Category: Russian Football

Racial abuse directed at Manchester City’s Yaya Toure

After last night’s incident involving racial abuse directed at Manchester City’s Yaya Toure, are football’s governing bodies doing the right thing in terms of eliminating racial abuse and behaviour from the beautiful game? If such incident had happened in England, there would be mass uproar. Such racist incidents are now few and far between, thankfully, […]

Russian Premier League – Matchday 5 Review

Matchday 5 got underway on Saturday in understated fashion with a 0-0 draw between Ural and Amkar in Yekaterinburg. Bulgarians Georgi Peev and Blagoy Georgiev both returned to the starting lineup after being demoted for a short period after a bust up with Amkar manager Stanislav Cherchesov. Zenit then took on Anzhi in the weekend’s […]

CSKA Slip Up at the First Hurdle – Russian Premier League Round-up

Penalty decisions were at the forefront of conversation after the first round of Russian Premier League matches, with a total of 6 penalties given in the space of 8 matches. Some were correct decisions, however some seemed extremely soft for commonplace actions such as holding or shirt pulling. It could be a case of the […]