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Man Utd captain Neville blasts FA for leaving Capello hanging

Manchester United captain Gary Neville has blasted the FA over their lack of support for England coach Fabio Capello.

He has hit out at the decision to spend two weeks pondering Capello's fate - especially after removing an exit clause from his contract just before the tournament.

Writing in The Times, the 35-year-old said: "England are out of the World Cup and, surprise, surprise, we are talking about sacking the manager.

"If that was a reaction I expected from some fans and pundits, I was disappointed - although not exactly shocked - to hear wavering coming out of the FA.

"Two weeks to decide Fabio Capello's future, says Adrian Bevington, the Club England managing director.

"This is the same Club England (whatever that is) that trumpeted so proudly 28 days ago that it had taken the release clause out of the manager's contract.

"One minute these guys are talking about Capello as world-class, now they need a fortnight to decide if he is the man for them after all.

"What are they waiting for - to see what's in the newspapers? Where is the backbone? Now you can understand why I have had my arguments with the FA down the years."

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