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 to...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Capello signs contract as Russia coach

Former England coach Fabio Capello signed a two-year contract on Thursday to guide Russia's national soccer team through to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Capello announced the move at a news conference in which he acknowledged his inability to speak Russian but said he would work to overcome it. He replaces Dick Advocaat, who resigned after Russia failed to make it past the group...
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July 26, 2012  |  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 to appoint...
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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 them, but in the...
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June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

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