What They're Saying: Phil Neville

"If I thought it wasn't working, if I thought the players had switched off and weren't listening to my messages, I would be the first to say we need to change. I'm not the kind of manager that hangs around waiting for a pay out -- I want this team to do well. I still believe in what we are doing and so do the players. We are in an era now -- we saw it in the Premier League this week -- you lose two or three games and all of a sudden it's 'out'. People are calling for your head. It's gone that well for the last 18 months that this period might be what we need -- a kick up the backside, a jolt."

-- England women's national team coach Phil Neville on calls for his ouster following England's 2-1 loss to Brazil, which extended the Lionesses' winless streak to five games, which began when they fell to the USA, 2-1, in the Women's World Cup semifinals. (BBC Sport)<
1 comment about "What They're Saying: Phil Neville".
  1. Bob Ashpole, October 7, 2019 at 10:42 p.m.

    I guess they heard Jill Ellis is available. Duh! Someone will always be calling on a coach to be fired. 


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