Fabio Capello plans to remain as coach of the Russia national team until their home World Cup in 2018. The […]
The president of the Russian Football Union has dismissed any prospect of sacking coach Fabio Capello after Russia’s FIFA World […]
Fabio Capello might have thought being mauled by the British tabloids was the most terrifying experience in football but that was before he came across Vladimir Zhirinovsky. The far-right Zhirinovsky, Russia’s most controversial politician, has branded the Capello a “thief” and demanded that the Italian appears before parliament to face a grilling from angry MPs over Russia’s...
Fabio Capello – Where Did It All Go Wrong? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After leading Russia out of the 2014 World Cup without a single win, the Fabio Capello paradox seems to be stretching even wider. From a managerial genius of clubs to a managerial failure internationally, we uncover where Fabio has gone so badly wrong.
Though most England fans will primarily remember...
BRAZIL — Following Russia’s 1-1 draw with Algeria and subsequent elimination from the World Cup, national team manager Fabio Capello searched for excuses, ultimately deciding to pin the blame a green laser beam.
“He was blinded by the laser beam,” Capello said to the Guardian. “There are pictures. You can see that in the footage. This not an excuse, it is a fact.”
It’s a pretty cool feat: for the first time in World Cup history, Algeria is moving on to the Round of 16. It did so by drawing with Russia, 1-1, in its final group stage game.
But Russia is having none of it. Mainly because it appears that on Algeria’s goal, Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was blinded or distracted by a green laser of some sort.
After the game, Russia coach Fabio...
An under-fire Fabio Capello laid the blame for Russia’s FIFA World Cup elimination in the hands of the match officials. […]
Fabio Capello believes that Russia would improve if more of the country’s stars played their football abroad. Capello’s men remain […]
Fabio Capello accentuated the positives despite Russia’s FIFA World Cup hopes being severely dented by a 1-0 defeat to Belgium. […]
Russia and South Korea split the points in each sides Group H opener with a 1-1 draw. An uneventful first half was followed by a frenzied second stanza which witnessed both teams scoring and manufacturing several other chances.
South Korea Manager Hong Myung-Bo, who captained his country to a semifinal appearance in the 2002 World Cup set his team up in a defensive posture and for...
Russia coach Fabio Capello refused to blame goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after his blunder in their 1-1 draw against South Korea. […]
Russia 1-1 South Korea – Kerzhakov salvages draw after Akinfeev howler - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Russia striker Aleksandr Kerzhakov scored midway through the second half to earn Fabio Capello’s side a hard fought draw against South Korea on Tuesday, with the 31-year-old joining Vladimir Beschastnykh as Russia’s all-time top scorer.
Kerzhakov’s goal, the 26th...
Both Russia and South Korea have waited the longest to play their first match of all the 32 teams, as they will finally take the field after the second set of matches actually begin.
For Russia, the return to World Cup play after 12 long years of absence will finally be over as Fabio Capello has led his new side in overcoming the massive disappointment of missing South Africa in...
Fabio Capello believes Russia’s appearance at the FIFA World Cup is an important step forward for football in the European […]
Russia v South Korea Preview: Capello to oversee strong start for World Cup underdogs? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Russia and South Korea will go head to head in the Arena Pantanal on Tuesday in what is the final match of the opening round of fixtures at the 2014 World Cup.
The Russians, managed by former England boss Fabio Capello, come into the tournament on the back...
Up next in Road to Brazil is the Russian National Team.
Russia (ranked 19th by FIFA) is coached by Fabio Capello, and they are in Group F with Belgium, Algeria and South Korea. The Russians will have their first match in the 2014 World Cup against South Korea on Tuesday, June 17 in Belo Horizonte.
2014 World Cup Calendar:
- Russia vs. South Korea - June...
During Fabio Capello’s tenure as England boss, the press derided him for a number of reasons. His crimes included not speaking the language well, so-called rigid tactics and not giving youth a chance. A tabloid once went far enough so as to publish Capello’s head with a pair of donkey ears! It’s fair to say he wasn’t a popular chap!
Oh youth! One of Capello’s sins was not...
Fabio Capello is calm over the fitness of Russia’s Alan Dzagoev after the midfielder visited hospital ahead of their FIFA […]
Russia World Cup 2014: Preview, Squad and Stats - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Fabio Capello’s side looked strong in qualifying, despite a couple of dodgy defeats, and the Italian will fancy his chances of guiding the perennial underachievers out of the Group Stages for the first time since the break-up of the Soviet Union.
Manager: Fabio Capello
Captain: Sergei Ignashevich...
Russia will be without its captain in Brazil for the World Cup as Roman Shirokov was ruled out of the tournament Friday with a lingering back injury. The midfielder who stars at Zenit St. Petersburg was absent for all three pre-World Cup friendlies Russia played and Manager Fabio Capello has now confirmed his absence for the competition.
Russian Manager Fabio Capello told the media...
England midfielder Steven Gerrard said he believes former manager Fabio Capello never believed in him to captain the national team. […]
Russia defeated Morocco in an friendly
Russia rounded off their World Cup preparations with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Morocco in Moscow on Friday evening.
Fabio Capello criticised his forwards after their profligacy in last weekend’s 1-1 draw with Norway and they failed to find the net once again.
However, defender Vasili Berezutski opened the scoring for the hosts...
Russia’s Fabio Capello claimed he was forced to pick an ageing squad for the FIFA World Cup because local coaches […]
Fabio Capello bemoaned Russia’s failure to convert their chances after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Norway on […]
Juventus coach Antonio Conte hit back at the club’s former boss Fabio Capello after the Serie A champions beat Chievo […]