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Nikolai Mashichev (RUS - LMF, Sillamäe Kalev)
Vladislav Ivanov (RUS - FWD, free agent)
Aleksandr Volodin (EST - RB, Sillamäe Kalev)
Mikhail Lavrentjev (EST - GK, Sillamäe Kalev)
Jüri Jevdokimov (EST - FW, free agent)
Vladislavs Kozlovs (LVA - FW, FK Jelgava)

Aleksandr Dmitrjev (EST - DMF, FC Levadia)

(CIV - FW, USM Alger, ALG)
Artjom Dmitrjev (EST - FW, Nõmme Kalju)
Albert Taar (EST - MF, suspended for matchfixing until the 5.12.2018)
Vladislav Ivanov (RUS - FW, Mubarek Mash'al, UZB)
Maksim Lipin (EST - RW, free agent)
Kostantin Nahk (EST - MF, retirement)
Oleg Valov (EST - LW, free agent)

Coach: Aleksander Pushtov (confirmed)

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26.2.2014 - Infonet are really thinking big for next season since the club from Lasnamäe district brought in no less than 88-time international Aleksandr Dmitrijev. The former Levadia midfielder had a trial in Poland at Vassiljev's club (Piast Gliwice) which did not end with a contract. Dmitrijev signed a two-year contract.

Kozlovs shows happily his new club's jersey with club's official, Aleksandr Altosaar (

Kozlovs shows happily his new club's jersey with club's official, Aleksandr Altosaar (

24.2.2014 - FC Infonet signed Latvian international, Vladislavs Kozlovs (3 caps) who was playing at FK Jelgava last season and arrived on the topscorers' podium (3rd with 15 goals, only one penaltu). Kozlovs is 27 years old is a 187cm striker played also in the Europa League qualifiers last season again Rosenborg Trondheim (NOR). The 1987-born goalscorer is at his first experience abroad.

A starting XI of Njalla Quan Sports Academy (Lions For Life)

A starting XI of Njalla Quan Sports Academy (Lions For Life)

21.2.2014 - FC Infonet are trying to bring a new Manucho since they gave a trial to Robert Ndip Tambe a 20-year-old striker from Cameroon who was part of the U-20 national team in 2013 for the Jeux De Francophonie.
Tambe belonged to Njalla Quan Sports Academy from the city of Limbé. Born on the 22nd of February 1994, Tambe managed to score a brace in the friendly game against Narva Trans yesterday.  
He was also invited by Cameroon national team coach, German Volker Finke, for a training camp at the CAF Technical Center in Mbankomo that took place last year with the aim of
 selecting new players to be added to the national team for the World Cup that took place in Brazil.

16.2.2014 - Interesting team news all in one day, the same day Infonet presented the new jerseys and their mascotte (see picture - click to enlarge).
Goalkeeper Matvei Igonen is testing at Vicenza Calcio, full story here.
Konstantin Nahk has decided to retire from football. Nahk has turned 40 on the 10th of February.
Kassim Aidara who was testing in Asia (first in Vietnam and then in Indonesia at Persebaya) has returned and might have a place at Infonet as defensive midfielder, a role he can cover.
Meanwhile, FC Infonet took on Sillamäe in a friendly game and this time they lost 4-0.
Three new trialist were part of the training game were: goalkeeper Edijs Joksts (LVA), midfielder Dmitri Karatshov (RUS) and striker Filipp Ivanov (BLR).

(partial source: Soccernet)

Vladislav Ivanov will be the second foreigner at the club together with the above pictured, Andrei Derkach (UKR) (

Vladislav Ivanov will be the second foreigner at the club together with the above pictured, Andrei Derkach (UKR) (

05.2.2014 - Shock move for striker Vladislav Ivanov. He joined FC Infonet in December and is leaving in February, one month before the season kick-off. However, it was not a surprise at the club since the parties agreed for a special clause giving the chance to the striker to move abroad in case a better offer would have been made. Ivanov leaves FC Infonet without having played a single game. He goes to Uzbekistan at FK Mash'al Mubarek.

Meanwhile, youth product, Evgeni Harin, has signed a 3-year-contract.

03.2.2014 - Infonet tested Vlado Yordanov Ivanov, 21-year-old striker grown at CSKA Sofia academy, in the friendly game against Paide (3-2 for Infonet. His last club was Botev Vratza. His contract was terminated upon request to the Bulgarian FA since the club did not pay him salary arrears. Together with him another Bulgarian player, 20-year-old Mihhail Kisjov, tested in the friendly game.

22.1.2014 - Infonet is testing Petteri Röönko, 29-year-old striker from FC JIPPO, Ykkönen (second flight) club from Joensuu. The player confirmed himself on Twitter that he is testing with the Lasnamäe based club and will play in a friendly game against Kalju on Saturday at 10am in the indoor hall of the A.Coq Arena complex. According to Transfermarkt, the player has scored 35 goals in 136 appearances in Ykkönen. He was also at KuPs but did not collect any minute in Veikkausliiga.

10.1.2014 - Manucho has confirmed to Rumori in an exclusive interview that is a USM Alger player. Details of the deal and more info about the Algerian club are available here.

Former Kalju striker, Juri Jevdokimov, is testing with Infonet.

31.12.2014 - According to coach Pushtov, the Infonet squad is 90% completed. 'There are only two positions open,' said the Infonet's skipper to 'and we will start to look for players and test them.' The positions shall be those in central midfield since Pushtov might be looking for alternatives to Tanel Melts and the ageing Konstantin Nahk (not in the end of year tournament squad). In that sense, it is explained the trials of Kaljumäe (from Levadia) and Kaivoja (at Lokomotiv Jõhvi during last season).

30.12.2014 - Another trialist is Kevin Kaivoja, son of referee Raul Kaivoja and last season at Lokomotiv Jõhvi.

29.12.2014 - FC Infonet are bringing Marek Kaljumäe (Levadia) to the end of year tournament.

5.12.2014 - Aleksandr Volodin and Mikhail Lavrentjev, these are the other two big signings placed by FC Infonet who took other two players from Sillamäe. The ambition for next season is evident: aiming at the podium. The two players have signed a 2-year contract. Following the signing of goalkeeper Lavrentjev, coach Pushtov has not denied that Matvei Igonen might be sold abroad, thus explained the need for an addition between the sticks.

Manucho has hopes to settle abroad

Manucho has hopes to settle abroad

Situation: (4.12.2014) the two transfer coups set for two days in a row (Mashichev first and Ivanov later on the 3rd and 4th of December) have definitely risen the status of FC Infonet to a big player of the transfer market. The aim is clear: creating a squad that will be able to reach a better place than the 5th and eventually hit the podium. Ivanov can be a valid alternative to Manucho in all senses: either he leaves Infonet (check about his ambitions here) or he stays and accept the increased competition in the role. Unless Pushtov will redesign his side to play also with 4-4-2.

Target: (4.12.2014) hard to think whether FC Infonet needs more players. They have secured both Igonen and Avilov with a professional contract until 2017 and have also given a pro upgrade to second team goalkeeper, Zelentsov. Obviously players like Igonen and Golovljov are the hot items they are looking to sell.
At the same time, the two coups might suggest they might still be out for good and bring some other names.