FC Anzhi Makhachkala http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29374/all en Soccer-Willian joins Anzhi for fee of 35 million euros http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/blank-headline-received-17 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 1 (Reuters) - Brazil playmaker Willian left Shakhtar Donetsk for wealthy Russian team Anzhi Makhachkala on Friday for a fee of 35 million euros ($47.94 million), the Ukrainian club said on their website (<a href="http://www.shakhtar.com" title="www.shakhtar.com">www.shakhtar.com</a>).</p> <p>"FC Shakhtar and FC Anji reached an agreement regarding Willian's move to the Russian club in a transfer worth 35 million euros," Shakhtar said in a statement.</p> <p>"We wish our former player success in his new team."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/blank-headline-received-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Business EUR FC Anzhi Makhachkala Football in Russia Football in Ukraine Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 20:16:06 +0000 5743512 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Soccer-UEFA Europa League last 32 summaries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/soccer-uefa-europa-league-last-32-summaries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 14 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the UEFA Europa League Last 32 first leg matches on Thursday Inter Milan 2 Rodrigo Palacio 20,87 CFR Cluj 0 Halftime: 1-0; Attendance: 14,790 - - - Newcastle United 0 Metalist Kharkiv 0 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 30,157 - - - VfB Stuttgart 1 Christia</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/soccer-uefa-europa-league-last-32-summaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FC Anzhi Makhachkala Football in Uzbekistan Odil Ahmedov Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:15:35 +0000 5755874 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-UEFA Europa League last 16 summaries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/soccer-uefa-europa-league-last-16-summaries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>March 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the UEFA Europa League Last 16 first leg matches on Thursday Benfica 1 Cedric Carrasso 21og Girondins Bordeaux 0 Halftime: 1-0; Attendance: 37,000 - - - Tottenham Hotspur 3 Gareth Bale 6, Gylfi Sigurdsson 18, Jan Vertonghen 53 Inter Milan 0 Halftime: 2-0; Attendance: 35,000 - - - Levante 0 Red Card: </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/soccer-uefa-europa-league-last-16-summaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FC Anzhi Makhachkala Football in Romania Raul Rusescu Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 19:15:22 +0000 5776407 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-UEFA Europa League last 16 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/soccer-uefa-europa-league-last-16-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>March 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the UEFA Europa League Last 16 first leg matches on Thursday Last 16 Thursday, March 7, first leg Benfica (Portugal) - Girondins Bordeaux (France) 1-0 (halftime: 1-0) Basel (Switzerland) - Zenit St Petersburg (Russia) 2-0 (halftime: 0-0) Levante (Spain) - Rubin Kazan (Russia) 0-0 (halftime: 0-0) Tottenham Hotspur (England) - Inter Milan (Italy) 3-0 (halftime: 2-0) Steaua Bucharest (Romania) - Chelsea (England) 1-0 (halftime: 1-0) VfB Stuttgart (Germa</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/soccer-uefa-europa-league-last-16-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Anzhi Makhachkala Human Interest Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 19:15:48 +0000 5776411 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: UEFA tell Anzhi to find new venue for Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130619/football-uefa-tell-anzhi-find-new-venue-europe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala were asked by UEFA on Wednesday to find an alternative stadium for their Europa League home fixtures due to concerns over security in Dagestan and the North Caucasus.</p> <p>The European football governing body's Emergency Panel decided that due to the "security situation" in the area that "no UEFA competition match is allowed to be played in this region during the 2013/14 season".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130619/football-uefa-tell-anzhi-find-new-venue-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster FC Anzhi Makhachkala Football in Russia Makhachkala War AFP Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:01:24 +0000 5861492 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: QPR's Samba heads back to Anzhi - reports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/football-qprs-samba-heads-back-anzhi-reports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Queens Park Rangers defender Christopher Samba is heading back to Russian Premier League outfit Anzhi Makhachkala, reports in Britain said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The Sun newspaper and the Sky Sports News channel said the 29-year-old Congo international had signed for the Dagestan club for £12 million ($18 million, 14 million euros).</p> <p>French-born Samba rejoined QPR in January 2013 after a spell at big-spending Anzhi, who last season finished third in the Russian top flight and were beaten finalists in the Russian Cup.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/football-qprs-samba-heads-back-anzhi-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business FC Anzhi Makhachkala Football in Russia AFP Tue, 02 Jul 2013 11:31:55 +0000 5873346 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Late penalty gives Dynamo victory over 10-man Anzhi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130719/football-late-penalty-gives-dynamo-victory-over-10-man-anzhi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Dynamo Moscow secured a hard-fought 2-1 victory over 10-man Anzhi Makhachkala courtesy of an injury-time penalty on Friday.</p> <p>Dynamo, who started without star forwards Kevin Kuranyi and Andrei Voronin, took the lead in the 26th minute.</p> <p>Fyodor Smolov, who returned to Dynamo after a year on loan at Anzhi, lobbed a pass into the box to Pavel Solomatin who scored from close range.</p> <p>Anzhi, who were without Ivory Coast striker Lacina Traore and Russian international forward Alexander Kokorin, upped the tempo trying to pull the level.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130719/football-late-penalty-gives-dynamo-victory-over-10-man-anzhi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Anzhi Makhachkala Football in Russia AFP Fri, 19 Jul 2013 19:32:09 +0000 5888451 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Anzhi stars face exit as billionaire pulls plug - reports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130807/football-anzhi-stars-face-exit-billionaire-pulls-plug-reports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Anzhi Makhachkala's star players were facing a search for new clubs Wednesday after billionaire owner Suleiman Kerimov decided to drastically cut the side's budget and scale down its ambitions, according to reports.</p> <p>Stars including Cameroon captain Samuel Eto'o, Brazil's Willian and Russian international Yury Zhirkov could all be looking for new clubs after oligarch Kerimov ordered Anzhi's most expensive players to go, Sport Express daily reported.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130807/football-anzhi-stars-face-exit-billionaire-pulls-plug-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anzhi Association football Business FC Anzhi Makhachkala Football in Russia Technology AFP Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:01:26 +0000 5904542 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Russian captain Denisov set to lead Anzhi exodus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130808/football-russian-captain-denisov-set-lead-anzhi-exodus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russia captain Igor Denisov was set Thursday to be the first in an expected exodus of star names from big-spending Anzhi Makhachkala.</p> <p>Anzhi's billionaire owner Suleiman Kerimov decided on Wednesday to drastically cut the Caspian Sea side's budget and scale down its ambitions after spending more than 200 million euros on the club's development.</p> <p>Kerimov's largesse saw stars such as Cameroon marksman Samuel Eto'o propel Anzhi out of the football wilderness and into third place in the Russian Premier League in the 2012-2013 season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130808/football-russian-captain-denisov-set-lead-anzhi-exodus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Business FC Anzhi Makhachkala Football in Russia Technology AFP Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:31:37 +0000 5905469 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Tycoon's U-turn leaves Anzhi floundering http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130827/football-tycoons-u-turn-leaves-anzhi-floundering <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Perhaps it was losses on the stock exchange. Maybe it was a bout of ill health. Possibly a string of poor results proved too much.</p> <p>Whatever his motivation, the billionaire owner of Russian Premier League side Anzhi Makhachkala Suleiman Kerimov took the decision to abandon the club's strategy of seeking a rapid rise to glory and instead drastically squeezed its budget.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130827/football-tycoons-u-turn-leaves-anzhi-floundering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Anzhi Makhachkala Football in Russia Technology AFP Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:16:27 +0000 5918876 at http://www.globalpost.com