England Women’s Head Coach Phil Neville will be leaving his job in July 2021 according to his contract, the English Football Association (FA) said in a statement.
Neville, who started his job in January 2018 guided his team to the World Cup Semi finals in France last year.
FA director of women’s football Sue Campbell said, “In light of the impact of current global events on the sporting calendar and in the best interests of the England women’s team, both parties were in agreement that our shared priority was to ensure the Lionesses have continuity of coaching going into the home Euro and looking towards the 2023 World Cup,”
He further added, “We’ll now discuss next steps with the British Olympic Association and the home nations with regard to Team GB Football and we’re not in a position to make any further comment at this time.”
Once football returns from this pandemic situation, Phill will continue his work and make his team stronger. He will then plan for the further development of his squad and take his team moving forward in a upcoming competitions.
England has lost seven of their last eleven games but Neville has struggled to much for his team to take out the best of his players.
Neville said he was looking forward to come back in his work as soon as possible.
“We have a fantastic squad of players and there is plenty to work on as we look to progress as a team going into 2021,” the former Manchester United and England defender said.