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Fabio right back at start as Johnson plays joker

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Captain promised talks on his future as he questions how important he is to club

Fabio's feet are on ground but Becks may miss the boat

Like a club side more than satisfied with their season's work, England's players were happy to perform a slow walk round the Wembley pitch following their last game, against Andorra on Wednesday. There were even thousands left in the stands to return their applause, once it had become evident that all the fuss about travel difficulties had been exaggerated; the Jubilee Line serving Wembley Park ran all day, shooting through north London as efficiently as Fabio Capello's men bisected the Andorran defence.

Wright-Phillips ruled out of England qualifiers

Winger Shaun Wright-Phillips has been ruled out of England's World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan and Andorra next month by a knee injury.

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The Manchester City manager, Mark Hughes, insists his team will approach the derby against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday with a spring in their step.

Friedel and McCartney red cards rescinded

Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Friedel and Sunderland defender George McCartney have had red card decisions overturned in their favour.

Foster in as Capello moves goalposts

The England manager, Fabio Capello, will break one of his own rules today and select Manchester United's Ben Foster for the matches against Slovakia and Ukraine at Wembley, even though he is not playing regular club football. The guidelines that apply to David Beckham and other outfield players are being moved in order to assess at first hand a goalkeeper whose progress has regularly been handicapped by injury.

‘No regrets’ on Wright-Phillips’ return

Even a player with the boundless self-confidence of Shaun Wright-Phillips knows the dangers of telling Chelsea they were fools to let him go, 48 hours before Manchester City walk out at Stamford Bridge. But the contribution he has made since "going home" to City, as he describes it, speaks for itself and Wright-Phillips said yesterday that only Chelsea could tell whether they had missed a major opportunity by marginalising him.

Portsmouth leave troubles behind them and take Hart

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Sturridge demands signal Manchester City exit

Manchester City are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the prospects of persuading one of their most promising Academy graduates, Daniel Sturridge, to sign new contract terms, with his current deal running down and his family seeking more than £60,000 a week wages for him.

Three-game ban for Wright-Phillips

Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips has been suspended for three league games after being found guilty of violent conduct by the Football Association, the club have announced.

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