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|President of Ukrainian Premier League|
27 May 2008 – 29 February 2016
|Preceded by||post created|
|Succeeded by||Volodymyr Heninson|
|Born||June 10, 1967|
Vinkivtsi Raion, Ukraine
Vitaliy Danilov was born June 10, 1967 in Ukraine. He graduated from the Kiev National University with degree in fitness education and sport. He continued graduate studies at Kharkiv Economic University. Danilov is a forrmer member of Ukrainian parliament (Verkhovna Rada).
In 2007 Ukrainian parliamentary election Danilov was first elected into parliament on the party list of Bloc Yulia Tymoshenko. In 2012 he was re-elected into parliament on the party list of "Fatherland" (number 57 on this list). In the 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election Danilov was not re-elected into parliament; because he placed 21st on the electoral list of Batkivshchina and the party won 17 seats on the electoral list and 2 constituency seats.
Premier League of Ukraine
Vitaliy Danilov was elected as a temporary acting president on May 27, 2008 when top 16 Ukrainian football clubs declared about Ukrainian Premier League launch.
On July 1, 2009, Danilov won the election and became the league president without 'temporary acting' prefix.
But in July 2009, five Premier League clubs: Arsenal (Kyiv), Dynamo (Kyiv), Dnipro (Dnepropetrovsk), Kryvbas (Kryvy Rig), and Metalist (Kharkov) declared that the elections of the League's president were illegal due to procedure infraction. The representatives of the above-mentioned clubs did not recognize Vitaliy Danilov as the president.
To resolve this conflict Vitaliy Danilov initiated in September 2009 re-election of the League's president and on December 1, 2009, won the election again with 11 clubs voted for his candidature, 3 (Arsenal, Dynamo, Metalist) – against, 1 (Kryvbas) abstain, and 1 (FC Dnipro) – absent. This time most presidents of the Premier League of Ukraine acknowledged Vitaliy Danilov legality.
- (in Russian) Short bio, LIGA
- (in Ukrainian) Список депутатів нової Верховної Ради, Ukrayinska Pravda (11 November 2012)
- Poroshenko Bloc to have greatest number of seats in parliament, Ukrinform (8 November 2014)
People's Front 0.33% ahead of Poroshenko Bloc with all ballots counted in Ukraine elections - CEC Archived November 12, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., Interfax-Ukraine (8 November 2014)
Poroshenko Bloc to get 132 seats in parliament - CEC, Interfax-Ukraine (8 November 2014)
- (in Ukrainian) Full electoral list of "Fatherland" Archived 2014-09-15 at the Wayback Machine., TVi (15 September 2014)
- Danylov re-elected as president of Ukrainian football premier league
| President of Ukrainian Premier League
| President of FC Kharkiv