|Full name||Valentyn Havrylovych Sapronov|
|Date of birth||23 January 1932|
|Place of birth||Avdiivka, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union|
|Date of death||17 May 2019(aged 87)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Sapronov was born in Avdiivka. He played for Shakhtar Stalino between 1952 and 1963, making 205 league appearances and scoring 27 goals. In 1956, he played a game for the Ukraine national team. He later managed Lokomotyv Donetsk in 1971–72. He died in 2019, at the age of 87.
References[change | change source]
- "Помер Валентин Сапронов – колишній гравець та тренер донецького "Шахтаря"". 24tv.ua (in Ukrainian). 18 May 2019. Retrieved 4 June 2019.