A profile of Shinnik Yaroslavl
Russia’s second tier is often seen as something of a graveyard for its clubs. Trying to escape it, or even stay in it, is proving costly for some.
The Russian First Division today enters its winter hibernation. What have we found out about the league thus far?
The relegation play-off saved both Rostov and Volga from dropping into the First Division, but next season promises to be even tougher for both teams.
In the wake of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl’s tragedy, Shinnik are hoping that football can provide a rallying point for the grief-stricken city.