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.
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...
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: '...
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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...
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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...
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October 17, 2014
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.”
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...
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...
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...