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Clever Capello

By David Herman  

If anyone ever doubted that Fabio Capello was smart, now they know. What could be a cleverer, smarter way to distract attention from his first choice of an England squad, than to drop David Beckham? No Becks, no 100th cap. The tabloids, indeed the entire media, the whole shark pool were never going to be able to resist a story like that. Just throw the sharks a fish and off they go. It’s as easy as that.

And why would Capello want the media talking about Beckham? Because then they wouldn’t be talking about the squad he chose. And why…

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