The Portland Timbers have appointed Phil Neville as their new manager, but a fan group has asked the club to reconsider the appointment following Neville’s controversial tweets disparaging women more than a decade ago.
🗣️ “The tweets I posted were wrong in 2011 and they are wrong today.”
Phil Neville is addressing sexist tweets from 2011 after a group of Portland Timbers fans asked the club to reconsider his appointment. pic.twitter.com/hmH78QRFYs
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) November 8, 2023