1972-structure of football in the USSR
Facebook user Sergei Karimov found interesting statistic for one year. Look: "To talk about how to properly develop youth and mass football in the country. 1972-structure of football in the…

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Gennady Orlov: "Kokorin can strengthen Zenit, a Friday. And Mamayev will not be suitable for the role of playmaker»
— Well, that Kokorin and Mamaev went to meet — they will be free. Now they have to think about the future - says Orlov. - We need to show…

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Twitterbot from Boris Chirva
Myths of physical training of footballers: "the most important physical quality for footballers is endurance (ability to run a lot and for a long time)» The goalkeepers can get a…

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Russia finally mighty Junior. It should be in Euros

Lift the curse!
The youth team is totally unlucky. In the XXI century our team was selected for the Euro only once — in 2013. But the tournament is better not to remember: Spain (with de GEA and ISCO), the Netherlands (with Wijnaldum and Deaem) and Germany (with Emre Gian and Mustafi) had not given Russia any points. And it’s then we had a solid pitch, Cheryshev, Shatov, Dzagoev, Schennikov…

On the second Russian team like a curse. In Soviet times, our youth was considered one of the strongest in Europe — three times won the continental tournament (in 1976, 1980 and 1990), and in 1977 became the best on the planet. Now everything is quite the opposite: Russia has passed the qualifying stages 14 times, but reached the final only three times. And there is not succeed — lost all six matches at Euro youth. Continue reading

Artem Dzyuba: "Hit on the calf, the judge shouts-get up! Then I understood...»
Dzyuba: "Zhirkov is our druid» - The first 15 minutes — what was it? — the first question to the author of the first goal in the mixed zone after…

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Naturalization of players in the Ukrainian Premier League
Recently, the entire football community has divided into two camps. One half of fans and specialists supports naturalization of players for performance in other national teams. The other half strongly…

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Scotland-Russia. Whose hearts are braver?
If you ask a Scot to describe himself and his people in one word, he will undoubtedly say "the brave" — brave. Bravery goes through the history of this small…

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