The Beautiful Game
The article "Come On, England!" clearly articulates all that is wrong with the country's national game [June 11]. That said, I found Professor Andy Markovits' quote confusing, out of place and irrelevant to the article: "How did this little nothing conquer a fourth of the world?" If this was an attempt to draw a linear relationship between British imperial history and the lack of success of the English football team, it was nothing more than bizarre.
Your cover line, "The Tragedy of...