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The Russian Football Union (RFU) has appointed Fabio Capello as the new national team manager. The former England coach will be hoping to revive the fortunes of a promising Russian squad after a disappointing Euro 2012, where they crashed out at the group stages.

Latest Stories Jonathan Wilson: England in clueless state heading toward Euro 2012updated: Thu Mar 29 2012 11:09:00

Plucky England, fighting back from two down only to be thwarted by a deflected last-minute winner. A brave effort from Psycho's young lions. Pleasing fluency at times. The start of a bold new era for English football. ... As a response to a single game played with a youthful side under a caretaker manager, such commentary made a certain sense. But the crucial thing to remember after England's 3-2 defeat to Holland last Wednesday was context. Georgina Turner: More England turmoil as Capello departsupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 12:57:00

LONDON -- Another fine mess for the national team. "CAPELLO QUITS OVER RACE ROW AS JURY CLEARS REDKNAPP." The Daily Mail's headline on Thursday ran to nine words but they were enough to contain almost every drop of slop. England's captain demoted by the Football Association until a charge of racially aggravated public disorder -- which John Terry has always denied -- has been heard in July; England's manager resigning after publicly disagreeing with the FA's decision; the favorite to succeed Fabio Capello, the Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp, being found innocent of tax evasion a few hours earlier.

United, Chelsea managers discuss Capelloupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 20:51:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto talks to Manchester United and Chelsea managers about Fabio Capello and the FA's reaction to John Terry.

Capello resigns as England managerupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 20:51:00

The English Football Association has confirmed that England national manager Fabio Capello has resigned from his post with immediate effect. Ben Lyttleton: Soccer predictions for 2012updated: Thu Dec 29 2011 14:01:00

1. Germany could be the new Spain. The average age of the Germany team that started in a 3-0 win over Holland last month, playing a fast-paced and flexible style more reminiscent of the Dutch team of the 1970s, was 24.5. By the time the game ended, it was down to 23.4. Forward Miroslav Klose is the only player over 30 in the squad and there is young talent waiting in the wings wherever you look. Two from Mesut Ozil (23), Toni Kroos (21), and Mario Goetze (19) make up the creative fulcrum that supplies a three-pronged attack with Lukas Podolski (26) and Thomas Muller (22) either side of Mario Gomez (26), whose 22 goals in 22 games this season (at time of writing) puts him in the company of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robin van Persie. Jonathan Wilson: Capello's handling of England captaincy raises more questionsupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 16:41:00

Fabio Capello's record as a club manager is superb. The England national team, for around four decades, has seemed unmanageable. The derision with which Capello has been treated feels absurd; if there is a problem in the relationship, past record suggests it almost certainly lies on the side of England rather than Capello. And yet, as embarrassing and puerile as much of the criticism he has received has been, for all that he is -- like every manager before him -- being treated as a scapegoat for the squad's problems, it is becoming increasingly difficult not to raise doubts. Jonathan Wilson: Capello prefers gradual evolution for English rosterupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 15:55:00

After England's dismal showing in the World Cup, there were the usual calls for blood. Fabio Capello clearly wasn't going to go, so after lamenting the Football Association's curious decision to remove the release clause from the coach's contract shortly before the tournament, the media focused on which players could usefully be sacrificed. It was a stance in part rooted in embarrassment at the widespread acceptance of the myth of the "Golden Generation," and in part just because the rules of the tabloid game insist somebody must be blamed.

Rooney to face Swiss despite media allegationsupdated: Mon Sep 06 2010 13:52:00

England manager Fabio Capello will name Wayne Rooney in his line up to face Switzerland in a Euro 2012 qualifier Tuesday despite allegations about the striker's personal life.

Capello ends Beckham's England careerupdated: Thu Aug 12 2010 06:28:00

David Beckham's glittering international career has been brought to an end after England coach Fabio Capello announced his fate in a pre-match television interview.

Capello calls up teen Wilshere, drops England's World Cup flopsupdated: Sat Aug 07 2010 16:31:00

Under-pressure England coach Fabio Capello has dropped more than half of his World Cup squad for the first match since the team's disappointing second-round exit.

England stick with Capello despite World Cup debacleupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 10:42:00

Fabio Capello has kept his job as England manager despite their disappointing showing in the World Cup in South Africa. Raphael Honigstein: England needs to learn from failure of 'Golden Generation'updated: Tue Jun 29 2010 18:01:00

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa -- Monday afternoon, the inquest into England's worst defeat in World Cup history will begin in earnest.

