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.
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.
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.
At the three-month winter break in the Serbian season, FK Radnicki 1923 remained unbeaten and top of the Serbian First 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.
Newly promoted FC Nitra had taken the Slovakian First Division by storm in their first six months back in the league. The club sat pretty in second place and found themselves in an unlikely title battle with Slovak giants Zilina and Slovan Bratislava.
FC Nitra won their fifth Slovak Second Division title with an unbeaten season in Vladimir Latunov's first season in Slovakia. Now, heading into the 2032/33 campaign, the challenge was to strengthen the side and develop some exciting youngsters to step up to the top tier and move into European football.
Vladimir Latunov had made a great start to life in Slovakian side FC Nitra, the ninth club and eighth country in his Soviet Surge. This represented a new challenge in the second tier of a nation for the first time and the Russian manager was showing his class with an unbeaten run through to a... Continue Reading →
After tasting success in more than half of the countries across Eastern Europe, Russian manager Vladimir Latunov, with all due respect, took a major step down in quality in the next leg of his Soviet Surge in the summer of 2031.