1. Bring back the Yugoslav First League!!!
    (Andy UK, 28 August 2014 14:14)

    De-facto yes, the name should be something players like Shaqiri would be interested. It's sport, after all.
    In former USSR clubs like Ararat Yerevan, Dynamo Tbilisi played against Zenit or Spartak. Now these clubs are literally left alone in a tiny country.

    I was sorry to see Croatian team being beaten by Brasil this Summer - it was obvious, the "Checkered" are at least on-pair. How right it is the Brasil-Germany game did prove few weeks later.

    With all that... Serbia, Slovenia, Macedonia, CG not even there and Kosovo - no chance. I think, they are all losers from that situation and UEFA should consider "international" First Leagues. Anyone remembers, how many clubs from Belarus played in the Soviet First Liga? Or how about Tajik or Turkmen First Liga? This is a joke, in particular that now clubs from Central Asia have no representation in UEFA. But would be some footy club from Vladivostok become the champion of Russia, they would be "there". Pretty bizarre.

    Independence is good but only if the "old" ties are not broken. What happened since 1991 is mostly breaking of ties and creating one catastrophe after an other.
    (Ataman, 30 August 2014 00:05)

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  2. Sorry but Gazprom press secretary, Sergey Kupriyanov already denied the report.
    (Redacted, 29 August 2014 05:30)

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  3. This will only make the team better now that it is under private ownership. It is in the owners self interest to make the team a winning club and bring in a profit. It is even better now that the government is not throwing away tax payer money at a football club when there are people in this country who cant afford to buy bread.
    (Andrew, 28 August 2014 20:40)

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  4. It's hard to see how Red Star can be a team that will make an impact in Europe again with such a poor domestic league.

    The standard is so low that competition and potential to attract players is tiny.

    Alongside Red Star there's only Partizan that can pull in a decent crowd, with a handful of others that can get more than a couple of thousand in - Vojvodina, Novi Pazar, Radnicki Nis.

    Bring back the Yugoslav First League!!!
    (Andy UK, 28 August 2014 14:14)

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  5. DON'T SELL IT TO THEM! (STANISLAV, 28 August 2014 11:58)

    Why not ?
    Will the club go bankrupt ?
    Will Gazprom take it to Russia ?
    Do the Serbs have a closer ally than Russia ?

    The club even sounds almost Russian ЧЕРВОНАЯ ЗВЕЗДА.
    (rote, 28 August 2014 13:33)

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