1. Russian MPs Slam 'Thief' Capello

    Fabio Capello was called a “thief” and urged to appear before Parliament after Russia's early World Cup exit...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 81 reads 1 comments

  2. Laser Pen Pointed at Russia Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev During World Cup

    Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev appeared to have a laser pen shined in his face during his team's World Cup clash with Algeria on Wednesday...

    Will Tidey Written by Will Tidey about 2 months ago 38,587 reads 22 comments

  3. Russia's Starting XI vs. Algeria

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  4. Capello: Moving Abroad Would Help My Players

    Russia coach Fabio Capello has said that the fact every member of his 23-man squad play in their homeland is holding back Russian football...

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  5. Ignashevich Is Living the Dream

    The Maracana is a place that has helped create many a legendary figure of the game. Its iconic stands have held millions of fans over the years who have watched their idols shine for ...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  6. World Cup 2014: Russia Unhappy with Performance Under Fabio Capello

    Going in to this World Cup, Russian fans were not short on optimism. A poll just before the tournament found that 18% of Russians thought their country would win the tournament and only 7% said they did not think Russia would get out of their group...

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 2 months ago 69 reads 0 comments

  7. Key Battles That Will Shape Russia's World Cup Clash with Belgium

    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...

    Dan Sheridan Written by Dan Sheridan about 2 months ago 1,696 reads 0 comments

  8. Capello Impressed by Russian Reaction

    The Russians had looked shaky at the back for some time during a Group H clash with South Korea and, in the 68th minute, goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev flapped wildly at a speculative effort from Lee Keun-ho to concede the opener...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 months ago 393 reads 0 comments

  9. Aleksandr Kerzhakov Rescues Point for Russia Against South Korea

    Fabio Capello has some agent. For those who missed the start of the Italian's second World Cup finals as manager here is a quick recap; England versus the USA in 2010. The parallels are unerring...

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  10. Russia vs. South Korea: 6 Things We Learned

    Lee Keun -ho and Alexandr Kerzhakov were the goalscorers as Russia and South Korea drew 1-1 in Cuiaba on Tuesday, with Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev taking the headlines with a potentially fatal gaffe...

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  11. Russia Need a Rethink After South Korea Draw

    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...

    Dan Sheridan Written by Dan Sheridan about 2 months ago 3,660 reads 9 comments

  12. Russia Coach Fabio Capello Pleased with Draw

    Russia coach Fabio Capello was pleased with his side's reaction to going a goal down in Tuesday's Group H match against South Korea in Cuiaba. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 1,072 reads 1 comments

  13. Russia Overcomes Akinfeev Howler to Earn 1-1 Draw with South Korea

    A nightmarish error from goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev nearly sent his team to defeat in the opening match of Russia's World Cup, but thanks to a quick response from substitute striker Aleksandr ...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 87 reads 0 comments

  14. Russia Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev Makes Shocking Error vs. Korea Republic

    Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev produced a shocking error against Korea Republic on Tuesday to gift them a goal in both teams' opening match of the 2014 World Cup...

    Will Tidey Written by Will Tidey about 2 months ago 158,701 reads 28 comments

  15. Russia Announce Lineup vs. South Korea

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  16. Fabio Capello Has Chance of Redemption with Russia

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 3 months ago 47 reads 0 comments

  17. Russia vs. South Korea: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info, 2014 World Cup Preview

    Finishing off the 2014 World Cup’s opening set of fixtures is the crucial Group H clash between Russia and South Korea, with both teams chasing vital points in the race for the knockout stage...

    Stuart Newman Written by Stuart Newman about 3 months ago 5,129 reads 5 comments

  18. Fabio Capello's Chastening England Experience Finds Echo with Russia

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  19. Key Battles That Will Shape Russia's Clash with South Korea

    Having qualified for Brazil 2014 on goal difference a year ago, South Korea will finally get their tournament underway against Russia on Tuesday...

    Dan Sheridan Written by Dan Sheridan about 3 months ago 1,342 reads 2 comments

  20. Fayzulin: I Like the Way the South Koreans Move

    While Russian fans have been waiting 12 years to see their team return to a FIFA World Cup™, Victor Fayzulin has had to bide his time too, having finally found his way into the heart of his country's midfield in time to help them reach Brazil 2014...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 279 reads 0 comments

  21. Why Alan Dzagoev Is Under Most Pressure for Russia at the World Cup

    Alan Dzagoev was big news after Euro 2012, and after ending the tournament as joint-top scorer alongside the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Mario Balotelli , his stock was higher than ever...

    Dan Sheridan Written by Dan Sheridan about 3 months ago 3,532 reads 0 comments

  22. 'Point to Prove' for Capello's Russia

    Fabio Capello's Russia have a point to prove as they prepare for their first match at a World Cup since 2002, veteran defender Vasily Berezutskiy said on Saturday...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 70 reads 0 comments

  23. Russia in the World Cup: A Profile

    Historically, the Russian team has fared well at the FIFA World Cup, but it has yet to reach a final. The Soviet Union, predecessor of the Russian team, reached the quarter finals three ...

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  24. Question Marks Surround Capello's Russia

    This isn't your slightly older brother's Russia. The dazzling surprise package of Euro 2008 is long gone. This much we know...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 3 months ago 54 reads 0 comments

  25. Russia's Key Weapon and Achilles Heel at the 2014 World Cup

    With a matter of hours to go until the 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil, Fabio Capello is putting the finishing touches to his Russia squad ahead of their Group H opener...

    Dan Sheridan Written by Dan Sheridan about 3 months ago 1,667 reads 0 comments