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FA won’t rush to replace Capello before Euro 2012

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WEMBLEY, ENGLAND (AP) - The head of the English Football Association says he will not rush to hire Fabio Capello's successor ahead of this year's European Championship.

FA chairman David Bernstein says, "We will put a shortlist together of key people."

Adrian Bevington, the managing director of the team, adds that "everyone's focus is on Euro 2012 and our objective is to recruit a manager and go to Poland and Ukraine, perform well and achieve success."

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is the favorite to replace Capello, who quit Wednesday after Bernstein stripped John Terry of the England captaincy despite his opposition.

England under-21 coach Stuart Pearce will take charge of England's exhibition against the Netherlands on Feb. 29.

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