1. '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 72 reads 0 comments

  2. 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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  3. 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 53 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 1,676 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking Russia's 5 Greatest World Cup Strikers

    While Russia will look to the likes of Aleksandr Kokorin and Aleksandr Kerzhakov to bag their goals this month, they will be following in the footsteps of some of their country’s most celebrated players...

    Dan Sheridan Written by Dan Sheridan about 3 months ago 610 reads 0 comments

  6. Russia Lose Shirokov to Injury

    Russia must make do without captain Roman Shirokov in Brazil after the midfielder failed to recover from injury, his place in Fabio Capello's squad taken by FC Zenit's Pavel Mogilevets...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 4 months ago 391 reads 0 comments

  7. Russian Team Captain to Skip 2014 World Cup

    MOSCOW, June 06. /ITAR-TASS /. A captain of the Russian Football Roman Shirokov will not play at the World Cup...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 4 months ago 429 reads 0 comments

  8. Russia World Cup Odds: Favored in Group H Betting After Return to Prominence

    After failing to qualify for the past two World Cups, Russia returns to the game’s biggest stage as a 1-2 group betting favorite to advance to the round of 16 for the first time since the fall of the Soviet Union...

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  9. Russia vs. Morocco: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    Russia’s final World Cup warm-up game sees them welcome Morocco to Moscow on Friday, as Fabio Capello ’s men look for a big win to build confidence heading into Brazil...

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  10. Why Aleksandr Kokorin Will Have a Massive World Cup for Russia

    It was less then 12 months ago that Aleksandr Kokorin ’s release clause was triggered, with the striker leaving Dynamo Moscow to join Anzhi Makhachkala for €19 million...

    Dan Sheridan Written by Dan Sheridan about 4 months ago 1,987 reads 0 comments

  11. Cheryshev Cut from Final Russia Squad

    Russia coach Fabio Capello on Monday named his final 23-man squad to play in the FIFA World Cup™ finals led by experienced defender Sergei Ignashevich, midfielder Roman Shirokov and forward Alexander Kerzhakov...

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  12. Norway v Russia

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  13. 10 Things You Need to Know About Fabio Capello's Russia

    With the first game of the 2014 World Cup just two weeks away, Fabio Capello is putting the finishing touches to his Russia squad ahead of their Group H opener...

    Dan Sheridan Written by Dan Sheridan about 4 months ago 4,851 reads 2 comments

  14. The USSR Was a Soccer Powerhouse. Why Isnt Russia?

    With two weeks to go before the World Cup, it's time to get acquainted with who's going to Brazil. Slate's team-by-team previews will run in reverse order of the countries' predicted finish at the World Cup...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 4 months ago 331 reads 0 comments

  15. Marcotti, Hislop Assess Russia's World Cup Chances for ESPN

    Russia qualified for the World Cup by topping a group featuring Portugal, a team that they had to beat in order to book their place in Brazil.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 4 months ago 102 reads 0 comments

  16. Russia vs. Slovakia: 6 Things We Learned

    Russia got their World Cup warm-up programme underway with a 1-0 win over Slovakia in St. Petersburg on Monday...

    Dan Sheridan Written by Dan Sheridan about 4 months ago 620 reads 0 comments

  17. Russia FIFA 2014 World Cup Team Guide

    After topping their qualification group to claim a spot in this summer’s showcase, Russia will have to safely navigate a group including the intimidating Belgium to progress in Brazil...

    Dan Sheridan Written by Dan Sheridan about 4 months ago 2,080 reads 0 comments

  18. Pavel Pogrebnyak Cut from Russia's World Cup Squad by Fabio Capello

    Pavel Pogrebnyak has been cut from Russia's World Cup squad after the coach Fabio Capello trimmed his provisional 30-man lineup...

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  19. Russia World Cup 2014 Squad: Player-by-Player Guide

    Russia manager Fabio Capello has named his provisional squad for next month’s World Cup Finals in Brazil, and there is no place for ex- Arsenal man Andrey Arshavin or midfielder Dmitri Tarasov...

    Dan Sheridan Written by Dan Sheridan about 4 months ago 4,201 reads 2 comments

  20. Shock World Cup Call for Pogrebnyak

    Pavel Pogrebnyak has received a shock call-up to Russia's provisional squad for next month's World Cup finals...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 4 months ago 136 reads 0 comments

  21. World Cup-Bound Russia Tops Armenia 2-0 in Int'l Friendly

    KRASNODAR, Russia (AP) - Alexander Kokorin and Dmitry Kombarov scored in the first half to lead Russia to a 2-0 victory over Armenia in a warm-up match ahead of the World Cup on Wednesday...

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  22. Why Russia Are the Top Seed in Biggest Danger in Euro 2016 Qualifying

    The Euro 2016 trial is officially underway. With Sunday’s draw revealing to us exactly who would be facing who in search of a berth in the finals, the journey of living up to ...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 7 months ago 1,202 reads 3 comments

  23. Tighe's 2014 World Cup Tactics Board: Analysing Fabio Capello's Russia

    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...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 months ago 3,392 reads 7 comments

  24. Adidas Reveal Russia World Cup Away Kit

    The countdown to the World Cup continues as adidas present the official away kit of the Russian national team, in which the players will wear at the World Cup 2014 in Brazil...

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  25. Capello Set to Earn New Deal

    Fabio Capello is close to signing a new contract with the Russian Football Union according to sports minister Vitaly Mutko...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 10 months ago 79 reads 0 comments