2017 Schedule

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2017 Schedule
13-10-4, 4th in Russian Premier League
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35dAssociated Press

Zenit charged by UEFA with racism

UEFA has charged Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg with fan racism in a Europa League game.

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41dAssociated Press

Kokorin latest Russian out for World Cup

Alexander Kokorin is likely to become the third player from Russia's national team to miss the World Cup in his home country through injury.

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58dTom Marshall

Villas-Boas: I nearly signed Chicharito twice

Andre Villas-Boas believes he was close to signing Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez while he was at Tottenham Hotspur and again at Zenit St. Petersburg.

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69dPA Sport

McGregor stunner edges Celtic past Zenit

Callum McGregor's stunning late strike helped Celtic to a deserved 1-0 win over Zenit St Petersburg that gave them control of their Europa League tie.

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138dESPN staff

UEFA deals Zenit partial stadium ban

UEFA has punished Zenit St. Petersburg for fans honouring war criminal Ratko Mladic with an order to close part of its stadium in the Europa League.

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152dAssociated Press

Trio of clubs face racism charges from UEFA

Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg are facing a UEFA racism charge after their fans displayed a large banner with convicted war criminal Ratko Mladic.

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204dAssociated Press

Putin mocks Zenit over lack of Russians

Russian President Vladimir Putin has mocked top club Zenit St. Petersburg for not fielding enough Russian players.

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254dArtur Petrosyan

Fan violence mars start of season in Russia

A series of fan incidents, including clashes with police, have tarnished the start of the season in the Russian Premier League.

274dChris Wright

Russian farmer builds stadium out of straw

A Russian farmer has made a stadium out of straw to mock the spiralling cost of the 64,000-seat St Petersburg arena being built for the 2018 World Cup

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298dMichael Yokhin

Pitch a major issue in St. Petersburg

The Confederations Cup final will be played Sunday on a pitch with a major design flaw, and there are no easy solutions ahead of next summer.

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298dESPN staff

Roma's Paredes makes €23m Zenit move

Paredes, who began his career at Boca Juniors, had also been linked with Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich and Serie A winners Juventus.

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328dBen Gladwell

Mancini hired as Zenit St Petersburg boss

Former Manchester City manager Mancini has been out of work since being sacked by Inter Milan just before the start of the season.

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332dAssociated Press

Zenit sack manager Lucescu for UCL failure

Zenit St. Petersburg have sacked coach Mircea Lucescu after the Russian team failed to qualify for the Champions League for the second straight year.

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343dChris Wright

Nico Lombaerts' cool leaving present

Nico Lombaerts is leaving Zenit to return to his native Belgium and after 10 years in Russia, his club gave him a rather cool leaving present.

RankingsRussian Premier League

Goal Difference202nd
Goals Scored40Tied-4th
Goals Conceded202nd