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Vera Grigoryevna Djatel (Ukrainian: Віра Григорівна Дятел; also transliterated Dyatel; born 3 March 1984) is a Ukrainian international football midfielder who most recently played for Sporting de Huelva. She previously played for Swedish Damallsvenskan club Linköpings FC, Lehenda Chernihiv and Zhytlobud Kharkiv in the Ukrainian League, as well as Zvezda Perm and Zorky Krasnogorsk in the Russian Championship.[1]

Vera Djatel
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Personal information
Full name Vera Grigoryevna Djatel
Date of birth (1984-03-03) 3 March 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth Chernihiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2002 Lehenda Chernihiv
2003–2007 Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
2008–2012 Zvezda Perm 58 (21)
2012–2014 Zorky Krasnogorsk 50 (6)
2015–2016 Linköpings FC 9 (0)
2016 Sporting de Huelva 14 (2)
2017− Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv
National team
2000– Ukraine
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:50, 28 September 2016 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 January 2014


Club careerEdit

Djatel helped Zvezda reach the 2009 UEFA Women's Cup Final with three goals in the quarter-final and semi-final ties against Brøndby and Umeå.[2] She won two Russian leagues and three Ukrainian leagues with Zvezda and Zhytlobud respectively.

In January 2015 Djatel joined Linköpings FC of Sweden, who had been trying to sign her for several years.[3] She suffered an injury in August 2015 and left Linköpings in July 2016 after failing to reclaim her place in the team.[4]

She moved to Spanish Primera División club Sporting de Huelva for the 2016–17 season, but agreed to terminate her contract in December 2016 after suffering from tendinitis in her knees.[5]

International careerEdit

Djatel debuted for Ukraine against England in November 2000 and later represented her country at UEFA Women's Euro 2009. A starter in all three games, she assisted Daryna Apanaschenko for Ukraine's first goal in the tournament against Denmark.[6]

Official international goalsEdit


  1. ^ Anatoliy Kutsev has named 22-women squad. Ukrainian Football Federation, 13/09/12
  2. ^ "Vira Dyatel". UEFA. 10 September 2009. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  3. ^ Nyenger, Marcus (22 January 2015). "LFC värvar landslagsspelare" (in Swedish). Östgöta Correspondenten. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Vera Dyatel lämnar LFC" (in Swedish). Linköpings FC. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  5. ^ "El Sporting de Huelva da la baja a brasileñas Juliete y Patricia y ucraniana Diatel" (in Spanish). Mundo Deportivo. 18 December 2016. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Women's EURO 2009 – Ukraine-Denmark". 2009-08-26. Retrieved 2012-10-31.

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