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World Cup Guide
21 June 2014
Akinfeev wins backing after Russia blunder
Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev won the backing of his coach and captain ahead of Sunday’s FIFA World Cup match with Belgium.
21 June 2014
Ignashevich: We will play better against Belgium
Russia are ready for their second Group H game against Belgium after a nervous start to the FIFA World Cup, according to Sergei Ignashevich.
19 June 2014
Akinfeev accepts blame for Russia gaffe
Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev has apologised to supporters for his remarkable error in Russia's FIFA World Cup clash with South Korea.
18 June 2014
Capello unwilling to blame keeper Akinfeev
Russia coach Fabio Capello refused to blame goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after his blunder in their 1-1 draw against South Korea.
15 June 2014
Musa insists Nigeria taking Iran seriously
Ahmed Musa insists Nigeria will be taking Iran seriously, despite their pre-tournament status as Group F also-rans.
9 June 2014
Capello confident over Dzagoev fitness
Fabio Capello is calm over the fitness of Russia's Alan Dzagoev after the midfielder visited hospital ahead of their FIFA World Cup opener.
15 May 2014
Russia Premier League Wrap: CSKA retain title
CSKA Moscow beat Lokomotiv Moscow 1-0 to retain their title on a pulsating final day in the Russian Premier League.
11 May 2014
Russia Premier League Wrap: Zenit game halted
Zenit had their meeting with Dinamo Moscow suspended due to a pitch invasion, while both Anzhi and Volga were finally relegated on Sunday.
4 May 2014
Russia Premier League Wrap: Table toppers draw
The Russian Premier League title battle took a twist as leaders Zenit drew at second-placed Lokomotiv Moscow, as CSKA Moscow closed the gap.
28 April 2014
Russia Premier League Wrap: Anzhi close to drop
Anzhi's rapid slide towards the second tier of Russian football is almost complete after a 1-1 draw at nine-man Rostov on Sunday.