02 Dec '11, 10am

Football: Capello refutes England future claims

Football: Capello refutes England future claims

LONDON: Fabio Capello has refuted suggestions he could stay on as England manager beyond the 2012 European Championships. The Football Association's director of football development Sir Trevor Brooking said Thursday there was still a chance Capello could remain in his post beyond the end of his six million pounds-a-year contract next summer if England performed well at Euro 2012. However Capello said he intends to bow out at the end of his contract as scheduled. "As an England manager, this is it for me," the Italian said Thursday on the eve of the Euro 2012 group stage draw. While preoccupied with an appeal to UEFA over striker Wayne Rooney's ban that has ruled him out of the tournament's group stages, Capello will be in Kiev for Friday's draw. And he believes England will face a tougher task in Poland and Ukraine next summer than they did during their poor 2010 World Cup...

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