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What They're Saying
June 14th, 2013 1:11AM



"We do not know how to play football. We just boot the ball up the pitch and it gets us nowhere. … In international football you cannot just hit and hope because you give the ball away. It's all about possession, retaining the ball, controlling the game. We need coaches who believe in that ideal."

-- Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp laments the state of English soccer after England lost all three of its games at the U-12 European Championship. (SkySports)

1 comment
  1. Edgar Aldana
    commented on: June 14, 2013 at 4:16 a.m.
    And we wonder why the US game is so far behinde the rest of the soccer playing world. There are a lot of English coaches in the US that have been teaching that style of game for decades here at every level. Hopefully this is now changing and we're now on a better course.

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