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. He is the current head coach of the FK Andijan football club.
|Full name||Edgar Yakovlevich Gess|
|Date of birth||14 March 1954|
|Place of birth||Taboshary, Tajik SSR, Soviet Union|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2005||Alania Vladikavkaz (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Gess played his only game for the USSR on 5 September 1979 in a friendly game against the East Germany. 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.
- Soviet Top League winner: 1979.
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