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Soccer Break Tuesday
Spring is here and love should be in the air, but instead all we’re left with is bickering managers.
Fabio Capello and Jose Mourinho are no strangers to controversy, so it’s no surprise to see them at it again, though the timing is odd. Mourinho still has it all to prove at Real Madrid over the next two months, while Capello has yet to truly inspire confidence in England fans.
What do you make of Capello’s captaincy decision after handing the armband to Gareth Barry, days after excluding him from the squad to face Wales?
And Real fans, does it annoy you to see Mourinho flirting so openly with other jobs?
Back to action on the pitch, and on Tuesday there will be a special reason to watch England’s friendly against Ghana. Read more here.
Another special occasion will take place in Japan when the national team play a J-League select team to raise funds for the stricken victims of the tsunami and earthquake earlier this month.
A Different League takes a look at Ireland and whether they are strong enough to qualify for Euro 2012 from a formidable group including Slovakia, Russia and Macedonia. Thoughts?
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Picture: England manager Fabio Capello attends a media conference at Wembley Stadium in London on March 28, 2011 ahead of the international friendly against Ghana in London on Tuesday. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh