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Sol Campbell claims FA racism blocked England captaincy

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Former England footballer Sol Campbell claims he would have been national captain for more than 10 years had he been white, in extracts of his biography published on Sunday. 

Former England footballer Sol Campbell is shown playing for Arsenal at White Hart Lane in London on April 14, 2010

The 39-year-old, who won 73 full international caps for his country, including three as captain, said the Football Association and the majority of fans did not want a black player heading the England team.

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