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Defender concedes he is not a universal first choice but only regrets that criticism of Capello during last year's World Cup became public

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John Terry admitted today he was "not everyone's cup of tea" after being reinstated as England captain but insisted he had the backing of the whole squad.

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Bellamy's stunning late free-kick gives sloppy Cardiff a lucky point

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Manchester City striker Craig Bellamy has been arrested on suspicion of assault.

Chopra gives Cardiff the edge

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Jones' future is finely balanced as Cardiff's form falls off a cliff

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Severn sins leave Cardiff in search of redemption

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