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Phil Neville appointed Lionesses head coach

  • Phil Neville published as new England girls’s head coach
  • Former Manchester United and Everton participant’s first global control function
  • Lionesses have a 100 in step with cent document at the street to France 2019

Phil Neville has been published as the brand new England girls’s nationwide workforce supervisor, the FA showed lately. 

The former Manchester United and Everton defender, who succeeds meantime coach Mo Marley after the departure of earlier everlasting supervisor Mark Sampson, would be the individual tasked with guiding the Lionesses to the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™.

After calling time on a taking part in occupation that noticed him win six English Premier League titles and one UEFA Champions League with Manchester United, Neville was once appointed as a first-team coach on the Red Devils in 2013 prior to a spell as assistant supervisor at Spanish La Liga aspect Valencia.

Neville additionally in short took price of English non-league aspect Salford City, the membership he co-owns with United’s ‘Class of 92’ team-mates Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt, in 2015. This is his first step into global control.

“I am honoured to be given the chance to lead England,” Neville informed the FA’s professional website online. “With the brand new training workforce we’re putting in, we will be able to lend a hand the gamers construct on their nice development lately. This squad is at the verge of one thing particular and I imagine I will be able to make them the following stage.

“I will be able to’t wait to get out at the coaching pitch and right down to paintings with an elite staff of gamers on the best in their sport. I’m additionally operating inside the wider set-up at St. George’s Park, with influential other folks similar to Mo Marley and Casey Stoney, and with the toughen of Baroness Sue Campbell and the broader girls’s sport.

“There is a commitment to excellence that has paid dividends in recent years and I know we can continue the great growth of women’s football inspired by the Lionesses. There is no greater honour than representing your country and it will be a privilege to do it again.”

The Lionesses, who occupy 3rd within the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking, these days boast a 100 in step with cent document at the street to France 2019 after high-scoring victories towards Russia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kazakhstan. The Canada 2015 bronze medallists subsequent face neighbours Wales in Women’s World Cup qualifying on 6 April at St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton.


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