"After reflecting at length, I took the decision to exclude myself from the possibility of becoming the England manager even though I regard it as a wonderful job."
rules himself out of England national team coaching job. The Portuguese former Chelsea coach said he discussed the position with the English FA, whose leading candidates to replace
Steve McClaren, fired after England failed to qualify for Euro 2008, are believed to be Italians Fabio Capello and Marcello Lippi and Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill. (AP)