Originally known as Iskra from their founding in 1958 to 1964, and then Rubin-TAN from 1992 to 1993, Rubin Kazan are from the city of Kazan in the Republic of Tatarstan. Rubin play in the Russian Premier League, at the thirty thousand capacity Tsentralnyi Stadium.
After years of relative mediocrity, Rubin were promoted to the Russian Premier League in 2003, their first ever season in the top flight football of Russian/Soviet football. Their lack of silverware ended when Kazan won the 2008 and 2009 Russian Premier League titles and when they recorded a shock Champions League win over Barcelona in the October 2009 they were known across Europe. The club wear maroon home shirts with white trim.
Russian club Rubin Kazan unveil an entire updated kit collection for 2016/17 and reveal a modernised club crest. Rubin Kazan prepare for the upcoming season by releasing all-new home, away, and third shirts seeing their trademark deep red club colour once again compose the new Jako home strip wit [...]
Here is the new Rubin Kazan Umbro home shirt for the upcoming season. During the 2011/12 season, Rubin Kazan finished in 6th place in the Russian Premier League earning a place in the 2012/13 UEFA Europa League Group Stage due to their 2011/12 Russian Cup success. The c [...]
Here is the new Rubin Kazan 2011/12 home kit made by Umbro [...]
Rubin Kazan is a Russian football club, playing in the Russian Premier League [...]
The turning point in the modern history of Rubin Kazan came in 1996, when the patron of the club, Kamil Iskhakrov, became the mayor of Kazan, and helped to improve the financial health of the club. In addition, he set up a two-part goal for the club: to first advance to the first league, and then to the Premier League.
Notable players include Yann M/Vila, Savo Milosevic, Gokdeniz Karadeniz, Belson Valdez, Salomon Rondon, Obafemi Martins, Carlos Eduardo, Gokhan Tore, Fatih Tekke, Sergei Semak and Cristian Ansaldi.