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Amid Liverpool turmoil, England’s young future rests at Anfield
The headlines recently surrounding Liverpool have been anything but positive. The proposed takeover by New England Sports Ventures (NESV) is still far from finalized and Roy Hodgson’s side find themselves in the unfamiliar territory of the relegation zone.
However, look carefully behind the headlines at Anfield and you will find a thriving youth system which could just hold the key to not only Liverpool’s but also England’s future.
There are signs that the FA are beginning to take youth football seriously. Once upon a time, under-17 and under-19 tournaments were viewed almost as an inconvenience. Now, especially given Spain’s success in having developed and educated an entire generation of players to win the ultimate prize, England’s youth teams are approached more professionally and are well worth watching.
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