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Kevin Kuranyi joins Hoffenheim from Dynamo Moscow
Kevin Kuranyi joins Hoffenheim from Dynamo Moscow

Kevin Kuranyi has been playing for Dynamo Moscow since the summer of 2010 Berlin, July 25 (IANS) Former German international Kevin Kuranyi has joined Bundesliga side TSG Hoffenheim. The 33-year-old striker, who has played for Russian club FC Dynamo Moscow since July 2010, has penned a one-year deal that keeps him in Germany until June 2016, reports Xinhua. "After five years in Russia I am highly motivated to prove myself again in

Jul 26 2015
Ex-Arsenal player Frimpong sent off after reacting to racial abuse
Ex-Arsenal player Frimpong sent off after reacting to racial abuse

Frimpong joined FC Ufa in 2014, and has made 18 league appearances Former Arsenal player Emmanuel Frimpong faces a multiple game ban after he was sent off for responding to ‘monkey’ chants from Spartak fans, while playing for FC Ufa in the opening game of the Russian Premier League. The Ghanian midfielder made an obscene finger gesture towards the opposition stands just thirty minutes into their 2-2 draw, which saw hi

Jul 18 2015
Video: Hulk sends video game controller smashing through a wall after losing
Video: Hulk sends video game controller smashing through a wall after losing

Hulk throws his controller at the wall after conceding a goal in a video game From the looks of it, Zenit st Petersburg striker Hulk absolutely hates losing, and you wouldn’t want to mess with him. In yet another video released by Zenit, the Brazilian sends his video game controller “exploding through the wall” after conceding a goal during a game of FIFA. In the video, Hulk is shown playing a game of FIFA with his t

Jul 3 2015
Video: Hulk's shot in training sends goalkeeper
Video: Hulk's shot in training sends goalkeeper "flying through back of the net"

Hulk is well known for his power and strength  Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk lived up to his name as he demonstrated his power during a training session with the club. The club released a video in which Givanildo Vieira de Sousa better known as Hulk is dribbling past a few defenders before sending a fierce shot at the goalkeeper.  What happens next is incredible as the goalkeeper flies through the net and falls on the oth

Jun 26 2015
Dynamo Moscow disqualified from European competitions for violating FFP regulations
Dynamo Moscow disqualified from European competitions for violating FFP regulations

Dynamo Moscow will not play in the Europa League in 2015/16 Moscow, June 20 European football's governing body UEFA disqualified Dynamo Moscow from European competitions for the 2015/16 season for violating the Financial Fair Play regulations, the press office of the Moscow club reported. UEFA's decision was communicated on Friday to Dynamo, which qualified for the last four seasons to the Europa League. According to the press

Zenit St. Petersburg celebrate Russian Premier League victory
Zenit St. Petersburg celebrate Russian Premier League victory

Andre Villas-Boas has won the Russian League title in his debut season with Zenit St. Petersburg, May 26 (IANS): New Russian Premier League champions Zenit St. Petersburg returned to their roots on the iconic Vasilievsky Island with a joint celebration of the league crown and the 90th anniversary of the club. A multimedia event for players and fans on Monday evening featuring music and fireworks on the banks of the Neva river marked the jub

May 26 2015
Fabio Capello criticises high salaries in Russian football
Fabio Capello criticises high salaries in Russian football

Fabio Capello Moscow, May 19 (IANS) Russia coach Italian Fabio Capello has criticised the high salaries of footballers in the country, saying they prevent the players from switching to other leagues where they would gain more experience. Capello told the Russian football union's website on Monday that nobody is willing to pay such excessively high wages to Russian players in foreign championships, reports Efe. He also said that the re

May 19 2015
Weirdest celebration ever? Former Arsenal midfielder Frimpong gropes his teammate after goal
Weirdest celebration ever? Former Arsenal midfielder Frimpong gropes his teammate after goal

Frimpong with the most unusual celebration ever Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong, who is now plying his trade in Russia with FC Ufa, is known to be quite active on social media with his opinions. But this celebration is quite outrageous, even for him! What was he thinking? During a match between FC Ufa and Lokomotiv Moscow, the former took the lead thanks to a goal from Ivan Paurevic. What followed after that was something r

May 2 2015
Video: Best goal of the week? Hulk scores from 40-yards out in Europa League quarter-final
Video: Best goal of the week? Hulk scores from 40-yards out in Europa League quarter-final

Hulk in action during Zenit’s 2-2 draw against Sevilla With Sevilla leading 2-1 on aggregate from the first leg, Zenit were already in the backend of this Europa League quarter-final tie. Sevilla increased their lead six minutes into the tie with a penalty from Carlos Bacca. However, Zenit would recover well, scoring twice with goals from Jose Salomon Rondon and Hulk. But,  Kevin Gameiro’s equaliser in the 85th&nb

Apr 24 2015
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