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Blackburn's Bentley delighted with England showing

David Bentley has expressed his delight with life under Fabio Capello and is hopeful he did enough to earn another run on the right for England.

There is competition for places on the right, with Shaun Wright-Phillips and David Beckham in the mix, but Bentley is hopeful of cementing his place.

"You can't please everyone but hopefully I can keep working hard, keep playing for the shirt and the team," said Bentley. "And hopefully that's what the fans want to come and watch and I can do them justice."

Capello is a no-nonsense character and Bentley says his first impressions of the Italian are positive.

He said: "We all worked together as a team and it was really enjoyable to be part of it. To play in an occasion like this, I enjoyed every minute of it.

"The manager keeps every player on his toes, no-one really knows what the team is going to be and then he hits you with it a couple of hours before the game. I think it's the best way of doing it, it keeps all 23 players part of the team.

"On the pitch he wants us to break more with the ball and keep passing it. We've laid a foundation here each and every one of us has to grow and grow as a team. He wants us rotate the ball and enjoy playing with each other."

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