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Crimean cup teams could cost Russia the right to host 2018 World Cup
2 weeks ago
Jonathan Wilson: Russian officials fear penalty for breaching Uefa regulations or losing World Cup to England or Germany
World Cup 2014: parting shots from angry players and coaches
2 months ago
Gregg Bakowski: From Fabio Capello to Kevin-Prince Boateng and Miguel Herrera, departing players and coaches aren’t going quietly
Fabio Capello branded a ‘thief’ after Russia’s early World Cup exit
2 months ago
The controversial MP Vladimir Zhirinovsky has called for Fabio Capello to face a parliamentary inquest after his side fell at the group stage
Russian media say World Cup exit is ‘100% Fabio Capello’s fault’
2 months ago
Shaun Walker: The knives are out for Russia’s well-remunerated coach after failure in Brazil – although some believe problems run deeper
World Cup 2014 talking points: Ghana shame Africa but Algeria restore pride
2 months ago
Guardian writers: Ghana’s shambles is so predictable, Algeria primed for revenge on Germany and what has happened to the Asian teams in Brazil?
Vahid Halilhodzic lauds his Algeria side’s ‘heroic’ draw with Russia
2 months ago
Algeria’s manager Vahid Halilhodzic called his team ‘heroic’ after they drew with Russia to secure qualification from a World Cup group stage for the first time in their history
Fabio Capello blames laser beam for Russia’s elimination by Algeria
2 months ago
Russia’s coach has said a green light from a laser beam was aimed at his goalkeeper and helped his team crash out in the World Cup after a 1-1 draw with Algeria
Algeria through but Russia’s Akinfeev distracted by laser for Slimani goal
2 months ago
Algeria reached the last 16 but a laser pen was shone at the Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev when Islam Slimani scored the goal that secured a 1-1 draw
Algeria v Russia: World Cup 2014 – as it happened
2 months ago
MBM report: Algeria deservedly make it out of the group stages at last, 32 years after West Germany and Austria denied them in Gijón at España 82. Scott Murray was watching
World Cup 2014: Luis Suárez banned for four months over 'bite' – as it happened
2 months ago
Rolling report: Another feverish day in Brazil sees the Ghana squad implode, Luis Suárez banned and floods hit Recife
World Cup 2014 talking points: Fabio Capello falters again but USA impress
2 months ago
Guardian writers: The Italian coach just can’t seem to get it right on the biggest stage, while Algeria fly the African flag in style against South Korea
World Cup 2014: Fabio Capello has his work cut out to make Russia sparkle
2 months ago
Amy Lawrence: The coach must follow the lead of Belgium’s Eden Hazard and Divock Origi if he is to fire up hosts at the 2018 tournament
Belgium through after Divock Origi sees off Russia with late goal
2 months ago
The substitute Divock Origi struck in the 88th minute as Belgium beat Russia 1-0 at the Maracanã to reach the last 16
Belgium v Russia - World Cup 2014 as it happened
2 months ago
Minute-by-minute report: Belgium are through to the second round after Eden Hazard inspired them to a 1-0 win over Russia, with youngster Dicok Origi scoring the only goal
World Cup 2014: a ground-hopper’s day-by-day diary
2 months ago
Brazil in brief, with star-spotting in Brasília, matches in a taxi, fans filled with joy and flying with downcast Aussies
World Cup 2014: Russia unhappy with performance under Fabio Capello
2 months ago
A poor start in Brazil has disappointed fans in Russia and many blame Fabio Capello, who needs to start winning in the relatively easy Group H
Aleksandr Kerzhakov rescues point for Russia against South Korea
2 months ago
The Russian forward’s opportunistic strike spared Igor Akinfeev’s blushes after the goalkeeper’s error had allowed Lee Keun-ho to put South Korea ahead
Russia v South Korea: World Cup 2014 – as it happened
2 months ago
Minute-by-minute report: Alexander Kerzhakov rescues a draw for Russia after Igor Akinfeev's shocking error hands South Korea the lead in a largely lifeless affair
Fabio Capello: World Cup owes England for goalline technology
2 months ago
Fabio Capello believes the World Cup owes England a debt of gratitude for the gift of goalline technology and says only Fifa had to change, not himself, after his team’s dismal exit from the 2010 finals
Fabio Capello’s chastening England experience finds echo with Russia
2 months ago
Andy Hunter: Fabio Capello’s disciplinarian streak is in evidence again but there are hints he has learned from harsh lessons of 2010

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Yahoo Canada Sports - 4 days ago
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Russian Football Union plans to attend UEFA and FIFA-mediated talks next month aimed at resolving a dispute with Ukraine over the clubs in Crimea. Three clubs from Crimea, a region in Ukraine annexed by Russia in March, debuted ...
The Guardian - 1 week ago
Uefa will not recognise any matches played by Crimean clubs under the auspices of the Russian Football Union (RFS). “Any football matches played by Crimean clubs in the context of competitions organised by the RFS will not be recognised by Uefa until ...
Tribal Football - 5 hours ago
Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has moved to Russia. Frimpong has signed for newly-promoted Russian Premier League outfit FC Ufa, says the Daily Mail. The 22-year-old was released by Barnsley at the end of last season and has decided ...
Financial Mirror - 4 days ago
Hackers, probably angry Cypriot football fans, took charge of the Wikipedia profile page of Alexandru Dan Tudor, the Romanian referee of Wednesday night's Europa League qualifier between Omonia of Nicosia and Dynamo Moscow, with the Russian side ...
BackPageFootball - 6 days ago
The towering Belgian was signed as a panic buy in the closing stages of last summer's transfer window by an inexperienced football negotiator in Ed Woodward, and his atrocious form made a complete mockery of his transfer fee. As a result, there was a ...
'Carefree, wherever we may be.” The marvellous Chelsea chant also seemed, after the annexation of Crimea, to be an appropriate slogan for Russian armed forces. To take the football analogy further, as the EU and the US have imposed and escalated ...
August 26 - On Friday, UEFA's Emergency Panel issued a statement saying that "any football matches played by Crimean clubs organised under the auspices of the Russian Football Union will not be recognised by UEFA." The decision has been welcomed ...
Channel News Asia - 2 weeks ago
KIEV: Ukrainian Football Federation boss Anatoly Konkov has called upon the world and European football ruling bodies to punish the Russian Football Union for admitting clubs from Crimea, which Russia annexed. A letter by Konkov posted at the official ...
Morning Star Online - 3 weeks ago
Calls for the 2018 World Cup to be taken from Russia are set to increase dramatically after female fans were forced to be strip-searched by male police officers in Kazan, with the president of the Republic of Tatarstan telling women attending games ...
Meanwhile Romanov will be hoping that the Lithuanians are unsuccessful in further appeals to the Russians to review their decision. The criminal prosecution of Romanov will continue in Lithuania, where prosecutors have said they will use every legal ...

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