MOSCOW — Fabio Capello's future as Russia's coach could be in doubt after a deadline to pay him seven months of unpaid wages expired.
The veteran Italian coach last received his wages in June amid financial problems at the Russian Football Union and Russian authorities had set a deadline of Jan. 19 for him to be paid before pursuing possible legal action.
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The Russian Federal Labor and Employment Agency made no mention of any court case in a statement Monday, saying only that it would conduct an "unscheduled inspection" of the RFU to enforce earlier demands that Capello be paid.
Under Russian law, RFU president Nikolai Tolstykh could potentially be banned for up to three years for failing to pay an employee.
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