Andrey Arshavin

Born: May 29, 1981 (age 36)

Height: 5'7" (171cm)

Hometown: St Petersburg, Russia
Nationality: Russia Russian

Position: Midfielder
Andrey Arshavin
Career History
Senior2009-2013Arsenal
→ 2012Zenit St Petersburg (loan)
2013-Zenit St Petersburg
Sports Mole has 167 articles about Andrey Arshavin. Articles 1 to 40:
Russian striker Andrey Arshavin celebrates scoring against Holland on June 21, 2008.
Andrey Arshavin: 'Impossible to succeed in sport without doping'
Former Arsenal and Russia footballer Andrey Arshavin claims that some sports are "simply impossible without doping", with "everyone" involved in the activity.
Aug 19, 16:46
Russian striker Andrey Arshavin celebrates scoring against Holland on June 21, 2008.
Andrey Arshavin to sign on at FC Kairat?
A report claims that former Arsenal attacker Andrey Arshavin will continue his professional career with a move to Kazakhstan side FC Kairat.
Feb 26, 22:40
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal to take inspiration from 2011 win over Barcelona
Arsene Wenger tells his Arsenal players to take inspiration from the club's 2011 victory over Barcelona in the Champions League.
Feb 16, 12:58
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud is pursued by James Milner of Liverpool on August 24, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Wednesday night's Premier League clash between Liverpool and leaders Arsenal at Anfield.
Jan 11, 16:25
Theo Walcott of Arsenal celebrates their sixth goal during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Reading and Arsenal at Madejski Stadium on October 30, 2012
On this day: Reading, Arsenal involved in epic League Cup clash
On this day in 2012, Theo Walcott scored a hat-trick as Arsenal and Reading were involved in one of the most remarkable matches in League Cup history.
Oct 30, 06:00
Zenit's Hulk celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Atletico Madrid during the Champions League on September 18, 2013
Video: Zenit St Petersburg's Hulk, Andrey Arshavin star in ad for Red Bull
Zenit St Petersburg star Hulk features in an advert for Red Bull, but former teammate Andrey Arshavin attracts the most attention.
Jul 28, 12:24
Andrey Arshavin, then of Arsenal, celebrates his fourth goal against Liverpool on April 21, 2009.
Andrey Arshavin joins Kuban Krasnodar
Russian club Kuban Krasnodar sign Andrey Arshavin on a one-year deal, following his release by Zenit St Petersburg.
Jul 13, 16:29
Andrey Arshavin of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Manager Arsene Wenger during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on December 13, 2009
Andrey Arshavin silent on retirement rumours
Zenit St Petersburg attacker Andrey Arshavin refuses to comment on speculation that he will retire from football.
Jun 26, 13:04
Zenit St Petersburg players celebrate with the trophy after the UEFA Cup final match between Scottish football club Glasgow Rangers and Russian side Zenit St Petersburg at Manchester City stadium on May 14, 2008
On this day: Zenit St Petersburg defeat Rangers to win UEFA Cup
On this day in 2008, Zenit St Petersburg scored twice in the closing stages to beat Rangers 2-0 in the UEFA Cup final at the City of Manchester Stadium.
May 14, 08:00
Alexander Kokorin of Russia celebrates scoring his team's first goal with teammate Oleg Shatov on his back during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between Algeria and Russia at Arena da Baixada on June 26, 2014
Porn star offers sex incentive to Russian striker Alexander Kokorin
A Russian porn star offers Dynamo Moscow striker Alexander Kokorin the incentive of a 16-hour sex marathon if he scores five goals by the end of the Russian league season.
Apr 8, 18:40
Spurs manager Andre Villas Boas prior to kick off against Crystal Palace on August 18, 2013
Preview: Torino vs. Zenit St Petersburg
Sports Mole looks ahead to the second leg of Torino and Zenit St Petersburg's last-16 tie in the Europa League.
Mar 17, 18:21
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring his side's second gaol with teammate Rafael Da Silva during the FA Cup sponsored by E.On Sixth Round match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on March 12, 2011
On this day: Manchester United beat Arsenal to reach FA Cup semi-finals
On this day in 2011, Manchester United beat Arsenal 2-0 at Old Trafford to reach the FA Cup semi-finals.
Mar 12, 09:57
Newcastle United's Ivorian midfielder Cheik Tiote celebrates scoring their equalizing goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, north-east England on February 5, 2011
On this day: Newcastle United stun Arsenal with four-goal comeback
On this day in 2011, Newcastle United fought back from 4-0 behind to earn a 4-4 draw against Arsenal at St James' Park.
