UEFA’s Toothlessness Should Surprise Nobody

I can’t help feeling we’re wasting our breath complaining about UEFA’s embarrassingly insignificant punishment for Serbia? After all, what did we expect? The most revealing aspect of the judgement is that the punishment of £65,000 and an Under-21 match played behind closed doors is the biggest ever given by UEFA for a racist incident. Just think … More UEFA’s Toothlessness Should Surprise Nobody

Russian Football’s Image Problem Not Helped by Zenit

The dreadful events in the Dynamo Moscow-Zenit match last weekend were bad enough. The reaction to them has hardly covered the Russian game in glory. Last weekend the match of the round in the Russian Premier League took a grim turn and had to be abandoned. A flare, thrown by a female Zenit fan who … More Russian Football’s Image Problem Not Helped by Zenit