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UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against both the Spanish football federation and the Russian football union for the "improper conduct" of their supporters during Euro 2012 group matches.
Three goals in two games highlight why Russia's Alan Dzagoev is fast becoming a star of the show
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Winger Aiden McGeady has hit back at criticism from former Republic of Ireland skipper Roy Keane.
Fulham striker Pavel Pogrebnyak insists he is only concerned about the present and not what will happen at the end of the season.
The Weekend Dossier: Arshavin has familiar company as Russia’s Premier League restarts – Roman Pavlyuchenko will be playing for Lokomotiv Moscow
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.
Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko insists there is no truth in reports linking him with a return to Russia with big-spending Anzhi Makhachkala.
A passenger jet crashed in heavy fog and burst into flames on a main road in north-western Russia, just short of a runway whose high-intensity lights had failed, killing 44 people. Eight people survived.
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.
Obafemi Martins has set his sights on sealing a permanent move to Birmingham as he prepares to make his full debut against former club Newcastle tonight.
Ruud Gullit says he is looking forward to the challenge of leading Terek Grozny after being unveiled as the Russian club's new manager.
The former Soviet republics are awash with money and it is being thrown at football clubs – the vanity projects of tycoons or politicians
Vitaly Mutko apologises to England 2018 bid team for slurs by his compatriots