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World Cup Disappointment Starts Here

Don’t blame the players. If blame must be had let us blame instead a top-tier domestic club system that, honourable exceptions aside, produces so little talent, not to mention the vanished green spaces, the vacuum where once was school sport in inner cities.

Barney Ronay, writing for the Guardian, reminds us that the easy availability of grassroots facilities from an early age are critical for the development of the next generation of national players.