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Sevilla’s Europa League title defense in jeopardy against Zenit St Petersburg

Sevilla’s Europa League title defense is in jeopardy as their quarter-final tie against Zenit St Petersburg is poised precariously at 2-1 heading into today’s return leg in Russia. The La Liga club had to battle back from a one-goal deficit to defeat Zenit in Spain last week. But while the […]

Sevilla refusing to underestimate depleted Zenit St Petersburg

Zenit St Petersburg will be missing half a team through injury and suspension when they take on Sevilla in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final later today. However, Sevilla coach Unai Emery has warned his players not to underestimate the hard working Russian side. Without the likes of top scorer Hulk, […]

Russian Football Union Investigating Claims Of Racial Abuse Against Brazilian Forward Hulk

Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk has informed the Russian Football Union of racial abuse directed towards him by Spartak Moscow fans during a Russian Premier League match this past weekend. The Russian Football Union is now investigating the incidents and will likely explain what action it will be take within […]

Champions League Re-Cap All The Winners And Losers From Day 1

Champions League football once again made a glorious return and it was last season’s victors, Real Madrid, who provided the biggest win of match day 1, defeating Basel 5-1. Elsewhere, Liverpool made a triumphant return to Europe’s premier club competition after years dwelling in the abyss, managing to scrape through […]

Atletico Madrid Continue To Reload With The Signing Of Left-Back Cristian Ansaldi

Left-back Cristian Ansaldi has joined Atletico Madrid on a season-long loan from Zenit St Petersburg. The 27-year-old defender becomes the eighth signing of the summer for Diego Simeone, as the Argentine continues to reload his La Liga winning side. The announcement also comes on the heels of Los Rojiblancos welcoming France international […]

Zenit St Petersburg vs Borussia Dortmund, UEFA Champions League 1st Leg: Open Thread

Reminder: Today’s match between Zenit St Petersburg and Borussia Dortmund is an early kick-off with the broadcast beginning at Noon ET, followed later by Olympiacos versus Manchester United. A draw against Dortmund looks like a tough one on paper for Zenit St Petersburg, but Jurgen Klopp’s men have suffered with […]

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Blackburn Signs Paul Robinson For £3.5 Million

Three of my most vivid memories of Paul Robinson are (1) the back pass from Gary Neville that bounced past Robinson into the net against Croatia, (2) the long range free kick when Robinson scored for Spurs against Watford, and (3) the time when I saw Robinson play in goal […]

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