Capello plans to relax after quitting England job

Fabio Capello plans to relax rather than return to coaching in

Italy after blaming a ”misunderstanding” for his exit from

England job.

The Italian quit on Wednesday after being overruled by his

employees at the English Football Association, who decided to strip

John Terry of the captaincy due to his pending racism trial.

”I haven’t run away. I left because there was a

misunderstanding,” Capello told Italy’s Mediaset television in

Lugano, Switzerland on Friday. ”I was very happy there, but there

are times when you just decide to leave.”

Capello had planned to leave the England job when the European

Championship end in July and had insisted he would not be seeking

another coaching role after that.

The 65-year-old Capello’s view does not appear to have changed,

despite Inter Milan being touted as a possible destination this

week for the former Roma, Juventus and AC Milan coach.

Asked if he would coach again in his home country, Capello

responded: ”Not in Italy, Absolutely not. For now, I want to


The Italian TV reporter asked Capello what Britain’s Queen

Elizabeth II thought about his resignation after four years in

charge of England.

”The Queen is above it all,” he said.