Bio
Igor Zakharov
Born: 1966-06-08
Intl. since: 2005-01-01
Hometown: Moscow
Country: Russia
Speaks: Russian
Occupation:
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When Zakharov stopped playing football in 1997 he did a few referee courses and three years later he entered the second division. One year later he reached the first division and in another two years the Premier League in 2003. Again two years later he got his FIFA badge at the end of 2008 he had to give it back again.

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His first match in the Premier League was with his old team Krylja Sovetov (Samara).

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  • Spartak coach Yegor Titov once said Igor Zakharov was a bad and angry referee who would even book a dog if it ventured on the field.
  • National team goal keeper Ovtsjinnikov once grabbed Zakharov by his shirt and yelled at him. Ovtsjinnikov was suspended for a long time and quit football.
  • Igor Zakharov won the annual Golden Mantle award as the best Russian football referee in 2008. The Golden Mantle award is an initiative by Sport Express Daily.
Statistics
Statistics for IGOR ZAKHAROV
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 4 3 7
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 23 28 51
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 1 1
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.27 0.2 0.23
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 1.53 1.87 1.7
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0.07 0.03

Based on 15 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR IGOR ZAKHAROV
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
UEFA Cup 2008 - 2009
qualifiers 1st roundZrinjskiVaduz2008-07-313 - 0 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Intertoto 2008
2nd roundOBTPS Turku2008-07-132 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2007 - 2008
qualifiers 1st roundHelsingborgTrans Narva2007-07-196 - 0 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2007 u21 qualifiers
Norway u21Bosnia-Herzegovina u212006-09-061 - 1 7 (2-5)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2006 - 2007
qualifiers 1st roundHibernians MaltaDinamo Bucuresti2006-07-130 - 4 7 (4-3)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Intertoto 2006
2nd roundSopronKayserispor2006-07-013 - 3 6 (4-2)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
Commonwealth Cup (exUSSR)
1/4 finalsPakhtakorOFK Beograd2007-01-241 - 1 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
group stageVentspilsShakhtar2007-01-211 - 1 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageShakhtyor SoligorskPyunik2006-01-150 - 2 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
Euro 2006 u19 qualifiers
Sweden u19Faroe Islands u192005-10-094 - 1 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Faroe Islands u19Hungary u192005-10-070 - 3 2 (0-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2006 u21 qualifiers
Norway u21Scotland u212005-09-060 - 1 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2005 - 2006
qualifiers 2nd roundOmoniaDinamo Bucuresti2005-08-252 - 1 3 (0-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 1st roundPortadownViking2005-07-141 - 2 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)2 (1-1)0 (0-0)
Intertoto 2005
1st roundGloria 1922 BistritaOlympiakos Nicosia2005-06-2511- 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)