Darvydas Šernas

Darvydas Šernas (born 22 July 1984 in Alytus) is a retired professional Lithuanian footballer. Šernas has played internationally for the Lithuania national football team.

Darvydas Šernas
Darvydas Sernas 2011.jpg
Šernas playing for Zagłębie Lubin in 2011
Personal information
Full name Darvydas Šernas
Date of birth (1984-07-22) 22 July 1984 (age 36)
Place of birth Alytus, Lithuania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder / Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Dainava Alytus
2002–2008 FK Vėtra 134 (28)
2008 Spartak Nalchik 4 (0)
2009–2011 Widzew Łódź 68 (30)
2011–2013 Zagłębie Lubin 39 (5)
2013Gaziantepspor (loan) 16 (6)
2013–2014 Gaziantepspor 3 (0)
2014Perth Glory (loan) 10 (1)
2014 Wigry Suwałki 14 (2)
2015 Ross County 5 (0)
2015 Žalgiris 16 (17)
2016 Alanyaspor 4 (0)
2017 Žalgiris 29 (18)
2018 Hapoel Kfar Saba 16 (5)
2018 Sogdiana Jizzakh 17 (3)
2019 Atlantas Klaipėda 23 (6)
National team
2008– Lithuania 47 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 December 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 October 2019

CareerEdit

Club careerEdit

In July 2011, he signed a three-year contract with Zagłębie Lubin.[1]

In January 2014, it was announced that Šernas would go to Perth Glory on loan.[2] In his debut for Perth Glory against Melbourne Victory, Šernas scored his debut goal in the 50th minute, only 3 minutes after being substituted into the game. Šernas' goal tied the game at 1–1, and ended the scoring.[3]

Šernas signed for Scottish Premiership club Ross County in 2015, but was released at the end of the 2014/15 season.[4]

On 6 July 2015 it was announced that Šernas had joined Žalgiris Vilnius.[5]

He returned to Žalgiris before 2017 season.[6]

On 16 January 2018 signed to Hapoel Kfar Saba.[7]

At the end of 2019, Šernas announced his retirement.[8]

International careerEdit

Šernas won his first senior cap in a friendly match against Estonia on 31 May 2008.

International goalsEdit

As of match played 10 June 2017. Lithuania score listed first, score column indicates score after each Šernas goal.[9]
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 11 February 2009 Municipal, Albufeira, Portugal 16   Andorra 2–0 3–1 International friendly
2 7 September 2010 Andrův stadion, Olomouc, Czech Republic 19   Czech Republic 1–0 1–0 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
3 8 October 2010 Helmántico Stadium, Salamanca, Spain 20   Spain 1–1 1–3
4 11 October 2011 Darius and Girėnas Stadium, Kaunas, Lithuania 25   Czech Republic 1–3 1–4
5 22 March 2013 Štadión pod Dubňom, Žilina, Slovakia 32   Slovakia 1–0 1–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oficjalnie: Sernas w Zagłębiu Lubin 14.07.2011, wp.pl
  2. ^ Hope, Shayne (16 January 2014). "Glory secure Lithuanian international". The West Australian. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
  3. ^ "SERNAS THE SAVIOUR". Football Federation Australia. 1 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Ross County to release 14 players at end of season". BBC Sport. BBC. 20 May 2015. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Darvydas Šernas vilkės "Žalgirio" marškinėlius". BBC. 6 July 2015. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  6. ^ "D.Šernas ištesėjo pažadą" (in Lithuanian). FK Žalgiris. 30 January 2017.
  7. ^ דרווידאס שרנאס חתם בהפועל כפ"ס Ynet sport, 16 January 2018 (in Hebrew)
  8. ^ Karjerą baigiantis Darvydas Šernas pakvietė į pirmąjį savo vardo vaikų futbolo turnyrą, zmones.lt, 7 December 2019
  9. ^ "Darvydas Šernas". European Football. Retrieved 12 June 2017.

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