Feb 5, 10:07
Andrey Arshavin, then of Arsenal, celebrates his fourth goal against Liverpool on April 21, 2009.
On this day: Andrei Arshavin agrees Arsenal switch
Six years ago today, Russian international Andrei Arshavin put the finishing touches on his move to Arsenal.
Feb 2, 09:57
Monaco's Tunisian defender Aymen Abdennour celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match AS Monaco (ASM) vs Zenit Saint-Petersburg, on December 9, 2014
Match Analysis: AS Monaco 2-0 Zenit St Petersburg
Sports Mole brings you an analysis of AS Monaco's 2-0 victory over Zenit St Petersburg, with the French side qualifying for the knockout stages.
Dec 9, 22:18
Monaco's Bulgarian forward Dimitar Berbatov celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) vs Lens (RCL) on December 2, 2014
Live Commentary: AS Monaco 2-0 Zenit St Petersburg - as it happened
Relive all of the action as AS Monaco qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League with a 2-0 victory over travelling Zenit St Petersburg in Group C.
Dec 9, 18:45
Bayer Leverkusen's football players celebrate a goal during their UEFA Champions League Group C football match between Bayer Leverkusen and Zenit at Petrovsky Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, on St. Petersburg on November 4, 2014
Result: Bayer Leverkusen see off Zenit St Petersburg
Bayer Leverkusen increase their hopes of making it through to the last 16 of the Champions League with a 2-1 win away to Group C rivals Zenit St Petersburg.
Nov 4, 18:54
Zenit's Brazilian Hulk (R) celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League group C football match against SL Benfica on September 16, 2014
Live Commentary: Zenit St Petersburg 0-0 AS Monaco - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you minute-by-minute coverage of Zenit St Petersburg's goalless draw with AS Monaco at the Petrovsky Stadium in the Champions League.
Oct 1, 16:00
Arsenal's English striker Theo Walcott celebrates after scoring a third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Blackpool at the Emirates Stadium in London, England on August 21, 2010
On this day: Arsenal hit six past Blackpool
On this day in 2010, a Theo Walcott hat-trick helped Arsenal to an emphatic 6-0 victory over Premier League newcomers Blackpool.
Aug 21, 10:04
Russian striker Andrey Arshavin celebrates scoring against Holland on June 21, 2008.
FIFA World Cup countdown: Top 10 Russian footballers of all time
As part of the countdown to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Sports Mole takes a look at the top 10 players in the history of Russian football.
May 19, 12:11
Pavel Pogrebnyak of Reading celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Reading at City Ground on November 29, 2013
Reading striker Pavel Pogrebnyak gets surprise Russia World Cup call-up
Reading striker Pavel Pogrebnyak is named in Russia's preliminary 30-man squad for next month's World Cup in Brazil.
May 12, 17:45
Andrey Arshavin, then of Arsenal, celebrates his fourth goal against Liverpool on April 21, 2009.
On this day: Arsenal's Andrey Arshavin scores four at Anfield
Five years ago today, Andrey Arshavin scores all of Arsenal's four goals during their draw away at Liverpool.
Apr 21, 10:09
Birmingham City's Obafemi Martins celebrates with Nikola Zigic after scoring during the Carling Cup final football match between Arsenal and Birmingham at the Wembley Stadium in London on February 27, 2011
On this day: Birmingham City stun Arsenal to win League Cup
On this day in 2011, Birmingham City net a last-minute winner to win the Carling Cup with a 2-1 victory over Arsenal at Wembley.
Feb 27, 09:59
Dortmund's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski celebrates after the 3-1 goal during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match against SSC Napoli on November 26, 2013
Team News: Robert Lewandowski starts for Borussia Dortmund
Striker Robert Lewandowski overcomes the flu to start for Borussia Dortmund against against Zenit St Petersburg in Russia.
Feb 25, 16:33
Jonathan Tehoue of Leyton Orient shoots to score the equaliser during the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON 5th Round match between Leyton Orient and Arsenal at the Matchroom Stadium on February 20, 2011
On this day: Arsenal held by Leyton Orient
On this day in 2011, a last-minute goal from Leyton Orient's Jonathan Tehoue earned his side a 1-1 draw against Arsenal in the FA Cup fifth round.
Feb 20, 10:03
Andrey Arshavin of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Manager Arsene Wenger during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on December 13, 2009
On this day: Andrey Arshavin downs Liverpool in Arsenal comeback at Anfield
