The Championship Of Russia. From established favorites to dark horses

The Championship Of Russia. From established favorites to dark horsesIn anticipation of the start of the championship of experts "SE" typically attempt to estimate which player has the greatest chance of being recognized in November the best player of the championship.Oh, and it is a thankless role to speculate on the future character of the new season before the start of the championship! It is somewhat akin to the one that got the poor fellow-lecturer Nikodinov in Eldar Ryazanov's film "carnival night" - just before the New year to talk about whether there is life on Mars or not. Remember the words of the character of Sergei Filippov: "Comrades, if you look at the sky, there you can see one, two, maybe three stars, but if you look to the naked eye..."In recent years, winners of football season in Russia became not only individually bright, but really team players - Smertin (1999), Titov (2000), Nigmatullin (2001), Loskov (2002). Hardly anyone will argue that today we have stars that are visible, aptly lecturer Nikodimov, to the naked eye. At the start of tomorrow's championship new Prim appropriate to just look in the "Locomotive" and CSKA, which the majority of individuals are not without reason prefer in the upcoming gold race. And who sets the tone? Reliable as armor, Ovchinnikov and nimble, crafty, Lekhetho, the same judicious Loskov and Dodger Gusev, as always, tireless Semak... Читать полностью -->

Koeman hopes for a good result in Rome

Koeman hopes for a good result in RomeThe head coach "Ajax" Ronald Koeman stated that it uses all its experience to prepare his young team for the upcoming match of the second group stage against Roma, which will take place on Wednesday. The Dutch need just one point to reach the quarterfinals, but the Italians definitely need to win and hope that Arsenal will win at least one point in the match with Valencia.Koeman stated that clearly imagine what will happen to his team in the upcoming match at the stadium "Stadio Olimpico"."""Roma will do everything possible to use their last chance to qualify to the quarterfinals, so it will be configured only to win. They will resort to any measures to win is their superior quality, therefore the referee should be very careful. We in turn need to be very careful not to react to any provocation. The most important thing for us is to play and control the game," said Koeman.The home team will be without their captain Francesco Totti and Central defender Walter Samuel."Totti is the key player of as Roma, and it will be hard to replace, as well as Samuel, who is an experienced defender. They will have to make some changes, and we can take advantage of this," said Koeman.Mentor "Ajax" slightly concerned about the state of the main striker of the team Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who injured a hamstring."Prophylactically Zlatan on Monday visited the hospital, where he passed a medical examination. Читать полностью -->

CL. Newcastle United - Bayer Leverkusen: match stats

CL. Newcastle United - Bayer Leverkusen: match statsNewcastle 3 - Alan Shearer 5, 11, 36 Pannier 1 - Marko babiД‡ bervy half-time: 3-0, of 40508 zritelya: Claus Bo Larsen (Denmark)Stadium: St James Parknotes: Shay given, Andy Griffin, Steven Caldwell, Olivier Bernard, Titus bramble, Kieron Dyer (Nolberto Solano, 70), Gary AIDS, Brian Kerr (Hugo Viana, 82), Alan Shearer (the Loma Tresor Lua Lua, 81), Shola Ameobi, Laurent Oberbauer: Hans Jorg butt, Diego Rodolfo Placente, Thomas Klein, Christoph Preuss, Cristiano Gomes Chris (Boris Zivkovic, 29), Olderi Basturk, Carsten Ramelow (Marko BabiД‡, 46), Jan Simak, Oliver Neuville (Thomas Brdaric, 62), Pancaldo Sana De Souza, RadosЕ‚aw Kaluzny. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Kaiserslautern fined and stripped of three points

Kaiserslautern fined and stripped of three pointsThe leadership of the Bundesliga has decided to fine the "Kaiserslautern", which broke the rules of payment of wages to players, reports AP. Next season the club will be stripped of three points. The club was fined 125 thousand euros for violations committed in the period from 1997 to 2003. "Kaiserslautern", which is undergoing a violent financial crisis, is likely to leave the Bundesliga in the season.. . . Читать полностью -->

Yuri Semin: we had no chance of winning

Yuri Semin: we had no chance of winningThe head coach "the Locomotive" Yury Semin after the match against Borussia Dortmund, lost by the Russians with the score 0:3 the main reason for the defeat called weak physical condition of the players:"the Functional status of the Dortmund team was higher than ours," said Semin. - Great difficulty we had in the middle of the field, where there was no Loskov, and in defence we missed Nizhegorodov. Of course, during the game we had no chance of a positive outcome. Besides a tough match with CSKA Moscow for the Russian super Cup on a heavy pitch took a lot of effort. One day to restore the strength is not enough. Again, do not get to play in midfield, our players are bad kept the ball and didn't move. Читать полностью -->

