Russian pensioners seek World Cup breakthrough

The collapse of the Soviet Union delivered a political blow to the country and undermined Russia`s football team.

I wanted Bayern but was sold to Chelsea: Zhirkov

Former Chelsea winger Yuri Zhirkov says he is happy to be back in Russia because he had problems adjusting to English football.

Russia club Anzhi sign Zhirkov

Russian Premier League outfit Anzhi Makhachkala completed the signing of left winger Yuri Zhirkov from English Premier League giants Chelsea on a four-year deal, the club announced Sunday.

Russia club Anzhi sign Zhirkov

Russian Premier League outfit Anzhi Makhachkala completed the signing of left winger Yuri Zhirkov from English Premier League giants Chelsea on a four-year deal, the club announced Sunday.

Chelsea`s Zhirkov eager to punish Spartak for goal dig

Chelsea`s Yuri Zhirkov will have an added incentive to beat Spartak Moscow in Wednesday`s Champions League match after the Russian club`s owner made a dig at him in local media.

Chelsea`s Zhirkov eager to punish Spartak for goal dig

Chelsea`s Yuri Zhirkov will have an added incentive to beat Spartak Moscow in Wednesday`s Champions League match after the Russian club`s owner made a dig at him in local media.