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Pearce lifts lid on Fabio discipline

ENGLAND Under-21 boss Stuart Pearce believes the secret of Fabio Capello&rsquo;s success with the senior team is a &ldquo;two strikes and you&rsquo;re out&rdquo; regime.<br /><br />Renowned disciplinarian Capello inherited a squad that was labelled complacent after missing out on Euro 2008. But the Italian has already ensured England&rsquo;s qualification to next summer&rsquo;s World Cup, with eight wins out of eight. And Pearce, who is part of the coaching staff for the senior squad, says Capello&rsquo;s no-nonsense approach is the key.<br /><br />&ldquo;He treats the latest one in the squad to John Terry to David Beckham all the same,&rdquo; said Pearce.<br /><br />&ldquo;If you step out of line, you&rsquo;ll be told. If you step out of line twice, he won&rsquo;t tell you again &mdash; I think you go. It&rsquo;s a level playing field and footballers respond to that. I think they respond to that more than anything.<br /><br />&ldquo;They like things to be fair, and he&rsquo;s created that environment where it is fair and even.&rdquo;