In Leeds needs to change dramatically, says Venables

In Leeds needs to change dramatically, says VenablesYesterday, "Leeds", losing in the 1/4 finals of the FA Cup, "Sheffield United" with a score of 0-1, dropped out of the fight. Recall that a few months ago at the hands of this team, "Leeds" suffered once again, only in the framework of the Cup of English League. 60-year-old mentor, "Leeds" Terry Venables is not going to blame his players for the failures of the club, on the subject of what they say, not in full work out in games."All standing close to the club and the people are very very disappointed with our performances, which is quite natural. The FA Cup is a valuable Cup and any team is eager to reward him. Our task now is to quickly move away from this defeat and concentrate on the remaining games of the Premier League. I think for successful performances in the next year by the end of the playing season the club infrastructure needs to undergo some changes. Читать полностью -->

Carlo Ancelotti is doomed to win

Carlo Ancelotti is doomed to winHead coach of Serie a leader Milan Carlo Ancelotti is not particularly envy. No matter how the team played, Italian layman there is always something contemptuously cast into the address of the mentor. Wins Milan - the merit of the players and the coach of nothing: how famous stars to win? Loses Milan - Ancelotti Lodge here: how the coach manages to lose with such a stellar line-up! Yes there are Philistines! The Prime Minister of the country and the club President Silvio Berlusconi certainly eager to see the members simultaneously and Shevchenko, Inzaghi, and he doesn't care what the plans of the coach is not included. "Milan" decent wins away Borussia Dortmund on icy field in the game, rather resembling hockey and Prime Minister unhappy again: where is the beautiful football?If Ancelotti is to win forever, and preferably on all three fronts at once. Let the Italian Cup, the giants have not considered in the Apennines valuable trophy, to retire in him at an early stage of the current Milan'm not fit even the second squad able to compete for the final victory, what can we then say about the first!"Inter twice shamefully lost as Bari, Juventus barely got away in the confrontation with the "Regina", but "Milan" has reached the quarterfinals without question. Achievement? What is there! It should be considered in the management of the club.After two missed with Juventus for the scudetto Ancelotti firmly entrenched glory forever second. Читать полностью -->

Shirinbekov became the coach of Saturn-REN TV

Shirinbekov became the coach of Saturn-REN TVAssistant head coach of FC "Saturn-REN TV" Vitaly Shevchenko became famous former player "torpedo" Oleg Shirinbekov, who worked last season at FC torpedo-ZIL" and Alexey Ilyin (Dynamo Moscow). The chief team doctor appointed Valery Saparov Dynamo-SPb", St. Petersburg. It also became known that the first collection in Ramenskoe caused Adrian Sosnowski, previously placed on the transfer list. After the medical examination, which will be held on December 20-21, the team will start training on the air and in the gym. December 29-January 2 players will be released for the holidays. Читать полностью -->

The UEFA Cup. Lazio - Wisla. Cinderella from Krakow

The UEFA Cup. Lazio - Wisla. Cinderella from KrakowKrakow Wisla is one of Poland's oldest clubs. This season the team with 97 years of history made it to the 1/8 finals of the UEFA Cup for the first time in its existence.On Thursday in the UEFA Cup, the championship leader and winner of the Cup of Poland will play in Rome with local Lazio. It can be assumed that the Polish team will be happy to add a "scalp" the next superclub in the collection is "Parma" and "Schalke 04". According to the President of the Krakow club Bogdan Basala, in the 1/4 finals of the UEFA Cup is quite capable for the current team, six years ago fighting for survival in the elite League of Poland.- Can we call victory over Parma and Schalke 04" the most striking episodes of your six-year career as President Wisla?Bogdan Basali: you Can say so. Читать полностью -->

Postponed matches of the Cup of Russia

Postponed matches of the Cup of RussiaModified dates of the three return matches 1 / 8 finals of the Premier League. At the request of the Metropolitan police Department of the game "Spartak" - "Saturn" and "torpedo" - "Dinamo" will be held from 2 to 1 April. On the same day transferred and match "Rostov" - "Chernomorets".. . . . Читать полностью -->

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