English clubs' dominance of this year's Champions League and Europa League finals may be impressive but, writes Dan Kemp, it is not quite the same as the dominance of Englishmen in football
Four English clubs between them contesting both the Champions League and Europa League finals may be a historic achievement and a testament to the strength of the English Premier League, yet the dominance of English clubs is not quite the same as the dominance of Englishmen in football. Only 47% of the players in the four teams come from the UK, none are managed by British-born managers and three quarters are owned by foreign individuals or companies. While the international flavour of these clubs will rightly be ignored by fans cheering their sides, this diversity on display at these...
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