The FA Commission have produced a report which looks at how the globalisation of the English Premiership has affected the development of English footballers and the England football team. The FA Commission makes various recommendations to address the effects of globalisation on the development of English football talent. What I would like to see economists tackle is how the globalisation of different professions and sectors has affected the domestic development of talent.
The NY Times has an alternative league table which only counts goals scored by English players - click here (hat tip: Graeme Acheson). In this table, Liverpool come top, Manchester Utd come third, and the Premiership winners Manchester City come 18th!