England manager Capello waits on FA decisionupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 09:45:00

Fabio Capello wants to stay on as England manager but has been told his future will be decided in the next two weeks.

Capello commits to England until 2012updated: Wed Jun 02 2010 16:17:00

England coach Fabio Capello has signed an amended contract that will keep him in charge of the national side until after the European Championships in 2012, the Football Association (FA) has announced.

England axe Walcott, injured Barry includedupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 17:31:00

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott is the surprise omission from England coach Fabio Capello's World Cup squad but there is a place for injury-threatened Gareth Barry.

Relieved Terry confirms no break after injury scareupdated: Wed May 12 2010 13:03:00

John Terry has reassured both club and country that the injury he suffered in training on Wednesday is not serious and does not jeopardize his chances of playing in the World Cup finals.

Capello on World Cup chancesupdated: Fri Mar 19 2010 13:33:00

England manager Fabio Capello tells CNN's Pedro Pinto about the World Cup teams he fears the most.

Capello: England can win the World Cupupdated: Fri Mar 19 2010 13:33:00

Fabio Capello insists he can lead England to World Cup glory but only if he has a fit squad at his disposal come the start of the tournament in June.

Capello demands respect from playersupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 13:48:00

English national team manager Fabio Capello tells CNN's Pedro Pinto that he demands respect from his players.

Capello - Players must show respectupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 13:48:00

In an exclusive interview with CNN, England national coach Fabio Capello has again stressed that he demands respect from his players at all times. The Limey: England faces mounting roster questions ahead of World Cupupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 12:52:00

On paper, a 3-1 victory against the African Cup of Nations winners, Egypt, a team sitting 17th in the FIFA world rankings, looks like a good result for England. The reality was an unconvincing performance that emphasized England's lack of depth and highlighted the absence of key individuals through injury and the poor form of some players.

Capello denies Terry fallout will blight World Cup hopesupdated: Tue Mar 02 2010 10:36:00

England coach Fabio Capello says the continued furore over John Terry's private life will not affect his side's preparations for the World Cup finals in South Africa later this year.

Capello to read riot act to England starsupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 05:02:00

England coach Fabio Capello has warned his players to behave or face the risk of missing out on a trip to the World Cup finals.

Terry dismissed as England captainupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 12:49:00

John Terry has been stripped of the England team captaincy with immediate effect following a meeting with national coach Fabio Capello.

Capello to decide my fate says England captain Terryupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 13:44:00

John Terry is to leave his future as England captain to national team manager Fabio Capello as the controversy over his alleged affair with teammate Wayne Bridge's girlfriend rumbles on. The Limey: England may never have better chance to win World Cupupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 16:15:00

Team Limey was basking in an unfamiliar relaxed state leading up to this week's final round of World Cup qualifiers, as its beloved England team safely qualified at the beginning of September with two games to spare. Gabriele Marcotti: Is England a serious threat for the 2010 World Cup?updated: Thu Sep 10 2009 17:23:00

Jump on the England bandwagon too soon -- as often happens -- and you're bound to be disappointed. But the numbers are hard to argue with: eight games in World Cup qualifying, eight wins; 31 goals scored, five conceded.

Beckham praises Capello's England regimeupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 10:52:00

England midfielder David Beckham has praised coach Fabio Capello for creating a new spirit of togetherness in the national side.

Football: Capello ignores Owen for Dutch clashupdated: Sat Aug 08 2009 16:22:00

Michael Owen has failed to win an international recall with England coach Fabio Capello ignoring his claims for next Wednesday's friendly against the Netherlands. The Limey: Shearer now king of the 'Castle, England looking goodupdated: Fri Apr 03 2009 18:13:00

That the new castle to which the city owes its name is now 929 years old is not Newcastle's only temporal oddity. Dominating the skyline above the medieval keep is St. James' Park -- home of Newcastle United -- a rare place where time's normally linear passage takes peculiar cyclical paths.

Capello turns to Crouch to unhinge Ukraineupdated: Tue Mar 31 2009 14:32:00

Lanky Peter Crouch aims to lift England to fresh heights after winning his first international start of the Fabio Capello era in Wednesday's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine at Wembley.

Capello just right for England says Lampardupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 12:29:00

Fabio Capello's no-nonsense approach to international management is just what England needed to turn them into potential world beaters, according to midfield star Frank Lampard.

