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Arsenal Tula 0 – 4 Zenit

Russian League, Round 1 August 2, 2014 Arsenal Tula 0 – 4 Zenit Goals: Criscito 9, 69, Rondon 18, Hulk 36 Tula, Arsenal Stadium Att: 19000 Arsenal: Filimonov – Yershov (62 Votinov), Vasilyev, Osipov, Kaleshin – Lepskiy, Bazanov (62 Ignatyev), … Continue reading

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Zenit – Dynamo: Abandoned Due To Pitch Invasion

Russian League, Round 29 May 11, 2014 Zenit 2 – 4 Dynamo Moscow (Match abandoned in the 87th minute because of pitch invasion) Goals: Danny 6, Kerzhakov 84 – Yusupov 35, Leandro Fernandez 57, Noboa 65, Kuranyi 71 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky … Continue reading

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The Bags

One of the two commonly known nicknames for Zenit supporters is meshki which means “the bags”. The other one is bomzhi (“homeless persons”, considered offensive). But speaking of “bags”, the nickname dates back to the ’80s and no one knows … Continue reading

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Losing My Religion

This used to be a great Zenit tattoo…not so great anymore. (Depicted on the back of the FAN is Igor Denisov who has just signed for Anzhi this month looking to increase his wages, after spending 10+ years at Zenit).

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Roman Shirokov Steals The Show: Zenit 3 – 1 Volga

Russian League, Round 29 May 19, 2013 Zenit 3 – 1 Volga Goals: Luis Neto 35, Fayzulin 80, Shirokov 90+1 – Shulenin 17 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky stadium Att: 18600 Zenit: Malafeev – Anyukov, Neto, Bruno Alves, Hubocan – Zyryanov (89 Mogilevets), … Continue reading

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A Zenit Fan On Maksim Mitrofanov

A Zenit fan from Italy (I guess he’s from Italy despite his name looks somewhat Korean) is questioning the professionalism of the club’s Director General Maksim Mitrofanov: “this man is an incompetent and an unqualified….. he replaces arshavin with huszti … Continue reading

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Zenit Handed Technical Defeat

On Thursday, the Russian League’s disciplinary committee handed Zenit the 0-3 technical defeat in the away game against Dynamo Moscow last Saturday, which was abandoned after the Dynamo goalkeeper Anton Shunin had been injured by a firecracker thrown at him … Continue reading

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It Finally Happened: Zenit Match Abandoned

Russian League, Round 16 November 17, 2012 Dynamo Moscow 1 – 0 Zenit (Match abandoned after 35 minutes) Goal: Granat 27 Moscow, Khimki Stadium Att: 11000 Dynamo: Shunin – Chicherin, Fernandez, Granat, Lomic – Kokorin, Yusupov, Noboa, Solovyev – Dzsudzsak, … Continue reading

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Lots Of Emotions But Only One Point

Russian League, Round 9 September 22, 2012 Krylya Sovetov 2 – 2 Zenit Goals: Kornilenko 10, Caballero 26 – Hulk 65, Shirokov 78 Samara, Metallurg Stadium Att: 16550 Krylya Sovetov: Veremko – Joseph-Reinette, Kontsedalov, Epureanu (75 sent off), Teles – … Continue reading

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Zenit Are The Champions!!!

Russian League, Round 41 April 28, 2012 Zenit 2 – 1 Dynamo Moscow Goals: Shirokov 30, Kerzhakov 36 pen – Epureanu 43 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky stadium Att: 21500 Zenit: Malafeev – Anyukov, Hubocan, Lombaerts, Criscito – Denisov, Shirokov, Zyryanov (55 sent … Continue reading

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