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Russia and Denmark Clash in U-21 Showdown

By TOKE THEILADE, Sept 2 – Russia and Denmark top their group in U-21 Euro 2015 qualifying – the winner of this match all but seals a place in the final playoff round.



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English Premier League Exports to Russia

By ANDREW FLINT, Aug 30 – We take a look at the current Russian Premier League players and managers who have experienced life in the English Premier League, and assess their chances of playing success this season.


Spartak – Dynamo: Moscow’s Forgotten Derby

By TOKE THEILADE, Aug 27 – Since the 1920s, Spartak and Dynamo have competed for Soviet titles. In this article, I take a closer look at a Moscow derby in decline.

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FC Tyumen 3 – 1 Khimik Dzerzhinsk

By ANDREW FLINT, Aug 25 – FC Tyumen get back on track in week 8 in the FNL with a comfortable home win over Khimik Dzerzhinsk.

SKA Energiya 1-1 FC Tyumen

SKA Energiya Khabarovsk 1 – 1 FC Tyumen

By ANDREW FLINT, Aug 17 – Tyumen traveled out east to Khabarovsk for Week 7 in the FNL, securing a point on a 2nd-half goal from Vladimir Korobka.

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Naive. Same Old Story, Myasa!

By ASHRAFF HASNAN, Aug 16 – What went wrong for Spartak vs. Krasnodar and what chances do the Red-Whites have in Sunday’s Moscow derby vs. CSKA?

Siberia Diary: July

Diary of an Englishman in Siberia: July Review of FC Tyumen

By ANDREW FLINT, Aug 15 – The July instalment in a monthly series dedicated to FC Tyumen, everyone’s favourite Siberian team.


Da ili Net for Neto?

By THOMAS GILES, Aug 14 – What’s going on with the struggling Zenit centre back? Does he have a place in AVB’s dressing room or should we expect him to be shipped out soon?

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Week 2 Preview: Who Is Going to Maintain 100% Start?

By SHANE BURNS, Aug 7 – Match-by-match previews of Week 2 in the Russian Premier League, headlined by the Spartak – Dynamo derby in Moscow.

Siberia's Best Stadium

The Best Stadium In Siberia

By ANDREW FLINT, Aug 5 – In Western Siberia there’s a team that plays in a stadium that will shock and amaze – discover the story of the Geolog Stadium, home to FC Tyumen.


Goals Galore in RPL Kick-Off

By SHANE BURNS, Aug 4 – It’s a romping start to the Russian Premier League, with 34 goals in eight matches and four clubs posting 4-goal winning margins!


Round Table: Season Predictions

By RFN, Aug 2 – The Russian Premier League is back! Check out our expert predictions for the 2014-2015 season.


Round Table: Russian Clubs in Europe

By RFN, Jul 31 – Get ready for European competition with our analysis and predictions for each Russian club in the CL and EL.