Tag: Soviet Vysshaya Liga

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Soviet Vysshaya Liga History – The Five Most Exotic Clubs

Soviet Vysshaya Liga History – The Five Most Exotic Clubs

Manuel Veth - The Soviet Union was a country of many nations with over 100 different ethnic groups calling the former empire their home. That multi-n ...
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 ...
Ararat Yerevan – The Story of a Soviet Champion

Ararat Yerevan – The Story of a Soviet Champion

Manuel Veth - It is a fascinating picture. Franz Beckenbauer leads his Bayern side into a packed Hrazdan Stadion, which is located on the outskirts o ...
CIS Cup – An Almost Forgotten Tournament Remembered

CIS Cup – An Almost Forgotten Tournament Remembered

Manuel Veth - The winter break has engulfed most of the leagues of the former Soviet Union. A three-month-long break to escape the harsh winters of E ...
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 ...
Back to the USSR – The post-Soviet Futbolgrad League

Back to the USSR – The post-Soviet Futbolgrad League

Manuel Veth - The re-creation of the Soviet Vysshaya Liga was a big topic on last week’s Futbolgrad Podcast. Asked by one of our listeners on which t ...
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