Ones To Watch – Aleksandr Golovin

Biography Name: Aleksandr Golovin DOB/Age: 30/05/1996 – 21 years old Club: CSKA Moscow Position: Central midfielder Nationality: Russia Career To Date When Aleksandr Golovin made his debut for the Russian national team in July 2015, he had never started a league game for his club side CSKA Moscow. His call up raised eyebrows in Russia. Why did he deserve a call up the national team aged 19 and with just 121 senior minutes to his name? Just 15 minutes after coming on as a sub in the … [Read more...]

Chertanovo – How the Russian Athletic Bilbao is Shaping the Future

If there is one thing Moscow is famous for in the sports world, it is its amount of football clubs. Spartak, CSKA and Lokomotiv all play in the Russian Football Premier League (RFPL), Dinamo have just secured promotion to the RFPL, while Torpedo plays in the Professional Football League (PFL), the third tier. Furthermore, there are a number of smaller clubs like Solyaris, Strogino and Domodedovo, and then we haven’t even mentioned the teams from the Moscow region. Despite all these teams, … [Read more...]