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Issue Twenty Three | Photo Essay

The Russian Lower Leagues

Sergei Novikov

From Borodinsky to Zakamsk, one photographer's journey through the backwaters of the Russian game

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Issue Twenty Two | Leaders

Leader Of The Flock

Michael Yokhin

Igor Netto was a difficult man but his toughness was vital in shaping Spartak Moscow

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Issue Twenty One | Coaches

The Cat Rescuer

Igor Rabiner

How a fall from a tree set Leonid Slutsky on his way to the top

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Issue Twenty | Impression: Zenit

Before They Were Rich

Igor Rabiner

The chaos and occasional glory of Zenit St Petersburg’s pre-Gazprom past

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Issue Seventeen | Beyond the Game

The Player of the People

Igor Rabiner

The death of Igor Cherenkov last year prompted an astonishing outpouring of grief from Spartak fans

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Issue Fourteen | Greatest Games

Russia 1 Ukraine 1

Michael Yokhin

Euro 2000 qualifier, Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, 9 October 1999

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Issue Eleven | Exile

Closure

Igor Rabiner

Travelling through Siberia with Avram Grant to find the graves of his grandparents

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Issue Nine | Lev Yashin

The Jersey That Wasn't Black

Igor Rabiner

Lev Yashin's widow and Eusébio remember the great Soviet goalkeeper

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Issue Five | Photo Essay

The Hard Core

Misha Domozhilov

Images of the fans who followed Zenit St Petersburg as they won the Russian championship in 2010

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Issue Three | Spartak

Fallen Idol

Igor Rabiner

The decline of Spartak Moscow is inextricably bound up with the fortunes of their former coach, Oleg Romantsev

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Issue Zero | Going Wrong

The Dark Heart of Russian Football

James Appell

Will winning the right to host the 2018 World Cup force Russia to confront the corruption that stains its domestic game?

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