Duo Praised

England manager Fabio Capello singled out Phil Jagielka and Jack Rodwell for individual praise following England´s 1-0 win over Spain on Saturday.

Capello said: “For me, the most important thing you saw this evening is the performance of Rodwell when he played, the performance of Jones, the performance of Welbeck. These are really good young players. Also Walker when he played.

“These players will be very important for the next Euros because you saw they played without fear and with personality on the pitch. Physically and technically I can see they are good to play with the seniors.

“Against Spain it is very difficult because the quality of Spain is fantastic so it is very important when you beat the world champions.”

“The two centre-backs played a fantastic game, really good.

“Every time Spain tried passes through they were in good positions. They played with big confidence. It is impossible to play against Spain without confidence.”

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