Tag: Soviet Union

Stroitel Pripyat – Chernobyl’s forgotten football team

Stroitel Pripyat – Chernobyl’s forgotten football team

Alex Howell - Shortly after 01:23 am on the 26th April 1986, Reactor Four at the VI Lenin Memorial Nuclear Power Plant, more commonly known as Cherno ...
Stalinism – Football and Culture in the Interwar Soviet Union

Stalinism – Football and Culture in the Interwar Soviet Union

Manuel Veth - Football has always been a game for the masses. But how did a game for the masses function during the time of Stalinism in the Soviet U ...
Youth Development in Russia – The post-Soviet impact

Youth Development in Russia – The post-Soviet impact

Manuel Veth and Tim Bogdachev - The post-World Cup euphoria continues for the Russian national team. The Sbornaya won both their first game in the UE ...
Russia and the Quest for a New Magical Number 10

Russia and the Quest for a New Magical Number 10

Manuel Veth - Last week’s topic on the Futbolgrad Podcast was the impact of chess on the creation of the magical number 10 in Soviet and post-Soviet ...
Vsevolod Bobrov – The Individual Within the Collective

Vsevolod Bobrov – The Individual Within the Collective

Manuel Veth - I like a good challenge. Hence, when a Futbolgrad Podcast listener challenged me on Twitter to come up with a 1000-word comparison betw ...
Futbolgrad Podcast – Episode 49 – The Fall of Soviet Football

Futbolgrad Podcast – Episode 49 – The Fall of Soviet Football

Futbolgrad Podcast - Episode 49 - The Fall of Soviet Football Manuel Veth and Tim Bogdachev discuss Konstantin Rausch’s transfer to Dinamo Moscow and ...
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