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Technical Committee to evaluate Russia's performance at 2016 Euro Cup - sports minister
The Russian Football Union's (RFU) Techical Committee will be evaluating the performance of the national team at the upcoming 2016 UEFA Euro Cup this summer in France, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told TASS on Monday.
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Slutsky's Choice Part II: Defenders
In our second part of 'Slutsky's Choice' (Read part one here), we look at Russia's backline. Historically, one of the stronger assets on the field, it has kept cohesion within the team during periods that lacked success. During the 1990s as Soviet players steadily retired, the back line featuring Viktor Onopko and Yuri Nikiforov helped Russia reach the 1994 World Cup and Euro 1996. The next generation of defenders, Sergei Ignashevich, and Denis Kolodin brought more success as they heroically protected Igor Akinfeev en route to the semi-finals at Euro 2008.
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Euro 2016: Russia team guide
Head coach. When Fabio Capello was sacked from his post in July 2015, world football's highest-paid national coach had won two, drawn two and lost two of the six qualifiers and Russia were third in Group G, four points behind Sweden. Enter Leonid Slutsky, head coach of CSKA Moscow who had won back-to-back Russian Premier League title, as interim Russia manager until the end of the qualification campaign.
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'2018 World Cup will be the best ever'
On Tuesday, 19 April a joint press-conference of FIFA President Gianni Infantino and Russian Sports Minister, FUR President, Head of Russia-2018 LOC Vitaly Mutko took place in the House of Football in Moscow.
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New FIFA president Infantino makes first visit to Russia
Gianni Infantino is visiting 2018 World Cup host Russia for the first time since he was elected FIFA president in February. Infantino began his tour with a visit to Moscows Luzhniki Stadium, which is undergoing a major rebuild to be ready for the World Cup final.
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Slutsky's Choice Part I: Goalkeepers
With Euro 2016 just two months away, discussions on squad selection are starting to be heard across Europe. On the road to France, Fabio Capello and Leonid Slutsky utilized a large pool of players. Some being long-serving veterans occupying vital positions yet to be filled by fresh talent while others are much younger competing for spots with multiple candidates.
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Sbornaya's Goalkeeper Battle Exemplifies Naturalisation Debate
Friendly games have always been a heavily discussed issue among football fans. Are they really that useful, or are they simply an annoyance in the club calendar? Anyway, a few months before the kick off for the 2016 European Championships in Paris, Russia played two friendlies, the last two before the presentation of the preliminary squad for the Euros. For the two games against Lithuania and France, the national team coach Leonid Slutsky called up four goalkeepers, granting them each 45 minutes of playing time.
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