Anzhi Makhachkala

  • Everton bolster attack with experienced Samuel Eto'o 12 hours 9 minutes ago

    London: Everton have bolstered their attacking options with the signing of Cameroon's seasoned striker Samuel Eto'o, who was a free agent after leaving Chelsea at the end of last season. The 33-year-old, crowned African Player of the Year a record four times, scored nine league goals in 21 games at Stamford...
  • PSV exit Europa League as Spurs, Salzburg win again December 13, 2013

    London: PSV Eindhoven's disappointing season took a turn for the worse as they went out of the Europa League after losing 1-0 at home to Ukrainians Chernomorets Odessa, who pipped them to second place in Group B on Thursday. Former European Cup winners PSV, languishing 10th in the Dutch league, needed...
  • Tottenham inflict further pain on depleted Anzhi October 4, 2013

    Tottenham Hotspur exposed the weaknesses in Anzhi Makhachkala's star-shorn squad, winning 2-0 in Moscow to maintain their perfect start to the Europa League group stage on Thursday. Jermain Defoe and Nacer Chadli scored first-half goals for the visitors who then cruised through the Group K clash against the Russian side whose...
  • Tottenham, Anzhi grouped together in Europa League August 30, 2013

    Monaco: Tottenham were grouped with Anzhi Makhachkala and former champion Valencia were pitted against Swansea in Friday's draw for the group stage of the Europa League. Tottenham's group also includes Norwegian side Tromso, who were chosen as the replacement for Besiktas in Europe's second-tier competition after the Turkish team was...
  • Chelsea agree deal to sign Willian from Anzhi August 25, 2013

    London: Brazil playmaker Willian and has agreed terms to join Chelsea from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala, the Premier League side said on Sunday. The transfer, however, is subject to a work permit hearing on Wednesday. "Chelsea Football Club can confirm an agreement has been reached with both Willian and his club for...
  • Willian to reject Tottenham and sign for Chelsea, says Jose Mourinho August 24, 2013

    London: Jose Mourinho hinted on Friday that Brazil playmaker Willian has chosen to join Chelsea ahead of Tottenham Hotspur. British media reported the Anzhi Makhachkala forward was set to join Tottenham in a 30 million pounds deal after a medical at the north London club amid interest from Liverpool. Chelsea, however,...
  • Mourinho targeting Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o August 13, 2013

    According to a report in Express.co.uk, Chelsea are considering a surprise move for Cameroon veteran Samuel Eto'o as back-up if their bid for Wayne Rooney is not accepted. The Russian side have been forced to slash their budget in half and have now put every player up for sale. Inter and...
  • Russian federation bans Hiddink for six games July 24, 2013

    Moscow: Russia's football federation has imposed a six-game ban on Guus Hiddink for shoving a referee during his final match as coach of Anzhi Makhachkala. The federation said Wednesday the measure would apply to six Russian league games if Hiddink takes up another coaching job. Hiddink, who had signed a one-year contract...
  • Guus Hiddink leaves Anzhi Makhachkala July 22, 2013

    Moscow: Guus Hiddink left his post as coach of Russia's Anzhi Makhachkala on Monday, just a month after signing a contract extension. The team announced that he will be replaced by Rene Meulensteen, who joined the staff this month from Manchester United. Hiddink's contract was renewed for one year in June, but...
  • Chelsea, Tottenham, Newcastle through to Europa League quarters March 15, 2013

    London: Chelsea led a trio of English clubs into the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday after Tottenham Hotspur survived a thrilling Inter Milan fightback to advance on away goals and Newcastle United got a late winner. Goals from Juan Mata, John Terry and Fernando Torres, who also missed a penalty, put...
  • Czech misery for Napoli as Anzhi and Zenit shine February 15, 2013

    London: Serie A title challengers Napoli were stunned 3-0 at home by Czech club Viktoria Plzen as Russia's Anzhi Makhachkala and Zenit St Petersburg opened up commanding first-leg advantages in their Europa League last 32 ties on Thursday. Goals from Vladimir Darida, Frantisek Rajtoral and Stanislav Tecl upset Napoli while...
  • Hiddink puts farewell message into perspective November 30, 2012

    Hague: Earlier this week, Guus Hiddink declared he was enjoying "in principle" his last season as a football coach, but Thursday he downplayed that statement again. " 'In principle' says it all," the 66-year-old coach of Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala said, reports Xinhua. "I have so much fun and energy. If...
  • Guus Hiddink to retire from coaching at season's end November 28, 2012

    Hague: Dutch football coach Guus Hiddink will put an end to his illustrious coaching career at the end of the season. Hiddink has led both the Netherlands and South Korea to World Cup semifinals, took Russia to a European Championships semifinal and won the European Cup (now the Champions League)...
  • Right-back role no problem for Liverpool: Henderson November 8, 2012

    London: Liverpool's Jordan Henderson is confident he can deputise for the injured Glen Johnson at right-back if need be. The England midfielder could drop in at right-back against Anzhi Makhachkala as the only specialist right-back in the squad is 19-year-old Jon Flanagan. "I've been doing some training during the week, so...