Why I salute Southgate’s England – and not even through gritted teeth | Kevin McKenna

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Why I salute Southgate’s England – and not even through gritted teeth | Kevin McKenna

The England manager possesses qualities that epitomise our own national characterMany of the frills and trimmings we associate with an English summer have been on display this month. This year’s contrived controversy at Wimbledon was about smartphone access to the World Cup and the big papers are again commissioning psychologists to explain why a reality television show has come to define the country.The weather is unseasonably hot instead of unseasonably wet or unseasonably cold. The Tories are disembowelling themselves (and…

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Kevin McKenna
Why I salute Southgate’s England – and not even through gritted teeth | Kevin McKenna