Latest Russian Premier League Features

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Lokomotiv midfielder Diarra denies jihadist claims

ESPN staff | April, 9 2014

Lokomotiv Moscow midfielder Lassana Diarra has denied claims that he is a jihadist in the war in Syria. It was rumoured that Diarra, 29, had moved to the war-torn country after a video emerged last week of a masked man -- who claims to be...

Petrescu leaves Dinamo Moscow

PA Sport | April, 8 2014

Dinamo Moscow coach Dan Petrescu has left his post by mutual consent, the Russian side have announced. The Romanian joined the club in August 2012 on a three-year deal, helping them turn around a dismal start to the season and eventually finis...

Late sub Rondon scores hat trick vs. ex-club

ESPN staff | April, 7 2014

Rubin Kazan paid the price for waiving a clause that allowed Zenit St Petersburg to field Salomon Rondon as the striker scored a hat trick after coming off the bench in a 6-2 win against his former club. Rondon, who joined Zenit on Jan. 31, was i...

Zenit bribery claim to be reported

ESPN staff | April, 3 2014

Zenit St. Petersburg will not investigate allegations of bribery made against them by former defender Erik Hagen, but the Russian Football Union plans to look into the matter. Hagen, who played for the club between 2005 and 2008, told newspape...

Ex-Zenit defender makes match-fixing allegations

ESPN staff | April, 2 2014

Former Norway international Erik Hagen has told Verdens Gang that he bribed officials during his time with Russian side Zenit St Petersburg. Hagen, who played for Zenit between 2005 and 2008, told the newspaper that domestic results in the cou...

Villas-Boas ready for success at Zenit

ESPN staff, Michael Yokhin | March, 20 2014

Andre Villas-Boas has outlined his desire to create a legacy of success at Zenit St Petersburg, starting with winning the Russian Premier League title. • Yokhin: Spalletti's demise at Zenit • Criscito: Villas-Boas the right c...

Criscito: AVB is right choice for Zenit

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | March, 20 2014

Zenit St Petersburg defender Domenico Criscito has told Mediaset he is “very sad” to see Luciano Spalletti leave but believes Andre Villas-Boas is an ideal replacement. • Yokhin: Spalletti’s birthday demise Spalletti was ...

Zenit St Petersburg to appoint Villas-Boas

ESPN staff | March, 18 2014

Andre Villas-Boas has agreed a deal to become Zenit St Petersburg's new head coach and will be presented by the club on Thursday, the Russian Premier League side have announced. Villas-Boas, 36, will replace Luciano Spalletti -- who was sacked...

Jorge Jesus: AVB set for Zenit

Andy Brassell | March, 15 2014

Andre Villas-Boas has agreed to become the new head coach of Zenit St Petersburg, replacing the sacked Luciano Spalletti, according to Benfica boss Jorge Jesus. Reports in the Russian media on Friday suggested that the former Chelsea and Totte...

Zenit St Petersburg sack boss Spalletti

PA Sport | March, 11 2014

Zenit St Petersburg have sacked coach Luciano Spalletti a week before their Champions League last-16 second leg against Borussia Dortmund. • Shirokov loaned out Spalletti, 55, departs on the back of a disappointing 0-0 draw at home to l...

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