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RUSSIAN PREMIER LEAGUE

2017/2018 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
2 CSKA Moscow 17 7 6 58
3 Spart Moscow 16 8 6 56
4 Krasnodar 16 6 8 54
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Spartak Moscow, Zenit St. Petersburg fined for fans' racist chants

Spartak Moscow.

Spartak Moscow and Zenit St. Petersburg have both been fined for racist chants by their fans, the latest such incident in World Cup host nation Russia.

Spartak's fans were accused of aiming monkey chants at FC Tosno player Nuno Rocha, who is black, while some Zenit supporters allegedly chanted a Nazi slogan during a league game.

The clubs must each pay a 100,000-ruble ($1,600) fine, and Spartak has been hit with a partial stadium closure for its next cup game, state news agency RIA Novosti quotes...

FIFA approves Sergei Eremenko's switch from Finland to Russia

Sergei Eremenko

FIFA has cleared teenage midfielder Sergei Eremenko to play for Russia at the World Cup by approving his change of national eligibility from Finland.

A request by the Russian Football Union was approved on Monday, FIFA said.

The 19-year-old Eremenko was born in Russia and currently plays on loan at Spartak Moscow. His father, Alexei, has Finnish citizenship after playing and coaching there for much of his career.

Sergei Eremenko represented Finland at youth level, following his elder brothers Alexei...

 By PA Sport

FA, Kick It Out slam UEFA over response to Rhian Brewster's racial abuse case

The Football Association and Kick It Out have both expressed disappointment at UEFA's decision not to impose any punishment over a racism allegation made by Liverpool teenager Rhian Brewster.

No action will be taken against Spartak Moscow's Leonid Mironov after UEFA's control, ethics and disciplinary arm determined there was insufficient evidence he had used discriminatory language toward Brewster, 17, in a UEFA Youth League game in December.

Anti-discriminatory body Kick It Out said that conclusion...

 By PA Sport

Rhian Brewster racism case closed by UEFA; no charges for Spartak Moscow

The ESPN FC crew discuss how Liverpool would perform in some hypothetical matchups in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals.

Liverpool have urged football's governing bodies to take "robust" action to tackle discrimination in the game after a racism allegation made by young striker Rhian Brewster was dropped due to insufficient evidence.

UEFA's investigation into allegations by Brewster of racist abuse by a Spartak Moscow player failed to find any evidence to corroborate the claim.

European football's control, ethics and disciplinary body acknowledged that the allegation was made in good faith by the 17-year-old but,...

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Police officer dies as fans clash before Europa League game

Spanish police say a riot officer died of cardiac arrest Thursday after clashes in Bilbao between soccer fans before a Europa League match.

Police said the officer died in hospital after clashes outside San Mames Stadium in the Basque Country city of Bilbao in northern Spain, ahead of the game between Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow.

"Our condolences to colleagues, friends and relatives of the Ertzainza [force officer] who died in an act of service," Bilbao police wrote on Twitter. The identity...