Gary Neville Appointed To England Coaching Staff On Four-Year Contract

Chris Wright

14th, May 2012


By Chris Wright

Woo. Did not see that coming.

Days after seeing his ‘Barbie Dream Hotel’ plans approved, the good news continues to flood in for Gary Neville, who has been appointed as a coach on Roy Hodgson’s England staff on a four-year contract with the FA. Neville holds both UEFA ‘A’ and ‘B’ coaching licenses which means that he’s good to go for EURO 2012.

Said Nev:

“Roy asking me to be a part of his staff and to work with the national team is not only an honour but a very special moment for me. I had absolutely no hesitation in accepting this role and I am relishing the opportunity to work alongside Roy and the team at the Euros and through to the next two tournaments.”

Said Roy:

“Gary has achieved so much in the game as a player with Manchester United and England,” said Hodgson. “He has obtained UEFA coaching qualifications and will be tremendously respected by the players because of his vast experience as a player.

“At my first meeting with The FA, I explained that Gary was someone I wanted as part of my staff. I think it is very important we have a younger coach who knows the dressing room and is very experienced at international level. That he has represented England as a player at five major finals tournaments will make him an invaluable member of staff.”

The man’s been talking a lot sense since landing the Sky Sports punditry gig, let’s hope he applies the same logic.

Question is, will Phil be next?

Posted in Euro 2012, International football, Man Utd

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  1. Grant says:

    So is this in addition to his punditry duties, or will he be giving that up?

  2. Jarren says:

    Gerrard taking instructions from Neville?

    That I want to see.

  3. Mr Sensible says:

    Yea, that’s what I was gonna ask or is that a stupid question?

    I mean it’s not as if he’d have to do much during the season at England is it?

    Shame if he does leave Sky, he’s been great.

    Also can someone do a poll to see if anyone in the entire country actually likes Alan Shearer as a pundit, or even gives a shit about him as a human being? Him having a go at Barton last night was a bit hypocritical wasn’t it. Also they showed the incident with Baton and Aguero a few times but you never actually saw what happened as the camera was aimed chest high yet everyone kept saying what a nasty thing he did, I’m not saying he didn’t do anything just that there was actually no footage of the actual incident and they were all going by Aguero’s reaction rather than the actual contact which was never seen.

  4. pray4muamba says:

    england are dooooooomed i tells ya

  5. Toz says:


    They’re going to fail one way or another.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Gnav after 4 years success with england he will manage Man UTD

  7. Anonymous says:

    The Nev is Legend!

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