Open letter to South Africa’s students‚ universities and government‚ represented by Minister in the .
LONDON - England has the wealthiest soccer league in the world, with matches screened across the globe and business tycoons from the United States, Russia and Asia lining up to own the clubs.
So why can't England put 11 Englishmen on the field to succeed on the international level? Steve McClaren became the latest coach to pay the price yesterday, getting fired after England's 3-2 loss at home to Croatia meant the team failed to qualify for the 2008 European Championship.
While the likes of world champions Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the Netherlands will be out to try to take the title away from Greece, England's stars - including David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen - will have to watch the games on TV. - Sapa-AFP