Neville takes England role
Monday, 14 May 2012 15:24
Image text here

Gary Neville: Made 85 appearances for England, including five international tournaments

Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville has been appointed to England's coaching staff on a four-year contract.

The former Manchester United defender, who holds UEFA A and B Coaching Licences, will now be a part of Roy Hodgson's staff at Euro 2012 and beyond, but will also continue with his Sky commitments.Neville made 85 appearances for England, including five international tournaments, and won every domestic trophy with Manchester United, while also lifting the UEFA Champions League.And the 37-year-old will now use his experience alongside coach Ray Lewington and goalkeeper coaches Ray Clemence and Dave Watson as a part of Hodgson's backroom team this summer."At my first meeting with The FA, I explained that Gary was someone I wanted as part of my staff. I think it is very important we have a younger coach who knows the dressing room and is very experienced at international level."
Roy HodgsonQuotes of the weekThe England manager told the Football Association's official website: "Gary has achieved so much in the game as a player with Manchester United and England.Invaluable"He has obtained UEFA coaching qualifications and will be tremendously respected by the players because of his vast experience as a player."At my first meeting with The FA, I explained that Gary was someone I wanted as part of my staff."I think it is very important we have a younger coach who knows the dressing room and is very experienced at international level."That he has represented England as a player at five major finals tournaments will make him an invaluable member of staff."Neville added: "Roy asking me to be a part of his staff and to work with the national team is not only an honour but a very special moment for me."I had absolutely no hesitation in accepting this role and I am relishing the opportunity to work alongside Roy and the team at the Euros and through to the next two tournaments."

2014Rinat Akhmetov's choice

FOR weeks he played all sides and avoided throwing his clout in any one direction in eastern Ukraine’s simmering conflict. Now Rinat Akhmetov (pictured), the country's richest man, who has long run the Donbass region like his own feudal estate, has [ ... ]


2013Small Border Traffic

WHEN Poland and Lithuania joined the European Union in 2004, many were concerned that the Russia exclave of 950,000 inhabitants would be cut off, once surrounded by EU members. (Just under half live in the city of Kaliningrad—east Prussia's Königs [ ... ]


2013Roman Janoušek in the dock

 THE feeling is widespread in the Czech Republic that the rich and politically connected can avoid prison no matter how egregious their crimes. That mood alone is enough to bring plenty of attention to the allegations made against Roman Janouše [ ... ]


Read more http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11095/7756170/

source: http://www.clubs-eu.com/sports/football/1101-neville-takes-england-role

 

Classified Ads

Classified Ads