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Russia sinks to new low in FIFA's monthly ranking list
The Russian national football team plummeted to a record low in the monthly ranking list of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA), published on the global organization's official website on Thursday. Russia was rated 56th in the December rating list...
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Italy, Russia to play two friendlies before 2018 World Cup
Italy and Russia will play two friendlies before the 2018 World Cup following a new partnership between the federations.
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World Cup could expand to 48 teams, Fifa's Gianni Infantino suggests
Not content with expanding the World Cup to 40 teams, the Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, has suggested going even further and opening up the competition to 48 countries from 2026.
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Russia v Costa Rica: Squad Evaluation
Russia's upcoming friendly with Costa Rica in Krasnodar represents the second opportunity for new coach Stanislav Cherchesov to assemble his national team squad camp since he took over the hot seat from Leonid Slutsky after Russia's Euros exit this summer.
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Cherchesov: Healthy competition never does any harm
The coaching staff of Russian national team, led by Stanislav Cherchesov, named the squad for preparations to test match against Costa Rica to take place in Krasnodar on the 9th of October.
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Russia's new football strategy places national team among world's Top-10 by 2030
The coaching staff of Russian national team, led by Stanislav Cherchesov, named the squad for preparations to test match against Costa Rica to take place in Krasnodar on the 9th of October.
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Arshavin: Cherchesov is the ideal choice
When Andrei Arshavin signed a contract for Kazakhstan's FC Kairat in March this year, many thought he was going there to see out the end of his playing days, especially since he turned 35 in May. As it turned out, that couldn't be further from the truth; the former Zenit St. Petersburg, Arsenal and Russia star still has that magic touch.
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Russia 1-0 Ghana: Smolov hands Black Stars defeat
Russia defeated Ghana 1-0 in an international friendly at the Stadion Lokmotiv on Tuesday to end a five-game winless streak.
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World Cup hosts Russia held 0-0 in Turkey friendly
The long road to hosting the 2018 World Cup got off to an inauspicious start for Russia as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Turkey in the holiday resort city of Antalya on Wednesday.
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Russia coach makes radical changes to lineup for Turkey friendly with 2018 World Cup in mind
New Russia boss Stanislav Cherchesov has made wholesale changes for his first game in charge against Turkey as he bids to revive a demoralised squad to host the World Cup in less than two years.
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Kerzhakov: Scoring at a World Cup is an incomparable feeling
'After the 2018 World Cup, I'd like there to be photos of every player in the Russian national team up on one of these stands,' mused aloud the country's all-time leading scorer Aleksandr Kerzhakov on visiting the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich.
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Cherchesov sets bar high for Russia
New Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov has refused to dismiss the hosts' chances of winning the World Cup in 2018, but knows the task is enormous.
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Cherchesov calm ahead of Russia's historic campaign
Stanislav Cherchesov has an ironic take on his role in a history-making moment at the 1994 FIFA World Cup USAT: "Well, what do you know! You concede one goal at the World Cup and make it into the record books: the oldest player at the tournament scored against me!"
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Russia A-squad versus Turkey and Ghana
The coaching staff of the Russian National team headed by Stanislav Cherchesov announced the list of players that will be called for the friendly matches against Turkey (31 August, Antalya) and Ghana (6 September, Moscow). The main list includes 23 players.
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Russian Football Union approves head coach of national team
Members of the Executive Board of the Russian Football Union (RFU) voted at its session on Thursday to approve Stanislav Cherchesov for the post of the Russian national football team coach, a member of the board told TASS.
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Three candidates agree to run for post of Russian football team's head coach - minister
Three out of a total of four candidates to take the post of the Russian national football team's head coach have agreed to take the job if elected, the remaining candidate was still undecided, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Friday.
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Slovakia beat Russia 2-1 as Marek Hamsik lights up Lille
Marek Hamsik was the star of the show as Slovakia beat Russia 2-1 in Lille to leapfrog England in Group B.
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"Bitter pill' for Hodgson as Russia hold England
England coach Roy Hodgson said he was "bitterly disappointed" after a late leveller by Russia captain Vasili Berezutski ended his side's hopes of a perfect start to their Euro 2016 campaign on Saturday.
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Russia quietly aglow after making their point
"It is good that we managed to level it up at the end," said Vasili Berezutski coolly; Richard van Poortvliet found Russia quietly exuberant as he flew home with the team.
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From Russia with laughs
Leonid Slutski's biographer is the man that knows the Russian team better than most.
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Russia's Roman Shirokov: England are favourites but we have talent to triumph
The veteran Russia captain says England's opening Euro 2016 opponents are a more attacking force under the coaching of Leonid Slutsky and plays down the potential volatility of a possible meeting with Ukraine.
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Leonid Slutski puts Russia through their paces ahead of Euro 2016 showdown against England
UEFA require each of the 24 finalists to have one of their pre-tournament sessions accessible for the general public and England's version on Tuesday in Chantilly turned into something of a circus.
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Artur Yusupov called up by Russia after staying in same hotel as squad while on holiday
Artur Yusupov, the Zenit St. Petersburg midfielder, has been called up to Russia's Euro 2016 squad after staying in the same Monaco hotel while on holiday.
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Igor Denisov ruled out of Euro 2016 as Russia's injury problems mount
Russia midfielder Igor Denisov will miss the European Championship after he suffered an injury in the Sunday's 1-1 friendly draw with Serbia.
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Russia-Serbia friendly ends in 1-1 tie
Russia's national football team ended its friendly with Serbia played as part of preparations for the UEFA Euro 2016 Monaco's Louis II stadium on Sunday in a 1-1 tie.
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Russia to play friendly match with Serbia
The Russian national football team will play a match against Serbia as part of preparations for the UEFA Euro 2016. The teams will meet at Louis II stadium in Monaco.
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Russian football team's captain practising under individual program
Roman Shirokov, the captain of the Russian national football squad, is training outside the team under an individual program due to an earlier sustained hip injury.
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