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Season Preview: Zenit St. Petersburg

By THOMAS GILES, Jul 4 – Our season preview series has reached the defending champions Zenit St. Petersburg, as they look to add another championship to their trophy cabinet.


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5 Possible Destinations for Roman Pavlyuchenko

By TOKE THEILADE, Jul 3 – As Roman Pavlyuchenko’s contract has expired, we speculate about the future of the Russian striker as he looks towards the next, and possibly last, chapter of his long career.


Season Preview: Anzhi Makachkala

By David Sansun, July 3 – Part 3 of the Season Preview series looks into Anzhi Makachkala, former billionaires reborn into stringent spenders with foreign stars with far less household names than their predecessors.


Season Preview: Ural Ekaterinburg

By ANDREW FLINT, Jul 2 – Get the lowdown on Ural Ekaterinburg before the start of the new season, including a transfer review and predictions for the year ahead.

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Dinamo Sports Director Retires

By TOKE THEILADE, Jul 2 – Guram Adzhoyev has quit his job as sports director for Dinamo Moscow. We look at some of the reasons for the heavy criticism he has received..


Season Preview: Dinamo Moscow

By TOKE THEILADE, Jul 1 – This season preview provide you with everything you need to know about Dinamo Moscow before the upcoming season.


5 Possible Destinations for Andrey Arshavin

By ANDREW FLINT, Jun 30 – As Andrey Arshavin’s contract runs out today, we speculate about the future of the Zenit midfielder as he looks towards the next stage of his career.


Andrei Panyukov – Determined to Prove Himself

By TOKE THEILADE, Jun 29 – Andrei Panyukov has experienced huge success after he moved to Atlantas and Lithuania in January. He will soon be available on a free transfer, and several big French clubs have showed interest in the 20 year old striker.


Kuban Krasnodar – Financial Problems and Sporting Stagnation

By CHRIS HOLLEY, Jun 24 – Kuban Krasnodar has gone through a tumultuous that started with 9 undefeated matches and finished with a lost cup final. Along the way came financial troubles and a rumoured move to Sochi.

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Russia Set to Sack Fabio Capello

By TOKE THEILADE, Jun 23 – The president of the Russian Football Union will tomorrow announce the termination of Fabio Capello’s contract, if we are to believe the honorary chairman of the RFU Vyacheslav Koloskov.

Подписание контракта РФС  и Фабио Капелло.

Everything You Need to Know about Fabio Capello’s Russian Contract

By TOKE THEILADE, Jun 23 – In this article you find all the information you need to know about Fabio Capello’s contract with the Russian national team.


Liverpool Considering a Move for Zenit’s Salomon Rondon

By SHANE BURNS, June 21 – Liverpool FC are planning a summer move for Zenit striker Salomon Rondon after being priced out of a deal for Christian Benteke of Aston Villa.


Round Table: Alenichev’s Spartak and Fabio Capello

By TOKE THEILADE, June 21 – In this Round Table our panel discuss Spartak’s future with the new head coach Dmitri Alenichev as well as Fabio Capello’s job security as Russian national team coach.