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Andrei Stepanov (footballer)

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Full name  Andrei Stepanov
1996–1998  TVMK Tallinn
Weight  80 kg
Years  Team
Height  1.88 m

Playing position  Defender
Role  Footballer
Place of birth  Tallinn, Estonia
Name  Andrei Stepanov
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Date of birth  (1979-03-16) 16 March 1979 (age 36)

Current team  JK Retro (#89 / Defender)

Andrei Stepanov (born 16 March 1979) is an Estonian professional footballer who plays for Retro Tallinn. He plays the position of defender.

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Club career

2009 he received a short-term contract with Watford F.C., when manager Brendan Rodgers looked to add experience and defensive cover to his squad. On 7 April 2009 he made the league debut (and what proved to be his only appearance) for his new club as a late substitute against Southampton in a 2–2 draw.

In February 2011, he was on a trial at Swedish Allsvenskan side Syrianska FC. On 16 March 2011, he signed a 1+1 year deal with Belarusian Premier League newcomers FC Gomel after a successful trial. He scored his first goal for Gomel on April 2, 2011, in a 1–1 draw against FC Naftan Novopolotsk.

International career

He wss an Estonia national football team regular with over 80 caps to his name, and often played alongside Raio Piiroja in the national side at the heart of defense. Just like Piiroja, he joined FC Flora Tallinn under then manager Teitur Thordarson, before heading off to Russia.

Club

  • FC Flora Tallinn
  • Estonian Top Division: 2001, 2002, 2003
  • Runners Up: 2000
  • Estonian Cup
  • Runners Up: 2001, 2003
  • Estonian SuperCup: 2002, 2003
  • FC Gomel
  • Belarusian Cup: 2011
  • Individual

  • Estonian Footballer of the Year: 2004
  • References

    Andrei Stepanov (footballer) Wikipedia


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