Spartak Moscow

  • Everton sign Aiden McGeady from Spartak Moscow January 11, 2014

    England: Everton have signed Ireland winger Aiden McGeady from Spartak Moscow on a 4year deal for an undisclosed fee. The Premier League paraded McGeady in front of supporters before Saturday's game against Norwich at Goodison Park. McGeady spent six years with Celtic before moving to Russia for 9.5 million pounds (now $15.6...
  • Celtic beat Spartak 21 to book their place in the last 16 December 6, 2012

    Glasgow: Kris Commons smashed home a controversial late penalty to earn Celtic a 21 victory over Spartak Moscow, booking his team a place in the Champions League's knockout stage for the first time since 2008. The Scottish champions started the match level on points with Benfica in Group G but...
  • Messi scores twice as Barcelona beat Moscow 30 November 21, 2012

    Moscow: Lionel Messi scored his ninth double of the campaign as Barcelona won 30 at Spartak Moscow on Tuesday to reach the knockout stage of the Champions League for the ninth straight season. With 56 Champions League goals, Messi is now level in second place in the alltime list with...
  • No point chasing Messi, says Kombarov November 20, 2012

    Moscow: Lionel Messi moves so skilfully that there's no point trying to chase the Barcelona star down, Spartak Moscow wingback Dmitri Kombarov said. Spartak host Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday with Barcelona able to qualify for the knockout stages with a win and the Russians needing all three...
  • Spartak beat Benfica 21 in Champions League October 23, 2012

    Moscow: Spartak Moscow won its first Champions League match this season on Tuesday by beating Benfica 21 from a firsthalf own goal by Jardel. Rafael Carioca gave Spartak a 10 lead in the third minute after overlapping down the left and receiving a clever pass from Jurado before poking the...
  • Barca, Vilanova look to extend perfect start September 19, 2012

    Barcelona: After handing coach Tito Vilanova a perfect league start, Barcelona will look to extend their form to the Champions League when they opens Group G against Spartak Moscow on Wednesday. The Spanish team leads the league after winning all four of its games and, despite losing the Spanish Super Cup...
  • Injured Iniesta to miss three games September 13, 2012

    Madrid: Andres Iniesta returned from Spain international duty with a muscle strain in his right leg and will be out for 10 and 15 days, his club Barcelona said on Wednesday. Iniesta will miss Saturday's La Liga match at Getafe and Wednesday's Champions League Group G opener at home to Spartak...