Krutikov Anatoly Fedorovich: biography with photo
Krutikov Anatoly Fedorovich - the famous Sovieta football player who played in the position of a defender. His most important achievement is the title of European champion in the USSR national team. He became famous for his performances for the capital clubs of the CDSA and Spartak.
The first steps in football
Krutikov Anatoly Fedorovich was born in the autumn of 1933year in the Moscow region, in a small village of Slepushkino in Naro-Fominsk district, with a population of less than 100 people. Back in school I got carried away with football. The first team, in which Krutikov began to perform, was the Moscow "Chemist".
This is the team that existed in historySoviet football did not last long - from 1950 to 1954. Krutikov Anatoly Fedorovich, whose biography later was associated with the more eminent clubs, the first steps in the sport did exactly in "Chemist". Here he began to speak in the position of defender and was entrenched in the first team.
In "Chemist" he spent the season in 1953. The club played in the class "B" of the USSR championship in football. And in the composition of the players, the players of the "Chemist" came only from the second round instead of the other capital command "Navy". Therefore, unlike the rest of the teams, only 9 games were played, not 17. In them "Chemist" won 4 wins, which allowed him to take the penultimate place, bypassing Petrozavodsk "Red Star", which held all the meetings.
Youth in Boots
In 1954, Krutikov Anatoly Fedorovich received a summons to the army. And, like all promising players, he went to play for the capital's CDSA.
In the first season to gain a foothold in the first team could not, and the "army team" took only 6th place. In the team he played until 1958, during which time he won bronze medals three times.
The closest thing to the championship was in 1955year. The CDSA won 12 games out of 22, behind the Dynamo champion by only 3 points. In all these years, 34 matches on the field were spent by Anatoly Fedorovich Krutikov. Footballer at the end of the season in 1958 decided to try himself in another team.
In the "red-white"
In 1959, Krutikov moves to Moscow"Spartacus". It was in this team that he spent most of his career. Although the first season is not set. "Red and White" won only 8 games and did not enter the fight for medals, finishing 6th.
Success in the team came in 1962. Krutikov Anatoly Fedorovich by that time entrenched in the main line-up and was one of the pillars of the defense of the "red and white".
At the preliminary stage, "Spartacus" acted ingroup "B". Their main competitors were the Moscow and Tbilisi "Dynamo", "Torpedo" and Tashkent "Pakhtakor". As a result, Georgian football players became the winner of the preliminary stage. "Spartacists" they lost only two points.
In the final stage, the results were preservedconducted games. Undoubted favorite was the Kiev "Dynamo", which by that time lost only once, when the same "Spartacus" suffered 6 fiasco. However, the game at the final stage, everything turned upside down. "Red and white" were irresistible, winning 6 games out of 11, they became champions. Silver medals from the Moscow "Dynamo", bronze from Tbilisi. The Kievans won only three times, taking the fifth place in the end.
Repetition of success
Repeat the success of Krutikov in the "Spartacus"succeeded in 1969. This time the Spartak players were the first and at the preliminary stage, winning 14 games out of 18. In the final stage, the fight was not aggravated by and large. Winning silver medals Kiev "Dynamo" fell behind by 4 points.
At the end of the season, "Spartak" won 19 winsin 26 matches, and the defense, headed by Krutikov Anatoly Fedorovich, whose photo adorned the front pages of newspapers, became the most reliable. For the entire season only 11 goals were missed.
This season was the last not only for Krutikovin "Spartacus", but in professional sports in general. For 10 seasons he held 269 matches in the "red-white" squad, in which he scored 9 goals. The player finished the career in 36 years.
Golden European Championships
In the early 60's, Krutikov - one of the leadersdefense in Soviet football, so it is not surprising that he is in the application of the national team for the first European championship in 1960, which takes place in France.
True, he does not participate in qualifying matches,to become a full-fledged player of the national team's foundation he still can not. With the qualifications of the USSR team copes without problems. First, twice defeats the national team of Hungary 3: 1 at home and 1: 0 on the road. And in the decisive round, the Spaniards refuse to play for political reasons, they are credited with a technical defeat of 0: 6.
In 1960 in the final part of the European ChampionshipOnly 4 teams participate. Therefore, the games begin immediately with the semifinals. For the match against Czechoslovakia Krutikov comes out in the starting lineup, helping to protect Lev Yashin from the gate of the Soviet national team.
The game ends with a convincing victory of the USSR national team - 3: 0. The double is done by Valentin Ivanov, another goal scored by Victor Monday.
In the final, the Soviet squad is confronted by the Yugoslavs, on the eve of a dramatic match, beat the hosts of the tournament 5: 4.
Krutikov Anatoly Fedorovich, whose birth date surprises many, because the main defender of the Soviet team is only 27 years old, again in the cage.
The account in this match opens the Yugoslavs - MilanGalich scores a goal in the locker room a few minutes before the whistle for a break. In the second half, the USSR team leaves, charged to fight, and immediately recoups. Slava Metreveli scored in the 49th minute. Then there is a stubborn struggle, in the main time the winner can not be identified.
The high pace of the game remained in the additional half an hour of the game, with the Soviet national team dominating more, the ball practically did not leave half the field of the Yugoslavs.
The denouement came in 112 minutes. The author of the first goal scored Metreveli from the right flank gave the pass Meskhi, who hung in the penalty area of the gate. The first on the ball was Victor Monday, who scored the head of the decisive goal.
Soviet footballers became the first championsEuropean Football Championship. True, this success did not allow him to gain a foothold in the team Krutikov, he was called into the national team only until 1963, having completed a total of only 9 matches.
At the coaching post
Having graduated with a career as a football player, Krutikov becamecoach. First worked in Nalchik "Spartacus", and in 1976 he headed Moscow "Spartak". This season turned out to be black for "red-white". They won only 5 games out of 15, took the penultimate place and flew out of the big league.
Krutikov became the only coach in which "Spartacus" left the elite division.