RFN Podcast: European Prospects, Sbornaya, Rostov’s coaching merry-go-round and #RFNXI

Host Thomas Giles is joined by Editor-in-Chief Toke Theilade and writer Andrew Flint to discuss the European prospects of Russian clubs, the latest results of the Russian national team and the coaching merry-go-round at Rostov. Finally the trio respond to a listener's question to come up with a RPL XI with only one player per club allowed in the lineup. https://soundcloud.com/russian-football-news/european-prospects-sbornaya-rostovs-coaching-merry-go-round-and-rfnxi You can also … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast: Three RFPL Managers On the Way Out

Host Thomas Giles is joined by writers Andrew Flint and Ilya Sokolov in a special edition of the Russian Football News podcast. The trio discuss the sudden departures of Dmitri Alenichev from Spartak Moscow, Kurban Berdyev from Rostov and Igor Cherevchenko from Lokomotiv Moscow. https://soundcloud.com/russian-football-news/three-russian-premier-league-managers-on-the-way-out You can also find our podcast on … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast – Roundtable, European Prospects, Opening Weekend and Listeners’ Questions

The first podcast of the new season sees host Thomas Giles joined by website Editor Toke Theilade and writer Andrew Flint. The trio talk about the predictions made for the season by the writers team on the website along with Russian clubs European prospects as well as discussing the opening round of RPL fixtures. Finally they answer questions asked by readers and listeners of Russian Football News … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast: Who Comes After Slutsky, Hulk’s big-money move to China and Rubin’s summer spending

Host Thomas Giles is joined by writers Andrew Flint and David Sansun as well as Editor Toke Theilade. The four of them debate who should be the new manager of the Russian national time following Leonid's Slutsky's exit after a disastorous Euro 2016 campaign. Then, with pre-season now underway, they talk about Hulk's big-money move from Zenit St. Petersburg to China as well as other potential player exits from Saint- Petersburg. Finally they discuss Rubin Kazan's future both short and … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast: Euro 2016 Match Special – Slovakia Review and Wales Preview

Host Thomas Giles is joined by website editor Toke Theilade and writer Andrew Flint to discuss Russia's poor display in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to Slovakia before looking ahead to Sbornaya's must-win clash against Wales taking place on Monday. https://soundcloud.com/russian-football-news/euro-2016-match-special-slovakia-review-and-wales-preview You can also find our podcast on Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/russian-football-news/id1061935319?mt=2 If you have anything … [Read more...]

Euro 2016 Special – Russia – England Review And Slovakia Preview

Thomas Giles hosts another special Euro 2016 podcast and is joined by RFN writers Andrew Flint and Danny Armstrong to look back at Russia's 1-1 draw with England and preview the upcoming match against Slovakia. https://soundcloud.com/russian-football-news/euro-2016-special-russia-v-england-review-and-slovakia-preview You can also find our podcast on Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/russian-football-news/id1061935319?mt=2 If you have anything you’d like us to … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast: Russia – England Preview

Host Thomas Giles is joined by usual guests Toke Theilade and Andrew Flint in a special podcast previewing Russia's opening Euro 2016 game against England on Saturday 11th June. The trio discuss Russia's prospects for the match and predict how manager Leonid Slutsky is likely to set up his side for their match against England. https://soundcloud.com/russian-football-news/russia-v-england-preview-euro-2016 You can also find our podcast on … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast: Euro 2016 Squad, RFPL Season Review & RFN Awards

Host Thomas Giles is joined by Russian Football News writers Andrew Flint and David Sansun. The three of them dissect Russia's squad for Euro 2016 - where Sbornaya will face England, Wales and Slovakia - discussing the strengths and weaknesses of the team as well as predicting how far Russia will go in the tournament. They then look back at this season's RFPL which saw CSKA Moscow crowned as champions despite an excellent campaign from the 'Russian Leicester City' FC Rostov. The trio also … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast: Zinchenko – the latest star of the RFPL, Krasnodar’s progress, and Terek to Europe?

Host Thomas Giles is once against joined by Toke Theilade and Andrew Flint for this edition of the Russian Football News podcast. The three of them discuss Ufa's Oleksandr Zinchenko - the latest star to be linked with a move away from Russia, Krasnodar's fight for a Champions League spot despite only being founded in 2008 and the prospects of Terek Grozny, from the volatile region of Chechnya, getting into … [Read more...]

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

Thomas Giles is once again joined by Toke Theilade and Andrew Flint to discuss the issues at the top of the agenda in Russian football. The trio discuss whether club legend Dmitri Alenichev is the right man for Spartak Moscow and the new youthful squad at Dinamo Moscow as well as their deal with super agent Jorge Mendes. Finally they ask why Russian clubs have failed in European football in recent years and whether anything can be done to improve the … [Read more...]