Phil Neville: Inter Miami confirm former England Women boss as new head coach

Phil Neville has been confirmed as the new head coach of MLS aspect Inter Miami.

The 43-year-old left his function as England Women head coach on Monday, a number of months sooner than initially deliberate, having beforehand introduced he would go away in the summertime earlier than Sarina Wiegman takes over.

England will now title an interim head coach till Wiegman comes on board after subsequent summer season’s Olympics, with a recruitment course of already below method following the departure of Neville’s assistant Rehanne Skinner, who turned Tottenham Women boss in November.

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Inter Miami, who’re part-owned by Neville’s former England team-mate David Beckham, parted firm with supervisor Diego Alonso earlier this month.


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“This is a very young club with a lot of promise and upside, and I am committed to challenging myself, my players and everyone around me to grow and build a competitive soccer culture we can all be proud of,” stated Neville.

“This fantastic soccer-loving market deserves consistent performances and a winning mentality, and I look forward to getting to work.”

Inter Miami, part-owned by David Beckham, completed tenth within the MLS Eastern Conference final season

Speaking of the arrival of Neville, together with the appointment of Chris Henderson as chief soccer officer (CSO) and sporting director, Beckham stated: “I’m very pleased with the management group we’ve established to steer the workforce as we flip the web page following our inaugural season and stay up for having Chris and Phil be a part of us quickly.

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“I’ve identified Phil since we have been each youngsters on the Manchester United Academy. We share a footballing DNA having been skilled by a number of the finest leaders within the sport, and it is these values that I’ve at all times wished working by way of our membership.

“Phil has deep experience in football, as a player and as a coach at both club and international level, and over his career he has worked with many of the finest managers and players in the game.

“I do know his qualities as an individual, his decency, loyalty and honesty – and his unimaginable vitality and work ethic.


Former England ahead Lianne Sanderson feels Phil Neville’s departure has left the Lionesses in a tough place forward of Sarina Wiegman’s arrival in the summertime.

“Anyone who has played or worked with Phil knows he is a natural leader, and I believe now is the right time for him to join.”

Inter completed tenth out of 14 groups within the MLS Eastern Conference final season.

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