Bolton in talks with Sébastien Puygrenier

January 8th, 2009 by Luke Brown

Gritty French defender could be on his way out of Zenit just a few months after joining them, as English club Bolton have reportedly had a bid for the player accepted.
The hard hitting 26 year old joined Zenit from AS Nancy in a surprise move last Summer, yet has found the Russian league difficult and [...]

Arshavin and Pogrebnyak to leave?

January 7th, 2009 by Luke Brown

Just a few months after stating his intention to become a Tottenham Hotspur player, Russian forward Andrei Arshavin looks set to join the English team’s bitter rivals, none other then Arsenal FC.
The want-a-way attacker has long been linked with a move out of Zenit and has attracted the attention of a number of high profile [...]

Zenit Fury as UEFA Cup success is tainted

October 12th, 2008 by Luke Brown

Zenit St Petersburg have been left reeling in anger as the Spanish media accused them of match fixing.

Spanish newspapers El Pais and ABC have reported on a story involving a Russian crinimal gang paying out bribes to the clubs UEFA Cup opponents last year. The spanish papers have stated that they have evidence prooving the [...]

Juventus-1 vs. Zenit St Petersberg-0

September 24th, 2008 by Luke Brown

Juventus favourite Alessando Del Piero single handedly ensured that Zenit now face an uphill struggle to progress from the Champions League group stage.
The veteran striker fired home a second half winner that broke the deadlock and won the 3 points for Juventus. The game had been a skillful, exciting contest with both sides having chances.
Zenit [...]

Why Zenit?

September 13th, 2008 by Luke Brown

OK, so you might be wondering why a die-hard Tottenham fan from England has decided to write about a team from Russia who, before last year, were unknown to just about every football fan in this country. It’s a fair question really as, no, I’m not from Russia, no, I’ve never been to Russia and, no, [...]

Zenit: Who ‘ar ya?

September 10th, 2008 by Luke Brown

Right so, simple question first, just who the hell are FC Zenit Saint Petersbeg? In this, the first ever Zenit post, I’ll give you a bit of the club history, some info on the current squad and a list of all their achievements.

History
Zenit’s club history is a little complicated. A lot of people argue about just [...]