Never mind the Becks, here's Oleg

June 23, 2003
By Gennady Fyodorov
MOSCOW, June 23 (Reuters) - While the rest of the world was buzzing with the news of David Beckham's exit from Manchester United last week, Russians have been focusing on the acerbic departure of the man who once led Moscow's Spartak to the top.

Veteran coach Oleg Romantsev was fired on Thursday after 15 years at the helm of Russia's most popular club, following a bitter feud with club president Andrei Chervichenko.

Romantsev was appointed Spartak coach in 1988, at the age of 35, ...

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