News today tells us that the credit crunch has further entrenched the UK's North/South poverty divide.
"Britain's north-south divide has widened since the start of the recession and is likely to worsen as households in the north-east and Yorkshire are among the hardest hit by rising unemployment and falling house prices, according to a report." (The Guardian)
With the world's wealthiest footballing nations - Spain and England - set to lock horns this weekend it seems timely to look at the related divides across the two squads. So here are some graphs:
Firstly, Spain have a 23 man squad, England a 25. 19 clubs are represented across the two squads. But which clubs have the largest representation?
In the spain squad, 57% of the players come from Real or Barca.
Whereas, in England there is a broader distribution, but Man City have the most:
To be continued.....