Capello impressed by Beckham performanceupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 16:27:00

England coach Fabio Capello has confirmed that he was impressed by David Beckham's latest performance for AC Milan. World Soccer: Capello has transformed the fortunes of Englandupdated: Tue Dec 23 2008 13:54:00

Sir Bobby Charlton, the enduring hero of World Cup glory in 1966, told me recently that he long ago despaired of England ever again winning sport's greatest prize. He was certain exactly where the blame lay, too: at the hands of a succession of mediocre managers. World Soccer: Beckham's Milan loan a logical step for all involvedupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 12:11:00

Beckham-mania is about to strike in Italy. By the end of the year, the world's most hyped footballer will have teamed up with AC Milan on a three-month loan from his MLS club, the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Newcastle concern as Capello checks Owenupdated: Mon Dec 15 2008 10:42:00

Michael Owen heard that he could still feature in England's World Cup plans on the day Newcastle stepped up their bid to keep the striker at the Premier League club.

Walcott blow rocks injury-hit Englandupdated: Wed Nov 19 2008 05:50:00

Theo Walcott has been ruled out of England's friendly international against Germany in Berlin on Wednesday after dislocating his right shoulder in training.

England captain Terry remains doubtfulupdated: Wed Oct 08 2008 16:11:00

England captain John Terry remains a doubt for Saturday's World Cup qualifier against Kazakhstan at Wembley.

Capello plumps for Terry as England captainupdated: Tue Aug 19 2008 17:01:00

John Terry has been named as England's permanent captain under new coach Fabio Capello and will lead the team in Wednesday's friendly against the Czech Republic at Wembley.

Beckham is handed England captaincyupdated: Sat May 31 2008 12:46:00

David Beckham will captain England in their friendly game against Trinidad and Tobago in the Port of Spain on Sunday.

England prove too good for United Statesupdated: Thu May 29 2008 06:03:00

Captain John Terry helped England produce their most impressive performance of the Fabio Capello era with the opening goal in a 2-0 friendly win against the United States at Wembley.

Terry is named captain for USA matchupdated: Tue May 27 2008 08:21:00

England coach Fabio Capello gave Chelsea defender John Terry a welcome boost by naming him as captain for the friendly international against the USA at Wembley on Wednesday.

Capello keeps faith with Beckham updated: Sun May 11 2008 16:35:00

David Beckham was named in England's squad for friendly games against the United States and Trinidad and Tobago as coach Fabio Capello keeps faith with the veteran Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder.

Real cruise to successful title defenseupdated: Thu May 08 2008 15:02:00

Real Madrid's 4-1 humiliation of bitter rivals Barcelona in 'El Clasico' was really just the icing on the cake for Bernd Schuster's side this season -- a season where domestic dominance has increased yet a return to the top of the European tree appears to be as far away as ever.

Beckham to start in Paris for 100th cap updated: Wed Mar 26 2008 15:00:00

David Beckham was named in England's starting line-up for their friendly against France on Wednesday night to guarantee that he will win his 100th international cap.

Keeper Green added to England squadupdated: Sun Mar 23 2008 17:10:00

West Ham goalkeeper Robert Green has replaced the injured Chris Kirkland as England manager Fabio Capello was forced into a late change to his 23-man squad for next week's friendly international away to France. World Soccer: England's millions will not buy international successupdated: Tue Feb 19 2008 13:07:00

If you are not careful when discussing England's crushing failure to qualify for Euro 2008, and the subsequent appointment of Fabio Capello as the national-team manager, you can appear to morph from cosmopolitan man of the world to foaming xenophobe. To demonstrate that you have nothing against foreign players or managers, it has to be picked through, step by step. The Limey: Capello plays a different game; the Prem goes abroadupdated: Sun Feb 10 2008 16:29:00

Welcome to the Fabio Capello era. England's players got their first taste of the new headmaster's regime leading up to Wednesday's friendly with Switzerland in a situation reminiscent of the opening half of Full Metal Jacket.

Capello set to include Beckham if fitupdated: Sat Feb 09 2008 16:27:00

Fabio Capello has signaled that a fit David Beckham will be very much part of his plans after omitting the midfielder from the 2-1 victory over Switzerland in his first match in charge.

Capello opens England reign with winupdated: Wed Feb 06 2008 16:59:00

Fabio Capello launched his England managerial reign with a Wembley win as his new 'hard-line' approach was rewarded with a 2-1 victory over Euro 2008 co-hosts Switzerland.

Capello names Gerrard as captainupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 08:37:00

England manager Fabio Capello has appointed Steven Gerrard as captain for the friendly international against Switzerland at Wembley on Wednesday.

Gerrard backs Capello to inspire Englandupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 16:33:00

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard is backing new coach Fabio Capello to turn England from nearly men into winners.

