Villas-Boas bullish as Zenit tackle Terek
Villas-Boas bullish as Zenit tackle Terek

Reigning champions Zenit St Petersburg aim to extend their perfect start to the new season when they face Terek Grozny in the Russian Premier League on Saturday. 

'I'd never invent an injury to avoid playing for Brazil'
'I'd never invent an injury to avoid playing for Brazil'

Russia's Zenit football squad forward Hulk has said that "I would never invent an injury" to avoid playing with the Brazilian national team, as some critics have suggested. He said he was sure he would soon figure once again in the planning of coach Carlos Caetano Bledorn Veri, known as Dunga.

New faces in for Zenit after title win
New faces in for Zenit after title win

Andre Villas-Boas, manager of Russia`s newly-crowned champions Zenit St Petersburg, is intent on refreshing his line-up for Saturday`s Premiership match at Amkar Perm to give some rest to the team`s top leaders.

Zenit St Petersburg look to seal title at the weekend
Zenit St Petersburg look to seal title at the weekend

League leaders Zenit St Petersburg can clinch their fourth Russian title on Sunday when they play minnows FC Ufa at their Petrovsky ground.

Zenit St Petersburg out to increase lead in Russia
Zenit St Petersburg out to increase lead in Russia

Zenit St Petersburg will be looking to increase their lead in the Russian Premier League on Sunday when they host strugglers Rostov.

Zenit St Petersburg expect stiff Spartak Moscow test
Zenit St Petersburg expect stiff Spartak Moscow test

Russian Premier league leaders Zenit St Petersburg face what looks like being their biggest test in the title run-in when they travel to face old foes Spartak Moscow on Saturday.

Andre Villas-Boas reiterates Brazil coaching wish
Andre Villas-Boas reiterates Brazil coaching wish

Zenit Saint Petersburg manager Andre Villas-Boas reiterated his desire to work as a coach in Brazil.

Sevilla`s road to Warsaw must go through Russia
Sevilla`s road to Warsaw must go through Russia

Sevilla put their Europa League crown on the line on Thursday with a treacherous trip to Zenit St Petersburg, while two of the other quarter-finals remain on a knife-edge but Napoli are all but qualified after routing Wolfsburg last week.

Zenit St Petersburg seek revenge in Terek Grozny title push
Zenit St Petersburg seek revenge in Terek Grozny title push

Zenit St Petersburg will be wary of the counter-attacking force of hosts Terek Grozny on Wednesday as the Russian Premier League leaders close on the title.

Hulk brace seals Zenit win in Russian Premier League
Hulk brace seals Zenit win in Russian Premier League

Brazilian forward Hulk scored twice as Zenit St Petersburg extended their Russian Premiership lead with a 2-1 win over CSKA Moscow on Sunday.

Zenit St Petersburg test title ambitions at Dynamo
Zenit St Petersburg test title ambitions at Dynamo

Zenit St Petersburg will bid to bounce back from recent reversals and test their title ambitions at Dynamo Moscow in Russian Premier league action this weekend. 

Zenit St Petersburg look to extend winning series at Torpedo Moscow
Zenit St Petersburg look to extend winning series at Torpedo Moscow

Russian Premier League leaders Zenit St Petersburg, on a run of four victories in all competitions, will be aiming to extend their winning streak when they meet lowly Torpedo Moscow on Sunday.

Zenit warm-up for PSV clash in Spain
Zenit warm-up for PSV clash in Spain

Russian league leaders Zenit St Petersburg are warming up for the upcoming Europa League clash against Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven with a working break in Spain.

Managerial sack race still on hold in Premier League
Managerial sack race still on hold in Premier League

December is usually a month when managers of struggling Premier League clubs feel about as safe as a festive turkey.

Zenit thrash Krasnodar for Champions League boost
Zenit thrash Krasnodar for Champions League boost

Zenit St Petersburg boosted their confidence ahead of next week`s do-or-die Champions League clash against Monaco with a 4-0 win over FC Krasnodar on Saturday.

Zenit St Petersburg looking for boost ahead of Champions League decider
Zenit St Petersburg looking for boost ahead of Champions League decider

Zenit St Petersburg hope to consolidate their lead in the Russian Premiership against FC Krasnodar on Saturday ahead of their crucial Champions League decider away at Monaco next week.

Zenit out to maintain Premiership lead in Saransk
Zenit out to maintain Premiership lead in Saransk

Russian Premier League leaders Zenit are hoping to extend their winning run and top spot when they face lowly Mordovia Saransk on Saturday.

Man City vs Tottenham, Preview: Mauricio Pochettino gives positive spin
Man City vs Tottenham, Preview: Mauricio Pochettino gives positive spin

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino likes to erase bad memories and cherish good ones and it is a trait he hopes his players have acquired ahead of Saturday`s clash at Premier League champions Manchester City.

EPL: Tottenham will hope to avoid third straight hammering against Manchester City
EPL: Tottenham will hope to avoid third straight hammering against Manchester City

London giants Tottenham Hotspur face a daunting task when they take on Premier League champions Manchester City, at the Etihad stadium in an enthralling lunch-time clash on Saturday. Spurs have had a mixed start to the season and know the vitality of the encounter against City in terms of points and largely, prestige.

Zenit ​St Petersburg look to extend winning ways in Russia
Zenit ​St Petersburg look to extend winning ways in Russia

High-flying Zenit St Petersburg turn their focus back to domestic action and extending their perfect start to the season when they face struggling Rostov in the Russian Premier League on Saturday.