Russia rule out foreign help

October 19, 2004
By Gennady Fyodorov
MOSCOW, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Russian soccer chief Vyacheslav Koloskov has ruled out using naturalised Russians in the country's national side.

'I'm categorically against it,' the president of the Russian Football Union (RFU) told a news conference on Tuesday after being asked if certain foreign players, playing in Russia, might help the struggling national team.

Russia suffered a humiliating 7-1 drubbing by Portugal in last week's World Cup qualifier, leaving the future of coach Georgy ...

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