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WAGS defy Fabio Capello as they arrive in South Africa to cheer on their men as England make it through group stages
Despite Fabio Capello's no-WAG rule this World Cup, the England boys definitely needed some moral support yesterday.
And who better to provide that than their loving wives and girlfriends, some of whom defied the Italian manager's request and flew into South Africa for Wednesday's crucial match against Slovenia.
First in was Emile Heskey's fiancée Chantelle Tagoe, who arrived in Port Elizabeth with the couple's two sons Jaden, four, and Reigan, two.
Glen Johnson's wife Laura
Matthew Upson's girlfriend Ellie Darby
Joe Cole's wife Carly Cole, pushing baby daughter Ruby
And while most of the team's other halves have stayed at home, Coleen Rooney is said to be on standby to fly out to South Africa to support husband Wayne.
World Cup 2010: Fabio Capello picks his England penalty five
Frank Lampard was one of the culprits when England went out of the 2006 World Cup on penalties.
The Italian, unlike some previous England managers, has made a point of instructing his players to practice penalties at the end of every training session since the squad first convened for their pre-tournament preparations in Austria last month. A quartet – Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney and the inexperienced James Milner – have been earmarked to step forward, with Gareth Barry expected to be the fifth nominee.
"I can understand that, when people look at what's happened over the years, all you remember is losing to Germany on penalties, but this is a different game and a different team," Jermain Defoe said. His goal propelled England, who will again wear all-red against Germany, into the knockout phase but he has missed six of his past 11 penalties at Tottenham. "It's about having a clear head. Forget about what happened before and focus.
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