10 Serbian Youngsters Destined For Glory – Part I

Serbia has a long tradition of developing talented footballers who, unfortunately, often leave the country at young ages, sometimes even before making a professional debut, on their way for stardom. The latest batch of Serbian youngsters is no different and many of them have already broke through at famous clubs, but there are still a[…]

Hulk – Zenit’s Superhero Adds Another Dimension

Zenit Saint Petersburg continue their march through the Champions League group stage after beating FC Valencia 2-0 on match day five. Zenit’s last match in the Champions League group stage will see them face off against Belgium’s KAA Gent, and a victory would make Zenit only the fifth team, and the second from Russia, to[…]

Quincy Promes – Is Spartak’s Hulk is Ready for the Big Leagues?

Quincy Promes was the hero of Russia’s oldest derby between Dinamo Moscow and Spartak Moscow, which took place at Khimki Arena on October 25. First Promes scored to make it 1-1, and then in the dying minutes of the game with score level at 2-2, Promes was once again faster than the entire Dinamo defence,[…]

Wolfsburg, Zenit and Benfica going strong in Champions League

With all 32 teams in the tournament having already played three times, the Champions League group stage enters its second half this week. All of Europe’s major sides are in action – from Barcelona to Bayern Munich, Manchester United to Real Madrid – but it is some of the continent’s second-tier outfits who could be[…]

Aleksandr Kokorin – The Tough Choice Between Arsenal and Zenit

Russian fans celebrated when the Sbornaya (as Russia’s national team is often called) managed, with a 2-0 win over tiny Montenegro, to qualify for the European Championships that will take place in France next summer. In truth, however, Russia’s match against Montenegro will not be remembered as a football classic;  Russia was simply a pragmatic[…]