Articles by Justin Palmer



Zenit Banks On Attacking Flair

  • 13 May 08
  • Reuters
Zenit St. Petersburg chases its first European trophy when the free-scoring Russian champion take on Rangers in Wednesday's UEFA Cup final at the City of Manchester stadium.

CSKA Faces an Uphill Struggle

  • 22 February 07
  • Reuters
Former winner CSKA goes into Thursday's UEFA Cup first knockout round, second-leg tie with work to do to remain in the competition.

CSKA Focused on UEFA Defense

  • 01 December 05
  • Reuters
UEFA Cup holder CSKA Moscow looks to put the gloss on the most successful year in its history by sealing qualification to the knockout stage on Thursday.

Shakhtar, CSKA Braced for Cup

  • 24 November 05
  • Reuters
Family honor will be at stake when Rapid Bucharest coach Razvan Lucescu opposes his father Mircea Lucescu, coach of Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk, in Thursday's UEFA Cup group stage tie.

Steel and Samba Destroy Hosts' Dreams

  • 20 May 05
  • Reuters
Brazilian samba and Russian steel combined to clinch a historic UEFA Cup final victory for CSKA Moscow on Wednesday as it stunned Portugal's Sporting Lisbon 3-1.

CSKA Faces a Depleted Parma

  • 28 April 05
  • Reuters
Parma coach Pietro Carmignani's preoccupation with his side's relegation battle will mean he again fields a weakened line-up for his UEFA Cup semifinal, first-leg clash against CSKA Moscow on Thursday.

Russians Impress Early at Euros

  • 22 January 03
  • Reuters
Russians Yelena Sokolova and Viktoria Volchkova put the pressure on four-time champion Irina Slutskaya after shading their compatriot during qualifying on the opening day of the European Figure Skating Championships on Monday.