FA Managerial Appointments

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  1. Mad Eyed Screamer

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    According to the BBC this week, the Yank womens team are looking at Steptoe to take over as manager!
     
  2. mexico1970

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    If the yardstick of being born in the country you represent is applied them no he shouldn't or wouldn't. The general point isn't one of individual cases it's the Zolabudist way that national shirts are worn by some athletes who just want to promote their name and brand.
     
  3. Trevor Morley's Tache

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    Was there a Rag's reference in the article?
     
  4. domalino

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    Yes, clearly I know that a kid born in Jamaica who emigrated to the UK when he was a toddler wouldn't be able to play for England in those circumstances. My question really was why the fuck would the yardstick of needing to be born in a country be applied? It's never been applied in any sport because it's so obviously fucking idiotic.
     
  5. Mad Eyed Screamer

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    No idea.... Saw the headline in disbelief and moved on....
     
  6. Cobra

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    Care to give any examples of footballers wearing national shirts of countries they weren’t born in to promote their brand and name?
     
  7. mexico1970

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    I don't know although they might as well just pick anyone now because that's where it's gone. If we honestly believe that you don't have to be born in the country or at least your parents have to then it's a shgam as I suggested.
    Knowing it happens more nowadays means there is less national pride in a team and it's more about the promotion of self where some players are concerned.
     
  8. mexico1970

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    Loads of them if you care to look.
     
  9. Trevor Morley's Tache

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    I just thought the BBC would use any excuse to shoehorn in the Rag's.
     
  10. Dave Ewing's Back 'eader

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    There's always an exception!
     
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