In today's Express and Star, Martin Swain explores why international football has lost its appeal with younger football fans.
Martin Swain: The Midlands’ No.1 football writer wears his heart on his England sleeve. However, the feedback he has since received has made him think twice about the national team’s place in this country’s consciousness.
Wembley tonight. 'Our' England is still the most important team in the country. Sure, we should ignore the hype - but also the cynicism.
— Martin Swain (@MSwain_star) October 11, 2013
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