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Estonian international Sergei Zenjov has left Blackpool F.C. on mutual agreement.

The 25-year-old forward joined the club this summer and went on to make nine appearances, but he failed to get any playing-time after Lee Clark was appointed manager in October.

As Zenjov was not put up for loan and the loan window closed on November 27, the Estonian is currently on the market, after his contract with Blackpool was terminated on mutual agreement with immediate effect. estimates him to have a market value of approximately 1 million euros.

Zenjov has played 40 matches for the national side and scored seven goals.


Nõmme Kalju FC has decided not to renew the contract with Igor Prins, who has managed the team for the past five seasons.

The former midfielder took over from Karel Voolaid in summer 2010, having previously coached FC Levadia Tallinn to Premium league title two years in a row. Nõmme Kalju finished forth in 2010 and 2014, second in 2011 and 2013 and claimed the title in 2012. It also repeated the record performance of Estonian clubs in the UEFA Champions League in 2013-2014.

Opinion digest: Our plans do not have to bend to distorted Russophobia

In a recent opinion piece in Postimees, small business-owner and Reform Party member Vootele Päi responded to criticism sparked by Prime Minister Jüri Ratas' plans to attend a commemorative concert-service at the Estonian church in Saint Petersburg next month.

Kallas, Kasemets, Maasikas: EU is strong, no upside to losing the euro

Speaking on Vikerraadio's "Reporteritund" ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, Siim Kallas, Keit Kasemets and Matti Maasikas agreed that despite its prblems, the EU remained strong as a union.