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Guus Hiddink

Capello lands Russia job

Russia have chosen the former England manager Fabio Capello to take charge of the national team the country's FA said yesterday. The 66-year-old Italian, who quit as England coach in February, said he was happy to work in Russia. "It will be a wonderful adventure, as Russia is a great country," he said.

Chelsea 'have no plans' to bring back Hiddink

Chelsea are understood to have no current plans to bring Guus Hiddink back to the club in the capacity of technical director following the Dutchman's departure from the Turkey national team.

Republic's history of (mainly) play-off pain

Ireland face Estonia tomorrow in leg one of their duel to win a Euros place. But they have a bleak record with just one success in five attempts in the last 16 years. Jack Pitt-Brooke talks to some of the players who suffered – and those who enjoyed the solitary victory

Guus Hiddink still our manager, says Turkish FA

The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) have denied they have agreed terms for the departure of national team coach Guus Hiddink and do not expect any potential negotiations with Chelsea to begin until next week.

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Van Marwijk clears the air after spat with Van Persie

Holland coach Bert van Marwijk has demanded unity among his World Cup players after Robin van Persie's angry outburst at being substituted in the 2-1 defeat of Slovakia threatened to derail his preparations for the quarter-final against Brazil.