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FABIO CAPELLO RUMORS

Capello remains confident his unpaid salary will not unsettle Russia

VIENNA -- Russia coach Fabio Capello is confident that a dispute about his unpaid salary hasn't unsettled his team and expects it to put in a good performance in Saturday's European Championship qualifier against Austria. The veteran Italian coach hasn't been paid since June, and the Russian Football Union (RFU) admitted this week it can't afford his salary of an...
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8 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
10 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
22 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
22 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 names squad for Russia qualifier

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...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Capello appointed coach of Russia

Russia have confirmed the appointment of Fabio Capello as their new national team coach. Capello replaces Dick Advocaat, who signalled his intent to quit the post prior to the country's disappointing Euro 2012 campaign. The Russian Football Union deputy president Nikita Simonyan revealed the Italian will travel to Moscow shortly to sign his contract. "Today we decided...
Via Fox Soccer
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Hart: Capello never knew my name

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...
Via Fox Soccer
June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Capello 'set for Anzhi talks'

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...
Via Fox Soccer
February 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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