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Fabio Capello has little case for the defence if inexperienced centre backs cost England

Just half a decade ago, England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson had an abundance of top quality centre backs to choose from.

Sol Campbell, Jonathan Woodgate, Jamie Carragher, Ledley King and of course John Terry and Rio Ferdinand were all available and jostling for just two places in the team. It was truly an embarrassment of riches for the Swede.

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