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Capello: No collusion with Champions League clubs

England coach Fabio Capello has denied England's UEFA Champions League clubs were in on an arrangement whereby the amount of time their players featured against Denmark was limited. England came from a goal down in Copenhagen on Wednesday for an encouraging 2-1 success.

Frank Lampard, Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere must all complete two-legged last-16 clashes before England meet again, ahead of the Euro 2012 qualifier with Wales on March 26.

All three gave way at half-time, with Michael Dawson, Theo Walcott and Ashley Cole joining them in the second-half.

Capello denied there were requests in place from certain clubs to take off players early.

"I hadn't agreed with the clubs who to take off," explained Capello.

"I decided on Tuesday I would make six substitutions and that is what I did.

"The clubs are happy with this and no-one got injured.

"The result was good as well, so everything has gone right for us."

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