Ignas Dedura

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Ignas Dedura
Personal information
Full name Ignas Dedura
Date of birth (1978-01-06) 6 January 1978 (age 41)
Place of birth Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current team
FK Kauno Žalgiris
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2000 FBK Kaunas 105 (13)
2001 FC Torpedo-ZIL 10 (0)
2001–2004 Skonto FC 79 (8)
2004–2009 FC Spartak Moscow 42 (3)
2010 FC Salyut Belgorod 7 (0)
2011–2012 FK Ekranas 59 (6)
2013– FK Kauno Žalgiris 94 (5)
National team
1997–2010 Lithuania 47 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 July 2011
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 February 2011

Ignas Dedura (born 6 January 1978 in Kaunas, Soviet Union) is a football player who plays for FK Kauno Žalgiris.

Club career

Dedura began his career at FBK Kaunas in 1997, scoring 13 goals in 105 appearances, before moving to Russia in 2001 where he played for FC Torpedo-ZIL. He only made ten appearances for the club and later that year he moved to Latvian club Skonto FC where he stayed until 2004, making 79 appearances and scoring eight goals. In 2004, together with his manager Aleksandrs Starkovs, he moved once again to Russia, this time to play for Spartak Moscow where he played until 2009.[1] After unsuccessful spell with FC Salyut Belgorod in 2010, in February 2011 Dedura returned to Lithuania and signed a two-year deal with FK Ekranas.[2] In both of those seasons Deduras was a regular player in the team, as well as winning the league in both of those years. At the end of his second season he didn't extend his contract due to the club having financial issues and not being able to pay the wages. In winter 2013 Dedura joined very young I lyga, which was a 2nd tier of Lithuanian football pyramid, side FK Kauno Žalgiris. After being revealed, the defender expressed his desire to become a coach one day, as he was also instantly promoted to being a captain and a playing coach.

International career

Dedura has played for the Lithuania national football team.


  1. ^ «СПАРТАК» ГОВОРИТ СПАСИБО КОВАЛЬЧУКУ, ДЕДУРЕ И НИЗАМУТДИНОВУ Archived 2 February 2010 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  2. ^ Ветераны для "Экранаса" (in Russian)

External links

  • Ignas Dedura at National-Football-Teams.com
  • Spartak Moscow profile

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