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...
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 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...
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 coach Fabio Capello has named a 27-man provisional squad for this month's World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland and a friendly game with Brazil.
Capello dropped strikers Igor Lebedenko and Alexander Ryazantsev from the squad which beat Iceland 2-0 in a friendly last month but kept Anzhi Makhachkala forward Oled Shatov.
The final squad that will travel to London...
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March 07, 2013
England goalkeeper Joe Hart said new coach Roy Hodgson is a better communicator than his predecessor, Fabio Capello, because he at least knows his name.
The Manchester City netminder said Capello and his fellow Italian-speaking staff never addressed him properly in the four years working together.
"Yes, they did call me John," he told The Sun. "I used to correct...
Former England coach Fabio Capello could be set for a swift return to management amid reports he has travelled to Russia to hold talks with Anzhi Makhachkala.
Reports in both Italy and Russia claim that Capello has arrived in Moscow to discuss the Anzhi post just days after quitting as England boss.
Capello resigned his role with the Three Lions on Wednesday following his criticism...
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Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti insists he is not thinking of replacing coach Claudio Ranieri with former England manager Fabio Capello.
Capello resigned on Wednesday, angry at a decision by the Football Association to strip John Terry of the England captaincy.
In an official statement on Thursday, Moratti says reports he is thinking of replacing Ranieri ''now or...
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February 09, 2012