From Walter Winterbottom to Steve McClaren, every England manager has faced often brutal public scrutiny and intense media attention. Some have flourished in the spotlight, while others have faded away. However they have reacted, only one brought any real success to the national team. Why? Was their’s an impossible task? How far did tactics play a part, and how far selection? Not to mention luck, good and bad.
In ‘England Managers: The Toughest Job in Football’, acclaimed football writer Brian Glanville gets to the heart of those questions.