Slutsky takes over Russia`s national squad
Slutsky takes over Russia`s national squad

Russia`s football authorities announced Friday they had appointed CSKA Moscow head coach Leonid Slutsky as the country`s national team manager, filling a void left by the sacking of Italian Fabio Capello. 

Russia in disarray ahead of World Cup draw
Russia in disarray ahead of World Cup draw

The 2018 World Cup qualifying draw takes place in Saint Petersburg on Saturday with the national game of hosts Russia in total disarray.

Russia dumps Fabio Capello as coach before World Cup finals
Russia dumps Fabio Capello as coach before World Cup finals

Moscow: The Russian Football Union (RFU) said on Tuesday it had ended its contract with national team coach Fabio Capello, three years before the country hosts the 2018 World Cup finals.

Fabio Capello facing sack as Russia manager
Fabio Capello facing sack as Russia manager

Under-fire Fabio Capello`s reign as Russia manager looks doomed after the country`s sports minister said a decision on the Italian`s future had already been taken.

Russian fans start fund-raising to sack Fabio Capello
Russian fans start fund-raising to sack Fabio Capello

A group of Russian football lovers has started a fund-rising campaign aimed at collecting the sum of 21.4 million euros ($24.2 million) needed to buy the national squad manager Fabio Capello out of his contract.

Fabio Capello under fire after Austria flop
Fabio Capello under fire after Austria flop

Russia manager Fabio Capello has again come in for heavy criticism following a 1-0 home European Championship qualifying defeat at the hands of Group G leaders Austria.

Fabio criticises high salaries in Russian football
Fabio criticises high salaries in Russian football

Moscow, May 19 (IANS) Russia coach Italian Fabio Capello has criticised the high salaries of footballers in the country, saying they prevent the players from switching to other leagues where they would gain more experience.

Fabio Capello job on the line in Euro campaign, says Sports Minister
Fabio Capello job on the line in Euro campaign, says Sports Minister

Russia`s coach Fabio Capello will have to save the country`s campaign to reach the 2016 European Championships to stay in the job for the 2018 World Cup, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Tuesday

Russia launch protest following Montenegro match
Russia launch protest following Montenegro match

The Russian Football Union has launched a protest against the decision by UEFA officials to continue the Euro 2016 qualifier against Montenegro despite goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev being hit by a flare in the first minute of the match.

Fabio Capello position under threat, says Russian football chief
Fabio Capello position under threat, says Russian football chief

Russian Football Union (RFU) chief Nikolai Tolstykh has admitted that national coach Fabio Capello would be highly unlikely to continue in the job if his team failed to qualify for Euro 2016, local media reported on Monday.

Ex England striker Jay Bothroyd joins Japanese second tier club
Ex England striker Jay Bothroyd joins Japanese second tier club

Former England international striker Jay Bothroyd has signed for Jubilo Iwata, the Japanese second tier club said on Tuesday.

Russian football boss Nikolai Tolstykh under threat over unpaid Fabio Capello wages
Russian football boss Nikolai Tolstykh under threat over unpaid Fabio Capello wages

 Russia`s Football Union (RFU) boss Nikolai Tolstykh faces the sack over a six-month failure to pay the wages of national team manager Fabio Capello, local media reported Monday.

Russian football boss under threat over unpaid Fabio Capello wages
Russian football boss under threat over unpaid Fabio Capello wages

Russia`s Football Union (RFU) boss Nikolai Tolstykh faces the sack over a six-month failure to pay the wages of national team manager Fabio Capello, local media reported Monday.

Lionel Messi more skilful than Cristiano Ronaldo, says Fabio Capello
Lionel Messi more skilful than Cristiano Ronaldo, says Fabio Capello

Who is a better player Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? It's a long running debate in football world. And now the former England manager Fabio Capello also joined the never ending debate on Thursday by stating that the Argentine is more skilful among the two.

Fabio Capello `shameful`, says unpaid assistant
Fabio Capello `shameful`, says unpaid assistant

The former deputy to Russian coach Fabio Capello has slammed the Italian for failing to defend his staff who left when they were not paid.

Former Italian international Christian Panucci said Capello had acted in a "shameful way" by not defending him.

Fabio Capello under fire but staying on as Russia coach
Fabio Capello under fire but staying on as Russia coach

Fabio Capello has dismissed speculation that he is about to lose his job as manager of Russia amid a run of poor results for his side.

Russian FA says can't afford to pay coach Fabio Capello
Russian FA says can't afford to pay coach Fabio Capello

Russia`s FA does not have enough money to pay national team manager Fabio Capello, according to Sergey Stepashin who is a member of the governing body`s executive committee.

Euro 2016 qualifier: Swedes fight back to draw with wasteful Russia
Euro 2016 qualifier: Swedes fight back to draw with wasteful Russia

Ola Toivonen`s goal crowned a gutsy Sweden fight back in a 1-1 draw with Russia but, ever the tough taskmaster, Fabio Capello thought the visitors should have easily won the Euro 2016 qualifier on Thursday. 

World`s top coaches reject the idea of 2018 World Cup boycott
World`s top coaches reject the idea of 2018 World Cup boycott

Coaches from some of the world`s top teams have played down chances of a sporting boycott of Vladimir Putin`s showpiece 2018 football World Cup as a penalty for stoking the crisis in Ukraine.

Fabio Capello wants more from Russian players
Fabio Capello wants more from Russian players

Fabio Capello has said he is happy with Russia`s start to the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign but that his side needed to improve if they want to reach the final stages in France.