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Maciej Rybus is Ready to Fly

By TOKE THEILADE, May 01 – After three-and-a-half year in Russia, Terek’s Polish winger Maciej Rybus is ready to move on to bigger challenges.


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The Tale of Michael Laudrup and Spartak

By TOKE THEILADE, Apr 29 – The expectations were high when Michael Laudrup was appointed Spartak coach in 2008, but the Dane was no success.

Lokomotiv – Spartak: Betting Preview

By TOKE THEILADE, Apr 29 – Betting preview for the Moscow derby between Lokomotiv and Spartak.

RFPL Week 26: Betting Advice

By DAVID SANSUN & ILYA SOKOLOV, Apr 28 – Betting advice for the Russian Premier League, done by the RFN experts.

Spartak, What’s Next?

By VINCENT TANGUY, Apr 27 – Once again Spartak failed to live up to the expectations last weekend, and around the club people are starting to wonder what the club should do to break the chain of unfortune.

Georgi Peev Retires after Managerial Bust-Up

By DAVID SANSUN, Apr 26 – Amkar Perm’s legendary midfielder Georgi Peev has unexpectedly terminated his contract and retired from football, we explore the reasons behind it.

RFPL Week 25: Goals and Highlights

By TOKE THEILADE, Apr 25 – All the goals and highlights from the week 25 of the Russian Football Premier League.

Zenit – Spartak: The Capital Calling

By DANNY ARMSTRONG, Apr 24 – St. Petersburg and Moscow have always competed, and the football pitch is no exception. RFN visited the derby between Zenit and Spartak.

RFN Podcast: Alenichev safe at Spartak? Dinamo’s youthful policy & Jorge Mendes plus why our clubs fail in Europe

RFN Podcast, Apr 23 – Thomas Giles, Toke Theilade and Andrew Flint discuss Spartak, Dinamo and the Russian failures in European competitions.

Who Will Lead Rubin into the Next Era?

By TOKE THEILADE, Apr 23 – Rubin Kazan are currently looking for a new head coach for next season, and three names are standing out from the rest

RFPL Week 25: Betting Advice

By THOMAS GILES & VINCENT TANGUY, Apr 23 – Betting advice for the Russian Premier League, done by the RFN experts.

RFPL Attendance: Reasons to Believe in Better Days to Come?

By VINCENT TANGUY, Apr 22 – The RFPL is struggling with low attendances, but could the situation be changing soon?

Slutsky’s Choice Part II: Defenders

By NICKOLAI SUKHAREV, Apr 21 – In part two of ‘Slutsky’s Choice’ we look at his defensive options.