England coach Fabio Capello has labelled Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp a hypocrite following the Ledley King fiasco. The Spurs skipper was named in the Italian's national squads for the Three Lions' upcoming internationals against Slovakia and Ukraine. However, King was soon heading back to Tottenham, with his well-documented knee problems preventing the central defender from playing more than one match per week, while he is barely able to partake in training in between matches. And it led to an angry reaction from Redknapp, who described Capello's decision to call-up his stricken captain as "mad" and "pointless." But the former Milan and Juventus chief has hit back, accusing Redknapp of double-standards with, Spurs defender, Alan Hutton included in Scotland's squad to face Holland at the weekend. The injury-plagued ex-Rangers full-back has not played for his club since November. “I have to say something about Mr Redknapp," he said. "He spoke about the England national team but a Spurs player who is Scottish was in the squad after three months injured and yet he spoke about King and not about Alan Hutton. “I don’t know if he has a problem. We have to check all the players and in the last squad we did it with Steven Gerrard. “I’m right to do so because he played the last game. I am happy to have spoken to the player. Now I know everything about his situation.” ENGLAND FANS! Check FourFourTwo.com’s ever-expanding interviews section for more stuff to read: One on One Kevin Keegan, Sven-Göran Eriksson, David Beckham, Michael Owen, Paul Gascoigne, Ian Wright Web Exclusives Gary Lineker, Paul Gascoigne, Glenn Hoddle, Wayne Rooney, Q&A Fabio Capello, Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney, Theo Walcott Boy's A Bit Special Theo Walcott, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Michael Mancienne, David Wheater Ask A Silly Question Sir Geoff Hurst, Alan Ball, Bryan Robson, Peter Crouch, John Barnes, Peter Reid, My Secret Vice Jimmy Bullard What Happened Next? Carlton Palmer Perfect XI Sir Bobby Charlton, Graham Taylor, Bryan Robson, Ian Wright SPURS FANS! Check FourFourTwo.com’s ever-expanding interviews archive for more stuff to read: Web Exclusives Les Ferdinand, Paul Gascoigne, Gary Lineker, Glenn Hoddle, Frederic Kanoute One on One Paul Gascoigne, Les Ferdinand, Ossie Ardiles Boy's A Bit Special Chris Gunter, John Bostock Ask A Silly Question Garth Crooks Perfect XI Ossie Ardiles My Secret Vice Neil Ruddock Plus! Martin Peters on Weekend Wonders and Spurs on Talentspotter
28 March 2009
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