Russian Football

AVB Is Back In The Game, But Where?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Sport

Former Chelsea and Tottenham André Villas-Boas has agreed a two-year deal to manage Zenit St Petersburg. The 36-year-old, who was sacked as Spurs ...

Hours After Russia Fans Are Punished For Racist Chanting, This Happens

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Sport

Hours after CSKA Moscow were punished for their fans' racist chanting, some Spartak Moscow fans unveiled a swastika banner during their Russian Cup ti...

Six Months And He's Already Off

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Sport

QPR centre-back Christopher Samba is on the verge of re-joining Anzhi Makhachkala after a disastrous six months at Loftus Road. The 29-year-old was...

WATCH: Red-Carded For Swearing At His Own Fans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Sport

Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Roman Shirokov was sent off for making an obscene gesture at the club's own fans after he scored in their 3-1 win again...

Zenit Fans' Group Demands Club Not Buy Black Or Gay Players

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Sport

Zenit St Petersburg's largest supporters group has demanded the club not buy black or gay players. Russian Premier League champions Zenit have an i...

WATCH: Retiring Footballer Substituted By 5-Year-Old Boy

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Sad news, everyone: Russian footballer Vadim Evseev is retiring from the game at the grand ol' age of 36. The good news is, he had one hell of a final...

Spartak Fans Feed The Lion (VIDEO/NSFW)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Sport

Russian football has been criticised for being inherently racist, but a lighter side emerged during the weekend's Spartak Moscow-Zenit St Petersberg c...

Ex-Rover Samba Racially Abused In Russia

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Sport

Christopher Samba has spoken of his disgust at a banana being thrown at him during a game in Russia. The Congolese defender signed for Anzhi Makhac...