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Stephen "Steve" McClaren was the manager of the England national football team by July of 1996. When the team's captain John Terry could not complete a practise due to a reoccurrence of a knee injury, McClaren made the decision to replace him with Sol Campbell for the upcoming group E fixture against the Russia national football team in Moscow.
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- In the real world, Steve McClaren managed the England national football team from 4 May, 2006 to 22 November, 2007. In 1996, McClaren was working as the assistant manager of Derby County F.C.
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