RFN Podcast: European Review and the Collapse of Ararat Moscow

The team review the performances of the Russian clubs competing in the European group stages. Furthermore, the collapse and future of big spending Ararat Moscow is discussed. https://soundcloud.com/world-football-index/russian-football-news-russian-teams-in-europe-ararat-moscow You can find the podcast on SoundCloud, or subscribe via iTunes by clicking here. You can also subscribe via iTunes by selecting – File, Subscribe to Podcast – and entering the following … [Read more...]

A Mountain in Moscow – Ararat and the Armenian Dream

Football in Armenia is in a precarious position. With financial problems accounting for the demise of several clubs in the top flight, the domestic Premier League has found itself reduced to just six clubs, and those qualifying for UEFA competition regularly find themselves dumped out of Europe at the first qualifying hurdle. Internationally, the nation which so narrowly missed out on Euro 2012 has since failed spectacularly, with political in-fighting leading to the blacklisting of star players … [Read more...]