Edgar Gess

Edgar Yakovlevich Gess (Russian: Эдгар Яковлевич Гесс; German: Edgar Hess; born 14 March 1954) is a Russian-German football coach and a former Soviet player.[1] He is the current head coach of the FK Andijan football club.

Edgar Gess
Personal information
Full name Edgar Yakovlevich Gess
Date of birth (1954-03-14) 14 March 1954 (age 66)
Place of birth Taboshary, Tajik SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder/Striker
Youth career
1969–1971 Kuroma Taboshary
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1979 Pamir Dushanbe 198 (44)
1979–1983 Spartak Moscow 114 (26)
1984–1986 Pakhtakor 93 (15)
National team
1979 USSR 1 (0)
Teams managed
1986 Pakhtakor (assistant)
1987–1988 Zarafshan Navoi
1988–1991 FC Mittelbiberach
1991–1995 Wacker Biberach
1995 FC Mittelbiberach
1997–1999 FV Biberach
1999–2003 Türkspor Biberach
2004 Almaty
2005 Alania Vladikavkaz (assistant)
2005 Alania Vladikavkaz
2006 Vėtra
2006–2007 Andijan
2008 Nasaf
2009–2011 Shurtan Guzar
2012–2013 Shurtan Guzar
2013–2014 FK Buxoro
2014–2015 Andijan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

International careerEdit

Gess played his only game for the USSR on 5 September 1979 in a friendly game against the East Germany.[2] In 2009–2011 he was head coach of Shurtan Guzar. During this time Shurtan Guzar finished 4th in the 2010 season and the team reached the Uzbek Cup final, losing 0–1 to Bunyodkor. On 30 June 2011 he was sacked as a result of the previous losses and Tachmurad Agamuradov was named as the new coach of Shurtan. In July 2012 Gess was appointed as head coach of Shurtan again, after Igor Kriushenko was sacked as well due to a losing record. On 15 May 2013 he was sacked again and left the club permanently. On 10 November 2013 FK Buxoro announced that they had hired Gess as their new manager, replacing Tachmurad Agamuradov in this position.

Personal lifeEdit

He is a Russian German and emigrated 1989 to Ulm in Swabia, Germany. [3]





  1. ^ "На сайте ФК "Спартак" Москва". spartak.com. Archived from the original on 2 March 2009. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  2. ^ (in Russian) Profile
  3. ^ Статистика на сайте КЛИСФ