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FABIO CAPELLO RUMORS

Former Roma defender Panucci accuses Capello of being 'shameful'

Christian Panucci has lashed out at Russia head coach Fabio Capello for not backing him and other assistants on the national team staff over a contract dispute. The ex-Roma defender was part of Capello's coaching team with Russia but stopped working for them a few weeks ago when the Russian Football Union (RFU) failed to make good on a pledge to give them new contracts. Panucci...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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: '...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Unpaid Capello hints at leaving Russia post

MOSCOW (AP) 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 on Friday told Russian website Sportbox that he was ''getting close to the limit'' of his patience. He added that he hoped the...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Capello not getting paid, Russia struggling

MOSCOW (AP) If Fabio Capello took over as coach of Russia's national soccer team for the money, he came to the wrong place. The veteran Italian coach, who led England at the 2010 World Cup and then took over Russia two years later, has not been paid since June. And since that time, the national team has won only one of six competitive matches. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 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

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...
Via Soccerlens
June 16, 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...
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...
Via Fox Soccer
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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