Who could replace Phil Neville as England manager?


The former Manchester United player is leaving the Lionesses next summer.

Phil Neville is leaving his role as England women‘s head coach at the end of his contract in July 2021.

Here, the PA news company has a look at a few of the competitors to replace him.

Casey Stoney

The 37- year-old, who won over 100 caps for the Lionesses, is an early favourite for the role. She has actually been on Neville’s coaching personnel considering that 2018 and is likewise head coach of Manchester United, where she has actually directed the club from creation to the leading end of the Women’s Super League. She understands the women’s game inside out, both globally and locally, and is popular with the existing set of players. She has actually likewise shown herself at United, with a 72 percent win ratio.

Emma Hayes
Emma Hayes is among the favourites for the England task however states she enjoys at Chelsea (Adam Davy/PA) The Chelsea head coach was highly thought about prior to Neville’s visit and her CV makes her a strong prospect. She has actually provided 2 WSL titles to the Blues as well as 2 FA Cups and a League Cup while likewise taking her side to the Champions League semi-finals two times. Success in Europe is a goal that is truly driving her on and may be enough to prevent the temptation of taking the England task. She has actually stated she is “honoured” to be linked with it, however likewise stated “right now I’m extremely happy at Chelsea”.

Jill Ellis

The English-born coach is currently out of work after her glittering spell in charge of the United States women’s side concerned an end late in 2015. Ellis, who was likewise believed to be on the shortlist when Neville got the task, is amongst the most highly-regarded coaches in the women’s game, having actually provided the 2015 and 2019 World Cups, beating Neville’s side along the way in 2015. She is currently operating in an ambassadorial role with United States Soccer, however could have her head turned by another task on top level.

Nick Cushing

A difficult start to @mls life however one we’ll all find out and grow from– the team revealed significant battle in a difficult situation.

Roll on Toronto next week #nycfc #forthecity #mls pic.twitter.com/Voh1BiT0gS

— Nick Cushing (@nickcushing80) March 2, 2020

The 35- year-old was a huge success with Manchester City women, winning a WSL title and 2 FA Cups over a seven-year duration so his understanding of the women’s game will be difficult tomatch Cushing just recently left his position to work and go as Ronny Deila’s assistant manager at MLS side New York City. Having just transferred to the United States in January, he may be wishing to offer it a longer fracture and may likewise see his future in the men’s game.

John Herdman

2 0 2 0 vision. #CANMNT Head Coach John Herdman sets out his plan for a big year ahead. pic.twitter.com/g4NIYMugny

— Canada Soccer (@CanadaSoccerEN) January 14, 2020

The English coach is currently in charge of the Canada men’s national team, having actually taken the task in2018 He has experience of the women’s game, however, having actually led Canada to back- to-back Olympic bronze medals in 2012 and 2016 while likewise taking them to the quarter- finals of the 2015 World Cup on home soil. He is a big part of the Canadian set-up, however, so might take some convincing to quit his life there to go back to the UK.

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