The appointment of Roy Hodgson as England manager was a surprise to most, but it wasn’t necessarily an unwelcome one. Try telling that to certain sections of the media. Not satisfied with telling us that they wanted Harry Redknapp to replace Fabio Capello, they told us that we wanted it too.
If you deke around one tabloid journalist bleating on about how the Football Association should hurry up and crown the supposed public choice, you turn face first into the inane chatter on BBC Breakfast about how everyone wants Harry, don’t they, because he won something once. And only once, let’s not forget.