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CAPELLO: Decision in two weeks' time
1:49pm Monday 28th June 2010 in npower Championship Table & Results
FABIO CAPELLO has said he wants to stay as England manager but the FA will make a decision on his future within the next two weeks.
Capello stated he has met the FA and told them he wants to stay, despite England's shambolic loss to Germany yesterday.
However Capello said the FA said it would decide about whether to keep him on in a fortnight.
Capello said: "I want to stay on as England manager" but when questioned about why the national team had performed so badly, admitted he and the rest of the coaching staff felt the players were tired.
He refused to single out Wayne Rooney, who had been unable to reproduce his Manchester United form during the tournament.
An FA spokesman stressed there was no plan to make any snap decisions or rush into an announcement about Capello, which is why it had been agreed to leave the final decision for two weeks.
Capello, speaking at a press conference today in Rustenburg, where England were based in South Africa, inisisted he wanted to stay on as manager and knew he must make sweeping changes to the set-up.
The Italian met with FA chairman sir Dave Richards in the aftermath of England's World Cup exit and they will meet again in two weeks.
Capello put England's poor performance in South Africa down to tiredness after a long season in the Premier League.
"The players were not like I know. Not so fast, not so quick," he said.