For UK Soccer Teams, What Qualifies as 'British'?

Monday, September 19, 2011

When it comes to forming a national soccer team, conventional wisdom would suggest that the very best players would get their names on that roster. Not so in the United Kingdom. Gordon Farquhar of the BBC explains the incredibly esoteric debate over who gets to play on the "British" Olympic soccer team.


Gordon Farquhar

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