Capello Resigns As England Manager

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… FA Accepts Resignation
The Football Association has revealed that Fabio Capello has resigned from his position as England manager.

The 65-year-old Italian quit after a meeting with FA chairman David Bernstein and FA general secretary Alex Horne at Wembley on Wednesday.

The FA later released a statement on its official website which read: "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.

"We have accepted Fabio's resignation, agreeing this is the right decision" - David Bernstein

"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 added: "I would like to stress that during today's meeting and throughout his time as England manager, Fabio has conducted himself in an extremely professional manner.

"We have accepted Fabio's resignation, agreeing this is the right decision. We would like to thank Fabio for his work with the England team and wish him every success in the future."