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Aleksandr Kokorin

Aleksandr Kokorin

Jailed Russia international to receive league medal

Jailed Russia international Aleksandr Kokorin is set to receive his first league winners’ medal after his team Zenit St Petersburg won the domestic title, the club’s president says.
Russian footballers Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev are being investigated following a reported attack on a trade ministry official in Moscow on Monday.

Russian players held in jail on hooliganism charges

Zenit St Petersburg striker Aleksandr Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamaev will be detained in jail until 8th December while they await a ruling over charges of "hooliganism".

Celtic knocked out of Europa League by Zenit St Petersburg

Celtic crashed out of the Europa League in calamitous style with a 3-0 defeat to Zenit St Petersburg in Russia.

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