Blend it with Beckham: Neville hired to coach Inter Miami
The Football Association has released Neville from his contract immediately after being informed he was in talks to become coach of Inter Miami, the Major League Soccer franchise partly owned by David Beckham. They’re teaming up again with hopes of winning more trophies with Inter Miami. Neville was hired Monday as Inter Miami’s coach, reuniting with Beckham — a co-owner of the MLS club. He will formally start at Inter Miami once he gets a work visa. Alonso got Inter Miami to the MLS Cup playoffs in 2020, marking the seventh time an MLS newcomer reached the postseason.
English women's soccer targets titles, player development
Tottenham Hotspur's Josie Green, left, tackles Manchester United's Leah Galton during the English Women's Super League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Hive stadium in London Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)LONDON – England’s soccer leadership has a couple of priorities for the women’s teams. For the third season, England is home to Europe’s only fully professional women’s league, which is subsidized by the FA but is proving increasingly attractive to foreign broadcasters buying rights. “We will make that call and announce in November,” Sue Campbell, the FA director of the women’s game, said on Monday. The Women’s Super League is still operated by the FA but it would be willing to cede control for another body that could enhance its development.
Sweden secures bronze medal after narrow win over England
Sweden players celebrate with their third place medals following their sides victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France 3rd Place Match match between England and Sweden at Stade de Nice on July 6 in Nice, France. (Photo by Robert(CNN) - A third-place playoff is the toughest of gigs for teams that had had high hopes of reaching a World Cup final. Not that anybody had told Sweden, who came out of the blocks to take the Women's World Cup bronze medal, after securing a 2-1 win over England at the Stade de Nice on Saturday. It's the third time that Sweden has secured bronze after winning the third-place playoff games in 1991 and 2011. On Sunday, the USWNT will face the Netherlands in the Women's World Cup final in Lyon.
World Cup: English women chase history against USA
(CNN) - Days after seeing off France in a grueling encounter in Paris, the US faces another monster Women's World Cup fixture. Rapinoe's brace meant the 33-year-old has been directly involved in 14 goals in her last 16 appearances at the Women's World Cup. Ellis is unbeaten in 12 Women's World Cup games and the 2015 FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women's Football is aiming to become the first to win the World Cup twice. Former World Cup winner Abby Wambach has described this US team as the greatest in the country's history. All the ingredients are there for a World Cup epic.