Capello: I´m staying until 2018

Fabio Capello plans to remain as coach of the Russia national team until their home World Cup in 2018. The […]
Via Soccer News
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Russia put faith in Capello

The president of the Russian Football Union has dismissed any prospect of sacking coach Fabio Capello after Russia’s FIFA World […]
Via Soccer News
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabio Capello branded a ‘thief’ after Russia’s early World Cup exit

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...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabio Capello – Where Did It All Go Wrong?

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...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia Blames Laser Beam For World Cup Elimination

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.” Capello...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Russia’s Goalkeeper Blinded By A Laser Prior To Algeria’s Goal? Maybe

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...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Capello blasts officials

An under-fire Fabio Capello laid the blame for Russia’s FIFA World Cup elimination in the hands of the match officials. […]
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Capello: Foreign experience can benefit Russia

Fabio Capello believes that Russia would improve if more of the country’s stars played their football abroad. Capello’s men remain […]
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Capello upbeat despite defeat

Fabio Capello accentuated the positives despite Russia’s FIFA World Cup hopes being severely dented by a 1-0 defeat to Belgium. […]
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia 1-1 Korea Republic: Kerzhakov Saves Fabio Capello’s Side; Match Highlights

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...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Capello unwilling to blame Akinfeev

Russia coach Fabio Capello refused to blame goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after his blunder in their 1-1 draw against South Korea. […]
Via Soccer News
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia 1-1 South Korea – Kerzhakov salvages draw after Akinfeev howler

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...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia and South Korea Preview: Nations Face Off in Final Group Stage Opener

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...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Capello: World Cup important for Russian football

Fabio Capello believes Russia’s appearance at the FIFA World Cup is an important step forward for football in the European […]
Via Soccer News
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia v South Korea Preview: Capello to oversee strong start for World Cup underdogs?

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...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Road to Brazil: Russia National Team

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...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

England and Young Players: About Time or Too Soon?

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...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Capello confident over Dzagoev fitness

Fabio Capello is calm over the fitness of Russia’s Alan Dzagoev after the midfielder visited hospital ahead of their FIFA […]
Via Soccer News
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia World Cup 2014: Preview, Squad and Stats

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...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Russian Captain Roman Shirokov Ruled Out of World Cup

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...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerrard: ´Capello didn´t believe in me´

England midfielder Steven Gerrard said he believes former manager Fabio Capello never believed in him to captain the national team. […]
Via Soccer News
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Morocco suffer defeat to World Cup-bound Russia in international friendly

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...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Capello slams Russian Premier League coaches

Russia’s Fabio Capello claimed he was forced to pick an ageing squad for the FIFA World Cup because local coaches […]
Via Soccer News
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Capello laments Russia profligacy

Fabio Capello bemoaned Russia’s failure to convert their chances after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Norway on […]
Via Soccer News
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Conte returns fire at Capello

Juventus coach Antonio Conte hit back at the club’s former boss Fabio Capello after the Serie A champions beat Chievo […]
Via Soccer News
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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