Zenit’s first title winning boss to have a street named after him


Pavel Sadyrin will have a street named after him in his home city of Perm.

Pavel Sadyrin was born in Perm on 18 September 1942 and began his career at his hometown side of Zvizda Perm in 1959. In 1965 he moved to Leningrad and went on to play for Zenit for ten years.

Sadyrin went on to manage the blue-white-sky blues and won us our first league title in 1984. He managed the club for a second spell in the mid-1990s and also took Russia to the World Cup in 1994.

in 2012, Pavel Sadyrin also had a walkway through Udelny Park named after him by the city council.