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England boss Capello: I would welcome Scotland in Euro draw

England boss Fabio Capello says he'd happily draw one of the home nations for their European Championship qualifying group.

Given the improvement made by the Three Lions under Capello, they are expected to claim one of the nine automatic spots reserved for the group winners.

The safety net of a play-off if England finish group runners-up, or even one direct route to Poland and Ukraine for the best second-placed team, should ensure qualification for a side which famously failed to make the last tournament.

At 63, Capello has experienced most things in the game, but there is something unique about a clash with Scotland which is why he would be happy to have one.

"I have no problem playing any of the home countries," said Capello. "Wales have good young players coming through and I would certainly be happy to play Scotland because it would be a derby game.

"It's okay for me. Let's play."

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