Today our guest is Sergei Baltacha. Baltacha is the U-18s coach at Charlton Athletic, where he’s been since 2012. Before being a youth coach Sergei was a decorated player at Dynamo Kyiv, playing there from 1976-1988, winning the Soviet League 4 times, the Soviet Cup 3 times and the 1986 Cup Winners Cup.
After Dynamo Kiev, he finished his career in England and Scotland.
He played 45 times for the Soviet Union and represented them at the 1982 World Cup. He was part of the USSR team that won the inaugural U-20 World Cup in 1977.