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Arshavin out of Arsenal’s Champions League squad


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian forward Andrei Arshavin has been left out of Arsenal's 18-man squad for Tuesday's Champions League football opener against Montpellier in France.Arshavin has been frozen ... Read more...

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Dzyuba to miss World Cup qualifiers


September 5th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Artem Dzyuba has injured his knee and will miss Friday's football World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland and next Tuesday's against Israel.Spartak Moscow's ... Read more...

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Twelve arrested after Russia-Ivory Coast game


August 16th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twelve people were arrested by Moscow police after a friendly football match between Russia and the Ivory Coast, city police said Thursday.A header from former ... Read more...

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Capello does not listen to anyone: Arshavin


August 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello is an authoritarian who doesn't listen to anyone else's opinion, Russia midfielder Andrei Arshavin said of the national football team's new coach.Capello's reign ... Read more...

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I was ‘pissed off’ after England exit: Capello


July 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello was "pissed off" and wanted to retire after his acrimonious departure from the England job, he said at his unveiling as Russia coach ... Read more...

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Capello brings England assistants to Russia


July 24th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Fabio Capello, who is expected to take over as Russia football coach, will be bring in three of his assistants from his England days.Capello ... Read more...

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Zenit kick off title defence with Amkar win


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A brace from Alexander Kerzhakov helped reigning Russian football champions Zenit St. Petersburg open their title defence with a 2-0 defeat of Amkar Perm Sunday.Kerzhakov, ... Read more...

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No extension option in Capello’s contract: Russia FA


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello has agreed to take over the Russian national football team on a two-year contract without the option of an extension, the Russian FA's ... Read more...

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Russian adventure excites Cinquini


July 21st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello's incoming assistant coach in the Russian national team has spoken of his excitement about the new challenge.Oreste Cinquini is abandoning the post of ... Read more...

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‘Capello appointment will kill Russian coaching’


July 19th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Appointing Italy's Fabio Capello as Russia coach would kill off Russian coaching, said former national team manager Valery Gazzaev.The Russian Football Union reportedly is in ... Read more...

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Russia’s foreign quota complicates my task: Capello


July 18th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello says the Russian Premier League's liberal quota on foreign players means young talent is being squeezed out of the top tier, complicating ... Read more...

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Capello ‘confident’ of Russia’s 2014 chances


July 18th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello, expected to be unveiled as Russia coach in the coming days, has revealed he is confident in his ability to guide the ... Read more...

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Mostovoi ready to assist Capello


July 18th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russia midfielder Alexander Mostovoi Wednesday said he would eagerly accept an offer to become Fabio Capello's assistant coach at the national team.Capello, expected ... Read more...

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Capello can’t rest on laurels: Bilyaletdinov


July 18th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello will have to prove himself if appointed Russia coach, former Everton midfielder Diniyar Bilyaletdinov said Tuesday.Capello, a five-time Italian league and two-time Spanish ... Read more...

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Spalletti backs Capello for Russia


July 15th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Samara (Russia), July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello would fit the bill as Russia's coach, his countryman and Zenit St. Petersburg manager Luciano Spalletti said Sunday.The 66-year-old Italian is in ... Read more...

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Spalletti backs Guardiola, Semak for Russia post


July 11th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, July 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg football coach Luciano Spalletti has backed ex-Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola or veteran midfielder Sergei Semak for the vacant Russia job.The Russian ... Read more...

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Guardiola, Capello, Redknapp on official Russia shortlist


July 10th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pep Guardiola, Fabio Capello and Harry Redknapp are on the official shortlist for the job of next Russia coach, the country's FA announced Tuesday.The post ... Read more...

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‘Capello is a tough coach’


July 8th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kazan (Russia), July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning defender Aldair has warned the Russian national team that Fabio Capello, a contender for the vacant manager's position, is ... Read more...

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Villas-Boas appointed Tottenham manager


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas was Tuesday named the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur following the sacking of Harry Redknapp. The 34-year-old Portuguese, who ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 Group D Preview: Injury-hit England leave race wide open


June 5th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) England suffered a huge blow in their build-up to the European Championships after losing two senior midfielders due to injuries, with no one knowing exactly ... Read more...

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Hodgson set to be named as England football manager


April 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Roy Hodgson is set to be named the head coach of England after it was revealed the West Brom manager is in talks with the Football ... Read more...

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England desperately needs a manager: Robben


March 1st, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Dutch star Arjen Robben feels that England's Football Association (FA) should quickly find a replacement for Fabio Capello, who resigned last month.Arjen Robben, who struck ... Read more...

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Robben’s brace gives Holland 3-2 win over England


March 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Arjen Robben's last-gasp left-footed strike propelled Holland to a 3-2 victory against England in a football friendly at Wembley stadium, putting some pressure on caretaker manager ... Read more...

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Parker to captain England against Holland


February 29th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspurs midfielder Scott parker has been named England captain for their friendly match against the Netherlands at Wembley here Wednesday night.Caretaker manager Stuart Pearce, taking ... Read more...

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I want to be England captain: Gerrad


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Liverpool captain Steven Gerrad has said he would be keen to lead the English national side for the European Championships 2012 to be co-hosted in Poland ... Read more...

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Capello resigns as England manager


February 9th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Fabio Capello has resigned as the manager of England national team, the Football Association (FA) has confirmed.His resignation came after a meeting with FA chairman David ... Read more...

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Capello on a collision course with FA on Terry


February 6th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Italian Fabio Capello's future as the England manager is doubtful after he criticised Football Association (FA) decision to strip Chelsea defender John Terry of national team ... Read more...

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Terry might quit national side


February 4th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Chelsea captain John Terry, who was stripped of his England captaincy by the English Football Association (FA), is contemplating to quit the national side in protest.Terry ... Read more...

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England play Norway, Belgium before Euro 2012 games


January 6th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) England will face Norway and Belgium in their final two friendlies before competing in UEFA Euro 2012.As the governing body of the game in England, the ... Read more...

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Rooney’s hearing on three-match ban Dec 8


November 18th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) England striker Wayne Rooney's appeal against his three-match ban from the European Championship will be heard by UEFA on Dec 8, the FA has said.Rooney, ... Read more...

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Van Gaal open to coaching a club


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Nov 3 (IANS) Dutch football coach Louis van Gaal has said he is open to accepting a job from a club since no country is going to ... Read more...

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Rooney not distracted by father’s arrest: Capello


October 7th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) England manager Fabio Capello insists Wayne Rooney is not distracted by his father's arrest and is focussed on giving his best for the crucial Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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Capello leaves out Rio, Crouch from England squad


August 29th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) England manager Fabio Capello is not convinced about the fitness of Rio Ferdinand and has left out the Manchester United defender from the squad for ... Read more...

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England looking for a revenge win over Switzerland


June 4th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Fabio Capello has urged the English team to beat Switzerland at the Wembley Saturday and end Swiss hopes of qualifying for next year's Euro 2012 finals.The ... Read more...

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England boss Capello says he will never pick players phone call


April 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): England boss Fabio Capello has said that he will never pick up the phone to his players.Capello angered fans and officials when he failed to communicate with ... Read more...

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