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Guest post: 10-point postmortem on England v USA

By David Herman  

Goalie Robert Green is not likely to return

The goalkeeper

That goal. Scott Carson and Paul Robinson against Croatia, now Green against the USA. It is an extraordinary record for the country that produced Banks, Shilton and Clemence.

The defence, part I

It was Green’s fault, but it is only fair to point out he was too often exposed. Even the goal resulted from Gerrard failing to close Dempsey down outside the box and letting him have a free shot. Where were the…

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