Beckham vows to reclaim England placeupdated: Fri Feb 01 2008 11:54:00

David Beckham is determined to win his place back in the England team after being left out of Fabio Capello's first squad for the friendly against Switzerland next week.

Capello omits Beckham from England squadupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 11:25:00

New England coach Fabio Capello has omitted David Beckham from his first squad in charge for next Wednesday's friendly international against Switzerland at Wembley.

FA unworried by Capello tax probeupdated: Wed Jan 16 2008 11:04:00

England's new national coach Fabio Capello has told the Football Association that his tax payments are in order, after reports from Italy that his financial affairs are being scrutinized as part of a widespread investigation by the authorities.

Capello cup bid opens with Andorraupdated: Mon Jan 14 2008 17:19:00

Fabio Capello's first competitive match as England coach will be away to Andorra in September after the dates were agreed for their 2010 World Cup qualifying campaign on Monday.

Blatter questions need for Capelloupdated: Mon Jan 07 2008 12:16:00

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has criticized the English FA for appointing another foreign coach to run the national team -- on the day Italian Fabio Capello officially took charge.

Beckham anxious to impress Capelloupdated: Sun Jan 06 2008 16:53:00

David Beckham is desperate to win his 100th cap for England under new coach Fabio Capello, the Los Angeles Galaxy star revealed at a special evening in his honor in London on Sunday night.

Capello enjoys Man Utd cup victoryupdated: Sun Jan 06 2008 08:14:00

England coach Fabio Capello watched Wayne Rooney inspire Manchester United's 2-0 FA Cup victory and was delighted that his first day in his new job coincided with the striker's best performance for weeks. The Limey: Capello brings visions of World Cup glory to Englandupdated: Tue Dec 18 2007 14:09:00

Earlier this month, many Englishmen believe a savior arrived. And the savior was shepherded into a $1.5 billion stadium in the land of Wembley by three kingmakers from the Football Association. And later the kingmakers announced that a star had come to us from the south and swaddled only in his trademark multi-colored ZeroRH+ glasses and an expensive designer suit. Then we were told that Fabio Capello would be the next England manager. Gavin Hamilton: Will Capello withstand the pressures with England?updated: Tue Dec 18 2007 11:46:00

Fabio Capello is out to prove that the post of England national-team manager is not the impossible job so many people claim it to be.

England unveils new coachupdated: Mon Dec 17 2007 12:02:00

England formally introduced Fabio Capello as new head coach. CNN's Pedro Pinto reports.

England unveil new coach Capelloupdated: Mon Dec 17 2007 12:02:00

England's new national coach Fabio Capello was presented as a "winner with a capital W" when the Football Association introduced him at a media conference in London on Monday.

Capello: 'England job is my last'updated: Sat Dec 15 2007 15:11:00

New England manager Fabio Capello will be looking to go out on a high after insisting his new role would be the last of his illustrious career.

England turns to Italian coachupdated: Sat Dec 15 2007 15:11:00

World Soccer Magazine's Keir Radnedge discusses the impending appointment of Fabio Capello as England's new manager.

Capello confirmed as England coachupdated: Fri Dec 14 2007 12:41:00

The Football Association have confirmed that Italian Fabio Capello will succeed Steve McClaren as the new England national coach.

Capello positive over England job updated: Wed Dec 12 2007 13:44:00

Fabio Capello appears on the brink of being named England's new coach after "extremely positive" talks with Football Association hierarchy in London on Wednesday.

Capello favorite for England postupdated: Tue Dec 11 2007 12:25:00

Fabio Capello has been installed as the new favorite to succeed Steve McClaren as England manager.

Capello bitter over Real 'letdown'updated: Wed Aug 22 2007 06:00:00

Fabio Capello, sacked as coach of Real Madrid despite guiding them to the Spanish league title, has said that he felt let down by both club president Ramon Calderon and sporting director Predrag Mijatovic.

Real Madrid savor 30th title successupdated: Thu Jun 21 2007 14:19:00

Of all Real Madrid's 30 Spanish titles, the one they clinched last weekend was perhaps the most hard-fought and the most savored.

Real Madrid in late push for titleupdated: Thu May 10 2007 12:13:00

Spanish football fans dismayed by their country's failure to produce a single Champions League semifinalist for the second time in three years do at least have the distraction of an enthralling battle for the Liga title to look forward to.

No early exit for Beckham say Realupdated: Sun Apr 22 2007 04:53:00

Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello said on Sunday that neither he nor the club would consent to releasing David Beckham early so that he could join his new American club Los Angeles Galaxy.

