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Last Updated: Friday July 02 2010 15:14 GMT

Capello staying as England boss

Fabio Capello

Fabio Capello will stay on as England manager, after FA bosses backed the Italian even though England did really badly at the World Cup.

England suffered their worst ever World Cup finals defeat when they were knocked out by Germany in the second round 4-1.

Capello said: "I am more determined than ever to succeed with the England team."

The FA said on Monday that it would take two weeks to decide on Capello.

But they announced their decision just four days later.

'Best man for the job'

Sir Dave Richards, one of the FA bosses, said: "We remain convinced that Fabio is the best man for the job."

Capello signed a contract just before the World Cup tying him to the England job until the end of Euro 2012.

Some footie experts say it would have cost the FA a lot of money to pay Capello out of his contract. Some also think it would have been difficult to find someone else for the job.

The challenge for Capello now will be making sure England qualifies for Euro 2012. England play their first qualifying game against Bulgaria on 3 September.