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A Foreigner as England Manager?

In England, Football, History, Identity, Sport, Stereotypes on February 17, 2012 at 12:02

This post card was printed in the early 2000s in England, at a time when the English football public and the media were engaged in a debate about whether or not the future England manager should be a foreigner. A few months later Sven-Göran Erikson became England’s first foreign manager. More than a decade later, the debate seems to be reignited again after the resignation of Fabio Capello from the post of England manager.

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