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Andriy Pyatov

Published: Friday 7 January 2011, 19.56CET
FC Shakhtar Donetsk
Published: Friday 7 January 2011, 19.56CET

Andriy Pyatov

FC Shakhtar Donetsk

Clubs: FC Vorskla Poltava, FC Shakhtar Donetsk

• Born in Kirovohrad, Pyatov started his career with FC Vorskla Poltava, becoming the club's first-choice keeper in the spring of 2006.

• Won a silver medal for Ukraine at the 2006 UEFA European Under-21 Championship finals in Portugal then earned selection for the FIFA World Cup in Germany despite being uncapped at senior level.

• Signed for Shakhtar in December 2006 but remained on loan to Vorskla for the remainder of that season before taking over as No1 for the Pitmen in 2007/08.

• An ever-present during Shakhtar's 2008/09 UEFA Cup triumph, he also played from start to finish in the UEFA Champions League campaigns of 2007/08 and 2008/09 as well as the 2010/11 group stage, in which he kept four clean sheets.

• On the bench for Shakhtar for much of the 2011/12 season, he was first choice for Ukraine as they hosted UEFA EURO 2012, and was back as No1 for his club in the 2012/13 campaign, which saw the Pitmen win a domestic league and cup double, and make it to the round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League.

UEFA honours
winner 2009
UEFA European Under-21 Championship: runner-up 2006

Last updated: 03/07/13 19.21CET

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