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Europa League Preview: Lokomotiv Moscow – OGC Nice

By STEFANO CONFORTI, 21 Feb – After a 3-2 victory in France, Lokomotiv Moscow are favourites to advance to the next round of the Europa League against OGC Nice.

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An Interview with Kurban Berdyev, Part One: “I rate Maurizio Sarri higher than Guardiola”

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Europa League Preview: Zenit St. Petersburg – Celtic

By LUKAS MÜLLER, 21 Feb – Zenit St. Petersburg lost 1-0 in Glasgow, but remain confident that they can beat Celtic. Here’s everything you need to know about the blue-white-sky blues before the game.

Europa League Preview: CSKA Moscow – Crvena Zvezda

By RULI ENDEPE, Feb 20 – CSKA Moscow have their backs against the wall after 0-0 away against Crvena Zvezda, but they remains favourite to advance to the next round. Here’s everything you need to know about the army men.

World Cup 2018 City Guide: Samara

By ARTËM MAKAREVTICH, 19 Feb – With the 2018 World Cup just around the corner, we introduce to you our city guides. Next up is one of the real hotbeds of football in Russia, Samara.

RFN Podcast – World Cup Dark Horses, Europa League Review & FNL Cup

RFN PODCAST, 18 Feb – The RFN Podcast is back after a short break, and the team gives you the latest news from Russian football. In this episode, the recent Russian performances in the Europa League as well as the upcoming World Cup is discussed.

Spartak 1-3 Athletic Club: A Lesson in Concentration

By ALEXEY SPEKTROWSKI, 17 Feb – Spartak Moscow lost 3-1 to Athletic Bilbao in the Europa League, but what exactly went wrong for the Red-Whites?

Nikita Simonyan Biography: Football – Is It Just a Game? (Part Three)

By ALEXEY SPEKTROWSKI, 16 Feb – Nikita Simonyan remains one of the most brilliant football minds in Russia. Therefore, we are happy to give you a unique insight his mind with the translation of his memoirs from 1989.

Europa League Preview: Spartak Moscow – Athletic Club

By JAMES NICKELS, 15 Feb – Spartak Moscow may have been humiliated by Liverpool at Anfield, but they are still very much in European contention after dropping down to the Europa League. Here, the Red-Whites host Athletic Club in their first competitive game in three months.

Europa League Preview: Celtic – Zenit St. Petersburg

By RICHARD PIKE, 14 Feb – Zenit have travelled to Glasgow to take on local giants Celtic, but what can we expect from the blue-white-sky blues?

Europa League Preview: OGC Nice – Lokomotiv Moscow

By TOKE THEILADE, 13 Feb – Lokomotiv Moscow travel to southern France to face OGC Nice in the Europa League Round of 32 first leg. Here’s our preview of the game, including just who to look out for from the Railroaders’ perspective.

Europa League Preview: FK Crvena Zvezda – CSKA Moscow

By JAMES NICKELS, 12 Feb – CSKA Moscow faceoff in the Europa League Round of 32 against Spartak-related Crvena Zvezda in a crunch tie. Here’s our preview of the first leg tomorrow night.

An Interview with Kurban Berdyev, Part One: “I rate Maurizio Sarri higher than Guardiola”

By ALEXEY SPEKTROWSKI, 11 Feb – Last month, Rubin Kazan boss carried out a very rare interview with our partners, Sport BO. Here’s the intervie translated into English.

RFN Podcast – RFN Top 50, Transfer Window Update & Europa League Preview

RFN PODCAST, 10 Feb – In the latest edition of the RFN Podcast, the team discuss the RFN Top 50, the transfer window and the upcoming European fixtures.

Nikita Simonyan Biography: Football – Is It Just a Game? (Part Two)

By ALEXEY SPEKTROWSKI, 09 Feb – Nikita Simonyan remains one of the most brilliant football minds in Russia. Therefore, we are happy to give you a unique insight his mind with the translation of his memoirs from 1989.

The Englishmen who brought football to Russia

By VINCENT TANGUY, 08 Feb – For many it can be difficult to imagine a reality when football wasn’t the most popular sport in the world. However, the beautiful game met plenty of resistance when it arrived in Russia. Despite of this, it succeeded, which was thanks to a particular English family and a small city outside Moscow.

UEFA Youth League Preview: Krasnodar U19 – Real Madrid U19

By WILL BAUMGARDNER, 06 Feb – Krasnodar have an exciting youth team, and Wednesday the Bulls take on Real Madrid in the UEFA Youth League at a sold out Krasnodar Stadium.

Predictions Cup

By ANDREW FLINT, 05 Feb – Introducing the all-new cash prize RFN Predictions Cup: with a potential top prize of €100, don’t miss out.

Predictions League Leaderboard

By ANDREW FLINT, 05 Feb – Keep up to date with your place in the Predictions League by checking the overall leaderboard here.

Predictions League Personal Records

By ANDREW FLINT, 05 Feb – Find your detailed personal records here to track your own progress in one neat place.

Predictions League Points Per Prediction (PPP)

By ANDREW FLINT, 05 Feb – Want to see how you rank in the Predictions League against everyone on average points per prediction? Here’s your PPP leaderboard.

Predictions League MASTER Spreadsheet

By ANDREW FLINT, 05 Feb – Every prediction cast throughout the entire 2017/18 season can be found here.