RFN Top 50 – 20-11

  The players ranked 50-36. The players ranked 35-21. 20. Bibras Natcho, midfielder, CSKA The Israeli midfielder Bibras Natcho played a pivotal role on CSKA’s team last season as he contributed with 12 goals and eight assists in the domestic league. His form earned him a spot on the RFN Team of the Year last summer together with his partner on CSKA’s central midfield Roman Eremenko. This season has however been different for Natcho, who has struggled with getting back on his old … [Read more...]

RFN Top 50 – 35-21

Find the players from 50 to 36 here. 35. Vasiliy Berezutskiy, defender, CSKA At the age of 33, Vasiliy Berezutskiy exudes old-pro calmness and confidence on the pitch. The former national side captain has been an extremely important figure in the CSKA defence for over a decade, being named one of the 33 best players in the league an extremely creditable nine times. The Moscow-born man sits atop the RPL table with the Army Men despite recent poor results. With the side now out of European … [Read more...]

The RFN Top 50 – 50-36

50. Ilya Maksimov, midfielder, Anzhi Despite the fact that Ilya Maksimov turns 29 in February, some people still consider him a young and promising player. Maksimov played 13 games for Zenit, six of these during the 2007 season when the club won its first Russian championship. Since then he has represented eight different Premier League and FNL clubs, and now it finally seems like he has found the right team. Maksimov, who has scored against Zenit, CSKA and Dinamo, is perhaps the brightest … [Read more...]