It was doomed long before Chelsea and Manchester City felt their feet get cold on Tuesday night, followed shortly after by the rest of the English rebels. If the clubs proposing a breakaway “Super League” played football as well as they’d played politics, they’d be lucky to be kicking an old, battered Mitre around a muddy field somewhere at the bottom of a Sunday league. Didn’t they realise that every revolution needs a figurehead, not a bland statement of intent posted across corporate websites?