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Manchester United legend Roy Keane gives scathing, player-by-player criticism of England's failing World Cup 2010 squad

Manchester United legend Roy Keane has picked apart the players in England's disastrous World Cup 2010 squad and blasted them individually for letting down manager Fabio Capello.

The Three Lions came into the tournament as one of the favourites but were sent crashing home by Germany after falling to a 4-1 second round defeat on Sunday. While under-performing stars such as Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard have received their share of criticism, the bulk of it has landed on the Italian's shoulders.

Speaking to Sky Sports News, the Ipswich manager slaughtered many members of Capello's set-up and blasted their displays in South Africa.

"To keep criticising the manager is crazy. Capello is a brilliant manager," Keane said.

"The players have to look at themselves. They get away with murder.

"You say that the players are good individuals in the Premier League, but tell me who they are?

"I think Wayne Rooney had a brilliant season. You look at the goalkeepers, I thought David James at Portsmouth, they didn't have a good season and the other one, Green, at West Ham [United] they just about stayed up.

"Glen Johnson at Liverpool did okay, they had a poor season. John Terry had his issues, I don't think he had a great season.

"Chelsea won the double but that was down to some world class attacking players. Upson, who played yesterday, West Ham didn't have a great season.

"Ashley Cole's just come back from injury to be fair to the boy. [Steven] Gerrard didn't have a great season at Liverpool, James Milner had a good season.

"[Gareth] Barry I thought was very average for Manchester City this year. [Emile] Heskey started the season up-front for Aston Villa and he got three goals.

"You keep talking about these world class players, and they're not. Wayne has the best chance but he still hasn't done it on the world stage."

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