Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
New FA chairman prefers English manager
Daily Telegraph, December 23rd, 2010 1:45AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  england

MOST COMMENTED

The English Football Association (FA) has selected a new chairman, and he has opined that an Englishman should succeed Italian Fabio Capello as the national team manager.

Former Manchester City chairman David Bernstein was chosen by the 11-member FA to take over, effective Feb. 1. The post had been filled on an interim basis by Roger Burden after the forced resignation of Lord Triesman last May; he'd accused Spain and Russia of trying to conspire to bribe referees at the 2010 World Cup. David Dein, former vice- chairman of Arsenal, had been considered the front-runner, but the four-person nomination committee submitted a recommendation of Bernstein to the  board, which approved him unanimously.

Regarding a successor to Capello, who has 18 months remaining on his contract, Bernstein said, “I’ve agreed with the people who interviewed me that the chairman of the FA needs to be involved with major decisions concerning the England set-up,” he said. “I will be involved with deciding his [Capello’s] future. I would prefer to see the best manager possible managing the English team. If he were to be English, that would probably be preferable. I think there is probably a national desire for that." Bernstein must also clear away the rubble of England's failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup.

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Report: Raul to Join Cosmos This Week     
Former Real Madrid striker Raul Gonzalez on Tuesday reached an agreement to play for New York ...
Platini: Ballon d'Or Should Not Go to Ronaldo, Messi     
UEFA President Michel Platini believes the 2014 Ballon d'Or should not go to either Cristiano Ronaldo ...
Real's Bale, Ramos Miss Liverpool Clash    
Gareth Bale, Real Madrid's world record signing, and vice-captain Sergio Ramos are both out of Wednesday's ...
Ronaldo, Messi Could Break UCL Record This Week     
The world's two best players will have a chance to break Raul's UEFA Champions League goal ...
Report: Drones Pose a Problem for Sports Authorities     
The Associated Press reports that authorities around the globe are just starting to understand the threat ...
Neville: United Will Struggle Against Chelsea     
Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville thinks his former team Manchester United will struggle to deal with ...
LVG: United Can Still Win the League    
Louis van Gaal believes Manchester United can still win the Premier League title despite being 10 ...
Florida star Jordan exceeds expectations    
Savannah Jordan was the 2013 Soccer America Freshman of the Year and played for the USA ...
Reports: Bale to Miss Crucial Week for Real     
According to reports on Monday, Gareth Bale will miss a crucial week for Real Madrid after ...
Injured Lampard to Miss City's Trip to CSKA    
Frank Lampard was carried off on a stretcher as Manchester City beat Tottenham 4-1 at the ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives