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Guest post: English football is broken. We need a revolution

By David Herman  

To the guillotine?

After the US game I wrote, “Glen Johnson confirmed that he is good going forward but vulnerable in defence, and like the centre-backs he will be cruelly exposed later in the tournament, if there is a later.” After the Algeria game I repeated, “The defence is a disaster waiting to happen…”

The defence against Germany was a shambles. If the Germans hadn’t exposed them, Argentina would have done. The midfield failed to dominate a single match. We missed Beckham terribly. Milner was…

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