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RUSSIAN PREMIER LEAGUE

2015/2016 Season

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1 CSKA Moscow 20 5 5 65
2 Rostov 19 6 5 63
3 Zenit 17 8 5 59
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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Leonid Slutsky steps down as Russia head coach

Russia coach Leonid Slutsky appeared to announce his resignation "I think after a type of tournament like this you need someone else to take charge of the national side for significant major competitions".

Leonid Slutsky has stepped down from his position as the head coach of Russia, the Russian Football Union (RFU) said on Thursday.

Slutsky, who is also the CSKA Moscow manager, announced he would not extend his Russia contract after were knocked out of the Euro 2016 last week, finishing bottom of Group B with one point from three games. 

"The RFU would like to thank Leonid Slutsky, who helped Russia to qualify for Euro 2016, for his professionalism and we wish him all the success in his...

Russia want coach Leonid Slutsky to rethink resignation

The pressure will be on Russia as hosts of World Cup 2018, after a dismal performance at Euro 2016.
Russia coach Leonid Slutsky appeared to announce his resignation "I think after a type of tournament like this you need someone else to take charge of the national side for significant major competitions".

Russia are giving coach Leonid Slutsky time to change his mind before they accept his offer to resign.

Slutsky said the 2018 World Cup host nation would be better with a new coach after they exited in the group stage of Euro 2016 with defeats to Slovakia and Wales.

Russian Football Union head Vitaly Mutko, who is also the country's sports minister, suggests he wants Slutsky to change his mind.

Mutko told Russian media: "Let's give him a bit more time, everyone's still emotional,'' but admits Slutsky...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Russia coach Leonid Slutsky hints at resignation after thrashing by Wales

Aaron Ramsey opened the scoring for Wales with a right-footed chip past Russian goalkeeper, Igor Akinfeev.
The ESPN FC crew evaluate Wales' reliance on Gareth Bale after finishing top of Group B.
The ESPN FC panel assess Russia's continued problems, both on the field and with their "hooligan" fans.

Russia coach Leonid Slutsky indicated that he would quit his post after watching his side crash out of Euro 2016 following a 3-0 defeat to Wales.

Goals from Aaron Ramsey, Neil Taylor and Gareth Bale left Russia bottom of Group B on a dismal night in Toulouse.

Slutsky, who steered them to qualification after taking over from Fabio Capello, told a TV interviewer: "First and foremost, we need to change the head coach. I think it's the Russian FA who needs to answer those questions."

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Roma's Seydou Doumbia open to CSKA Moscow return

Seydou Doumbia says he does not regret his loan spell at Newcastle despite failing to make an impact.

Roma forward Seydou Doumbia says he is open to a move back to CSKA Moscow following a disappointing loan spell with Newcastle United.

Ivory Coast international Doumbia, 28, still has three years left to run on his contract at Roma, where he struggled to make his mark after joining from CSKA.

He was subsequently loaned back to the Russian club, for whom he scored five goals in 13 league appearances and a further three in the Champions League, before joining Newcastle in the winter.

He said the experience...

Chelsea to face CSKA Moscow in Russia for preseason - source

ESPN FC Chelsea correspondent Liam Twomey looks back at Chelsea's poor, 'disastrous' season.

LONDON -- Chelsea are set to wrap up their preseason schedule with a trip to Russia to face CSKA Moscow in early-August, a source has confirmed to ESPN FC.

The fixture, arranged to mark the opening of CSKA's new 30,000-seater stadium, has yet to be officially confirmed by either club, but is expected to take place on the weekend before the new Premier League season begins on Aug. 13.

Antonio Conte will begin his new role as Chelsea's first-team head coach at the conclusion of Italy's Euro 2016 campaign,...