England Ladies announce Wiegman as Neville´s alternative
Sarina Wiegman will succeed Phil Neville as England Ladies’s head coach from September subsequent yr.
The Netherlands boss will substitute the previous Manchester United defender on a four-year deal.
Neville’s contract expires in July 2021, with the 43-year-old having been appointed in January 2018.
Wiegman will stay in command of her residence nation for the delayed Tokyo Olympics in 2021, whereas it stays to be seen who will oversee the Nice Britain workforce in Japan.
“England is the cradle of soccer and I’m very a lot wanting ahead to contributing my expertise and experience to this formidable workforce,” stated Wiegman, who guided Netherlands to the Euro 2017 title and final yr’s World Cup ultimate.
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Soccer Affiliation chief govt Mark Bullingham stated: “Sarina was the excellent candidate from a really robust discipline.
“She is a confirmed winner and we’re assured she will take England to the subsequent stage, giving us the very best alternative of attaining our ambition to win a serious event.”
The 50-year-old’s first alternative to ship on that will likely be on the postponed Ladies’s Euros, now scheduled for July 2022.
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