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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".

Chelsea legend John Terry set to join Spartak Moscow

Former Chelsea captain John Terry is set to join Spartak Moscow following his departure from Aston Villa, according to reports.
Quincy Promes

Russian league’s top scorer Quincy Promes joins Sevilla

Spartak Moscow’s Dutch international attacking midfielder Quincy Promes, the Russian Premier League’s top scorer last season, has signed a five-year deal with Spanish high-flyers Sevilla, the club announced Friday.
Nigerian forward Ahmed Musa is welcomed by Al-Nassr supporters upon his arrival at King Khalid International Airport in the Saudi capital Riyadh early on August 10, 2018. - AFP PHOTO -

Ahmed Musa reveals outrageous reception upon Saudi Arabia arrival

Ahmed Musa's move from Leicester City to Al-Nassr FC appears to have gone down well with the club's fans, who gave the Nigeria international an outrageous reaction upon his arrival in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi club Al Nassr sign Ahmed Musa from Leicester City

Al Nassr have announced the signing of Ahmed Musa on a four-year contract from Leicester City.
Former Nigeria youth international Kehinde Fatai

Kehinde Fatai: FC Ufa will advance in UEFA Europa League

Former Nigeria youth international Kehinde Fatai has said his Russian Premier League side FC Ufa will progress to the next stage of UEFA Europa league even after they were held to a goalless home draw by Slovenian club NK Domzale.
Russian side FC Yenisey Krasnoyarsk have confirmed the signing of Nigeria international Fegor Ogude

Nigeria’s Fegor Ogude signs for FC Yenisey

Russian side FC Yenisey Krasnoyarsk have confirmed the signing of Nigeria international Fegor Ogude, according to a statement on the club's website.

World Cup: Russians will support Nigeria – Gernot Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said Friday he believes his team will have the support of Russian fans, as he sought to play down fears of racism from some supporters ahead of their opening World Cup game against Croatia.

World Cup: Russians will support Super Eagles – Gernot Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said Friday he believes his team will have the support of Russian fans, as he sought to play down fears of racism from some supporters ahead of their opening World Cup game against Croatia.

Ahmed Musa fires CSKA to Champions League

Super Eagles attacker, Ahmed Musa, ended his loan spell with CSKA Moscow in a sensational style, as he fired his side to UEFA Champions League spot.

Zenit Saint Petersburg agree Roberto Mancini exit as Italy loom

Italian Federation (FIGC) commissioner Roberto Fabbricini said last week Mancini, a former Man City and Inter Milan coach, had agreed in principle to become the next manager of four-time world champions Italy, who failed to qualify for the World Cup after defeat to Sweden in a two-leg playoff.

Ahmed Musa: I’m happy I’m back to my best

Ahmed Musa has said he is thrilled he is back to top form after a torrid time in the Premier League with Leicester City.

Roberto Mancini reaches agreement to coach Italy

Zenit Saint Petersburg manager Roberto Mancini has reached agreement to become the next Italy coach after accepting a pay cut to take the job, according to reports on Tuesday.

Ahmed Musa scores brace as CSKA Moscow thrash Arsenal Tula

Ahmed Musa scored a brace in CSKA Moscow’s 6-0 thrashing of Arsenal Tula in Sunday’s Russian Premier League game at the VEB Arena.

Lokomotiv Moscow secure first Russian Premier League title in 14 years

Lokomotiv Moscow have won the Russian Premier League for the first time in 14 years.

Ahmed Musa hits brace in CSKA Moscow win over Krasnodar

Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa bagged a second-half brace to help CSKA Moscow come from a goal down to beat Kuban Krasnodar 2-1 in the Russian Premier League on Sunday.

Theft probe hits Russian football ahead of World Cup

Russia's World Cup preparations have been hit by an embezzlement probe involving the tournament's anti-discrimination chief Alexei Smertin.

CSKA still in race for Russian league title – Ahmed Musa

Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa believes CSKA Moscow are well placed in the race for the Russian Premier League title.

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