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European football triumph isn’t English at all

English football made history as they made all the finalists in Both the Champions’ League and Europa League competitions.

In the semi finals, both Liverpool and Tottenham overcame deficits from the first leg to beat both Barcelona and Ajax respectively. While Arsenal thrashed Valencia over both legs, Chelsea had to take a penalty shoot out to beat Eintracht Frankfurt.

Does this herald a bright future for English football? Nope.

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For English football, the future is bleak

By the time you have read this, the England football team may have been eliminated from the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Most of the current squad who are currently there are inexperienced and that would have been exposed on the pitch by their opponents in the competition.

The team are still scarred by the embarrasing defeat to Iceland in the European Championships two years ago. In fact they have had an appalling record in knockout games in both the Worlds and the Euros since 1966… and of course, don’t get started on the penalties…

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