Aleksandr Dmitrijev

Aleksandr Dmitrijev (born 18 February 1982) is an Estonian football coach and an Estonian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Legion.

Aleksandr Dmitrijev
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Dmitrijev with Estonia in 2015
Personal information
Full name Aleksandr Dmitrijev
Date of birth (1982-02-18) 18 February 1982 (age 38)
Place of birth Tallinn, Estonia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Legion
Youth career
TJK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2000 TJK 41 (5)
1999–2000 TVMK 15 (0)
2001 HÜJK Emmaste 14 (3)
2001–2005 Levadia II 30 (3)
2003 M.C. Tallinn 3 (0)
2003–2008 Levadia 107 (7)
2008Hønefoss (loan) 14 (2)
2010 Hønefoss 2 1 (0)
2008–2010 Hønefoss 62 (4)
2011–2012 Ural Yekaterinburg 16 (0)
2012 Neman Grodno 9 (0)
2012 Gomel 5 (0)
2014 Levadia II 1 (0)
2013–2014 Levadia 34 (1)
2015–2017 FCI Tallinn 85 (1)
2017Hønefoss (loan) 10 (0)
2018 Flora 25 (0)
2019 Retro 12 (2)
2020– Legion 13 (0)
National team
2003 Estonia U21 7 (0)
2004–2018 Estonia 106 (0)
Teams managed
2019–2020 Tallinna Kalev
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 December 2020

Internationally, Dmitrijev made 106 appearances for the Estonia national team.

Club careerEdit

TJKEdit

Dmitrijev came through the youth system at TJK and made his senior league debut in 1998.[1]

TVMKEdit

In 1999, Dmitrijev joined TVMK. He made his debut in the Meistriliiga on 30 June 1999, against Levadia.

LevadiaEdit

In 2001, Dmitrijev joined Levadia. He won his first Meistriliiga title in the 2004 season, and two more in 2006 and 2007.[1] In March 2008, Dmitrijev was dropped from the squad and put on the transfer list after refusing to sign a contract extension.[2][3]

HønefossEdit

On 31 March 2008, Dmitrijev joined Norwegian club Hønefoss on loan until 31 July, with the option to make the move permanent.[4] On 30 July, he signed for Hønefoss on a permanent deal.[5] Hønefoss finished the 2009 Adeccoligaen as runners up and were promoted to the Tippeligaen.[6]

Ural YekaterinburgEdit

On 7 February 2011, Dmitrijev signed a two-and-a-half-year contract with Russian Football National League club Ural Yekaterinburg.[7]

Neman GrodnoEdit

In March 2012, Dmitrijev signed for Belarusian Premier League club Neman Grodno.[8] He made his debut in the Belarusian Premier League on 31 March 2012, in 0–1 home loss to Minsk.

GomelEdit

On 10 August 2012, Dmitrijev signed a half-year contract with Belarusian Premier League club Gomel.[9]

Return to LevadiaEdit

On 1 March 2013, Dmitrijev returned to his former club Levadia. He won two consecutive Meistriliiga titles in 2013 and 2014.[1]

InfonetEdit

On 26 February 2015, Dmitrijev signed a two-year contract with Meistriliiga club Infonet.[10] He won his sixth Meistriliiga title in the 2016 season.[1] On 6 December 2016, Dmitrijev signed a new contract that would extend his stay by two years to 2018.[11]

Hønefoss (loan)Edit

On 28 July 2017, Dmitrijev joined his former club Hønefoss on loan for the remainder of the season.[12]

FloraEdit

On 2 January 2018, Dmitrijev signed a one-year contract with Meistriliiga club Flora.[13] He retired from football after the 2018 season.

International careerEdit

 
Dmitrijev with Aivar Pohlak before his 100th cap for Estonia on 31 August 2016.

Dmitrijev made his senior international debut for Estonia on 18 February 2004, his 22nd birthday, in a friendly against Moldova. Estonia won 1–0. He soon became a defensive stalwart of the national team. Dmitrijev made his 100th appearance for Estonia on 31 August 2016, in a 1–1 home draw against Malta in a friendly.[14]

Managerial careerEdit

On 28 December 2018, Tallinna Kalev announced that Dmitrijev would join the club as manager in January 2019.[15]

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Levadia II
Levadia
FCI Tallinn

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Dmitrijev, Aleksandr" (in Estonian). ESBL.
  2. ^ "Levadia viskas ka Dmitrijevi meeskonnast välja" [Dmitrijev dropped from the Levadia squad]. Postimees (in Estonian). 13 March 2008.
  3. ^ "Levadia pani tõrkuva Dmitrijevi müügilehele" [Levadia put reluctant Dmitrijev on transfer list]. Postimees (in Estonian). 14 March 2008.
  4. ^ "Dmitrijev pääses siiski välismaale" [Dmitrijev managed to get abroad after all]. Postimees (in Estonian). 1 April 2008.
  5. ^ "Dmitrijevist sai lõplikult Hönefossi mängija" [Dmitrijev became a permanent Hønefoss player]. Postimees (in Estonian). 31 July 2008.
  6. ^ "Dmitrijev ja Hönefoss tõusid Norra kõrgliigasse" [Dmitrijev and Hønefoss promoted to Norwegian top flight]. Postimees (in Estonian). 1 November 2009.
  7. ^ "Aleksandr Dmitrijev jätkab karjääri Venemaal" [Aleksandr Dmitrijev will continue his career in Russia]. Postimees (in Estonian). 7 February 2011.
  8. ^ "Eesti koondislane Dmitrijev hakkab mängima Valgevenes" [Estonian international will be playing in Belarus]. Postimees (in Estonian). 31 March 2012.
  9. ^ "Aleksandr Dmitrijevi karjäär jätkub Valgevenes" [Aleksandr Dmitrijev's career will continue in Belarus] (in Estonian). ERR Sport. 10 August 2012.
  10. ^ "Infonet sõlmis lepingu Aleksandr Dmitrijeviga" [Infonet signed a contract with Aleksandr Dmitrijev] (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 26 February 2015.
  11. ^ "Aleksandr Dmitrijev sõlmis Infonetiga uue lepingu" [Aleksandr Dmitrijev signed a new contract with Infonet] (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 6 December 2016.
  12. ^ "Dmitrijev siirdub laenulepingu alusel Infonetist Norrasse" [Dmitrijev heading to Norway on loan from Infonet] (in Estonian). ERR Sport. 28 July 2017.
  13. ^ "Aleksandr Dmitrijev liitus üllatuslikult FC Floraga" [Aleksandr Dmitrijev surprisingly joined FC Flora] (in Estonian). ERR Sport. 2 January 2018.
  14. ^ "Aleksandr Dmitrijev" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association.
  15. ^ "Uueks peatreeneriks on Aleksandr Dmitrijev" [New head coach is Aleksandr Dmitrijev] (in Estonian). JK Tallinna Kalev. 28 December 2018.

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