Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 2/8/12
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The Football Association have confirmed that Fabio Capello has resigned as England manager. Capello resigned following a meeting with FA chairman David Bernstein and general secretary Alex Horne at Wembley Stadium. An FA statement read: "The Football Association can confirm that Fabio Capello has today resigned as England manager." The statement went on: "This follows a meeting involving FA chairman David Bernstein, FA general secretary Alex Horne and Fabio Capello at Wembley Stadium. "The discussions focused on the FA board's decision to remove the England team captaincy from John Terry, and Fabio Capello's response through an Italian broadcast interview. "In a meeting for over an hour, Fabio's resignation was accepted and he will leave the post of England manager with immediate effect." Bernstein said the resignation was the right course of action. The FA chairman said: "I would like to stress that during today's meeting and throughout his time as England manager, Fabio has...
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