Lee Elliot Major assesses the school backgrounds of England’s football squad
Expectations for England have been reassuringly realistic for this World Cup. Our team is a mixture of young unproven talents and ageing stalwarts that will struggle under the hot humid conditions in Brazil – or so the logic goes. But to what extent is England’s national football squad drawn from the widest possible talent pool the country has to offer? Are we missing out on potential talent that would make us contenders on the global stage?