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Scrap England!


As the Football Association, the English media and English fans continue to agonize over who should be the next England manager, I would like to propose a simple solution – scrap the England “national” team. It would render the entire question nugatory.

After all, England has done perfectly well without a government, an army, membership of the European Union or representation at the United Nations. England would do just as well without a national football team. Other advantages of scrapping the England national team would be:

The list goes on.

Just a nostalgic look back before the new dawn of fresh hope that breaks with the appointment of a new England manager.

(Article first published on BBC 606)

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