Oleg Luzhny

Date of birth05 August 1968
Place of birthKiev
NationalityUkrainian
Weight77 kg
Height1.85 m
PositionDefender/Right back

'The Horse' provided excellent defensive versatile cover for Arsenal. Oleg could also operate on the right of midfield.

His strength both in the air and in the tackle make him a difficult opponent for opposition strikers.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Volyn Lutsk
Karpaty Lviv 06 Dec 1988
Dynamo Kiev 06 Dec 1988 28 May 1999
Arsenal 28 May 1999 30 Jun 2003
Wolverhampton Wanderers 15 Jul 2003 30 Jun 2004

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1997-98 Dynamo Kiev UEFA Champions League 1
1998-99 Dynamo Kiev UEFA Champions League 2
1
1999-00 Arsenal FA Charity Shield
1
1999-00 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1999-00 Arsenal League Cup 2
1999-00 Arsenal Premier League 16
5
2
1
1999-00 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 2
1999-00 Arsenal UEFA Cup 4
2000-01 Arsenal FA Cup 2
2000-01 Arsenal Premier League 16
3
1
2000-01 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 8
2001-02 Arsenal FA Cup 4
1
2001-02 Arsenal League Cup 1
2001-02 Arsenal Premier League 15
3
3
1
2001-02 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 3
1
2002-03 Arsenal FA Cup 2
2002-03 Arsenal League Cup 1
2002-03 Arsenal Premier League 11
6
3
2002-03 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 3
1
2003-04 Wolverhampton Wanderers FA Cup 2
2003-04 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Cup 2
2003-04 Wolverhampton Wanderers Premier League 4
2
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
10 Dec 1997 Newcastle United v Dynamo Kiev L 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
21 Oct 1998 Arsenal v Dynamo Kiev D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group E
04 Nov 1998 Dynamo Kiev v Arsenal W 3-1 UEFA Champions League Group E


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1988-89 USSR FIFA World Cup 3
1989-90 USSR FIFA World Cup 1
1989-90 USSR International Friendly 2
1989-90 USSR Marlboro Cup 1
1989-90 USSR UEFA Under-21 2
1991-92 Ukraine International Friendly 1
1993-94 Ukraine International Friendly 3
1994-95 Ukraine UEFA European Championship 5
1995-96 Ukraine International Friendly 2
1995-96 Ukraine UEFA European Championship 3
1996-97 Ukraine FIFA World Cup 5
1
1997-98 Ukraine FIFA World Cup 2
1998-99 Ukraine International Friendly 1
1998-99 Ukraine UEFA European Championship 6
1999-00 Ukraine International Friendly 1
1
1999-00 Ukraine UEFA European Championship 4
1
2000-01 Ukraine FIFA World Cup 5
1
1
2001-02 Ukraine FIFA World Cup 5
2002-03 Ukraine UEFA European Championship 4
2
2003-04 Ukraine UEFA European Championship 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
26 Apr 1989 USSR v East Germany W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
10 May 1989 Turkey v USSR W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
31 May 1989 USSR v Iceland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
23 Aug 1989 Poland v USSR D 1-1 International Friendly
15 Nov 1989 USSR v Turkey W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
20 Feb 1990 Colombia v USSR L 0-0 (2-4) MARLBORO CUP Semi-final
24 Feb 1990 USA v USSR W 1-3 International Friendly
25 Apr 1990 Sweden v USSR D 1-1 UEFA U21 Semi-final
09 May 1990 USSR v Sweden W 2-0 UEFA U21 Semi-final
29 Apr 1992 Ukraine v Hungary L 1-3 International Friendly
15 Mar 1994 Israel v Ukraine L 1-0 International Friendly
25 May 1994 Ukraine v Belarus W 3-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 1994 Bulgaria v Ukraine D 1-1 International Friendly
12 Oct 1994 Ukraine v Slovenia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
13 Nov 1994 Ukraine v Estonia W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
25 Mar 1995 Croatia v Ukraine L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
29 Mar 1995 Ukraine v Italy L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
26 Apr 1995 Estonia v Ukraine W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
06 Sep 1995 Lithuania v Ukraine W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group 4
11 Oct 1995 Slovenia v Ukraine L 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
11 Nov 1995 Italy v Ukraine L 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
09 Apr 1996 Moldova v Ukraine D 2-2 International Friendly
01 May 1996 Turkey v Ukraine L 3-2 International Friendly
31 Aug 1996 Northern Ireland v Ukraine W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 9
05 Oct 1996 Ukraine v Portugal W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 9
02 Apr 1997 Ukraine v Northern Ireland W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 9
30 Apr 1997 Germany v Ukraine L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 9
07 May 1997 Ukraine v Armenia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 9
07 Jun 1997 Ukraine v Germany D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 9
20 Aug 1997 Ukraine v Albania W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 9
15 Nov 1997 Ukraine v Croatia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup 2nd leg play-off
19 Aug 1998 Ukraine v Georgia W 4-0 International Friendly
10 Oct 1998 Andorra v Ukraine W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
14 Oct 1998 Ukraine v Armenia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
27 Mar 1999 France v Ukraine D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
31 Mar 1999 Ukraine v Iceland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
05 Jun 1999 Ukraine v Andorra W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
09 Jun 1999 Armenia v Ukraine D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
04 Sep 1999 Ukraine v France D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
08 Sep 1999 Iceland v Ukraine W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
09 Oct 1999 Russia v Ukraine D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
17 Nov 1999 Ukraine v Slovenia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Play-off 2nd leg
26 Apr 2000 Bulgaria v Ukraine W 0-1 International Friendly
31 May 2000 England v Ukraine L 2-0 International Friendly
02 Sep 2000 Ukraine v Poland L 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
07 Oct 2000 Armenia v Ukraine W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
11 Oct 2000 Norway v Ukraine W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
24 Mar 2001 Ukraine v Belarus D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
28 Mar 2001 Wales v Ukraine D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
06 Jun 2001 Ukraine v Wales D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
01 Sep 2001 Belarus v Ukraine W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
05 Sep 2001 Ukraine v Armenia W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
06 Oct 2001 Poland v Ukraine D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
10 Nov 2001 Ukraine v Germany D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
14 Nov 2001 Germany v Ukraine L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
07 Sep 2002 Armenia v Ukraine D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group 6
12 Oct 2002 Ukraine v Greece W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
16 Oct 2002 Northern Ireland v Ukraine D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
07 Jun 2003 Ukraine v Armenia W 4-3 UEFA European Championship Group 6
06 Sep 2003 Ukraine v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
10 Sep 2003 Spain v Ukraine L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.