Capello in no coach hurry


Fabio Capello will not rush the appointment of an English coach to his backroom staff despite the World Cup failure.

Capello has agreed to add a homegrown coach to his staff following England's disappointing last 16 exit in South Africa.

Stuart Pearce and Ray Clemence are currently the only English coaches employed by the Italian, whose communications skills have been partly blamed for the below-par tournament showing.

Capello agreed to the request following a meeting the Football Association after they decided to retain his services following a brief period of reflection.

But Club England managing director Adrian Bevington has moved swiftly to play down suggestions that the FA are becoming frustrated with a lack of action from Capello.

"Fabio volunteered he wanted another English coach to join his set-up when we met him last week," Bevington told the association's official website.

"We were pleased to hear this as we want to introduce a wider pool of English coaches moving forward.

"Fabio was clear he didn't want us to offer names immediately, instead stressing he wanted more time to consider who it should be, then discuss it in more detail with (director of football development) Sir Trevor Brooking during the first week of August.

"Therefore, any speculation as to who it might be cannot be made with any real conviction.

"Fabio hasn't offered his preference, we haven't said ours and no one has been approached."

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