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.
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.
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.
An unbeaten start to the Ukrainian Premier League had Vladimir Latunov in prime position to win a seventh national title in his Soviet Surge - in which he was bidding to win all 13 leagues in Eastern Europe.
After success in winning the national title in six of the 13 target countries in his Soviet Surge journey, Russian manager Vladimir Latunov landed one of the biggest managerial roles in Eastern Europe in the summer of 2030.
Having led Rijeka to the Croatian title, Russian manager Vladimir Latunov continued his Soviet Surge across Eastern Europe by joining his seventh club in six countries. And that side was FCSB in Romania.
HNK Rijeka were right in the mix for the Croatian title, just six points behind the almost unbeatable Dinamo Zagreb. Their efforts had once again been led by free-scoring striker Zijad Handzic, while the club's owners were reportedly worried by manager Vladimir Latunov walking away at the end of his contract in the summer.