All this over an armband?

Capello's resignation only begins to show the complexity of the England captaincy

Updated: February 9, 2012, 1:36 PM ET
By Andi Thomas | Special to ESPN.com

While there is nothing new in England going into a major tournament in a state of some disarray, the buildup to this summer's European championships throws some perspective onto the usual fretting about inconveniently fractured metatarsals. Having begun the week without a captain, England will end it without a manager. Fabio Capello has finally washed his hands of the whole circus. The Armband has killed again.

The question of the captaincy hung heavily over England's blighted World ...

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