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Latest news about Russia

Ukraine reject Crimea clubs to join Russia

2014-08-01 12:17

A top Ukrainian football chief on Friday voiced strong opposition to Russia's move to allow three Crimean clubs to join the Russian league.

Russia to incorporate Crimean clubs

2014-07-30 15:23

Russia ready to integrate football clubs from the annexed Crimea peninsula.

Capello staying on as coach

2014-07-30 12:29

Fabio Capello says he will stay in his post as Russia coach despite the team's Soccer World Cup failure.

FIFA commit to 2018 in Russia

2014-07-25 14:02

FIFA remains committed to the 2018 SWC In Russia and says a boycott would not be an effective way of reducing tensions in the region.

Question over Dutch at SWC 2018

2014-07-23 15:30

A mourning Dutch football association wants to postpone discussions over participation in the next World Cup in Russia.

Capello a 'greedy' thief

2014-07-03 12:00

Fabio Capello is used to dealing with the harsh English media but dealing with Russian parliamentary leaders is something else.

Capello slams match officials

2014-06-27 11:16

Following their Soccer World Cup elimination, Russia head coach Fabio Capello has criticised the match officials.

Laser beam distracts Russia

2014-06-27 08:22

Fabio Capello said a laser beam that distracted goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev had been to blame as his side crashed out of the World Cup.

Capello sure of Russia future

2014-06-27 07:27

Fabio Capello has vowed to lead host Russia to the World Cup in 2018 despite seeing his second campaign as coach come to an end.

Algeria clinch final last 16 spot

2014-06-27 00:21

Algeria have reached the SWC last 16 for the first time after fighting back for a draw against Russia to clinch second place in Group H.

As it happened: Algeria v Russia

2014-06-26 21:30

Recap the Soccer World Cup match between Algeria and Russia.

Capello still believes in Russia

2014-06-23 08:13

Fabio Capello believes his Russian charges will put a last-gasp loss to Belgium behind them and reach the second round of the World Cup.

Belgium bypass Russian test

2014-06-22 20:20

Divock Origi has scored a late goal to give Belgium victory over Russia and secure a place in the World Cup last 16.

As it happened: Belgium v Russia

2014-06-22 17:30

A recap of the scoring and commentary from the SWC match between Belgium and Russia.

Capello keeps faith in Akinfeev

2014-06-22 15:00

Russia's coach Fabio Capello has insisted he would stick with Igor Akinfeev to play Belgium in their crucial SWC clash.