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Crouch determined to seal England place

Jermain Defoe has told Peter Crouch exactly what it feels like not to get picked for the World Cup - and there is no way the Tottenham striker wants to suffer the same fate.

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Terry wins Adams' backing as Capello keeps his counsel

England's captain for tomorrow night's friendly against the Czech Republic – and more importantly the forthcoming World Cup qualification campaign – will be announced later today but yesterday one of the previous incumbents, Tony Adams, made it unequivocally clear who he would back to wear the armband.