Arshavin: Cherchesov is the ideal choice
When Andrei Arshavin signed a contract for Kazakhstan's FC Kairat
in March this year, many thought he was going there to see out the
end of his playing days, especially since he turned 35 in May. As
it turned out, that couldn't be further from the truth; the former
Zenit St. Petersburg, Arsenal and Russia star still has that magic
Russia 1-0 Ghana: Smolov hands Black Stars defeat
Russia defeated Ghana 1-0 in an international friendly at the Stadion
Lokmotiv on Tuesday to end a five-game winless streak.
World Cup hosts Russia held 0-0 in Turkey friendly
The long road to hosting the 2018 World Cup got off to an inauspicious
start for Russia as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Turkey in the
holiday resort city of Antalya on Wednesday.
Russia coach makes radical changes to lineup for Turkey friendly
with 2018 World Cup in mind
New Russia boss Stanislav Cherchesov has made wholesale changes
for his first game in charge against Turkey as he bids to revive
a demoralised squad to host the World Cup in less than two years.
Kerzhakov: Scoring at a World Cup is an incomparable feeling
'After the 2018 World Cup, I'd like there to be photos of every
player in the Russian national team up on one of these stands,'
mused aloud the country's all-time leading scorer Aleksandr Kerzhakov
on visiting the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich.
Cherchesov sets bar high for Russia
New Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov has refused to dismiss the
hosts' chances of winning the World Cup in 2018, but knows the task
Cherchesov calm ahead of Russia's historic campaign
Stanislav Cherchesov has an ironic take on his role in a history-making
moment at the 1994 FIFA World Cup USAT: "Well, what do you
know! You concede one goal at the World Cup and make it into the
record books: the oldest player at the tournament scored against
Russia A-squad versus Turkey and Ghana
The coaching staff of the Russian National team headed by Stanislav
Cherchesov announced the list of players that will be called for
the friendly matches against Turkey (31 August, Antalya) and Ghana
(6 September, Moscow). The main list includes 23 players.
Russian Football Union approves head coach of national team
Members of the Executive Board of the Russian Football Union (RFU)
voted at its session on Thursday to approve Stanislav Cherchesov
for the post of the Russian national football team coach, a member
of the board told TASS.
Three candidates agree to run for post of Russian football team's
head coach - minister
Three out of a total of four candidates to take the post
of the Russian national football team's head coach have agreed to
take the job if elected, the remaining candidate was still undecided,
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Friday.
Slovakia beat Russia 2-1 as Marek Hamsik lights up Lille
Marek Hamsik was the star of the show as Slovakia beat Russia 2-1
in Lille to leapfrog England in Group B.
"Bitter pill' for Hodgson as Russia hold England
England coach Roy Hodgson said he was "bitterly disappointed"
after a late leveller by Russia captain Vasili Berezutski ended
his side's hopes of a perfect start to their Euro 2016 campaign
Russia quietly aglow after making their point
"It is good that we managed to level it up at the end,"
said Vasili Berezutski coolly; Richard van Poortvliet found Russia
quietly exuberant as he flew home with the team.
From Russia with laughs
Leonid Slutski's biographer is the man that knows the Russian team
better than most.
Russia's Roman Shirokov: England are favourites but we have talent
The veteran Russia captain says England's opening Euro 2016 opponents
are a more attacking force under the coaching of Leonid Slutsky
and plays down the potential volatility of a possible meeting with
Leonid Slutski puts Russia through their paces ahead of Euro
2016 showdown against England
UEFA require each of the 24 finalists to have one of their pre-tournament
sessions accessible for the general public and England's version
on Tuesday in Chantilly turned into something of a circus.
Artur Yusupov called up by Russia after staying in same hotel
as squad while on holiday
Artur Yusupov, the Zenit St. Petersburg midfielder, has been called
up to Russia's Euro 2016 squad after staying in the same Monaco
hotel while on holiday.
Igor Denisov ruled out of Euro 2016 as Russia's injury problems
Russia midfielder Igor Denisov will miss the European Championship
after he suffered an injury in the Sunday's 1-1 friendly draw with
Russia-Serbia friendly ends in 1-1 tie
Russia's national football team ended its friendly with Serbia
played as part of preparations for the UEFA Euro 2016 Monaco's Louis
II stadium on Sunday in a 1-1 tie.
Russia to play friendly match with Serbia
The Russian national football team will play a match against Serbia
as part of preparations for the UEFA Euro 2016. The teams will meet
at Louis II stadium in Monaco.
Russian football team's captain practising under individual program
Roman Shirokov, the captain of the Russian national football squad,
is training outside the team under an individual program due to
an earlier sustained hip injury.