Football Manager 2018 – RFN’s Russian Data Update

We’re back again! As with the last two years, we are coming at you with a large data update for the Russian Leagues, to enrich your experience on Football Manager 2018. Every year when the game is released, we at RFN always pick at the little mistakes which we think are wrong. So we fix these and release them to the public to share. With over 1800 pieces of information changed in the database, we hope that by including this file in your game, we can further add to the realism of Football … [Read more...]

Football Manager 2018 – Which Russian Club Should You Play With?

The latest edition of everyone's favourite football management game, Football Manager 2018, is now out. At RFN, we have a number of big fans of the series and will continue our tradition of producing our own custom update for the Russian leagues, hopefully out later this month. But when this update is out, who should you manage? Here at RFN we could justify managing every club in Russia in one way or another, but to keep this short, we will name just five potential challenges. Update: Our … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast – Arsenal Tula, Akhmat Grozny, and a Russian Perspective on FM 2018

https://soundcloud.com/world-football-index/russian-football-news-arsenal-tula-akhmat-grozny-and-a-russian-perspective-on-fm-2018#t=0:00 Host Thomas Giles is joined by David Sansun and Neil Salata to talk about Oleg Kononov's shock resignation from Akhmat Grozny before discussing whether Arsenal Tula's excellent recent form makes them the surprise package of the Russian Premier League season so far. The trio then dissect Stanislav Cherchesov's latest Russian National Team squad which is … [Read more...]

Football Manager 2017 – RFN’s Russian Data Update

We're back! As with last year, we are coming at you with a large data update for the Russian Leagues, to enrich your experience on Football Manager 2017. Every year, this game comes out, and us perfectionists at RFN always pick  at the little mistakes which we think are wrong, and so last year, we fixed these, and released it to public. This year is no different. With well over 1000 pieces of information changed in the database, we hope that by including this file in your game, we can … [Read more...]

Football Manager 2016 – Which Russian Club Should You Play With?

It is no secret that at Russian Football News we love Football Manager. In fact, we love it so much that we created a database especially for Russian football, because we were frustrated with the flaws in the official databases. In this database, we edited names, positions and of course attributes. However, what is a database worth if you don’t know who to play with? In this piece, we give you five suggestions for which Russian club you should take over and take to glory. Zenit St. … [Read more...]

Football Manager 2016 – A Russian Data Update

With the international break into full swing, we, among many, are missing club football greatly. While the Russian national team got a win this week, a series of largely dull international friendlies and play-off matches just doesn't really do it for us at Russian Football News. However, this international break in particular has been timed perfectly with the release of Football Manager 2016, the shangri-la of all football games, and perfect to fill those dull weekends where it's a choice … [Read more...]