RFN Podcast: Russian Players In England, Transfer Rumours, RFN Top 50 Analysis

Host Thomas Giles is once again joined by RFN writers Toke Theilade and Andrew Flint in the first RFN podcast of 2017. The trio ask why transfers from Russia to England rarely work out before discussing potential transfers involving Russian clubs in the current transfer window. Finally they review the recently published RFN Top 50 and pick out some of the most interesting findings from the poll done by the RFN writing … [Read more...]

RFN Top 50 2016: 50-36

As 2016 has turned into 2017, it is time for an annual tradition on Russianfootballnews.com: The RFN Top 50. We rank the 50 best players in the Russian Football Premier League (RFPL) in 2016, and we start with the players ranked 50-36 (movement compared to last year's ranking is shown in brackets).  You can find last year's RFN Top 50 right here: 50: Alex Song, Midfielder, Rubin (NEW ENTRY) Plenty chuckled when Rubin unveiled the signing of Song on social media, with the Cameroonian … [Read more...]

RFN Top 50 – 20-11

  The players ranked 50-36. The players ranked 35-21. 20. Bibras Natcho, midfielder, CSKA The Israeli midfielder Bibras Natcho played a pivotal role on CSKA’s team last season as he contributed with 12 goals and eight assists in the domestic league. His form earned him a spot on the RFN Team of the Year last summer together with his partner on CSKA’s central midfield Roman Eremenko. This season has however been different for Natcho, who has struggled with getting back on his old … [Read more...]