Leonid Fedun – From Apparatchik to Affluence

Leonid Fedun has recently spoken out on the necessary reform for the Premier League, offering up what he claims is a "football revolution", however, just who is he? The current owner of Spartak Moscow, he is on a high after the red-whites' first championship victory in sixteen years in the summer. However, this was not always the case, with a "Fedun curse" emanating the halls of the club and Tarasovka training ground since he took over the controlling stake in the club in 2003. Despite saving … [Read more...]

Leonid Fedun’s “Football Revolution”: How the Spartak owner proposes reforming Russian football

Leonid Fedun is a highly influential figure in Russian football, and when he speaks, we all listen. He is the current majority shareholder of Spartak Moscow, LUKoil and former military officer. He has recently spoken out on reforming football in Russia, proposing what he claims is a "Football Revolution". Every year at the winter break, questions over reforming the league structure and schedule crop up, partly due to the lack of match action, but also the sheer importance and need for this … [Read more...]

Fedun, Yakin, Romantsev, Bushmanov and Alenichev – A Short Story On Spartak’s Adrift Vessel

“There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.”- Leo Tolstoy The idea that something will eventually change with the apparent departure of Leonid Fedun from the position of chairman of Spartak Moscow position is just a mere hallucination caused by the sea of madness into which the most important Russian club of all-time is currently drowned into. Fedun stepping down from his commanding position will definitely not change much in the way the club is being managed … [Read more...]