February 7th, 2012
08:36 PM ET

Why is the England football team always in a crisis?

Fabio Capello had stood by John Terry despite him being stripped of the England captaincy. (Getty Images)
Fabio Capello had stood by John Terry despite him being stripped of the England captaincy. (Getty Images)

What is it about the England national team? Hardly a year goes by where it is not afflicted by some sort of scandal.

Whether it is caused by something a player or coach says or does, or by a decision taken by the Football Association, it seems there is always something wrong in the England camp.

Fabio Capello's shock decision to resign, after the FA's decision to strip John Terry of the captaincy, is just the latest - and certainly one of the biggest - controversies to surround the England set-up. FULL POST

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