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World Cup Russia 2018 – Qualifying Draws

World Cup Russia 2018 – Qualifying Draws

Jul. 27 | European qualifying competition draw The nine group winners advance directly to the World Cup finals. The eight runners-up with the best record against the teams first, third, fourth and fifth in their groups proceed to play-offs to decide the remaining...

WC 2014 Match Preview: Algeria vs Russia

WC 2014 Match Preview: Algeria vs Russia

Jun. 26 | Fresh from a first FIFA World Cup win for 32 years, victory over Russia on Thursday would see Algeria make their second-round debut. The African side took many by surprise with a scintillating first-half display in Sunday’s 4-2 victory over South...

WC 2014 – Group H: Russia Squad List

WC 2014 – Group H: Russia Squad List

Jun. 10 | Goalkeepers: Igor Akinfeev (CSKA Moscow), Yury Lodygin (Zenit St. Petersburg), Sergey Ryzhikov (Rubin Kazan). Defenders: Vasili Berezutskiy (CSKA Moscow), Vladimir Granat (Dynamo Moscow), Andrey Eshchenko (Anzhi Makhachkala), Sergey Ignashevich (CSKA...

Arsenal show interest in Russia striker Alan Dzagoev

Arsenal show interest in Russia striker Alan Dzagoev

Jun. 14 | Arsenal are the first club to react to Alan Dzagoev’s flying start to Euro 2012. The Russian forward has scored three goals in two games to help his country to the brink of the quarter-finals. The CSKA Moscow star is out of contract at the end...

Euro 2012 Preview: Russia vs Czech Republic

Euro 2012 Preview: Russia vs Czech Republic

Jun. 8 | Russia head into their opener with coach Dick Advocaat warning their rivals they are “a dangerous team”. Russia are the favourites to top the group and completed their preparations for the tournament with an impressive 3-0 victory over Italy. Having...

World Cup 2018 & 2022: How the votes went

World Cup 2018 & 2022: How the votes went

Dec. 2 | Twenty-two members of the Fifa executive committee were entitled to vote in the race for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups with 12 votes needed for an absolute majority and therefore to obtain the right to host the World Cup. 2018 World Cup Round...

Russia win race to host World Cup 2018, Qatar get 2022

Russia win race to host World Cup 2018, Qatar get 2022

Dec. 2 | Fifa’s executive committee voted to give the tournament to Russia ahead of England, Spain/Portugal and Holland/Belgium. Handed the World Cup by Blatter, Russian deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov celebrated, saying: “You have entrusted...