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Scholes admits regrets over turning down England

August 20, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Paul Scholes has admitted he wished he had gone to the World Cup with England and not opted to turn down Fabio Capello's offer of a place in the squad he took to South Africa.

The Manchester United star has flourished so far this season, proving exactly why Fabio Capello wanted him in his England squad in South Africa.

Scholes rejected the option of a retirement U-turn, chiefly because Capello, who made contact through his trusted right-hand man Franco Baldini, only gave the ...

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