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Lodygin Heroics Ensure Good AVB Debut: Zenit 2 – 1 Krylya Sovetov

Russian League, Round 22 March 24, 2014 Zenit 2 – 1 Krylya Sovetov Goals: Hulk 5 pen, Veremko 52 og – Tsallagov 54 Missed Penalties: Caballero 59 (saved), 68 (saved) St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 18750 Zenit: Lodygin – Anyukov (c), … Continue reading

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Zenit Announced Andre Villas-Boas As New Coach

On Thursday March 20, the Zenit FC introduced the new head coach, Andre Villas-Boas. The Portuguese signed a contract which will keep him at the St.Petersburg club until the end of 2015/16 season. Villas-Boas previously worked at Tottenham, Chelsea, and … Continue reading

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Spalletti Fired, Semak Interim Zenit Coach

The news broke Monday night that the Italian coach Luciano Spalletti was no longer at the helm of Zenit, after having been fired by the club. Spalletti started working at Zenit in December 2009. He won two consequtive league titles … Continue reading

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Serie A Round 17

Dec 15, 2012 Udinese 1 – 1 Palermo Di Natale 89 – Ilicic 33 Sent off: Heurtaux 61 (Udinese, second yellow) Ilicic scored with a long range effort which shouldn’t have succeeded but for the goalkeeping error. Ilicic was tripped … Continue reading

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Zeman’s Press Conference At Roma

The newly appointed old Roma coach Zdenek Zeman gave his first press conference after his return to the club. A couple of quotes which I found interesting: “Francesco Totti? He is a Roma player and I deal with him the … Continue reading

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Socrates dies at 57

Brasilian football legend Socrates has passed away Sunday morning. The legendary player only started his professional career at 24, after completing his education; he was a qualified doctor of medicine. Socrates was capped 60 times for his country, scoring 22 … Continue reading

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10 Years Since Sadyrin Died

Pavel Sadyrin (1942-2001) was the first manager to lead Zenit to the league title, in 1984. He played for Zenit between 1965-75 and then managed the team in 1983-87 and again in 1995-96. He died of cancer on this day … Continue reading

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