Homegrown key to Prem future
October 7, 2013
By John Brewin
All week long, ESPN FC explores England's dwindling number of homegrown stars in the Premier League with a series of features that explain the problem, the current climate and the way forward.
The wailing and gnashing of teeth is a biennial event. England have just crashed out of an international tournament -- usually on penalties -- and it's time to play the blame game. At such times, low-hanging fruit is reached for. "Too many foreigners" leads the charge.