Euro 2016 Special – Russia – England Review And Slovakia Preview

Thomas Giles hosts another special Euro 2016 podcast and is joined by RFN writers Andrew Flint and Danny Armstrong to look back at Russia's 1-1 draw with England and preview the upcoming match against Slovakia. You can also find our podcast on Itunes: If you have anything you’d like us to … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast: Alenichev safe at Spartak? Dinamo’s youthful policy & Jorge Mendes plus why our clubs fail in Europe

Thomas Giles is once again joined by Toke Theilade and Andrew Flint to discuss the issues at the top of the agenda in Russian football. The trio discuss whether club legend Dmitri Alenichev is the right man for Spartak Moscow and the new youthful squad at Dinamo Moscow as well as their deal with super agent Jorge Mendes. Finally they ask why Russian clubs have failed in European football in recent years and whether anything can be done to improve the … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast: Reaction to internationals, Putin’s best position, the Russian Leicester City, Zenit’s new manager

Host Thomas Giles is joined by fellow Russian Football News writers Toke Theilade and Andrew Flint. The trio react to Russia's recent international friendly matches and deliberate on what position would Vladimir Putin play if he were selected in the national team. They also discuss the rise of FC Rostov, the Russian Leicester City, and predict whether they really can win the Russian Premier League. Finally they suggest potential candidates for the manager's job at Zenit St. … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast: European games preview – Zenit St. Petersburg, Lokomotiv Moscow and Krasnodar

Russian Football News invited several guests to discuss the upcoming European fixtures for Zenit St. Petersburg, Lokomotiv Moscow and Krasnodar. Thomas Giles discussed Zenit St. Petersburg v Benfica with Tom Kundert from Ilya Sokolov discussed Lokomotiv Moscow v Fenerbahçe with Emre Sarigul from Toke Theilade discussed Krasnodar v Sparta Prague with Chris Boothroyd from … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast: Niasse, Doumbia, Transfers, FNL and Naturalisation of Foreigners

Host of the RFN Podcast Thomas Giles is joined Toke Theilade, Andrew Flint and Ilya Sokolov to discuss the latest transfer stories from Russia, including the expectations for Seydou Doumbia, Baye Oumar Niasse who have recently moved to England. Furthermore, our experts discuss the Russian second tier, the FNL as well the possibility of naturalisation of … [Read more...]

Russian Football News Podcast 3 – Mid-Season Review

Thomas Giles is joined by David Sansun and Toke Theilade to review the Russian Premier League season so far as the teams enter the winter break. You can also download our podcast on Itunes. … [Read more...]

RFN Podcast 24/10-15: National Team, Zenit, CSKA

Thomas Giles hosts the first RFN Podcast and is joined by the website's Editor-in-Chief Toke Theilade and fellow writer Danny Armstrong. They discuss the impact of Leonid Slutsky on the Russian national team and how the country can move forward with a home World Cup on the horizon. They then discuss Andre Villas Boas's reign at Zenit St. Petersburg which is due to end at the end of the season and the recent Champions League match between CSKA Moscow and Manchester United. … [Read more...]