Vladimir Latunov was preparing for a third season at FK Radnicki 1923 Kragujevac, which represented the first occasion in his 15-year career that he'd stated with a club for longer than two years.
Embarking on a 20th season in charge of Bolton Wanderers, I'd taken the club from the fourth tier of English football and financial ruin to four-time national champions and being absolutely minted in the last 19 years.
A strong start to their first season in the Serbian SuperLeague saw FK Radnicki 1923 Kragujevac sitting fourth heading into 2035, despite the media expecting them to finish 12th.
Our third defence of Bolton Wanderers' Premier League title had started pretty well as we sat two points clear of free-scoring Manchester United. We also had another Champions League first knockout round clash with Real Madrid to look forward to. 2039 began with a £150 million offer for star midfielder Germán Martínez from Real Madrid,... Continue Reading →
After dropping to a second tier league for the second time in his career, Vladimir Latunov swiftly led his new FK Radnicki 1923 Kragujevac side back to the top of Serbian football.
As Bolton Wanderers' young squad flourished, the club was becoming an increasingly dominant force in the Premier League. The 2037/38 campaign saw us only lose once until the final two games of the season in wrapping up a third successive title.
At the three-month winter break in the Serbian season, FK Radnicki 1923 remained unbeaten and top of the Serbian First League.
Bolton Wanderers' second Premier League title defence was off to a superb start as they headed into 2038 unbeaten. They were also looking forward to an exciting first clash with Real Madrid in the Champions League.
A crazy conclusion to the Slovakian First Division saw Vladimir Latunov lift his eighth national title on his Soviet Surge with FC Nitra. That success meant he was back on the move with a tenth club in nine countries across Eastern Europe.