Alex Miller’s appointment at Sibir seemed like an interesting an potentially inspired selection. With the Scotsman already sacked after just three months in the role, did he ever stand a chance?
Armavir may have an unusual background and poor recent luck, but local side Torpedo are doing the city proud this season.
Having grown up in trying times, Vladimir and Georgy Gabulov have defied the odds to forge impressive careers in football.
Torpedo Moscow may not the top side in their city, but they are making progress again after a few tough years in the wilderness.