In Cote d'Ivoire
Aug 15th, 2012
Newly-appointed Russia coach Fabio Capello will begin his mission to lead the national side into the 2014 World Cup finals with a home friendly against the Ivory Coast on Wednesday. Capello has said his task is to rebuild confidence in a squad still reeling from their early exit from Euro 2012. ̶...
Jun 12th, 2012
Some of Poland and Russia’s supporters traded blows on the streets and brought shame on their nations, yet the football teams those thugs follow at least salvaged something positive from the evening. This was a brilliant, breathtaking game of football played in unrelenting noise from those supporters...
Jun 4th, 2012
Team: Russia Nickname: Sbornaya Rankings: FIFA (11), Elo (17), SPI (15) Odds: 20-1 Euro History: Champions (1960*), Finals (1964*, 1972*, 1988*), Semifinals (1968*, 2008) Qualified (1992, 1996, 2004) Last Five Tournaments:DNQ – SF – DNQ – GS – GS History: Soviet soccer’s golden age came in the 1960s,...