Christopher Samba makes a return to England tonight with the former Blackburn Rovers defender lining up with new club Anzhi Makhachkala at Anfield to play Liverpool in the Europa League.
Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic has emerged as a target for Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala.
Dynamo Moscow 5 Dundee United 0 (Dynamo win 7-2 on aggregate)
Fabio Capello admits he cannot wait to get started in his new role as Russia's head coach.
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Winger Aiden McGeady has hit back at criticism from former Republic of Ireland skipper Roy Keane.
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o has dropped his legal case against Barcelona after having demanded three million euros (£2.5m) he said was owed from his transfer to Inter Milan in July 2009, the Spanish club said today.
By changing the league programme to suit the Champions League big boys we reinforce the elite
Big-spending Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala have accepted the resignation of head coach Yuri Krasnozhan - paving the way for a possible approach for former England manager Fabio Capello.
As the final preparations are made ahead of the forthcoming African Cup of Nations finals, few coaches are feeling the pressure like Ivory Coast boss François Zahoui, who knows he must deliver success to one of the continents perennial underachievers.
From Siberia and the Middle East to China, Rory Smith follows the trail of vast fortunes
From Siberia and the Middle East to China, Rory Smith follows the trail of new money
Ruud Gullit said his five-month stay at Chechen club Terek Grozny was so absurd he found it funny. The Dutch coach was sacked on Tuesday after poor results left Terek close to the bottom of the Russian Premier League.
Lokomotiv Moscow have fired coach Yuri Krasnozhan despite the railway side being among the Russian Premier League title contenders.
Russian authorities have fired a top official for saying that the country's immigration policy was tailored to promote the "survival of the white race". Konstantin Poltoranin, the chief spokesman for Russia's Federal Migration Service, also said in televised comments that the "mixing of bloods" has to be managed carefully.
Scotland fans and the Scottish Football Association have refuted claims Brazil star Neymar was racially abused by the Tartan Army in yesterday's friendly at the Emirates Stadium.