the Russian clubs have only three Europatitlar – CSKA Moscow won the equivalent of the Europa League In 2005, Zenit St. Petersburg repeated the feat three years later, and followed that up with defeat to Champions League-champions Manchester United in the Supercupfinalen with 2-1.
a young club, formed quite exactly eleven years ago. Did the first season in the top league in 2011-12.
the Development has been positive. In the last five seasons have been average a fourth place, behind the established clubs such as Zenit Saint Petersburg, CSKA Moscow, Lokomotiv Moscow and Spartak Moscow.
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There is big money in Russian soccer, and the league's 16 teams are built around expensive foreign imports. The framework says that each club has the right to have eleven foreigners in the squad. A maximum of six of them, may be notified to the match.
the big money is a fact of which ended up in a new sense of urgency when FC Copenhagen wanted to sign Andreas Granqvist of FC Krasnodar. It turned out that Granqvists salary, after tax, representing the entire lönebudgeten for FCK's spelartrupp.
in the league have filled utlänningskvoten. In Krasnodar, in addition to Kristoffer Olsson and Viktor Claesson, one player each from Serbia, Iceland, Belarus, Ecuador, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay, Burkina Faso and Norway.
The fact that you must supplement with at least five Russian players on the pitch means that domestic players are overrated in their earnings. Which in turn means that they do not need to search out in Europe and compete to earn big money. And it has weakened Russia as fotbollsnation. Russia was the second lowest-ranked nation of all in the world CUP in the summer.
ten years ago was six, starting in the national team active in the major european leagues. Today, it is just Denis Tjerysjev, Valencia, which is active abroad. Tjerysjev is, however, raised in Spain and educated in the Real Madrid academy.
with the exception of Krasnodar, has a high state and political regional involvement.
the Zenit St. Petersburg and Orenburg state gas and oil giant Gazprom as the owner. Spartak Moscow are close to lierat with oil giant Lukoil. Lokomotiv Moscow owned by the Russian railways. Dynamo Moscow has its roots in the KGB. CSKA Moscow is owned by the ministry of defence.
Means that the clubs will be receptive to rapid political priorities and in some cases for the changes in energy market prices.
A club Alania Vladikavkaz, ligavinnaren 1995, was forced to throw in the towel for 2016, then the regional political authorities strangled the financing.
means that the clubs are reluctant to invest long-term in gräsrotsverksamhet. The state money is used instead to buy in expensive foreign players. You spend in the pace of ”sponsorship money” comes in, in order to achieve quick, the sporting results.
Krasnodar owner Sergey Galitskij, who built the club with their own money, are the exception. He is investing also in the imports, but he has also built a wide sports academy after the european model, which in the long term to regularly deliver own products to the team.