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Fabio Capello's Russia will have to wait 24 hours to play their World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland after Friday's clash was postponed due to heavy snow in Belfast. 

Pedestrians walk through the snow in Belfast City centre in Northern Ireland today. Fabio Capello's Russia will have to wait 24 hours to play their World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland after the clash was postponed due to heavy snow in Belfast.

Former England coach Capello and his players trained on Thursday ahead of the qualifier, but overnight snow and rain, which persisted during Friday afternoon, made the Windsor Park pitch unplayable.

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