Eliot Rothwell is a journalist based in Moscow. He writes about football, politics and culture in Russia and the post-Soviet space for, among others, the Calvert Journal, ESPN and Roads and Kingdoms. In 2017, he completed an MA in History at the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies at UCL, where he researched cultural ties between the Soviet Union and the West during the Khrushchev era.
After years in the wilderness, has Nizhny finally found a football team of its own?
On the road with FC Rostov during their season challenging Europe’s elite
The football club giving Moscow’s Armenian diaspora something to cheer
Uncover Moscow’s rich football history on this capital tour