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Denisov Refused To Play Asking For More Money

Defensive midfielder Igor Denisov did not feature for Zenit on Saturday at Krylya Sovetov because he refused to play. Denisov claimed he would not play until the club honoured his increased wage demands. Under his current contract he is reportedly … Continue reading

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Serie A: 10 Interesting Players

I wanted to mention a few Serie A players who impressed me in the 2011-12 season. I’m not including well known stars here, like Ibrahimovic or Klose whose great performance was expected. Mentioned below are only nice surprises. Some of … Continue reading

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Serie A Matches Postponed Due To Player Death

Livorno player Piermario Morosini collapsed during a Serie B match on Saturday and died of a heart failure on a way to hospital. All football matches in Italy on this weekend were postponed.

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Zenit Signs Arshavin On Loan

Yesterday, Zenit signed Andrey Arshavin on a 3-month loan from Arsenal in a reported one million Euro deal. The player was not a regular starter for Arsenal lately. The 30-year old will be wearing number 29 jersey at his new … Continue reading

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@shirokovr15

Roman Shirokov’s new playing boots carry the name of his twitter account. Very much in tune with the times, and it must be a lucky pair of boots as well: Roman scored two goals in his first game in the … Continue reading

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Danni Out For 8 Months

Miguel Danni got injured in training today. With a damaged cruciate ligament, he’s expected to miss about 8 months. Danni is one of the most important players for Zenit. His injury significantly reduces the team’s chances of beating Benfica in … Continue reading

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Osvaldo vs. Lamela

Pablo Osvaldo fined 50000 Euro and will be suspended for the next Roma game. So decided Luis Enrique. Reportedly, in the dressing room after the game at Udinese (0-2) Osvaldo asked Lamela why he didn’t pass the ball in one … Continue reading

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There’s More Than One Way To Color A Penguin

A couple of picks form the Twitter account of Zenit midfielder Roman Shirokov (@shirokovr15): On Friday, Roman informed the world that he went to a porcelain factory, to color a porcelain penguin there. Interestingly, he chose not to use Zenit … Continue reading

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