Now that the FA has once again thrown a spanner into the works of the national side months out from a major competition, the last-minute search to find a replacement to John Terry has began.
In sacking Terry, England have not only lost their natural leader, but also may have jeopardized the services of their most important defender, as Terry has stated that he is considering imminent international retirement.
The usual suspects are being tossed around to step in, notably Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney.
With not much time to decide, the FA and Capello must act quickly to find a captain that will hopefully gel with the team before the competition kicks off.
We now take a look at why Tottenham’s midfield workhorse Scott Parker is the ONLY option to lead England into a shaken-up Euro 2012 campaign.