Date: 21st July 2010 at 4:46pm
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After announcing that he`d twice turned down the chance to manage the England side, Sir Alex has decided that the time is right, whilst in North America, to lambast the FA for their inability to grab the obvious.

Our failure, as a nation, at the World Cup, in South Africa, has prompted Sir Alex to jump on the mid-season break bandwagon. Speaking to the media he had this to say,

“The FA has to give the country the best possible chance of doing well in the World Cup.”

“Because of the nature of our game, and because of the demands from television to have a programme every week, the idea of a winter break, which I was first talking about 30 years ago in Scotland and I have done since I came down to England, has come to nothing.”

“They must realise that, going into a World Cup, they have handicapped their team.”


Now I agree with Sir Alex but feel spellbound to point out that a mid-season break would, in the current climate, be hard to predict when it should be scheduled and with the current number of teams in the Premier League, coupled with the competitions they play in, see the season elongated.

Therefore, if we are going for the winter break scenario, and to hell with the television companies, then the Premier League will need reducing from twenty teams to eighteen sides, can you see the clubs buying that?

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