Author: Futbolgrad

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New Unified League – Back to the Soviet Union?

New Unified League – Back to the Soviet Union?

By Manuel Veth - In the last couple of months the spectre of a new football league has haunted Europe: a new Unified League that would bring together ...
Eduard Streltsov – The Russian Pele

Eduard Streltsov – The Russian Pele

By Alastair Watt - Outside the former Soviet Union, the name Eduard Streltsov means little to anyone other than scholars of the beautiful game. Few h ...
Georgian Football’s Grounds for Concern

Georgian Football’s Grounds for Concern

By George Mirashvili - If the announcement that the 2015 UEFA Super Cup was to be held in Tbilisi’s Mikheil Meskhi stadium (below) raised a few eyebr ...
A Brazilian in Belarus – Renan Bardini Bressan

A Brazilian in Belarus – Renan Bardini Bressan

By David McArdle - Safely avoiding any tasteless (not to mention obvious) gags referencing Sting’s Englishman in New York, like a football chant that ...
Tajik Football Match Erupts into Violence

Tajik Football Match Erupts into Violence

By Chris Rickleton - Tajikistan’s footballing prestige was dealt a triple blow this month as FIFA rankings published on November 7 confirmed that the ...
Championship Manager All-Time Greatest (Post-Soviet) XI

Championship Manager All-Time Greatest (Post-Soviet) XI

By David McArdle - Championship Manager (or Football Manager, when referring to its modern-day appellation) crystallised a band of binary football le ...
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