Capello: FA should have kept Terry as England's captain
The England manager Fabio Capello last night launched a personal attack on the Football Association's decision to strip John Terry of the captaincy.
Asked by an Italian broadcaster whether he agreed with the FA decision, Capello said: "No, absolutely not. I spoke with the chairman [David Bernstein] and I told him that I don't think someone can be punished until it becomes official.
"The court will decide. It's going to be civil justice, not sports justice, to decide if John Terry committed that crime that he is accused of. And I thought it fair that John Terry keeps the captain's armband."
In a move that could herald a breakdown in relations between Capello and the FA, the England manager appeared to suggest in one version of the interview that that he believed Terry was "still the captain".
The interview was given to the Italian broadcaster RAI via video link from London. Capello was at Stamford Bridge yesterday to watch Chelsea's 3-3 draw with Manchester United. The FA's position has not changed, regardless of Capello's feelings. MORE
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