Category: Russia

Can Lokomotiv Moscow Finally Cause A Champions League Upset?

Can Lokomotiv Moscow Finally Cause A Champions League Upset?

By Howard Green. Lokomotiv Moscow won their third Russian Premier League title in 2018 and, finishing second in each subsequent campaign, have now [...]
Alexander Büttner On Man Utd, The Influence Of Van Den Brom & Facing Robben

Alexander Büttner On Man Utd, The Influence Of Van Den Brom & Facing Robben

James Rowe spoke to New England Revolution's Dutch left-back Alexander Büttner for WFi. They discussed his move to Major League Soccer, his time with [...]
Douglas Santos On Winning Olympic Gold With Brazil & Loving Life At Zenit

Douglas Santos On Winning Olympic Gold With Brazil & Loving Life At Zenit

By Louis Smith. Douglas Santos is slowly beginning to make a name for himself In Europe at Russian club Zenit Saint Petersburg, but it's his journe [...]
Fascism In Football: The Ugly Side Of The Beautiful Game

Fascism In Football: The Ugly Side Of The Beautiful Game

By Jack Beville. Football has the power to bring people from different communities, backgrounds, and beliefs together -- both through the love of the [...]
Guillermo Cotugno On 2 League Titles, Playing At Anfield & Moving To Poland

Guillermo Cotugno On 2 League Titles, Playing At Anfield & Moving To Poland

By Louis Smith. Danubio FC of Uruguay have produced some remarkable talents over the years with the likes Jose Gimenez, Edinson Cavani, and Diego F [...]
Michael Lumb On Learning From Luciano Spalletti & Facing ‘Unbelievable’ Isco

Michael Lumb On Learning From Luciano Spalletti & Facing ‘Unbelievable’ Isco

James Rowe spoke to AC Horsens' Danish left-back Michael Lumb for WFi. They discussed his current club, representing Denmark, playing in Russia, and t [...]
From Stalingrad To Volgograd Via Communism: Rotor Keep The Dream Alive Despite Turbulent History

From Stalingrad To Volgograd Via Communism: Rotor Keep The Dream Alive Despite Turbulent History

Timing has played a major role in the story of Rotor Volgograd. On occasions it has been their best friend and circumstances have helped them produ [...]
72 – Oleg Salenko: Russia v Cameroon 1994 – 90 World Cup Minutes in 90 Days

72 – Oleg Salenko: Russia v Cameroon 1994 – 90 World Cup Minutes in 90 Days

WFI‘s Adam Brandon counts down to Russia 2018 with 90 World Cup goals in 90 days, scored in the minute corresponding to the day in the countdown. Con [...]
Italy’s Next Wave of Great Managers – The Calcio Consultant

Italy’s Next Wave of Great Managers – The Calcio Consultant

Wine, food and fashion --  just some of the things Italy does well. Within calcio, Italy have a mass production line of goalkeepers, defenders and [...]
5 things to look out for at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

5 things to look out for at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Russian apathy? The Russian reaction to the tournament should be fascinating to observe. Ticket sales have been slow, the team looks average at be [...]
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