World Cup 2018 City Guide: Ekaterinburg

Ekaterinburg at a glance Population: 1.5 million Stadium: Centralny Stadium Number of matches: 4 Egypt - Uruguay France - Peru Japan - Senegal Mexico - Sweden The World Cup Stadium Although the remodelled Centralny Stadium has taken a fair bit of stick for its highly unorthodox appearance given the stands behind the goals extending outside the perimeter, it remains one of the most beautiful venues that will host World Cup games. The original pastel-coloured column facade has been … [Read more...]

Meltdown in Moscow

On Wednesday night, Russian champions CSKA hosted their first home game of the Champions League campaign, with Czech side Viktoria Plzen the visitors. Except, of course, that they didn't. Zenit did, their Petrovsky pitch being used for the second European night in succession after the owners' goalless draw against Austria Wien. In many ways, it was a reasonable outcome for the Muscovites - initial proposals had seen Krasnodar mooted as a venue, several hundred miles further south. With their … [Read more...]

Ural Injuries

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Ural Transfers

NEWS & FEATURES          ROSTER          INJURIES          TRANSFERS  Club Home SUMMER 2013   … [Read more...]

Ural Roster

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Ural Ekaterinburg

NEWS & FEATURES          ROSTER          INJURIES          TRANSFERS            Established: 1930 Stadium: Tsentralny Stadium (27,000) Head Coach: Oleg Petrovich Vasilenko President: Grigory Viktorovich Ivanov Honors: 2007 Russian Cup Semifinals 1996/1997 Intertoto Cup appearance Official Club Website (Russian only)   … [Read more...]