Mordovia’s Evolving Nightmare

Dalibor Stevanovič went from villain to hero last weekend, as his winning penalty to defeat the then-league leaders Rostov capped a remarkable few days for Mordovia Saransk. Prior to the match he was reported to have left the club's training sessions along with Serbian Marko Lomić in protest over unpaid wages, but after a dramatic intervention from the President of Saransk Region temporarily resolved the issue he was reinstated to the starting lineup. The issues are nothing new to Russian … [Read more...]