Not really football: what you need to know about the scandal "Dynamo" and "Mariupol"
The biggest scandal in Ukrainian football this summer - the non-appearance of Dynamo Kyiv for the 7th round match of the Premier League in Mariupol - only at first glance…

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Fighter pilot became a star of football and journalism
“It was a terrible time: a sea of ​​murders, explosions” Sunderland paid 18,000 pounds for me. Damn it, for those times it was a lot of money. Someone from the…

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Veteran "Spartacus", which still has not lit.
Many spoke of a small, fragile boy from the Spartak double. The head coach with a sonorous name failed, and instead the team was headed by a general director who…

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Top 5 weekend matches not to be missed

After an incendiary segment of the matches of national teams in the UEFA League of Nations, the fans are again divided according to their club tastes to the army of the apologists of their teams. The main matches of the week will begin tomorrow, but football fans here and now have to prepare for the central fights fully armed. Go!
Locomotive “-” Rostov ”
King Karpin
The Russian Championship is gaining momentum, the teams have already played a third of the league games and now for many clubs the final spring-winter segment will show what position their favorite clubs will continue to fight and which tasks will become irrelevant. Continue reading

Who is Ayrton Lucas and why is he to Spartak?

On Monday, December 17, Spartak announced the acquisition of left-back Fluminense, Ayrton Lucas, with whom a long-term contract was concluded. According to unofficial information, Muscovites paid about 7 million euros for the transition of a 21-year-old football player.
Not all of this amount will go to the Fluminense treasury. The club owned only half of the economic rights to Ayrton, and therefore has the right to claim only 3.5 million euros. Selling a key one for the “tricolor” in the completed Brazilian championship left-handed fullback became vital for the club. Fluminense now, like many South American clubs, is in dire need of money. Continue reading

Shunsuke Nakamura: Japanese genius, who became the legend of “Celtic”

Despite the considerable success, few of the fans with warmth recalls the “Celtic” from the time of Gordon Strachan. They prefer the five-year plan led by Martin O’Neill, who returned the Celts to the top of Scottish football and put an end to the Rangers hegemony. Even in Europe, the specialist is respected – the giants Juventus, Lyon and Porto have all fallen victim to the coach’s wards. In 2003, the Scots reached the UEFA Cup final.
Strakan signed a contract with the legendary club in 2005 – a year after the departure of Henrik Larsson. All the best players were getting old, and after the loss of the main talisman, the future seemed foggy. Continue reading

7 players who refused to work with Guardiola at Manchester City
The current Manchester City is a dream club. It has everything to achieve results and become successful. And the main thing that is here is money, a lot of money.…

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Before Gareth Bale was Freddy Eastwood. The main hope of Wales, which almost everyone has forgotten
There were many geeks, but rarely one of them justifies the expectations. Eastwood was another vain hope for Wales. Before Gareth Bale was Freddy Eastwood. The main hope of Wales,…

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Forgotten homeland. 5 players from Germany
The loud statements that the Russian national team reached a new level after the World Cup died down - everything gradually returns to its roots, replete with hopelessness, humiliation and…

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