On Saturday, 16 August, Moscow hosts the first tournament of Russian fans of English soccer clubs.
Alexander Lagutenkov, the tournament's executive director, told RIA Novosti that Moscow's Olympic Centre `Luzhniki` will offer its grounds to 8 teams lining up fans of such popular English soccer clubs as Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Newcastle, Southhampton and Volverhampton plus a team of sports journalists.
The tournament will be held in the mini soccer format: five field players and a goal keeper will play two times of 10 minutes each with unrestricted number of substitutions allowed.
The teams will be split in two groups. A round-robin competition in each group will send two best teams to the semi-finals. The two qualifiers will play in the final for the English League Fan Clubs' Cup.
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