England women Phil Neville announced as new head coach on deal to 2021
Phil Neville has been appointed head coach of the England women's team on a deal until 2021.
Neville, 41, has coached at former club Manchester United, Valencia and England Under-21s but has only managed one game - at Salford City, a team he co-owns.
The ex-England full-back takes over from Mo Marley, who had been in interim charge since Mark Sampson's sacking.
"This squad's on the verge of something special and I believe I can lead them to the next level," said Neville.
Neville's contract runs through to the end of the 2021 Uefa Women's European Championship campaign.
But he will first lead the Lionesses - ranked third in the world - at the 2019 World Cup in France, where they will be among the favourites.....
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