Yuriy Korotkikh passed away

Shakhtar’s legendary goalkeeper Yuriy Korotkikh has passed away at the age of 77. 

Yuriy Pavlovich defended the colours of the Donetsk team in late 1960s, making 112 appearances for Shakhtar. Shakhtar’s goalkeeping record belongs to Yuriy Korotkikh: the longest domestic league clean-sheet streak of 913 minutes. For his reliable performance, Yuriy was thrice ranked among the Ukrainian SSR’s 33 top players.

The Football Club Shakhtar offers its deep condolences to the family and friends of Yuriy Pavlovich.

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