The Author

Andrew Flint
Andrew Flint

Freelance journalist and English teacher living in Siberia. Married father of two football-playing girls. Former neighbour of Roy Keane (before Triggs became a figure of fun). Manchester United will always be my first love, but I have been following FK Tyumen as my now local team for three years. I also write for thesefootballtimes.net, fourfourtwo.com and russianfootballnews.com. Main objective: to spread the word about the criminally under-reported Russian lower league and beyond.

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Premier League exports to Russia

by Andrew Flint

Andrew Flint looks at all former English Premier League players currently in Russia, and assesses their chances of playing time and success this season.

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Diary of an Englishman in Siberia

by Andrew Flint

Andrew Flint welcomes you to the first in a monthly series charting the trials and tribulations of following your new favourite Russian second tier team, FK Tyumen

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Siberian Suncream and FK Tyumen

by Andrew Flint

Andrew Flint unravels the paradox of following a little-known team in the largest country on earth, where accusations of racism and homophobia are just two of the obstacles to be dealt with. Introducing FK Tyumen: a team who don’t do things by half.