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By ESPN Staff

WAGs have to play Capello's game

Fabio Capello has warned the England 'WAGs' they will play by his rules, otherwise they might as well not bother going to South Africa next year.

Few will forget the pantomime Sven-Goran Eriksson sanctioned in Baden-Baden three years ago when the WAGs were pictured daily wandering up and down the local streets and visiting local bars wearing their designer gear as their husbands remained within view, trying to prepare for a tournament.

Capello will not decide where England will stay in South Africa until December. But it is certain there is going to be no room for relatives.

Rather than an outright ban for a trip that could last six weeks, Capello is going to allow access to players the day after each game. But that will be it. And if the WAGs don't like it; tough.

"No, absolutely not," said Capello, when asked if there was likely to be a similar circus to Baden-Baden in Rustenburg, which is believed to be where the Italian wants to stay.

"I hope we are at the World Cup for a very long time. The players will have one day with their family, with the girls and friends. It will be one day, after each game and that is enough. That's it.

"If they do not want to come for the day, then they should stay home."

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