Welcome to the Onion Bag, your No.1 source for weird and wonderful football news. First up today, we check in with Fabio Capello, who has been busy selecting the wrong player for his Russia squad. Next, it's up to Chesterfield, where...Show More Summary
Welcome to the latest in a B/R series where we will take a tactical dive and explore each and every one of the 32 qualified World Cup teams. Next up is Russia, a team which qualified first from Group F with 22 points, seven wins, one draw and two losses. Show More Summary
When Fabio Capello was spotted in the White Hart Lane press box on Sunday it was always inevitable that, should Tottenham Hotspur lose to Liverpool, he would be tipped to replace under-fire manager Andre Villas-Boas in the event chairman...Show More Summary
The draw has been made, and the 2014 World Cup now feels closer than ever. Over the following slides, we deliver a roundup of all the latest news and gossip concerning next summer's tournament in Brazil. Read about Fabio Capello writing...Show More Summary
The Telegraph say Murat Yakin, the Mail say Fabio Capello, and now the Express fart that Tottenham are looking at Sunderland’s Gus Poyet and Swansea’s Michael Laudrup. According to John Richardson: Michael Laudrup and Gus Poyet will find themselves on a Spurs shortlist if frustrated chairman Daniel Levy decides to axe Andre Villas-Boas. Show More Summary
And so they managed it in the end. Perhaps this wasn't the Fabio Capello -style romp to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, but at a time of genuine urgency Roy Hodgson proved himself adept when it mattered. Two deserved victories against...Show More Summary
David Moyes' forlorn search for summer reinforcements reportedly stretched to Italy, and namely Daniele De Rossi, according to Sky Sports' Simone Bargellini. Fabio Capello claims Moyes came to him during the transfer window and asked...Show More Summary
Roy Hodgson gets a surprisingly easy ride from the English press. From the thinly-veiled xenophobia suffered by Sven Goran Eriksson and Fabio Capello, to the naked mockery of Graham Taylor and Steve McClaren, the press have a habit of...Show More Summary
Fabio Capello dismissed claims Thursday he will leave his post as manager of the Russian national side to coach Italy next year.
Manchester United have bid rejected for De Rossi - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Machester United have recently seen their £10M bid for AS Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi rejected. Ex-England manager Fabio Capello reportedly told the Premier League champions of De Rossi’ availability, and the side subsequently put in a bid. Show More Summary
Russian football coach Fabio Capello has drafted two newcomers into a provisional Russia squad for crucial World Cup qualifiers next month against Luxembourg and Israel.
In one of the evening's few competitive fixtures, Northern Ireland and Russia squared off in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match at Windsor Park. Fabio Capello's Russia are fighting tooth and nail to finish atop Group F. They began...Show More Summary
Russia coach Fabio Capello is reportedly warning Real Madrid winger Denis Cheryshev that he needs first-team football to be considered for the national team, even if it requires joining another club on loan.
Jose Mourinho, Rafael Benitez Manuel Pellegrini, Roberto Mancini, Guus Hiddink, Michael Laudrup, Andre Villas-Boas, Fabio Capello,, Frank Rijkaard… PSG tried it on with all of the hottest girls at the party, and in the end were left scrambling to get what they could before the lights came on. So after 9 rejections for a variety [...]
Nikolai Tolstoy denies Fabio Capello’s imminent departure to Paris Saint-Germain – Football News Russian Football Union President, Nikolai Tolstoy, has denied reports linking Russian national football team manager, Fabio Capello, with...Show More Summary
Fabio Capello denies Paris Saint-Germain’s transfer, amid interest from Ligue 1 club – Football News Russian national football team head coach, Fabio Capello, has denied a possible shift to French outfit Paris Saint-Germain after saying that he is not thinking about leaving from Russia at the moment. "I'm on vacation, nothing has happened for now. Show More Summary
Russian Football Association chief Nikolai Tolstykh is confident national team manager Fabio Capello will see out his contract and take Russia to the 2014 World Cup.
Open any Spanish, Italian or French website this Wednesday morning and you’ll read the same story. PSG are signing Fabio Capello on a 1-year deal as Carlo Ancelotti packs his bags to move to Real Madrid. The European managerial merry-go-round also sucks in a couple of Premier League managers too as the rumour mill spins [...]
Welcome to the managerial merry go round! Sky Italy claim this evening that Fabio Capello will be announced as the new Paris Saint Germain coach on Wednesday. This will finally free up Carlo Ancelotti to take over at Real Madrid, in a move that has been mooted for weeks now. In recent days, reports suggested [...]
Denis Glushakov laments Russia’s first defeat against Portugal under Fabio Capello – Football news Lokomotiv Moscow and Russian national football team midfielder, Denis Glushakov, has bemoaned his side’s narrow 0-1 defeat in the 2014...Show More Summary