Disgraced Russian football players Pavel Mamaev and Alexander Kokorin could face up to five years in prison for assaulting a government official at a Moscow cafe, in a case that sparked outrage in Russia on Tuesday.
Russian Premier League club Krasnodar pledged to terminate the contract of disgracedÂ midfielder Pavel Mamaev days after he and Zenit Saint Petersburg's Alexander Kokorin seriously assaulted a government official.
Witht he 2018/19 Europa League campaign upon us, we take a look at each side's chances of reaching the knockout stages, according to a study by 'FiveThirtyEight'.
Italian veteran Claudio Marchisio will make his debut for Saint Petersburg when they visit surprising Orenburg in the Russian Premier League this weekend.
After leaving Juventus last month, Claudio Marchisio has started a fresh adventure in Russia with Zenit.
Russian league leaders Zenit St Petersburg face a stern test of their title credentials when they face second-placed Spartak Moscow on Sunday.
The 2018/19 Europa League group stage draw - as it happened.
Zenit St Petersburg produce the biggest Europa League comeback in 33 years to overturn a 4-0 first-leg deficit and stun Dinamo Minsk.
Zenit St Petersburg edged visitors Arsenal Tula 1-0 on Saturday to register a second straight win to kick off the new Russian Premier League season.
Zenit and Inter played out an entertaining friendly complete with several spectacular goals on Saturday, with the game ending level.
Maurizio Sarri's agent Alessandro Pellegrini dismissed speculation regarding the in-demand Napoli boss.