Fabio Capello blasts sluggish Russia

Russia failed to live up to coach Fabio Capello`s hopes for a high-tempo flowing game when they beat Northern Ireland 2-0 in their opening World Cup qualifier.

Non-playing Arshavin out of Russia plans

Arsenal`s Andrei Arshavin will stay out of the Russia team he used to captain unless he starts playing regular club football, Russia coach Fabio Capello said.

Fabio Capello becomes new coach of Russia

Former England coach Fabio Capello has signed for Russia, he said Thursday.

No extension option in Capello`s contract: Russia FA

Fabio Capello has agreed to take over the Russian national football team on a two-year contract without the option of an extension.

Capello can`t rest on laurels: Bilyaletdinov

Fabio Capello will have to prove himself if appointed Russia coach, former Everton midfielder Diniyar Bilyaletdinov said on Tuesday.

Capello to live in Russia if chosen as coach

Living in Russia would make a stark contrast to Russia`s last two coaches, Dutchmen Guus Hiddink and Dick Advocaat, who only spent time in the country for matches and training camps.

Guardiola, Capello, Redknapp on official Russia shortlist

Five of the 13 - Guardiola, Capello, Redknapp, Benitez, and Nepomnyashchy - are currently free agents.

Russia plans to offer Capello two-year deal

The Russian FA plans to offer former England coach Fabio Capello a two-year deal to become the national team coach, said an official close to negotiations on Saturday.

Greece too hard to break down: Russia coach

Greece were simply too hard for to break down in the crunch Euro 2012 match Saturday that saw Russia knocked out, Russia coach Dick Advocaat said.

Euro 2012: Russian midfielder Dzagoev asks fans to behave

Russian football fans must behave themselves to avoid harming the team`s chances of qualifying for Euro 2016, midfielder Alan Dzagoev has said.

Russian team draws flak for not singing anthem at Euro 2012

The woman speaker of Russia`s upper house of parliament has hit out at the country`s football team for failing to sing the national anthem at the Euro 2012.

Medvedev greets Russian football team

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Saturday congratulated his country`s national football team on its victory over the Czech Republic in Group A at Euro 2012.

Slick Russia too good for slack Italy

Italy`s Euro 2012 preparations received yet another blow as they were defeated 3-0 by Russia in an entertaining encounter in Zurich.