Phil Neville's tenure as England head coach has come to a premature end. A little more than two years on — 821 days to be exact — from his appointment in January 2018, the FA announced on Thursday Neville's contract wouldn't be extended beyond 2021, meaning he will now miss out on leading the Lionesses into their home European Championships after UEFA confirmed the tournament will move to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
After an unconvincing end to 2019, Phil Neville is set to select his roster for the 2020 SheBelieves Cup. Given the short time ahead of Tokyo 2020, Neville should go with youth, according the Rich Laverty.
England head coach Phil Neville announced the squad for upcoming friendlies as England now begins preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and a home European Championship in 2021. Four uncapped players — Beth England, Aoife Mannion, Anna Patten, and Sandy MacIver — were named to the squad that will face Belgium and Norway.
Ahead of England's Round of 16 match against Cameroon in the 2019 World Cup in France, head coach Phil Neville addresses squad rotation and responds to Cameroon's head coach pre-match comments on England's "weaknesses."