Konstantin Beskov

Konstantin Beskov

Birth
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Death 6 May 2006 (aged 85)
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 101594934 · View Source
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Outstanding Soviet footballer and football coach. He played for the Moscow "Dynamo", coached all the leading clubs of Moscow and the Soviet national team. Graduated from the high school coaches, State Central Order of Lenin Institute of Physical Education (GTSOLIFK, 1952). GTSOLIFK was in graduate school (1952-1954). He became interested in football in 1926 -after the first time his uncle took him to a football match. Initially playing with their peers in the yard, in the summer of 1928 his mother gave him a real soccer ball. He started playing in the yard team - "street by street." During World War II he served in Moscow, he was carrying a military unit patrolling in the city. Then enlisted in OMSBON - Separate Motorized Rifle Brigade special purpose. From 1944 to participate again in the USSR championships in the "Dynamo" (Moscow). The team won the first post-war championship in 1945, and the championship in 1949, finishing second in 1948- 1950. In 1950 became a number one center-forward in the list of 33 best players of the season. In the management of football Beskova offered a position as the 2nd coach of the Soviet Union, which he held in 1954-1955. In 1955-1956 - head coach of the "Torpedo" (Moscow), with him, the team came after one of the leading players torpedovskoy Valery Voronin. In 1957-1960 - head coach of the football school youth in the Luzhniki Stadium, coached the youth team of the USSR. In 1958 he was sent as an observer to the World Cup in Sweden. In 1963-1964 - head coach of the Soviet national team. In the play-off stage of the European Championship team won the team of Italy (2-0 at home and 1-1 away) and Sweden (3-1 at home and 1-1 away) and advanced to the semifinals, where he won (3-0) against Team Denmark. In 1974-1976 coached the USSR Olympic team in the preliminary stage, and led her into the final of the Olympic tournament. defeated Team New Zealand (3-0), a draw with Scotland (2-2) and lost against Brazil (1-2) in a tense match overshadowed by referee mistakes - not appointed an arbitrator double penalty against Brazil, despite the obvious violations of them. In the quarterfinals team defeated the team of Belgium (1-0) and drew with the Polish team (0-0), and then dropped out of the competition on goal difference and goals scored. The performance was seen as a failure, and Beskov was dismissed.


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 2 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101594934
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Konstantin Beskov (18 Nov 1920–6 May 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101594934, citing Vagankovskoye Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .