Winners of the Russian Premier League in 2008 and 2009, Rubin Kazan are the city’s Russian Association football club, currently based at the 30,000 capacity Central Stadium. Formed in 1958, it took until 2003 for the team to reach the Russian Premier League but since then they have had success both in national and international championships, marking their 50th anniversary with an unexpected Russian title in 2008.
Fans can make a trip of visiting Kazan for a Rubin Kazan home game by staying at the central Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Kazan, just a short journey from the stadium’s waterside location.
Rubin Kazan - 2008 & 2009 winners of the Russian Premier League
Nicknamed the Tatarstan Side, Rubin Kazan count the 2012 Russian Super Cup amongst their recent successes, having also lifted the trophy in 2010. With a dedicated fan base and active supporters in Russia, the team have been well represented at UEFA fixtures throughout Europe.
A new stadium for Rubin Kazan home games, designed by Populous for 2013 will become the home of the team after the 2013 Summer World University Games (Universiade). This stadium has an increased capacity of 45,000 and allows fans to enjoy games in a modern setting specially designed to reflect the unique local culture and history of Kazan.
Stay in Kazan for Rubin Kazan games
Visitors to the area for Rubin Kazan fixtures can benefit from the chance to explore more of the team’s home city by staying in a central hotel in Kazan
such as the Park Inn by Radisson Kazan hotel.
The hotel’s location just minutes’ walk from many of the city’s main tourist sites ensures guests can relax whilst visiting Kazan and explore more of the city before and after a game.