Graham Taylor — English Coach born on September 15, 1944,

Graham Taylor OBE is the former Chairman of Watford Football Club, having formerly been a football pundit, football manager, and player. He was the manager of the England national football team from 1990 to 1993, as well as being manager of Watford, a club he took from the Fourth Division to the First in the space of five years, then from bottom of the second division to the Premier League in two seasons two decades later... (wikipedia)

I have to choose my words carefully because I don't want to sound like one of those who goes on about how things were better in my day.
Very few of us have any idea whatsoever of what life is like living in a goldfish bowl, except, of course, for those of us who are goldfish.
It's the only way we can lose, irrespective of the result.
In international football you have 10 games a season, with players from different clubs. There's no time for proper coaching; they're just recovering from playing on the Saturday.
In football, time and space are the same thing.