Russia are approaching the World Cup in the wake of some shambolic preparations. There are, however, four players that will give the hosts hope.
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Spartak Moscow and Zenit St. Petersburg have both been fined for racist chants by their fans, the latest such incident Russia.
FIFA has cleared teenage midfielder Sergei Eremenko to play for Russia at the World Cup by approving his change of national eligibility from Finland
The FA and Kick It Out have expressed disappointment at UEFA's decision not to impose punishment over a racism allegation made by Rhian Brewster.
UEFA's investigation into allegations by Liverpool's Rhian Brewster of racist abuse by a Spartak Moscow player has failed to find any evidence.
Spanish police say an officer died in Bilbao on Thursday after clashes between police and soccer fans before a Europa League match.
The head of Spartak Moscow's public relations department has been fined after a player posted a racially charged tweet to the club account.
Russia defender Giorgi Jikia tore his anterior cruciate ligament in a club friendly on Thursday and could be ruled out of the World Cup.
Russian side tweeted a video of black players training in the sun with the caption translating as: "See how the chocolates melt in the sun."
Spartak Moscow have been condemned after an offensive social media message was posted on the club's official Twitter account.
Bayern Munich have been fined €20,000 and Spartak Moscow €3,000 following crowd disturbances during Champions League matches.
The agent of Leonid Mironov agent has denied claims that the Spartak Moscow youngster racially abused Liverpool's Rhian Brewster.
Kick It Out has demanded "swift" action from UEFA if a Spartak Moscow youngster is found to have racially abused Liverpool's Rhian Brewster.
Philippe Coutinho scored a hat trick as Liverpool sealed their place atop Champions League Group E with a runaway 7-0 win over Spartak Moscow.
Jurgen Klopp's side scored early and often to show why they will be dangerous opponents in the knockout stages.
Sevilla beat Spartak Moscow 2-1 to avenge their demoralising loss to the Russian club two weeks ago and move to second place in Group E.
Spartak Moscow have been hit with a partial stadium closure by UEFA for 'racist behaviour' towards Liverpool striker Bobby Adekanye.
Spartak Moscow sliced broke open Sevilla with rapid counter-attacks to beat the Spanish team 5-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday.
After serving as Antonio Conte's assistant at Juventus and Italy, Massimo Carrera is forging himself a new career at Spartak Moscow and spoke to ESPN.
UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Spartak Moscow for alleged racist behaviour by fans in a recent UEFA Youth League tie with Liverpool
Spartak Moscow's fans are in trouble with UEFA again after European football's governing body opened proceedings against the club once more.
Nick Ames: A 1-1 draw in Moscow isn't a bad result, but Liverpool can feel aggrieved at not finishing their chances and taking an emphatic win.
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