What They're Saying: John Herdman

“You’d be naive not to think that there’ll be people in the football community with that perception, and that’s natural. That’s natural for most people that are transitioning, whether it’s women who have moved into men’s pro soccer, or the female referees that have moved into that side of the game. There will be doubters, for sure. All I’ve got to do is make sure that I put my best effort into this."

-- Englishman John Herdman, who left his job as Canada's women's national team head coach to take the same job with the men after Canada Soccer fired Octavio Zambrano. Former assistant Kenneth Heiner-Moller will replace Herdman on the women's side. (Sportsnet)
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