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Shaun Wright-Phillips: 'I try not to think about it when Capello and Baldini are in the stands'

With Tuesday's squad announcement looming, England hopefuls have one last chance to impress. Shaun Wright-Phillips talks Robin Scott-Elliot through the tension of the final weekend

Mancini given City’s backing as club plans for player exodus

Bellamy, Tevez, Wright-Phillips and Ireland form core of disillusioned group.

David Beckham: England legend – or a vain failure?

His international career may be at an end but the debate over the football icon's impact for his country will rage on and on, writes Sam Wallace

Beckham: I may miss World Cup

David Beckham has admitted to fearing for his place in England's World Cup squad if he does not play regularly until the end of the season. "I am not guaranteed to go to South Africa at all," he said. "I have to work hard and hopefully win my place. There are a few months left and plenty of games but hopefully I can carry on playing well and get in the squad."

Cruellest cut is one Capello dreads

Telling tearful apprentices that they are being released is "far, far worse", according to Glenn Hoddle, than informing England squad players they are not going to a World Cup. That does not mean the latter task is easy, as he knows better than anyone.

Wenger defends under-fire Walcott

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has no doubts Theo Walcott will come good for England.

Ian Wright claims Manchester City are 'mugging off' Wright-Phillips

Ian Wright has accused senior Manchester City figures of treating his adopted son Shaun Wright-Phillips "like a youth-team player" in contract talks.

Walcott says fitness is the key

England winger Theo Walcott admits he faces a huge task to secure a place at the World Cup and accepts he cannot rely on past glories to persuade Fabio Capello to take him.

The Capello conundrums: scores yet to be settled

With just two friendlies left until England fly to South Africa, the manager must soon name his final squad. Sam Wallace looks at the decisions that lie ahead

Terry and Capello respond to Wembley crowd

Fabio Capello hailed the Wembley crowd for helping axed skipper John Terry get over his England heartache.

Crouch on target to conquer Pharaohs

England's second-half substitute strikes twice to make World Cup case in 3-1 win as John Terry quells boos with fine display

Lennon's comeback put on hold

Tottenham's hopes of hanging on to fourth place in the Premier league and the accompanying qualification for the Champions League suffered a blow yesterday as Aaron Lennon's return to fitness was checked by another possible injury.

Capello hit by return of English disease

Like his predecessor Steve McClaren, the Italian has lost a host of players to injury. Things better improve by June or he could suffer a similar end

Capello looking forward to Wales test

Fabio Capello did not get the ultimate Battle of Britain clash - but after declaring "bring it on" beforehand, he will now discover what a big scalp England are after his side were pitted against Wales in the qualifiers for Euro 2012.

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