 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
1992 Étoile Sportive du Sahel
1992-1993 Russia (U-19)
1993-1994 Russia (olympic)
1994-1996 SC Mykolaiv
1997-1999 FC Arsenal Tula
2000 Rotor Volgograd
2000-2001 Torpedo-ZIL Moscow
2001-2005 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Yevhen Mefodiyovych Kucherevskyi (Ukrainian: Євген Мефодiйoвич Кучеревський, Russian: Евгений Мефодьевич Кучеревский) (6 August 1941 – 26 August 2006) was a Ukrainian football coach. He is most famous for his spells managing Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, which, under his helm, won the Soviet Championship in 1988, took 2nd place twice in 1987 and 1989, as well as the USSR Cup in 1989. Dnipro's recent success in the first half of the 2000s is mostly attributed to his coaching as well.

On 26 August 2006, Kucherevskyi's Mercedes-Benz suffered a head-on collision with a KAMAZ truck. The much respected coach died an hour and half later in a hospital, without regaining consciousness.

Upon Kucherevskyi's funeral, the Dnipropetrovsk mayor, Ivan Kulichenko, announced the plan to name one of the city streets to the celebrated coach.