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FABIO CAPELLO RUMORS

Russian football federation faces more debt worries

MOSCOW (AP) With national team coach Fabio Capello already unpaid for seven months, the Russian Football Union faces new questions over its finances. The new financial worries include $225,000 reportedly owed to FIFA's former chief referee Jose Maria Garcia-Aranda and a $340,000 lawsuit brought against the RFU by a travel agency which has worked with the national team. Garcia-Aranda...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russian Football Union misses latest deadline to pay Capello

The latest deadline against the Russian Football Union to pay national coach Fabio Capello has passed without action. Capello last received his wages in June amid financial problems at the RFU, and Russian authorities set a deadline of Jan. 19 for him to be paid before pursuing possible legal action. The Russian Federal Labor and Employment Agency, known by its Russian abbreviation...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Capello: Wenger shunned Lopez advice

Fabio Capello revealed Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger turned down the Italian’s advice to sign Spanish goalkeeper Diego Lopez. Capello, speaking […]
Via Soccer News
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Minister says Russia coach Capello to be paid 'by the end of year'

MOSCOW -- Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says national football team coach Fabio Capello, who has gone unpaid since June, is likely to get his back pay in full next month. Capello has not been paid amid financial problems at the Russian Football Union but ''by the end of the year, the situation should be solved, the debt to Capello should be cleared,'' Mutko told Russian media...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia Makes Fabio Capello Highest Paid Manager, Hasn’t Been Paid Since June

In July 2012, the Russian Football Union signed Fabio Capello to be manager of the Russian national team. In January 2014, the RFU gave Capello an extension to be the highest paid international manager in the world ($11 million per year). He’s getting more than twice as much money as the next highest paid manager, Roy Hodgson. I could write a book explaining how Roy Hodgson shouldn’t...
Via 32 Flags
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Capello considers leaving Russia's managerial post after going unpaid

MOSCOW -- Fabio Capello has suggested he is close to leaving the Russian national football team after going unpaid for almost five months. The veteran Italian coach was last paid in June. He has previously played down the wage arrears but is now running out of patience, he told Russian website Sportbox on Friday. Asked how long he was prepared to work for free, Capello said: ''I...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 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...
Via Soccerlens
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...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Capello signs new Russia contract

Head coach Fabio Capello has committed his future to the Russian national team until the end of the 2018 World Cup . The 67-year-old Italian replaced Dick Advocaat in the role in July 2012 and supervised qualification for the 2014 World Cup finals as Russia finished top of Group F, one point ahead of Portugal. Russia will host the summer finals in four years' time and, with the...
Via Fox Soccer
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Capello writes off former employers

Fabio Capello has written off England 's chances of success at the World Cup , claiming the players will be too tired to perform in Brazil. Former England boss Capello feels Roy Hodgson side's will struggle next summer because of the physical demands of playing so many games in the Premier League . Capello believes tiredness was the main reason England struggled at the 2010 World...
Via Fox Soccer
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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