Today’s Champions League match between NK Maribor and Spartak Moscow was briefly interrupted after a fan in the Spartak section fired a flare onto the pitch, narrowly missing the head referee.
One of Russia’s many problems is racism. And not just the quiet, personal racism you find everywhere in Europe; also the kind of blatant, in-your-face sort that ... you also find most everywhere in Europe. Take, for instance, the upheld suspension of Ghanaian-born midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong, who was punished for…
Spartak Moscow supporters, with an ingenuity far surpassing their maturity, rigged up a penis banner to mouth-sodomize the mascot of rival Zenit Saint Petersburg. I think the fact that it's bestiality precludes any accusations of homophobia. [Off The Post]