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2018 Schedule
5-3-2, 4th in Russian Premier League
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27dAssociated Press

Spartak drop two players in Instagram dispute

Spartak Moscow left two players out of their squad for a Europa League game against Rapid Vienna amid a dispute over a video posted on Instagram.

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34dLiam Twomey

John Terry turns down Spartak Moscow move

Chelsea legend John Terry has turned down the chance to join Spartak Moscow on a one-year contract after holding talks with the club and his family.

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38dPeter O'Rourke

Terry close to Spartak Moscow move - sources

Former Chelsea and England captain John Terry is in talks with Spartak Moscow over a shock move, sources close to the player have told ESPN FC.

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175dAssociated Press

FIFA approves Eremenko's switch to Russia

FIFA has cleared teenage midfielder Sergei Eremenko to play for Russia at the World Cup by approving his change of national eligibility from Finland

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223dPA Sport

FA, Kick It Out slam UEFA over Brewster

The FA and Kick It Out have expressed disappointment at UEFA's decision not to impose punishment over a racism allegation made by Rhian Brewster.

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223dPA Sport

UEFA closes Brewster's racist abuse claim

UEFA's investigation into allegations by Liverpool's Rhian Brewster of racist abuse by a Spartak Moscow player has failed to find any evidence.

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266dAssociated Press

Spartak spokesman fined over 'chocolates' tweet

The head of Spartak Moscow's public relations department has been fined after a player posted a racially charged tweet to the club account.

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271dAssociated Press

Russia's Jikia tears ACL, World Cup in doubt

Russia defender Giorgi Jikia tore his anterior cruciate ligament in a club friendly on Thursday and could be ruled out of the World Cup.

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275dESPN staff

FIFA condemns offensive Spartak tweet

Russian side tweeted a video of black players training in the sun with the caption translating as: "See how the chocolates melt in the sun."

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276dESPN staff

Anti-racism body slams Spartak after tweet

Spartak Moscow have been condemned after an offensive social media message was posted on the club's official Twitter account.

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312dPA Sport

Bayern, Spartak fined for UCL disturbances

Bayern Munich have been fined €20,000 and Spartak Moscow €3,000 following crowd disturbances during Champions League matches.

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312dGlenn Price

Agent calls Brewster abuse claims 'absurd'

The agent of Leonid Mironov agent has denied claims that the Spartak Moscow youngster racially abused Liverpool's Rhian Brewster.

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314dGlenn Price

Kick It Out wants swift Spartak probe

Kick It Out has demanded "swift" action from UEFA if a Spartak Moscow youngster is found to have racially abused Liverpool's Rhian Brewster.

Liverpool 7-0 Spartak Moscow: Coutinho hat trick (2:40)
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314dESPN staff

Liverpool win Group E with Coutinho hat trick

Philippe Coutinho scored a hat trick as Liverpool sealed their place atop Champions League Group E with a runaway 7-0 win over Spartak Moscow.

Spartak Moscow 1-1 Maribor: Agony in Moscow (1:58)

RankingsRussian Premier League

Goal Difference3Tied-5th
Goals Scored10Tied-8th
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded73rd