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As the vuvuzelas are put away and the England flags returned to the loft for another year, the serious business starts for English football fans – asking the question ‘what went wrong?’.
Of course we know part of it: England were outplayed by Germany, with Rooney and Co upstaged by Özil, Mueller and an eight legged fella called Paul. And I’m not even going to mention Uruguay’s most myopic referee (ooops just did!).
However, the seeds of defeat were sown well before a ball was kicked in South Africa – some would say years before. And it will certainly be a challenge for Sir Trevor Brooking and the blazers at the FA to put right the mistakes that were made over such a long period of time. Continue reading