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September 17, 2009
Two days had passed since that Wednesday night at Wembley, and as we trudged up the stairs to start another day at work, a colleague turned to me and wondered what I thought about England’s recent victory against Croatia? There have been many occasions during my lifetime when that question would have provoked an emotional rant about what went wrong with the team, and why I believed that England were an embarrassment to world football as well as the nation. I would finish my screams with the wish that I was born in Brazil, so would be assured that my team would get to the World Cup and be a serious bet to win the tournament.
June 10, 2009
Life is certainly busy in the newspapers in June 2009, whether at Westminster or in the Britain’s Got Talent studio, but fast forward yourself to June 2010. There is a chance that your mind will (hopefully) be focused on the England team and the World Cup. Memories of World Cup qualifiers will (hopefully) be a distant memory, and England will (hopefully) play well and (hopefully) survive further than a quarter final penalty shootout.