Yuri Zhirkov

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.

May 18, 2014, 11:45 AM IST

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.

Jan 21, 2012, 23:29 PM IST

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.

Aug 07, 2011, 17:23 PM IST

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.

Aug 07, 2011, 17:23 PM IST

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.

Nov 02, 2010, 09:05 AM IST

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.

Nov 02, 2010, 09:05 AM IST