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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How to raise John Terry (part 1)
Everything you wanted to know about #destitutes in Russia through the eyes of a parent, but didn't know who to ask. Emotionally, mentally, truthfully. Take, made for you and all…

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Letter from Kyrgyzstan
"Hello ! I want to talk to you about our domestic football and its development. Around and around football involved whole departments, committees, organizations,clubs,TV,support funds, development funds,agencies Oka-sanyu services in…

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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

That's a scary word fan
It is impossible to separate sports from fans. Each sport has enough fans. But it is good when the love for the team or for some athlete is limited to…

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Rabiner — the return of Kokorin and Mamaev
I am glad that the prison-camp stage in the history of Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev is over BEFORE they became their own in the colony, dissolved in it, absorbed…

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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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Unnecessary football
Poltava football fans are unique. They do not go to the matches of "Vorskla" in the Ukrainian championship, completely ignored the team's rather successful European Cup season. But as soon…

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