Fabio Capello has said that he told Zlatan Ibrahimovic that he was as good as Marco Van Basten when the pair were at Juventus together. Speaking to FIFA.com, Capello spoke about his influence on Ibrahimovic’s development: “Ibra has an awful lot of natural talent and it’s not hard at all to turn someone that gifted […]
The Italian has not seen a paycheck since June, so what motivation does he have to see Russia past Austria in Euro 2016 qualifying this weekend? If you've ever wondered why Fabio Capello -- former coach of Milan, Juventus and Real Madrid,...Show More Summary
The Russian Football Union has confirmed it cannot afford to pay coach Fabio Capello's salary. As reported by BBC Sport, the governing body owe Capello £7 million for his ongoing tenure with the Russian national team. This cost is insurmountable...Show More Summary
Lionel Messi is a more skilful player than Cristiano Ronaldo insists Fabio Capello. The Italian manager, who previously coached at the Bernabeu and is currently in charge of Russia’s national side, made the comments to AS [via Caught Offside]. Show More Summary
Brazil and Barcelona superstar Neymar has quickly risen up the ranks to become one of the world's most talented and popular footballers. But while his reputation as a talented player has soared, so has his reputation for dabbling inShow More Summary
Russia boss Fabio Capello gave an interview with Sky Sports yesterday in which he said that he thought Bayern Munich and Chelsea were the favourites for the Champions League. Capello also compared in-demand Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba to former Serie A star Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He spoke in the wake of Russia’s 4-0 victory over Liechtenstein […]
Both Spain and England got their Euro 2016 qualifying campaigns off to good starts with wins, while Sweden and Austria played a draw. After a disappointing World Cup campaign, Fabio Capello's Russian side got their Euro 2016 qualification campaign off to a solid start with a 4-0 win over Lichtenstein. Show More Summary
Giants will face off against minnows on Monday evening as Russia take on Liechtenstein in the first fixture of either side's run toward Euro 2016. Fabio Capello 's side are considered favourites to emerge as first-place victors fromShow More Summary
Moscow (AFP) - Spartak Moscow forward Artem Dzyuba, who leads the Russian Premier League scorers chart with six goals, has been called up by manager Fabio Capello into Russia's national squad.
Russia did not win a single game at the World Cup and now coach Fabio Capello must appear before parliament to explain why the team performed horribly. From The Daily Mail: The head of the State Duma's Sports Committee, Igor Anansikh,...Show More Summary
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 … Read More ? From Soccerlens.com - Football News
Algeria made World Cup history on Thursday night reaching the last 16 of the competition after drawing 1-1 with Fabio Capello’s Russia. Having booked a match against Germany in the knockout phase, Algerian fans in France held wild celebrations in the streets of Paris, Lyon and Marseille. Those celebrations, however, failed to pass off peacefully, as the over-exuberance [...]
Algeria advanced to the knockout stages of the World Cup for the first time in the nation’s history with a 1-1 Group H draw against Russia. Fabio Capello’s Russian side was highly touted entering the tournament but ultimately underwhelmed. By … Continue reading ? Algeria 1-1 Russia: Match Highlights (VIDEO) – Algerians Advance is a post from World Soccer Talk.
On the last day in the second round of group matches, we witnessed the up and coming stars of Belgium take on Fabio Capello’s Russia. Two teams with very different styles of play, Belgium playing attacking free flowing football while … Continue reading ? Belgium 1-0 Russia; Match Highlights [VIDEO] is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Belgium are looking to take a giant step towards the World Cup knockout stages on Sunday, but standing in their way is a Russia side desperate to set the record straight. Fabio Capello's men were far from their best in a lacklustre 1-1...Show More Summary
This is how you give encouragement in Russia! Fabio Capello’s side recorded a surprising 1-1 draw with South Korea in round one of the World Cup, as Russian goalie Igor Akinfeev pulled a Rob Green to allow a tame shot through his grasp for the Asian’s goal. Looking to perk up spirits, Russian former heavyweight boxer [...]
What is it with Fabio Capello and high profile goalkeeper errors in opening World Cup matches? Four years ago it was Rob Green. On Wednesday, Igor Akinfeev produced a horrible error to allow Keun-Ho Lee’s speculative shot through his hands in the 68th minute. And, the reaction has been swift in Russia, with Akinfeev a [...]
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...Show More Summary
Ordinary, conservative, pedestrian and workman-like—just some of the terms used to describe Russia at the halfway stage of their World Cup opener on Tuesday. And despite a slight improvement after the break, Fabio Capello ’s men didShow More Summary