No official World Cup song for England team, decides Capello

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London, Nov 1 (ANI): England football coach Fabio Capello has ecided that the team will not have an official World Cup song.

A host of top artists have contacted the Football Association, oping to link up with the England squad to record an official nthem for their South Africa 2010 campaign.

It would have been a sure-fire hit, but Capello has vetoed the dea, deciding that he does not want any possible distractions or his squad in the build-up to the finals, News of the World eports.

The surprise decision confirms the Italian's determination to emain solely focused on success in South Africa.

"There were a lot of big names wanting to record a song. Very big ames. But Fabio does not want anything that could possibly etract from the preparations - even in the slightest of ways," he paper quoted a source, as saying.

Capello's decree means that the FA will not release an official ong. Bookmakers had been taking bets on who would get the nod to ecord the certain chart-topper. (ANI)

Story first published: Sunday, November 1, 2009, 14:18 [IST]
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