Kuban, Spartak share six-goal thriller
Kuban, Spartak share six-goal thriller

Kuban Krasnodar squandered a chance to leapfrog city rivals FC Krasnodar into third place in the Russian Premier League on Sunday when they fought out a thrilling 3-3 draw with Spartak Moscow.

Spartak Moscow end champions CSKA`s perfect start

Reigning champions CSKA saw their perfect start to the Russian Premier League season ended by Spartak in a bad-tempered 1-0 Moscow derby defeat which saw both sides finish with 10 men.

Zenit St Petersburg and CSKA Moscow look to extend winning ways in Russia

Russian leaders CSKA Moscow and Zenit St Petersburg will strive to extend their winning streaks when the Premiership`s fourth round of matches are played at the weekend.

Spartak stumble in Krasnodar as Lokomotiv win

Spartak Moscow`s perfect start to the new Russian Premier League season was brought to an end on Thursday in comprehensive fashion in a 4-0 defeat to Krasnodar.

CSKA, Zenit St Petersburg and Spartak Moscow bid to maintain perfect record

Table-topping trio CSKA Moscow, Zenit St Petersburg and Spartak Moscow will all be bidding to extend their winning ways when the Russian Premiership`s third round of matches are played in mid-week.

Spartak Moscow thrash Rubin Kazan in season opener

Spartak Moscow`s first competitive match under new coach Murat Yakin ended in a resounding 4-0 win away to Rubin Kazan as the Russian Premier League season got underway on Friday.

Spartak still winless this year in Russia

Spartak Moscow slumped to a 1-0 home defeat to Ural Yekaterinburg on Friday as the nine-time former Russian champions were left winless since the winter break.

Lokomotiv Moscow draw blank to retake Russian top spot

Lokomotiv Moscow went back to the top of the Russian Premier League table on Sunday despite being held to a 0-0 draw by city rivals Spartak.

Arsenal half-year turnover up 28 percent to $227 million

Title-chasing Arsenal announced half-year turnover of 136 million pounds from football activities on Friday, making their lack of transfer business in January all the more difficult to understand.

Arsenal new boy Kallstrom out for a month

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger revealed on Sunday that new loan signing Kim Kallstrom will be out for around a month with a back injury sustained before he joined the club.

Everton bring McGeady back to Britain

Republic of Ireland international winger Aiden McGeady has joined Everton from Spartak Moscow, the Premier League club announced on Saturday.

McGeady keen to impress suitors against Faroes

The Spartak Moscow flyer is keen to impress a host of interested clubs during Friday`s World Cup qualifier.

Lionel Messi strikes twice to book last-16 berth for Barcelona in Champions League

Barcelona qualified for the Champions League Round of 16 with a comfortable 3-0 victory at the Luzhniki Stadium over Spartak Moscow, who crashed out of the competition.

Joe Cole signing not on cards: Spartak owner

Spartak Moscow are not going to sign Liverpool`s Joe Cole, the Russian club`s owner Leonid Fedun has said.

Spartak Moscow to buy players to compete with Barcelona

Russian football club Spartak Moscow will be buying new players with the aim of turning the club into a rival to European giants Barcelona.

Spartak seal passage to Champions League group stage

Ten-man Spartak Moscow progressed to the Champions League football group stage after holding on for a dramatic 1-1 draw against Fenerbahce, earning an aggregate 3-2 win in their playoff.