RFPL Round 19: Results & Team of the Week

The most recent edition of our Team of the Week seems a little two-sided, literally. Seven of the players involved come from CSKA or Anzhi after their respective impressive 6-0 and 4-0 results at home to Tosno and SKA. Such was the dominant performance of CSKA's supremely talented midfield, all three were going to make up the RFN TOTW midfield trio, but Aleksandr Golovin was omitted due to his penalty miss (despite that brilliant goal). Elsewhere, Zenit returned to winning ways with a 2-1 … [Read more...]

Krasnodar Academy and the Russian Youth Cup

Russia’s annual U18 tournament is undoubtedly the most intriguing and important youth tournament in the country. Each year, regional playoffs take place throughout the country in order to select the top 16 teams, which then play in the national tournament. The prestige of winning a national tournament aside, this competition is significant in one special way: as Russia’s domestic champion, the winner gets the right to play in the UEFA Youth Champion’s League, and the opportunity to play against … [Read more...]

LIVE RFPL Winter Transfer Window Deadline Day

Welcome to Russian Football News' LIVE coverage of the Winter Transfer Deadline Day! Regular readers will know how important this day actually is in the dealings of clubs as they emerge from enforced hibernation to resume hostilities, and we will bring you the latest developments as they happen, as well as a summary of how the window has gone for the clubs. Get involved on Facebook, Twitter and on this site if you have any questions or comments; otherwise strap yourselves in and … [Read more...]

Monday Rewind: October 8-14

  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8: The Wrap: Sept 30 - Oct 7 - Russian Football News WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9: Top 10 Foreign Players in the RPL - Russian Football News Gazzaev and Delusions of Grandeur - Russian Football News THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10: Cambridge teenager's 'Russian transfer saga' - BBC Sport FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11: Luzhniki Arena to be finished by April 2017 - The Moscow News Russia Looks to Slash $389 M from World Cup Budget - R-Sport Round Table: National Team … [Read more...]

(Monday) Rewind: Sept 30 – Oct 7

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30: Home is...wherever you can find an open stadium - Inside World Football TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1: Analysis: Hulk shines against Spartak - Licence to Roam FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4: Meltdown in Moscow - More Than Arshavin How I Started Enjoying the RPL - Russian Football News SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6:  The Soldier's Tango: A Homage to CSKA in Catalonia - Futbolgrad … [Read more...]

Monday Rewind: September 16-23

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16: The cold weather effect in Champions League play - BSports Zenit: Can they finally make an impact in Europe's best club competition? - O-Posts TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17: James Appell: "Russian and English football have the same problem" - Russian Football News Round Table: Champions League Preview - Russian Football News WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Round Table: National Team Update - Russian Football News THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19: Round Table: Europa … [Read more...]

Monday Rewind: August 5-12

All the Russian football news we can find from around the Web in the last week, published every Monday morning. EDITOR'S PICK: Anzhi Makhachkala: Why are big-spending Russians cutting back? - BBC Sport MONDAY, AUGUST 5: The gloves are off at Anzhi - Slavic Football Union Russian legacy is building at a cost - Inside World Football An Eto'o Update: How is One of the World's Highest Paid Players Doing in Russia - Squawka TUESDAY, AUGUST 6: FIFA Agrees to 81,000 Capacity for … [Read more...]

Fixtures & Results

National Team Russian Premier League Champions League and Europa League Russian Cup Football National League … [Read more...]

2013-2014 Russian Euro Calendar

Complete schedule of Russian club action in the Europa League and Champions League. Check back regularly for results and updated fixtures. July 18: Europa League Qualifying Round 2, 1st Leg  FK Jagodina (Serbia) - Rubin. Jagodina City Stadium, Jagodina July 25: Europa League Qualifying Round 2, 2nd Leg Rubin - FK Jagodina (Serbia). Tsentralny Stadium, Kazan July 30-31: Champions League Qualifying Round 3, 1st Leg Zenit - ... August 1: Europa League Qualifying Round 3, 1st … [Read more...]