Monday, June 25, 2012
England expects but money don't talk
England fail miserably again in a major tournament despite having 'the best league in the world'. One can't help but notice that silly-money signings have done little to bolster the English national squad. Here's some examples gleaned from Jambo Kickback:
James Milner - £24 million
Ashley Young - £18m
Wayne Rooney - £27m
Andy Carroll - £33m
On the other hand...
Andrea Pirlo - 12m in 2001 and a free last season.
Despite yon £33m, it's strange that Carroll wasn't trusted with a penalty kick?
How long before the EPL does a "Rangers"? Or to put it in a different and economic-politico context... 'a city of London'?