Lokomotiv Moscow interested in Lamine Gassama

Russian Football News has received information that Lokomotiv Moscow are interested in signing FC Lorient defender Lamine Gassama on a free transfer in the upcoming summer transfer window, when his contract with the Bretagne club expires. The 26 year old right back, who has 7 caps for the Senegal national football team, started his career with Lyon, before joining Lorient in 2012. After joining the club, Gassama experienced a wobbly start to his Lorient career, but he would eventually become a … [Read more...]

From Real Madrid to Yenisey – Juan Lescano

Do you ever have one of those days where you are browsing the football scores, or surfing through your favourite video game, and you come across a player and find yourself thinking: “wow, what a career this guy has had!” or “how have I never heard of this guy before?”. Well that’s what happened to me recently when I spotted the name Juan Eduardo Lescano on Football Manager 2016, plying his trade for FNL club Yenisey Krasnoyarsk. The first thought was, especially as a follower of Russian … [Read more...]

Europa League Preview: Rubin Kazan – Liverpool

Two weeks ago Rubin Kazan held Liverpool to 1-1 on Anfield Road in  Jürgen Klopp's first European match as coach for the Merseyside club. The Tatars got a surprising lead after 15 minutes when Marko Devic brilliantly converted a pass from Oleg Kuzmin. Rubin was later reduced to ten men when before-mentioned Kuzmin was sent off after 36 minutes, and only a minute later Emre Can equalized for the hosts. From here on, Liverpool naturally dominated, but they were unable to break through the iron … [Read more...]

Preview: Liverpool – Rubin Kazan

Rubin Kazan take on Liverpool in the Europa League for what is surely their biggest game in the last couple of years. Both teams have struggled so far in the group. Liverpool have picked up 2 points after draws with Sion and Bordeaux, while Rubin lost to Sion and drew with Bordeaux to sit bottom of the group with 1 point. We have teamed up with Liverpool blogger Sam McGuire of AnfieldIndex.com to give you the best possible preview for this important match. Also don't forget our … [Read more...]

Europa League Group B Preview: Rubin Kazan, Liverpool, Bordeaux, FC Sion

We are now only days away from the start of the Champions League and Europa League group stages, and we are happy to present to you previews of the different groups. We have teamed up with experts from around Europe to get the best coverage of the opponents of the Russian clubs.  We start our series of group stage previews with Europa League Group B where we find Rubin Kazan, Liverpool, Bordeaux and FC Sion. Our very own David Sansun (@RubinKazanUK) will cover Rubin Kazan, while Sam … [Read more...]

Denis Cheryshev to Liverpool Intensified Last Night

Last night it was confirmed by sources at Liverpool Football Club that young starlet Raheem Sterling would be unwilling to extend his contract with the 19 time English Champions. The sale of Sterling is looking more likely now but a replacement for the England international is required to replace the departing winger In recent weeks, Marca and AS, both high profiled newspapers in Spain have claimed Brendan Rodgers is keen to snap up unwanted Real Madrid star Denis Cheryshev. The Russian … [Read more...]