Yuri Gavrilov, one of the touring players, was the scorer of the Soviet Union's first goal in a 3-0 win against New Zealand during the 1982 World Cup. According to the reports, the tour was lead by Yuri Semin, who at the time was also in charge of the Soviet Union B team. The squad included Igor Chugainov, Alexei Arifullin and Andrey Fedin, all members of the USSR Olympic side, along with Andrey Solovtzov, who had played for the USSR Youth side. Included also was Dale Mulholland, who holds United States citizenship.
Team Players: KNOWN NAME ALTERNATIVE SPELLING NATIONALITY POSITION Vaclovas Jurkus Vatzlovas Yourkus LIT GK Khasanbi Bidzhiyev Hasanbi Bidzhiev RUS GK Alexei Arifullin Aleksey Arifullin RUS DF Sergei Bodak Sergey Bodack RUS DF Yevgeni Mileshkin Evgeny Mileshkin RUS DF Igor Chugainov RUS DF Yuri Gavrilov RUS MF Valeriy Plotnikov RUS MF Andrei Fedin Andrey Fedin RUS MF* Dale Mulholland USA MF** Dmitri Gorkov RUS MF Oleg Samatov RUS MF Artur Shamrin Kirill Rybakov Kerill Rybakov RUS FW Sergei Sukhov Sergey Sukhov RUS FW Andrei Solovtzov Andrey Solovtzov Rashid Gallaberov Pavel Nesterov Coach: Yuri Semin Yuri Syomin RUS * - reported prior to the commencement of the tour as one of the squad members but did not play in any of the matches **- occasionally reported as Dale Malholland Results DATE LOCATION RESULT 18- 7-1990 Auckland New Zealand 1-1 Lokomotiv Moskva 22- 7-1990 Wellington New Zealand 2-1 Lokomotiv Moskva 25- 7-1990 Napier Napier City 0-5 Lokomotiv Moskva 28- 7-1990 Christchurch New Zealand 0-1 Lokomotiv Moskva Match Details 18/07/1990, Auckland, Western Springs NEW ZEALAND 1 (Robert Ironside 43') LOKOMOTIV MOSKVA 1 (Dale Mulholland 87') New Zealand: Clint Gosling, Anthony Ferris, Ceri Evans, Malcolm Dunford [c], Michael Ridenton, Michael McGarry, Robert Ironside, Daniel Halligan, Declan Edge, Noel Barkley, Perry Cotton (Darren McClennan 82'). Coach: Ian Marshall. Lokomotiv Moskva: Vaclovas Jurkus, Alexei Arifullin, Sergei Bodak, Yevgeni Mileshkin [c], Pavel Nesterov, Rashid Gallaberov, Dmitri Gorkov, Igor Chugainov, Oleg Samatov (Dale Mulholland 65), Sergei Sukhov (Kirill Rybakov 48), Artur Shamrin. Referee: Gary Fleet (Franklin, New Zealand). Notes: The pitch was "slippery and heavy". The weather was very cold and the there was a possibility of rain heavy enough to cancel the match. Fortunately, the match was completed despite the adverse weather conditions. Attendance was reported to be low. Alexei Arifullin limped off towards the end of the second half but was not replaced. Match kicked-off at 7:30 pm. 22/07/1990, Wellington, Basin Reserve, 3000+ NEW ZEALAND 2 (Robert Ironside 34', 41') LOKOMOTIV MOSKVA 1 (Kirill Rybakov 69') New Zealand: Clint Gosling, Anthony Ferris, Ceri Evans, Malcolm Dunford [c], Michael Ridenton, Michael McGarry, Robert Ironside, Daniel Halligan, Declan Edge, Noel Barkley (Darren McClennan 74') Perry Cotton. Coach: Ian Marshall. Lokomotiv Moskva: Khasanbi Bidzhiyev, Andrei Solovtzov, Sergei Bodak, Pavel Nesterov, Dmitri Gorkov (Oleg Samatov 75'), Yevgeni Mileshkin, Igor Chugainov, Yuri Gavrilov, Kirill Rybakov, Artur Shamrin, Dale Mulholland (Sergei Sukhov 46'). Referee: Ken Wallace (Auckland, New Zealand) Note: Some sources claim that Darren McClennan came on for Perry Cotton. New Zealand used the same starting line-up as in the first match. Match kicked-off at 2:00 pm. 25/07/1990, Napier, Park Island, 1500 NAPIER CITY 0 LOKOMOTIV MOSKVA 5 (Rashid Gallaberov 15', 34', Kirill Rybakov 24', 57', Artur Shamrin 35') Napier City: Clive Holmes, A Birchenough, G Locke, T Kenealy, Jason New (Chris Shakeshaft 55'), Martin Akers, Chris Jackson, A Rennie (A Richardson 84), Glen Whittington (Mike Mayo 88'), Mick Waitt, Gary Parker. Coach: Keith Buckley. Lokomotiv Moskva: Vaclovas Jurkus, Andrei Solovtzov, Sergei Bodak, Yevgeni Mileshkin, Pavel Nesterov, Igor Chugainov (Valeriy Plotnikov 46'), Rashid Gallaberov, Yuri Gavrilov (Dale Mulholland), Dmitri Gorkov, Artur Shamrin (Sergei Sukhov 60), Kirill Rybakov. Referee: Barry Tasker (Wellington, New Zealand). Note: Match played in good weather on an "immaculate" pitch. Napier City were the defending New Zealand champions. They finished the 1990 season in 6th place. Match kicked-off at 3:00 pm. 28/07/1990, Christchurch, Queen Elizabeth II Park, 3500 NEW ZEALAND 0 LOKOMOTIV MOSKVA 1 (Kirill Rybakov 90') New Zealand: Clint Gosling, Anthony Ferris, Ceri Evans, Malcolm Dunford [c], Michael Ridenton, Michael McGarry, Robert Ironside, Daniel Halligan, Declan Edge, Noel Barkley (Tony Laus 84'), Perry Cotton. Coach: Ian Marshall. Lokomotiv Moskva: Vaclovas Jurkus, Pavel Nesterov, Sergei Bodak, Andrei Solovtzov (Oleg Samatov 15'), Yevgeni Mileshkin, Igor Chugainov, Rashid Gallaberov (Sergei Sukhov 59'), Artur Shamrin, Yuri Gavrilov, Kirill Rybakov, Dmitri Gorkov (Khasanbi Bidzhiyev 74'). Referee: Lennox Sharp (Southland, New Zealand) Note: Fine conditions and firm pitch. Vaclovas Jurkus was sent-off after twice pushing the referee while disputing the awarding of a penalty. The penalty, taken by Noel Barkley, was saved by substitute goalkeeper Khasanbi Bidzhiyev. Straight after the match Jurkus apologised to Sharpe and gave him a team pennant. Match kicked-off at 2:00 pm.
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Sources included: Soccer Express (July & August 1990 issues), [Smi 91], Jeremy Ruane's Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website, archive with names of Lokomotiv players (in Russian)
With thanks to Phil Clayton (email@example.com) and Neil Morrison
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