Russian Premier League

Russian Premier League
RFPL logo.png
Russian Premier League Logo


[edit] Background Information

The Russian Premeir League is the highest division of Russian football and was founded in 2001. The League before was named the Top Division.

[edit] Recent Winners

2008 - Rubin Kazan

2007 - Zenit St. Petersburg

2006 - CSKA Moscow

2005 - CSKA Moscow

2004 - Lokomotiv Moscow

2003 - CSKA Moscow

2002 - Lokomotiv Moscow

2001 - Spartak Moscow

2000 - Spartak Moscow

1999 - Spartak Moscow

1998 - Spartak Moscow

[edit] League Information

1. There are 16 teams in the Russian Premier League at all times.

2. The first round of matches is in March, and the last is in November.

3. There are 30 games played, each team playing together twice. Once at home, and once away.

4. There are 3 points awarded for a win, 1 for a draw, and 0 for a loss.

5. At the end of the season, positions are decided in this order- Games won, goal difference, head to head record, goals scored and away goals scored.

6. The 2 teams at the bottom of the league in November are relegated.

7. The team who accumulate the most points, or win more games come November, are declared champions.

8. You can name 7 subs during match day, with 3 allowed to be used.

9. The top 3 teams in the league qualify for the champions league

[edit] The Teams

The 16 teams who are currently in the Russian Premier League are:

Amkar.png Amkar Perm
Cska moscow.png CSKA Moscow
Dinamo moscow.png Dynamo Moscow
Fc moscow.png FC Moscow
Khimki.png Khimki
Krylja sovetov.png Krylia Sovetov
Kuban.png Kuban Krasnodar
Lokomotiv moscow.png Lokomotiv Moscow
Rostov.png Rostov
Rubin.png Rubin
Saturn.png Saturn
Spartak moscow.png Spartak Moscow
Spartak nalchik.png Spartak Nalchik
Terek.png Terek Grozny
Tom.png Tom Tomsk
Zenit.png Zenit St. Petersburg

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