On this day in 2009, Andrey Arshavin continued his fine form at Anfield to help Arsenal to a 2-1 win.
Dec 13, 09:57
Zenit Saint-Petersburg's Andrey Arshavin vies with Atletico Madrid's Miranda during their UEFA Champions League group G match in Saint-Petersburg on November 26, 2013
Result: Atletico Madrid's Thibaut Courtois blunder gifts Zenit St Petersberg draw
Atletico Madrid's Thibaut Courtois gifts Zenit St Petersburg a 1-1 draw with a goalkeeping blunder.
Nov 26, 18:51
Atletico boss Diego Simeone on the touchline against Rayo on August 25, 2013
Team News: Atletico Madrid make four changes for Zenit St Petersburg trip
Atletico Madrid make six changes to the team for tonight's Champions League group match against Zenit St Petersburg.
Nov 26, 16:34
Arsenal's English midfielder Jack Wilshere scores his team's first goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match against Montpellier on November 21, 2012
On this day: Arsenal qualify for Champions League knockout stages
On this day in 2012, goals from Jack Wilshere and Lukas Podolski help Arsenal beat Montpellier HSC to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Nov 21, 09:52
Younes Kaboul celebrates his winning goal for Tottenham Hotspur against Arsenal on November 20, 2010.
On this day: Tottenham Hotspur battle back for Arsenal win
Three years ago today, Tottenham Hotspur record their first win away at rivals Arsenal since 1993.
Nov 20, 09:52
Zenit Saint-Petersburg's Axel Witsel vies with Porto's Josue during their UEFA Champions League group G footbal match in Saint Petersburg on November 6, 2013
Result: Zenit St Petersburg, Porto share spoils
Hulk scores the equaliser but then misses a penalty for Zenit St Petersburg as they draw against his former club Porto in the Champions League.
Nov 6, 18:50
Zenit St. Petersburg's Andrey Arshavin in action on July 26, 2013
Andrey Arshavin unimpressed with Arsenal's "theatre"
Andrey Arshavin criticises Arsenal fans for failing to create a supportive atmosphere at the Emirates Stadium, claiming that their lack of vocal support can nullify home advantage.
Oct 31, 07:26
Italian referee Paolo Tagliavento shows the red card to Porto's Mexican midfielder Hector Herrera during the UEFA Champions League Group G football match FC Porto vs Zenit at the Dragao Stadium in Porto on October 22, 2013
Live Commentary: Porto 0-1 Zenit St Petersburg - as it happened
Relive our commentary of FC Porto's Champions League group stage match against Zenit St Petersburg.
Oct 22, 18:45
Atletico Madrid's Joao Miranda celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Zenit during their Champions League group match on September 18, 2013
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 3-1 Zenit St Petersburg - as it happened
Read how Atletico Madrid got their first Champions League campaign in five years off to a winning start with a 3-1 victory over Zenit, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute coverage.
Sep 18, 18:50
England's Michael Owen in action during the World Cup qualifier against Germany on September 1, 2001
On this day: England beat Russia in European Championship qualifier
On this day in 2007, England beat Russia 3-0 in a European Championship qualifier at Wembley.
Sep 12, 09:53
General view outside the Emirates Stadium before the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bolton Wanderers on September 24, 2011
Arsenal agree sponsorship deal with bookmakers Paddy Power
Arsenal announce a three-year sponsorship deal with Paddy Power following the bookmakers' previous dig at former player Andrey Arshavin.
Aug 23, 13:42
Arsene Wenger of Arsenal looks on as a fan behind makes his feelings known during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on August 17, 2013
Seven players Arsenal can still sign
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at realistic transfer targets for Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, who has two weeks left to improve his squad.
Aug 19, 09:59
Luis Suarez looks on during a Liverpool FC training session at Rajamangala Stadium on July 27, 2013
Report: Arsenal plan final Luis Suarez bid
Arsenal are reportedly weighing up making a final offer for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.
Aug 15, 08:53
Russia manager Fabio Capello during a training session on June 6, 2013
Live Commentary: Northern Ireland 1-0 Russia - as it happened
Relive Northern Ireland's famous win over Russia in a rearranged World Cup qualifier with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute text commentary.
Aug 14, 19:00
Michael O'Neill
Preview: Northern Ireland vs. Russia
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's World Cup qualifier as Northern Ireland host Russia in Group F.
Aug 12, 15:33



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