Fabio Capello’s England: in numbers

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Fabio Capello’s tumultuous time in charge of England came to an unceremonious end last night as the fallout of John Terry’s racism case claimed yet another victim.


The Italian fell on his sword after speaking out against the FA’s decision to strip Terry of the captaincy, and so with his four year reign at an end GMF brings you the breakdown of his ill-fated time as England manager.


42 – Games played by England under Fabio Capello


28 – Games won under Capello since he took charge in January 2008


8 – Games drawn during Capello's time in charge


6 – Losses England suffered while Capello was in charge

2 – competitive games lost under Capello, the 4-1 World Cup second round defeat against Germany, and a 1-0 World Cup qualifier defeat against Ukraine


16 – the amount of clean sheets kept by the five England goalkeepers to have played under Capello


89 – Goals scored during Capello’s time in charge of England


67.7 – The percentage of games won by England under Capello, the best win percentage of any permanent England manager.


26 – The amount of players given their full England debut under Capello, with Daniel Sturridge being the last in England’s 1-0 win over Sweden in November


3 – of those 26 players, only three have gone on to win more than ten caps under Capello

3 – goals scored by England at the 2010 World Cup. They exited at the second round stage against Germany.


5 – Goals scored against Croatia, including a Theo Walcott hat-trick as England banished memories of their failure to qualify for Euro 2008 by booking their place in the 2010 World Cup back in 2009


6 – the most amount of goals scored by England in one game under Capello, in a World Cup qualifier against Andorra in 2009


3 – The number of full-time England captains, Steven Gerrard, Rio Ferdinand and John Terry.


20,000,000 – the approximate amount Fabio Capello was reported to have earned, in pounds, during his four years in charge of England.


2.1 – Average goals per game by England under Capello


83 – the percentage of passes completed by England under Capello


0.83 - the amount of goals conceded per game by England under Capello


46 – Years England have now gone without winning a major tournament

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