Hiddink may sue Russian soccer bureaucrats

21:59, May 31, 2010      

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Formal chief coach of Russian soccer team Guus Hiddink is going to sue Russian Soccer Union (RSU), Russian RBC news agency reported on Monday.

The reason is that the Dutchman has not been paid since January, the coach's agent told local media.

Hiddink has not been training Russian team since it failed to win a trip to the World Cup, which is due to kick off in South Africa in June.

The last time the Dutch coach appeared with his Russian mentee was in March, when Russian team played against Hungary.

Since than, Hiddink has been busy working with the Turkish national team.

Still, formally Hiddink's contract with Russians expires on July 15, even though RSU has already selected a new coach, Hiddink's countryman Dick Advocat, who signed a two-year contract commencing on July 15.

Hiddink's agent called the behavior of RSU "a shame".

Source:Xinhua

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