By Ollie Irish
“I’m too old for this shit”
As I recall, Big Phil Scolari refused to take the England job because of the relentless media attention that accompanied it. If Scolari has read the stories today about how England team meetings were secretly recorded, I’m sure he would be even more relieved to have dodged the bullet (even if he was eventually scarred by his experience of managing Chelsea).
There are few men capable of managing England today. Happily, Fabio Capello is one of those men. Unhappily, England’s tabloid culture – invasive, boorish, tacky, always appealing to the lowest common denominator – may yet drive Capello