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In Photos: England Beat Hungary And Beckham Hit By Ageism

by | 12th, August 2010

ENGLAND beat the mighty Hungary 2-1 at Wembley and the result is overtaken by news that David Beckham will not play for England again. Well, not at football. The Sun leads with this news and says a “spokesman for Beckham” (and that tells you much about overblown status of England’s mascot) was not told by England’s manager Fabio Capello that he had been retired. Capello says Beckham is “little bit old” to play for England. Indeed, readers.

England 3 – 6 Hungary In Photos: When We Were Rumbled

This is ageism, is it not? Beckham says he will always play if picked. And we had hoped that with legislation banning forced retirement at 65, Beckham would go on and on and continue to use his aftershaves and hairs to make the moribund game more interesting… But no.

Here are the best pictures from last night’s match:

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England manager Fabio Capello talk tactics with Stuart Pearce (left)



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