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FABIO CAPELLO RUMORS

Fabio Capello survives meeting of Russian football leadership

MOSCOW -- Fabio Capello survived a crucial meeting of the Russian Football Union's executive committee on Wednesday amid widespread speculation the national coach would be fired, but faces talks on his future. Capello's future with the 2018 World Cup host team has been in jeopardy after poor results, including a 1-0 loss to Austria this month that left Russia in danger of failing...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal shareholder Usmanov pays wages of Russia coach Capello

Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has given the Russian Football Union (RFS) around $5.5million to pay salary arrears owed to national coach Fabio Capello. Former England manager Capello took over as Russia boss in July 2012 before his contract was subsequently extended through until after the 2018 World Cup, which Russia will host. "As a member of the Russia 2018 Local Organising...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Russian minister insists money not in the way of firing coach Capello

MOSCOW -- Money will be no object if Russia decides to fire national football team coach Fabio Capello, despite reports he could be due up to $24 million in compensation, the country's sports minister says. Capello's job is on the line after the 2018 World Cup host nation won just two of its last 10 competitive matches, putting Russia in danger of failing to qualify for next year...
Via AP on Fox
9 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
November 12, 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 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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