Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Today's Coaching Must Read
Cracking coaching's final frontier
By John Sinnott - BBC News
Countless reasons have been put forward to explain England's repeated failure at international tournaments, so here is another one - a lack of intelligence.
Nothing to do with GSCEs, A-levels or university degrees, mind, but when it comes to football IQ, surely England has been sitting in the dunce's corner for too long.
A year ago former England international Chris Waddle hinted at English footballers' cerebral deficiency when he said Arsenal winger Theo Walcott lacked a "football brain".