CSKA Moscow football club is ranked amongst the top 3 league teams of Russia along with Rubin Kazan Football Club and Zenit St. Petersburg Football Club.
The Army men, who were the runners-up of last season in the Russian Premier League, won 10 national titles- an outstanding achievement by any club, and are regarded as one of the most successful clubs in Russian football, having a great history in the Soviet football as well.
CSKA Moscow FC has a strong history of football winning the major titles like Soviet Championship seven times, the Soviet Cup five times, the Russian Cup five times, Russian Premier League title three times including finishing second 5 times, Russian Super Cup 4 times, and the UEFA Cup title in 2008.
CSKA Moscow is funded by Sibneft, an oil company owned by the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. Abramovich did not directly own the club as he was also the owner of English Premier League giant, Chelsea football club and UEFA allows only one entity or ownership of a club at a time.
Vladimir Fedotov football player holds the record for the most league appearances for CSKA Moscow with 381 games while GrigoryFedotov football player is the top goal scorer for CSKA with 126 goals.
Performance records of CSKA Moscow football club:
- UEFA Cup
- Winners: 2005
- Russian Premier League
- Winners: 2003, 2005, 2006
- Runners-Up: 1998, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010
- Russian Cup
- Winners: 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009
- Runners-Up: 1993, 1994, 2000
- Russian Super Cup
- Winners: 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009
- Runners-Up: 2003, 2010, 2011
- Soviet Top League
- Winners: 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1970, 1991
- Runners-Up: 1938, 1945, 1949, 1990
- Soviet Cup
- Winners: 1945, 1948, 1951, 1955, 1991
- Runners-Up: 1944, 1967, 1992
- Channel One Cup
- Winners: 2007