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Jun 27, 2014

Capello will stay on if Russians want him

CURITIBA Brazil (Reuters) – Fabio Capello will stay on as Russia coach until they host the 2018 World Cup if he is still wanted after seeing his team fail to make it past the first round in Brazil.

Playing at their first World Cup since 2002, Russia went home without a win after Algeria held them to a 1-1 draw on Thursday and advanced at their expense.

Jun 26, 2014

Soccer-Capello will stay on if Russians want him

CURITIBA, Brazil, June 26 (Reuters) – Fabio Capello will stay on as Russia coach until they host the 2018 World Cup if he is still wanted after seeing his team fail to make it past the first round in Brazil.

Playing at their first World Cup since 2002, Russia went home without a win after Algeria held them to a 1-1 draw on Thursday and advanced at their expense.

Jun 26, 2014

Soccer-Algeria coach praises fighting spirit of his players

CURITIBA, Brazil, June 26 (Reuters) – Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic heaped praise on the competitive spirit of his Algerian side as they broke new ground on Thursday and qualified for the second round of the World Cup.

“I love it as a coach to see my team fighting like this,” he said after Thursday’s battling 1-1 draw which ensured the north Africans finish second in Group H behind Belgium.

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      "Editor in charge of company news desk for Reuters in London. Previously Sports Business Correspondent and that remains an interest. Former roles include UK Chief Correspondent, and I have also worked in Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands for Reuters."
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