Toke Møller Theilade

About Toke Møller Theilade

Brøndby supporter, groundhopper and more importantly Editor-in-Chief at Russianfootballnews.com. As a hopeless romantic, I still believe Fyodor Smolov and Viktoria Lopyreva has a future together.

RFPL Weekly Preview Round 25

GAME OF THE ROUND: Wednesday 17:30 BST CSKA Moscow - Lokomotiv Moscow By Toke Theilade (@TokeTheilade) It is time for yet another Moscow derby as CSKA and Lokomotiv run into each other at CSKA's VEB Arena. The home team are still clinging to the hope of yet another championship, but with just six games left and seven points up to Spartak in first place, they are forced to win. A victory is also needed to keep third place Zenit behind them, so the pressure is on. The same thing goes for … [Read more...]

Why Rostov Defeat Could Signal Bad Things to Come for Spartak Moscow

Saturday was supposed to be a day of celebration for Russian Football Premier League leaders Spartak Moscow. Not only did the popular head coach Massimo Carrera, who is about to bring home the first championship in 14 year, turn 53, but the Red-Whites also played away against FC Rostov in the league  in front of a sold out away section. Unfortunately, things didn’t turn out as planned for Myaso. The home side came into the game with five 0-0s in a row - a new RFPL record - slowly drifting … [Read more...]

Round Table: The Greatest Players to Play in Russia

This spring, Russia celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Russian Football Premier League. Russian media Sport-Express recently published their list over the greatest players to ever grace the league, and now it is time for the Russian Football News team to look back and remember the maestros.  This time, the panel consists off: Joel Amorim (@Vostok1981): Writer for Russian Football News, WhoScored, FutnSoccer, Bola na Rede and Futbol Pulse Robert Ustian (@Robustmsk):  Football … [Read more...]

RFN Friday Quiz – How much do you know about Russian football?

 It is Friday, and you want to kick back and relax. You want to open a cold beer or get a nap before the weekend really starts. Stop it. There is plenty of time to do all of that later. First of all, you need to show off your knowledge about Russian football, and earn the bragging rights for the next week by being superior in the RFN Friday Quiz.This weeks quiz takes you over Euro 1960 and 2008, while also looking back at some significant European upsets as well as a trip to the Far East. … [Read more...]

RFPL Weekly Preview Round 24

From this spring, we are happy to announce that we have changed the format of the RFN Betting Advice. Instead of only covering a few games, from now on we’ll give you previews to all eight RFPL games each round, with an extensive look at one game, the Game of the Round.  In these previews, we’ll give you everything you need to know about the top flight, from injuries to form as well as all the chaotic aspects that surround the beautiful game in Russia.  We have previously proven that we … [Read more...]

RFPL Weekly Preview Round 23

From this spring, we are happy to announce that we have changed the format of the RFN Betting Advice. Instead of only covering a few games, from now on we’ll give you previews to all eight RFPL games each round, with an extensive look at one game, the Game of the Round.  In these previews, we’ll give you everything you need to know about the top flight, from injuries to form as well as all the chaotic aspects that surround the beautiful game in Russia.  We have previously proven that we … [Read more...]

RFN Friday Quiz: Name all of the 2018 World Cup cities

A long week is over, and it is finally Friday and Easter. However, before you sit back, relax and enjoy some quality football (or time with your family if you prefer that), it is time to prove to your mates and all of our readers that you know more about Russian football than they do. This time the RFN Quiz is about the upcoming 2018 World Cup, and you have two minutes to mention as many World Cup cities as possible. Let us know how you did by commenting below or send it to us on Twitter or … [Read more...]

RFPL Weekly Preview Round 22

From this spring, we are happy to announce that we have changed the format of the RFN Betting Advice. Instead of only covering a few games, from now on we’ll give you previews to all eight RFPL games each round, with an extensive look at one game, the Game of the Round.  In these previews, we’ll give you everything you need to know about the top flight, from injuries to form as well as all the chaotic aspects that surround the beautiful game in Russia.  We have previously proven that we … [Read more...]

RFN Friday Quiz – Home Cities of the RFPL Clubs

It is no secret that we love friendly competition at RFN. Therefore, we have created the RFN Quiz, where you can compete with your mates, and prove to them that you know more about Russian football than they do. Every Friday, we'll publish a new quiz, and we sincerelly hope that this new initiative won't ruin too many friendships, although we do accept some collateral damage. Enough talking, let's get this show on the road. In the first quiz, you are guessing the home cities of the stadia in … [Read more...]

Who is the Greatest Player to Ever Feature in the Russian Football Premier League?

This spring, Russia is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the kick off of the first edition of the Russian Football Premier League. Since then, 3569 players have plied their trade at clubs competing in the league, some with greater success than others, and that has naturally given birth to quite a few arguments about which player was the greatest. In honour of the anniversary, Russian sports newspaper Sport-Express, decided to find out once and for all. By asking ten different coaches … [Read more...]