The Russian-born former Ukrainian international midfielder Oleksandr Aliyev took up arms when his birth country attacked the city he calls…
In September football manager Yuriy Vernydub celebrated the win of a lifetime. Now he has joined the Ukrainian army, fighting for his life and home country. Whilst Putin’s forces are bombing Ukraine and killing a vast number of civilians, Vernydub spoke to Josimar from the front line.
Last week the Russian Premier League club Yenisey Krasnoyarsk signed the midfielder Babacar Sarr. On Thursday he is to stand trial in Norway, accused of rape. But will Sarr appear in court?