Photography by Jon Enoch

Phil Neville

England Women, 2018-2021

Two months after his appointment as England Women’s head coach, in January 2018, Phil Neville led the Lionesses into his first tournament. It was there, at the 2018 SheBelieves Cup, where they encountered France, USA, and Germany.

The first of those fixtures Neville oversaw, with France – against whom England had recorded only one win in 44 years – concluded with a 4-1 victory. Toni Duggan, Jill Scott, Jodie Taylor and Fran Kirby scored to ensure his reign as manager made the most promising of starts.

Fifteen months later the former Manchester United and Everton defender and midfielder led the Lionessess into the 2019 World Cup, which represented his first major tournament as manager. Speaking exclusively to The Coaches’ Voice, Neville discusses the approach that inspired that victory against France, and how he has since adapted their style of play in an attempt to inspire further success.

Phil Neville

Gareth Southgate

Mr Nice Guy

Gareth Southgate discusses why being ‘nice’ is no barrier to success, as he has shown since succeeding Sam Allardyce to become England manager

Tim Cahill

Tim Cahill evolved at Everton under David Moyes, to the point of producing his finest football, after leaving Millwall, and he explains exactly how
Robbie Elliott

Sir Bobby

Sir Bobby Robson’s former player at Newcastle, Robbie Elliott, explains the significant impression the former England manager left on all he coached