Real coach Capello under pressureupdated: Thu Mar 08 2007 06:01:00

Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello is facing an uncertain future after his side's elimination from the Champions League by Bayern Munich.

Capello hoping for Beckham recallupdated: Fri Feb 16 2007 13:29:00

Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello hopes that England manager Steve McClaren will follow his example and recall David Beckham to his squad.

Beckham goal helps Real snatch winupdated: Sat Feb 10 2007 15:51:00

David Beckham scored with a stunning free kick as he returned to Real Madrid's starting line-up in a 2-1 Primera Liga victory at Real Sociedad on Saturday. A Real messupdated: Thu Jan 18 2007 10:51:00

When Real Madrid hired Fabio Capello last summer, it was looking for a "sure thing" -- a big-name coach who would cut through the B.S., tame the Galácticos (or what was left of them) and deliver some kind of silverware. Any kind.

Capello - Beckham will not featureupdated: Sat Jan 13 2007 08:42:00

David Beckham will not play again for Real Madrid after agreeing a move to the Los Angeles Galaxy, Real coach Fabio Capello has revealed.

Coach Capello will stay and fightupdated: Tue Jan 09 2007 07:17:00

Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello has said he is not about to throw in the towel after the side's recent loss of form.

Chiefs meet as Capello feels heatupdated: Mon Jan 08 2007 13:55:00

Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon met coach Fabio Capello and sporting director Pedja Mijatovic for urgent talks on Monday after the team's second straight defeat in the Spanish league.

Ronaldo facing spell on sidelinesupdated: Fri Nov 10 2006 09:06:00

Ronaldo's stop-start season is on hold again after the Brazil striker strained the lateral ligament in his left knee during Real Madrid's 5-1 King's Cup victory over Ecija on Thursday night.

New-look Real held by Villarrealupdated: Sun Aug 27 2006 16:33:00

New-look Real Madrid started the season disappointingly when they were held to a 0-0 draw by Villarreal at the Bernabeu on Sunday.

Capello issues warning to Gravesenupdated: Wed Aug 02 2006 14:46:00

Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello has warned Danish midfielder Thomas Gravesen about his behavior after Tuesday's bust-up with team-mate Robinho in training.

Roberto Carlos is staying at Realupdated: Mon Jul 31 2006 04:03:00

Veteran Brazilian defender Roberto Carlos has decided he wants to stay at Spanish giants Real Madrid after talking to new coach Fabio Capello, according to a newspaper report.

Real planning three more signingsupdated: Thu Jul 20 2006 06:03:00

Real Madrid are targeting another three signings following the arrival of Juventus pair Emerson and Fabio Cannavaro, coach Fabio Capello has said.

Real announce Capello as new coachupdated: Wed Jul 05 2006 09:55:00

Fabio Capello is to take charge at Real Madrid for the second time, the Spanish giants revealed on their Web site on Wednesday.

Capello quits scandal-hit Juventusupdated: Tue Jul 04 2006 08:28:00

Fabio Capello has resigned as Juventus coach, the crisis-ridden Serie A champions have announced.

Capello named Juve general managerupdated: Wed May 24 2006 07:45:00

Italian champions Juventus, immersed in match-fixing allegations, have named coach Fabio Capello as their new general manager, with responsibility for transfer policy.

Nedved out to inspire Juve revivalupdated: Tue Apr 04 2006 05:23:00

Italian champions Juventus are hoping that the return of Czech midfielder Pavel Nedved can inspire a comeback victory over Arsenal in Wednesday's Champions League quarterfinal return.

Capello dream is to coach Englandupdated: Thu Mar 23 2006 14:15:00

Juventus coach Fabio Capello, who said recently he intends to stay with the Italian club for the coming season, has admitted his dream is to coach England.

Makaay double delivers for Bayernupdated: Tue Nov 22 2005 16:21:00

Roy Makaay scored twice as Bayern Munich beat Rapid Vienna 4-0 in Champions League Group A and book their place in the last 16 on Tuesday.

Juve and Bayern control Euro groupupdated: Tue Sep 27 2005 15:16:00

Juventus cruised to a 3-0 win over Rapid Vienna in Champions League Group A on Tuesday to make it two wins out of two for the Italian champions.

Liverpool ready to call on Cisseupdated: Tue Apr 12 2005 05:16:00

French international striker Djibril Cisse could return to the Liverpool team during their Champions League quarterfinal against Juventus in Turin, even though he may be less than 70 percent fit.

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