Fabio Capello Hits Out At José Mourinho

Fabio Capello has brushed off claims by José Mourinho that the Portuguese was the Football Association’s preferred choice to become England manager three years ago, pointedly saying he would never comment publicly on another job out of “respect” for the incumbent. The build-up to Tuesday evening’s friendly against Ghana saw Capello forced to justify his decision to field an experimental side at a sold-out Wembley and to defend his command…

March 29, 2011

I Never Deserved To Lose The England Captaincy:Terry

An unrepentant John Terry has urged any England team-mate unimpressed with his reappointment as captain to seek him out and discuss their differences face to face, with the centre-half unapologetic over his own part in being stripped of the job 13 months ago. Fabio Capello summoned his 26-man squad on to the pitch at London Colney prior to training to confirm formally that Terry was his new permanent captain in…

March 23, 2011

John Terry Reveals His Pain Over Loosing Captaincy

John Terry has given an insight into the pain he felt over losing the England captaincy to Rio Ferdinand. The Chelsea defender was stripped of the role after allegations appeared in the press regarding his private life and he said that Fabio Capello made the decision because the manager wanted to remove him from the media glare. “I understood the decision at the time,” said Terry. “Fabio said he wanted…

November 19, 2010